Opening of the IV Republican Exhibition of Domestic Commodity Producers "Ulttyq ónim - 2018" was held in the exhibition center "Korme" on May 5, 2018 in order to support and promote small and medium-sized enterprises. The event, which annually brings together the entrepreneurs in one area that have received state support, has been conducted for the fourth consecutive year by “Damu” Fund with the support of “National Managing Holding “Baiterek”.

Speaking to the participants of the exhibition, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of “National Managing Holding “Baiterek” JSC Galymzhan Tajiyakov noted that today many state programs are implemented in Kazakhstan aimed at comprehensive support of domestic entrepreneurship. Holding of such events will promote the production of domestic goods and services, increase the share of local content and provide quality and affordable goods supply for Kazakhstan people.

The fourth Republican Exhibition of Domestic Commodity Producers "Ulttyq ónim-2018" have brought together over 350 enterprises of food, construction, furniture and textile industries, agriculture, manufacturers of specialized-purpose machinery and equipment, souvenir and printing products introduced to the residents and guests of the capital their products, brought to the exhibition from all the regions of the republic. Traditionally, the annual independent tasting competition "Halyk Tandauy" and women's and men's clothing of the leading Kazakhstan manufacturers runway show were held, which was included for the first time in the event program.

The participants of the exhibition represented the production fields of construction materials, wood and metalworking, food production, pharmaceutical products, medical, sports and health services, printing and advertising and foodservice sector.

The exhibition will last for 3 days from May 5 to May 7, 2018 offering a huge selection of goods and services from domestic manufacturers, interesting master classes and valuable prizes drawing. At the same time, there is a national franchising forum-exhibition "KazFranch 2018" in terms of which the international and Kazakh companies share their experience in their own franchise project developing and franchise promoting.

According to the Chairman of the Management Board of “Damu” Fund Abay Sarkulov, the event will allow the entrepreneurs to get individual consultations on franchising, which will promote the qualitative development of small and medium enterprises in the Republic of Kazakhstan by means of franchising relationships growth stimulating and conditions creation for the franchise participants experience sharing.

"I am sure that the working days of the exhibition "Ulttyq ónim - 2018" will be useful both for the entrepreneurs and our partners and full of important events - negotiations, mutually beneficial agreements that will start the creation and implementation of new projects and joint ventures in Kazakhstan” - said Abay Sarkulov, speaking to the participants of the exhibition.