Travel Information

Kenya is an East African country famous for its wildlife safari. A visit to Nairobi is an opportunity to experience the Kenyan culture. The official languages are English and Kiswahili. The capital city is Nairobi, where the Kenya Innovation Week 2022 will be held. Nairobi is the principal industry centre of Kenya, with its entrepreneurial business environment and safari sites. In addition, it is an established hub for business and culture; this is evident in its parks, monuments and other attractions that speak to the city’s history, tropical location and Kenya’s many cultures.
Nairobi is also known for its year-long mild climate, making it an ideal spot for tourism.

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COVID Protocols

Delegates are required to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 rules laid down by the Kenyan Government. Visit here to confirm requirements. Visit here to validate your COVID-19 Test Result with Global Haven.

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Visa Requirements

Visitors to Nairobi, Kenya, need to apply for an electronic visa from the Kenya Visa website unless they come from one of the visa-exempt countries. Kenya’s eVisa system is 100% online, and applicants receive their visas before departure. Apply for your e-visa here. Get more information on the visa requirements.

  • Passport validity should be a minimum of 6 months from the intended date of arrival,
  • Additional visa processing fees apply,
  • Visa applications should be approved and issued before travel to Nairobi,
  • The average visa processing time is 3 days, and
  • The e-Visa allows entry into the country once for a tourist or business stay or up to 90 days or transit for up to 72 hours. All nationalities are eligible, except 43 who are visa-exempt.

KIW 2022 Venue

Sarit Expo Centre

Located in Westlands, Nairobi, the Sarit Expo Centre is a large column-free indoor flexible event space best suited for exhibitions, gala banquets, cocktail functions, conventions, breakfasts and formal dinners to conferences, seminars, launches, concerts, sports events, weddings and private functions.
It is easily accessible using local public transport, taxi, bike and on foot.
For more information, visit Sarit Expo Centre.

Places You May Want to Visit

Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Haven for elephants & rhinos
Giraffe Centre
Giraffe Centre
Home of the Rothschild Giraffe
Nairobi National Park
Nairobi National Park
The World’s only Wildlife Capital
Nairobi National Museum
Nairobi National Museum
The World’s only Wildlife Capital
Masaai Market
Masaai Market
Street market for Kenyan crafts
Karura Forest Reserve
Karura Forest Reserve
Nairobi's largest green area

Transport Guide

Meet HAVA. Our Official Transport Partner

Hava is a modern, sustainable and fast-growing online ride-hailing company based in Kenya with an aim of balancing a Driver’s need to earn a livelihood with that of a Rider, affordable transportation across major cities and towns.

Hava will be providing discount promo codes to and from the KIW 2022 event and we encourage the use of the cab services. Riders can quickly request a ride from their mobile phone using the Hava app.

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