Beyond The Booths, Insights From PROPAK East Africa 2024


Exploring The Transformative Power Of Packaging And Processing

The Sarit Expo Center in Nairobi was abuzz with excitement from March 12th to 14th, 2024, as industry leaders, innovators, and enthusiasts gathered for the much-anticipated PROPAK East Africa event. With its vibrant atmosphere and cutting-edge displays, PROPAK proved to be a melting pot of ideas, collaborations, and technological advancements in the packaging, processing, and plastics industries.

From the moment attendees stepped through the doors, they were greeted by booths adorned with state-of-the-art machinery showcasing the latest in packaging solutions, from eco-friendly materials to smart labelling systems. The air hummed with discussions on sustainability, efficiency, and market trends, as professionals exchanged insights and forged new partnerships.

One of the highlights was the live demonstrations. Visitors gathered around as experts demonstrated the seamless integration of robotics in production lines. The precision and speed of these machines left everyone in awe, sparking conversations about how automation could revolutionize the industry.

The conference sessions were equally captivating. Esteemed speakers shared their expertise on topics ranging from circular economy practices to food safety regulations. Attendees scribbled notes, their minds racing with ideas to implement back in their own companies. The networking breaks were equally productive, with business cards exchanged and promises of follow-up meetings.

As the sun dipped below the horizon on the final day, the Sarit Expo Center hummed with a sense of accomplishment. PROPAK East Africa had achieved its mission – to connect, educate, and inspire. The event had not only showcased cutting-edge technologies but had also fostered a sense of community among industry professionals. As attendees filed out, they carried with them memories of insightful conversations, innovative solutions, and the promise of a brighter future for East Africa’s packaging and processing sectors.

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In retrospect, PROPAK East Africa 2024 was more than an event; it was a catalyst for progress. The Sarit Expo Center had witnessed the convergence of minds, the birth of collaborations, and the spark of creativity. As the industry continues to evolve, it is significant to look back at those three days with gratitude – for the connections made, the knowledge shared, and the momentum gained. Until the next PROPAK, we raise our glasses to innovation, sustainability, and the power of coming together.

Videos Courtesy of PROPAK EAST AFRICA

Montgomery Group East Africa

About Us

The Montgomery Group East Africa Ltd is a Kenyan registered company and a subsidiary of The Montgomery Group. It handles all its exhibitions in East Africa. The business was launched in 2012 and is a Kenyan-registered company, with an office in Nairobi housing the members of staff. Montgomery Group East Africa Ltd has launched and established the leading exhibitions in the respective fields.

Why Us?

In running exhibitions since 1895, The Montgomery Group is one of the leading exhibition organizers globally with over 60 events happening at any one time. Based in London but with offices all over the world, Africa is one of their key markets and they are the largest trade exhibition organizers on the continent. We bring with us a world of experience and established confidence within our chosen industries.

The Team

We work hard as a dedicated team to put together transformative exhibitions and conferences that bring together the industry to stimulate growth and business connections. The Kenyan team understands the market and delivers world-class services in their respective roles. Our offices are based in both Nairobi and London and the team is split between the two.


The Kenyan Food Event (KFE) is the biggest exhibition serving the food and drink industry across East Africa. With the third edition taking place from 3rd-5th September 2024 at the Sarit Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, this industry-leading event offers a pivotal platform for those in the industry looking for new suppliers, producers, and service providers to enhance their business. Meet national and international brands, discover industry opportunities, and network with key market leaders.

Co-located alongside the Kenyan Hospitality Event the cumulative exhibition will make up three key industry segments to bring together over 2,500 fellow stakeholders and key members from the industry.

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