Companies shine at ZITF

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Companies shine at ZITF

The Sunday News


Robin Muchetu, Senior Reporter

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday handed certificates, shields to various companies that won in 21 categories for exhibiting at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair that ended in Bulawayo yesterday.

Among the winners was mobile telephone operator Econet Wireless which won the Supreme Zimbabwean Exhibit and also being the second runner up for the best exhibit in Information Communication Technologies.

The company received the President’s Award and the ZITF gold medal. The designer of their exhibit was Davis Events who also received a gold medal.

In second place was the Zimbabwe Republic Police while Zimbabwe Defence Forces was in third place.

The ruling party Zanu-PF also won the best Zimbabwean exhibit in the SMES category.

The best and most outstanding foreign display went to Mozambique Ports and Railways which won the ZITF gold medal and trophy.

Their exhibition was designed by Sports Talk Investments which was also awarded a gold medal. The Embassy of Japan and Malawi Investments and Trade Centre took second and third position respectively.

Scholastica, the education, careers and training exhibition which runs concurrently with ZITF ran a High Schools Quiz Competition for the second time this year.

The competition focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) topics.

Gifford Boys High scooped gold for being the champion school, they walked away with the ZITF gold medal and the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund Trophy.

St Columbus and Sizane High schools came second and third respectively.

Bulawayo Agriculture Society winner for the Champion Slaughter Animal went to Mr Chris Androliakos of Marcedale Farm in Figtree.

The ZITF Charity Golf Challenge was won by Mr Allen Musadziruma and Andr Tawodzera.

Other competitions that were won are :

Best Zimbabwean Exhibit in the Energy sector

1. Rural Electrification Agency

2 .Zesa enterprise

3. Zimbabwe Power Company.

Best Zimbabwean Exhibit for First Time Exhibitors

1. FEEDMIX Pvt Ltd

2. Nninos Ceramics

3. Zimbabwe Spinners and Weavers

Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Tourism and Travel

1. Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority.

2. National Railways of Zimbabwe.

3 African Sun Hotels and Resorts.

Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Medical and Health-Related

Premier Services Medical Aid Society

Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council


Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: ICT

Econet wireless

Powered Communications

Posts and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe

 Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Civic Participation

City of Harare

City of Bulawayo

City of Mutare

Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Education and Training

National University of Science of Technology

Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development

Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education


Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Small to Medium Enterprises


Chenai Automation Engineers (Pvt) Ltd

Zwaitwa Pakuru Arts

Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Agricultural and/or Irrigation Equipment

Command Agriculture


Gec Zimbabwe

Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Construction, Building and Hardware

1. Allied Timbers Zimbabwe

2. Proplastics Limited

3. Belmont Construction t/a Hardwoods for Africa.

Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Furniture, Home Improvement and Interior

Treger Products


The Wattle Company

Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics



BOC gases

Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Food Group

Delta Corporation

Schweppes Zimbabwe

United Refineries

Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Mining and Engineering

ABC Firetech

Hwange Colliery

National Railways of Zimbabwe

Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Packaging, Plastics, Stationery/Publishing and Printing Sector.


Treger Plastics

Apha Media Holdings

Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Motor Trade

Tiger Wheel and Tyre Zimbabwe

Willowvale Motor Industries (Pvt) Ltd

CMED (Pvt) Ltd

For the best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Business Support and Regulatory Authorities this category is for organizations whose mandate is to promote, support and/or regulate trade and commercial activities. This includes Business Associations, Trade Bodies and Regulatory Authorities. The competition is proudly sponsored by PPC Zimbabwe.

Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe

Environmental Management Agency

Forestry Commission

Best Zimbabwean Exhibit: Clothing, Footwear, Textiles and Accessories

Zimbabwe Spinners And Weavers

The Leather Warehouse

Zimbabwe Clothing Manufacturers Association

Best Zimbabwean Non-industrial/non-Commercial Display.

Zimbabwe Republic Police

Ministry of Defence/ Zimbabwe Defence Forces

Ministry of Women Affairs

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