Fri. Jun 21st, 2024



Garmin, one of the global leaders in GPS satellite technology is seeking for market in Ethiopia and Tanzania.

The Africa team for Garmin Sub-Saharan Africa will be hosting meetings in Ethiopia and Tanzania from July 8 to 15, to meet with buyers, potential re-sellers, and business partners.

A statement issued by Garmin management today said, “The purpose of our trade delegation is to engage and meet with prospective businesses partners who are involved in the fishing, farming, agribusiness, oil and gas, land development, surveying, navigation, and health and wellness industries.”

The CEO of Sub-Saharan Africa, Walter Mech, said the Garmin trade delegation will be in Addis Abba, Ethiopia on the July 10 and 11 and in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on July 14 and 15.

Garmin’s products or tools are suited to developing economies where infrastructure requirements are extensive and mapping out new boundaries, roads, way points are key to the countries expansion. Sustainable farming and the information required to plot out a field, calculate the area for planting seedlings or determining the land gradient of your farm to select the most suitable pump are just some key uses of our products.

Garmin navigation devices come pre-loaded with full map coverage for Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda and have free map updates for the lifetime of the unit.

Marine Echo range of fish finders make use of GPS and sonar technology to map and view fish under water, so fishermen can see where the fish are, and mark the exact way point so they can keep record of their fishing spots.

Garmin’s range of fitness watches track time, speed, distance, calories, cadence and even heart rate, perfect for runners, cyclists, and gym goers. Another exciting sector is the health and wellness market where Garmin VivoFit wellness band tracks your steps and sleeping patters encouraging you to stay active.


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