The recent duty free agreement on industrial goods between Morocco and the EU, steady economic growth amounting to 4% and extensive governmental support in the renewable energy sector. All this makes Morocco a growth market concerning renewable and conventional energies. Morocco's leading energy exhibition, the 7th elec expo, the 2nd EneR Event and the 1st Tronica Expo are scheduled to take place at the Casablanca International Fairgrounds - OFEC from 17 to 20 October 2012. This regional hub is organised by FENELEC, the Moroccan Federation of Electricity, Electronics and Renewable Energies, in close cooperation with the German trade fair specialists fairtrade and their Moroccan partners Forum 7.
The importance of this exhibition for Morocco's transition from an energy importer to an exporter is reflected by its full institutional backing. elec expo, EneR Event & Tronica Expo 2012 enjoy the official support of the Moroccan Ministry of Energy and Mines, Water and Environment, of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and New Technologies and of the lately created Ministry of Building, Urban Development and Regional Planning. As in 2011, the event benefits of a Hosted Buyers' Program, which FENELEC will realise in cooperation with CAFELEC and Maroc Export, the governmental Moroccan Center for Export Promotion. A budget covering the expenses for travel and accommodation has been allocated to invite more than 50 African buyers of fourteen countries, both public and private buyers.