Dear Colleagues:
Marazul is pleased to invite you to the FIHAV 37th edition , which will be held from Monday, October 29th to Friday, November 2nd, 2018, at EXPOCUBA Exhibition Site.
Fihav, the most important multisectoral trade fair in Cuba, has been holding without a break since 1983. It is considered as one of the most represented by Latin America and the Caribbean, being a perfect business platform for both the new companies in the international market and those already established. As usual, Fihav had in last edition an increased attendance of foreign and national participants, official foreign delegations, chambers of commerce and international trading and investing development organizations.
For five days, exhibitors, businessmen and specialists from all sectors of the Cuban economy and a wide-range varied international trade show of the five continents will have the opportunity to group together at this fair´s venue. It will be the perfect setting for carrying out business meetings and rounds, seminars, conferences, among other activities.
FIHAV will guarantee interesting and worthwhile working sessions, as well as unforgettable moments during your stay in Cuba.
We will be looking forward to your participation in the Havana International Fair, FIHAV-2018.

The participation will be made official using the form Contract Request of Participation form, to be requested by addressing  and  or directly at Pabexpo with deadline September 15.



DATE: October 29 to November 2, 2018
OPENING HOURS: 10:00 – 17:00 hrs
VENUE: Expocuba fairground


General Program

October 17 – 28 / 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Mounting of free design stands (accredited personnel with previous coordination with the Organizing Committee)

October 24 – 28 / 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Accreditation of exhibitors. Mounting of modular stands.

Monday, October 29 / 11:00 am. 12:00-5:00 p.m.
Opening Ceremony, Plaza de las Banderas. Professional visits.

Tuesday, October 30 / 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Second Foreign Investment Forum. Professional visits.

Wednesday, October 31 / 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Second Foreign Investment Forum. Professional visits.

Thursday, November 1 / 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Professional visits

Friday, November 2 / 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Professional visits. / 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission of general public
7:00 p.m. / Awarding ceremony, Palacio de Convenciones.

Saturday, November 3 / 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Withdrawal of samples.

November 5-10 / 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Withdrawal of samples and dismounting of stands.

We can arrange your flight to FIHAV 2018

Marazul is ARC certififed and powered by Amadeus.
We can arrange your flight with a Charter company from Miami directly to Havana, Santa Clara, Camaguey, Holguin or Santiago de Cuba. We also work with all commercial carriers such as Delta Airlines, American Airlines and JetBlue from any city in the U.S. to Cuba.
If you are traveling with a delegation or group and require a private charter flight (one that accommodates your group only), we can arrange one that meets your scheduling and passenger requirements.

Contact us for details

FIHAV 2018 Featured Accommodations

Official Catalogue

The Fair publishes an official catalogue of its exhibitors that includes all the exhibiting companies in alphabetical order by country and by classification of the products that are exposed, as the case may be. The exhibitor has the right to include up to 10 lines of text in the products and / or services of his company.

Attention should be paid to the information to be published, because the information used will be the one that comes exclusively from the data provided by the exhibitors, it must be delivered in digital or printed format and clearly drafted. The Organizing Committee is not responsible for errors or omissions and it will make the necessary arrangements in those cases that do not correspond with the form and style of the Catalogue.

Also the exhibitor will have the possibility of including advertising in this catalog, according to the established tariffs. The originals must be sent to the Organizer ready for printing (final art), in PDF format and dimensions of 16 x 22 cm.

The deadline to send information for the official catalog as well as for advertising is 24 days before the start of the Fair.

Awards Jury

FIHAV has an award system

• Design award of the Organizing Committee of FIHAV for modular stand and free design
• Special awards from the Organizing Committee of FIHAV
• Gold Medal of the National Office of Normalization for the quality of the product
• Award from the National Design Office for product design
• Communication award of the Cuban Association of Social Communicators
• Gastronomy Award

Services to Exhibitors at Expocuba

The Organizing Committee offers the following services to the exhibitors:

• Organization of a business round
• Trade information bureau
• Programs of conferences, seminars
• Design, decoration and mounting of stands
• Lettering and graphic design
• Power supply
• Customs dispatch, local transport and handling of samples
• Surveillance and security
• Meeting rooms
• Currency exchange (bank branch)
• Medical care
• Stand cleaning
• Parking
• Taxis

Some prohibitions extracted from the general regulation of fairs that the exhibitor must know

• Use of spaces out of the hired area for any purpose including advertising, frontages and outside or inside areas, through posters, advertising or any other printed mean   except those previously arranged with the Fair organizer. In the case the permission is given it will be in base to the presented design and only once the tariff will be paid for that purpose.
• Use of equipment and/or the creation of conditions interfering with other exhibitors, live performance of music bands in the stand, common areas or in the halls of circulation, noisy demonstrations or advertising with loudspeakers or other means.
• Loud volume of the emissions in the case of exhibitors presenting music hi-fi systems or other audio visual means, so that do not disturb the other participants.
• Hold tasting sessions, raffles or contests that might obstruct the circulation of visitors or might cause disturbances in the exhibition hall.
• Unauthorized use of name badges in any stage of the Fair.
• Access or parking of vehicles inside the exhibition halls.
• Dismantling or exhibit samples removal before the official end of the Fair. The samples removal out of the established schedule can be done once the Fair is concluded.
• Access to the fairground of people younger 16 age in the stages of mounting, exhibition and dismantling.
• Smoking in the pavilions of the fairground.