Frequently asked question about Africa International Housing Show

What is AIHS?

AIHS is an acronym of Africa International Housing Show(formerly abuja international housing show)

How many years has the AIHS been in existence?

The AIHS has taken place for 15 years and is marking its 16th season on 25th to 26th July, 2022 .

Who are the organisers of the AIHS?

The AIHS is organised by International Housing and construction show Ltd – A member of AUHF and owners of Housing Development Programme on Africa independent Television and Television Continental Housing Radio on Raypower Radio station 100.5fm , We Fm 106.5 fm and Housing tv Africa on you tube and owner of the largest housing news portal in Africa

AIHS is the promoter of Housing Development Advocacy Network – The leading housing advocacy organisation in Nigeria.

AIHS is the owner of affordable Housing Academy – where youths and practitioners are trained on affordable housing.

How many days does the AIHS hold?

The AIHS holds for 6 days every year while the first 2days is for construction of booths including personalised booths and decoration of the venue

Who can attend the AIHS?

Everyone is welcome to attend the AIHS.

Is attendance of the AIHS free?

The attendance of the AIHS exhibition is free for all visitors
However, attendance of other sessions – CEOs Forum , B2B meetings , international housing finance conference are paid for or by invite.

How many sessions make up the AIHS?

The AIHS is made up of 8 sessions apart from side events.
Daily Business Dinners on Day one , Day Two , Day Three while the Day 4 is For AIHS gala night and awards presentation

Where is the venue for the AIHS?

The venue for the AIHS is the International Conference Center, Abuja, Nigeria.

What is the statistics for participation in AIHS?

• +25,000: Recorded Number of Visitors
• 400: Average number of Exhibitors
• 50: Number of International participants
• +16: Exhibitor categories
• 40: Local media presence
• 13: International Media presence
• 90%: Returning clients
• 100%: Positive feedback

Is there security provision at the ICC where the AIHS holds?

Yes, there is adequate security provision from different arms of Nigeria’s security system as well as private security systems.There are many security gadgets from the entrance to every area within and around the venue.

Is the AIHS a sponsored event, and who can sponsor?

The AIHS is a sponsored event. Corporations, Agencies, Housing Development Companies, NGOs, Banks , International irganisations etc., are welcome to partner with the event as sponsors.

What kinds of companies can exhibit at the AIHS?

All companies and professional services related to the built industry are welcome to exhibit at the AIHS. These companies may include construction, Commrrcia banks, Mirtgage banks , building materials, developers, furniture, fittings, appliances, baths and toilets, professional services, professional bodies, security, software, Home interiors etc.

Are exhibition booths at the AIHS paid for?

Yes, each exhibition booth at the event is paid for. You can contact the office on +2348166570090 for more details.

Are International companies welcome to exhibit products and services?

Yes, International companies are welcome. The show hosts companies from USA, Britain, Turkey, UAE, Italy,Canada, Eygpt China, India, South Africa etc., on an annual basis.

What other ways can companies showcase their products and services at the AIHS?

Paid presentations during conferences and sponsored conference days are other ways companies of all kinds can showcase their products or services to decision makers.

What is the AHA?

The AHA is the acronym for the Africa Housing Awards which is held on every year with the industruction of Affordable Hall of fame winners. This event is designed to award individuals and companies who have distinguished themselves in the year through their contributions to the development of Housing or housing related activities in Africa.

Who can attend the AHA?

The AHA is strictly by invitation to the most distinguished companies and personalities.

What caliber of special guests, dignitaries and participants attend the AIHS?

The AIHS draws participants from all works of life and all income levels. In the past years, it has hosted top ranking local and international dignitaries such as public office holders including the Vice President, Senate presidents, Executive Governors ( over to 20 governors) Ministers for Works and Housing: Ministers from Ghana , South Africa ,Morocco, State Minister for Housing, and Commissioners for Housing from Nigerian states. It has played host to the Deputy Minister for Works and Housing, Ghana and its delegation. CEOs and executives from leading organizations such as the CBN, Africa Development Bank, World Bank, United Nations, IFC Building edge ,Center for Affordable Housing, Housing Development Companies etc.

What is the date for 2022 AIHS

The 2022 AIHS will hold from 25th to 28th July , 2022.

How many companies will likely exhibit

400 exhibitors from not less than 15 countries are expected

Mention two international Housing Finance Experts from USA who have attended AIHS?

They are Debra Erb, Managing Director of Housing Real Estate Projects Finance, DFC, USA and Prof. Marja C. Hoek-Smith Director of the International Housing Finance Program of the Wharton School of Real Estate USA.

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