SIDO REMAINS AT THE PEAK IN ENGINEERING CATEGORY AT THE DAR ES SALAAM INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR.
Small Industries Development Organisation – SIDO emerged a winner in the categories of engineering and Domestic Products Exhibitors at the 37th Dar Es Salaam International Trade Fair – (DITF, 2013). During the occasion, The President of the United Republic of Tanzania Hon. Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete got an opportunity to visit SIDO pavilion and admired the products showcased which included machinery manufactured by SIDO Technology Development Centers ( TDCs) and those made by SMEs who are supported by SIDO. Other products displayed by SMEs in the pavilion included: - processed food, textiles, herbal, soap, blacksmith tools etc. About 24,132 people visited SIDO pavilion and expressed their appreciation through their remarks, most of which acknowledged the contribution of SIDO to the SME sector. Total sales made were worth TZS. 116,855,000 while orders made were worth TZS. 1,786,192,000 accordingly.
Exhibitions and Trade fairs are one of the tools used by SIDO to promote SIDO services and SMEs products.