Garmin calls on buyers in East Africa


The African arm of Garmin, the GPS satellite technology company, announced that it will be hosting meetings in Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania to meet with buyers, potential resellers and business partners.

In a statement Garmin sub-Saharan Africa explained that the purpose of the meetings is to engage and meet with prospective businesses partners involved in the fishing, farming, agribusiness, oil and gas, land development, surveying, navigation, and health and wellness industries.

Chief executive officer of Garmin sub-Saharan Africa, Walter Mech stated that the the meetings in the three East African countries would take place early next month.

Meetings in Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania are planned to take place from the 8th to the 15th of July.

Garmin navigation devices come preloaded with full map coverage for Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda and have free map updates for the lifetime of the unit. Over 54,000 Points of Interest allow users to find petrol stations, hotels, restaurants, and shopping centres, according to the statement.