Invitation

The Organizing Committee of the Havana International Fair, FIHAV, is pleased to invite you to participate in its XXXIX edition, which will be held from November 6 to 11, 2023, at the EXPOCUBA fairgrounds.

Within the framework of FIHAV, the VI Investment Forum will be held, with meetings between Cuban and foreign businessmen, and potential foreign investors.

FIHAV 2023 will have a Pavilion for Cubans residing abroad who currently have business relations with their homeland, to which others who are in the process or intend to establish new businesses with the Island could join.

We invite you to attend, guaranteeing fruitful and interesting work sessions, as well as unforgettable moments during your stay in Cuba.

Hiring of exhibition area Participation will be formalized through the Participation Contract Request form, which must be requested by email: pabexpo1@palco.cu and rafaelalejandro@palco.cu or directly at PABEXPO before October 7.

The Participation Contract Request model will be deliv[1]ered with complete information (including the design of the stand) otherwise the Organizing Committee will not be held responsible for failure to comply with any of the requirements made by the applicant. Banco Central de Cuba the deadline for the payment of the remaining 50% of the contracted space and services will be 20 days before the beginning of the Fair.

If the samples to be exhibited in the Interior Area are of large dimensions , weight or other special characteristics , the exhibitor must notify the Organizer no less than 20 days before the beginning of the Fair , for its evaluation and approval , in accordance with the specifications assembly , coordination for access to the pavilions and requirements of the fairgrounds .

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All changes in the distribution of panels or any other element related to the assembly of the tands will be addi[1]tionally rare, according to their complexity and proximity to the opening date of the Fair. The Organizing Committee reserves the right, when it deems it convenient for the in[1]terests of the event, to make changes in the location of the stands and notify the exhibitor together with the proposal for the new location.

A 20% surcharge will be applied for all those services required once the assembly of the Fair begins.

Exhibitor insurance

Aimed at the Organising Committee of fairs and events organised in Cuba with coverage for participating companies and exhibitors, valid for Cuban delegations in other parts of the world.

ESICUBA has insurance products for fairs and events in Cuba and for the participation of Cuban exhibitors in other parts of the world.

These products combine coverage for the different risks that may arise during a fair or event. In the same product, the properties in the fairgrounds, the movement of exhibiting goods, medical and travel insurance for exhibitors, the possible cancellation of the event due to the damage it would cause to the Organising Committee and the Civil Liability resulting from the actions of each of the parties involved are protected.

The Organising Committee may take out a policy to cover its own risks and/or to extend it to exhibitors, while the latter may take out insurance specific to their interests.

Our Products: Exhibitor Insurance, Trade Show and Event Insurance

The Customs and Forwarding Agency Palco is the official agent of FIHAV for forwarding services and customs clearance.
All the information referring to the terms of arrival of merchandise and documents necessary for the dispatch, can be obtained through:

– PALCO Forwarding Agency
180 corner.15. Siboney, Playa
P.O. Box 16046,Havana, Cuba
Telphone: (53) 7271 3669. E-mail:
lianetfernandez@palco.cu

The Organising Committee offers the following services:

– Organisation of business rounds
– Business information bureau
– Conference and seminar programmes
– Design, decoration and assembly of stands
– Signage and graphic design
– Customs clearance, local transport and sample handling
– Surveillance and security
– Meeting rooms
– Currency exchange (bank branch)
– Medical care
– Cleaning
– Parking

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Fairground

It is the largest fairground in Cuba with a total area of 60 hectares, of which 47 are used in 25 pavilions, the total exhibition area covers 53 hectares, of which 20 are outdoors and 25 pavilions. It is located on Carretera del Rocio, Km 3%, Arroyo Naranjo municipality, about 25 km southeast of the center of Havana.

ExpoCuba has more than 20 years of experience in fairs, exhibitions and commercial, professional and social events. It has facilities for holding events of various formats:

  • Air – conditioned theater room (300 people)
  • Executive room with capacity (84 people)
  • 12 meeting rooms in different pavilions (40 people)
  • 8 protocol rooms in different pavilions
  • Pavilions suitable for large events (500 people)
  • Don Cuba Restaurant: rooms for social and business meetings (200 people) in the restaurant area and buffet service (300 people) catering services, cafeteria, bar, international store and other activities