Services and Facilities

Fair Management will endeavor to provide or arrange for supply of the following services at charges as shall be determined during each Fair

  • Electricity and water supply, if above normal requirements Communications i.e. telecommunication facilities
  • Hired Staff – interpreters, translators, cleaners, security guards, etc.
  • Furniture, refrigerators, flower, carpets, etc.
  • Storage facilities
  • Secretarial services.

Hotels and Lodges

There are several hotels in Ndola, Kitwe and Luanshya.  They range from “Ungraded” to “Three Star”.  In most establishments the service offered is of international standards.  Reservations are made at least three months before the exhibition time.  The Management of the Fair can assist in securing accommodation, only if requests are made early.

Public and Private Transport

Several private car Hire Firms, taxi and private bus operators are based in Ndola.  Hotels and Fair Management will assist in securing these services, on request.

Parking of Vehicles

Suitable parking places for motor vehicles are available and there are instructions/stickers indicating the type of parking an exhibitor/visitor is entitled to.

No vehicles are allowed within the Fair Grounds from time of opening to closing.  Vehicles delivering replenishment stock must do so between 05.00 to 08.30 hours and 18.00 to 21.00 hours.

Official Catalogue

Every exhibitor is entitled to one complimentary official catalogue.  Extra copies may be obtained from the Management at a nominal charge.

ZITF reserves the sole right of issuing invitations and tickets of admission to all official functions.

Entry Badges and Tickets

Entry badges are classified into various categories.  These badges may be obtained from the management of the Fair.

Tickets will be sold to the public at the Gates throughout the Fair period.

Conference Centre

Conference facilities can be made available to enable the holding of the meetings, seminars, film shows etc.  Request for the use of these facilities should be communicated to the Management of the Fair at least 48 hours before the required time.


Catering services are available and these are located in various areas as indicated in the official catalogue.


Public toilet facilities are available throughout the Fair area.  Many stands have their own private facilities.  Health regulations require that these are properly used and kept clean.

Opening Hours

The Fair is open from 09.00 to 18.00 hours daily.

Government offices and business firms in Ndola are open from 08.00 to 17.00 hours – Monday to Friday, with lunch break between 13.00 and 14.00 hours.  All are closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.


Banks in Ndola operate from 08.15 to 14.30 hours Monday to Friday and from 08.30 hours to 11.00 hours every first and last Saturday of the month.  All banks are closed on Sundays and Public Holidays, except for those operating in the Fair Grounds during the Fair. These banks are authorized to transact deposits, withdrawals and sales proceeds externalization.


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