Zambia is a notable destination for business travel in the region. It offers tremendous environment for mega conferences, events and incentive travel.
With its vast and diverse tourism products that are within reach, the experience you get on your business travel is incomparable. Zambia’s strategic location; being surrounded by 8 countries and easy access, provides a good platform for business networking. While on your business visit, the country offers you shopping experience of a variety of goods and entertainment – restaurants, cinemas, bookstores and curios. All the shopping areas are located in places with easy access – by car or walking.
Zambia has commensurate meeting, conference / Exhibition venues; and corporate incentive travel activities. Most of the tourist areas are well interlinked by road and air. Ingenuity is key when delivering meetings whether small or big, in cities or the bush.
Some of the mega events that the country has hosted include; The 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly in 2013. International Parliamentary Union (IPU), 2016 and the Annual Meetings of African Development Bank (AFDB). Others are Livingstone International Cultural Arts and Festival every March (LICAF), Zambia Travel Expo (ZATEX) every May and Pamodzi Carnival every October