The Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), Mr. Nader Al Moayyed, applauded the efforts of the organizers and participants of the 31st edition of the Autumn Fair, which was held under the patronage of the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism and Chairman of BTEA, His Excellency Mr. Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani.
Held between the 23rd and 31st of January at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre (BIECC), the Autumn Fair 2020 attracted 159,217 visitors. The event featured an extensive variety of merchandise that was sold from over 650 exhibitors from 16 countries around the world, namely, Bahrain, China, Egypt, India, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, and Yemen. The fair also included specialty food stalls featuring culinary delights from around the world, alongside the variety of stalls dedicated to fashion, beauty, home décor, technology, toys, textiles and more.
The Autumn Fair 2020 aims to support the development of the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions(MICE) sector, one of the fundamental pillars of the BTEA’s strategy aimed at developing and strengthening the tourism sector under the slogan ‘Ours. Yours’, which contributes towards the Kingdom’s economy and 2030 Economic Vision.