Under the patronage of his highness the Amir of Kuwait, KIU Expo 2015 was inaugurated by his highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak. The opening was attended by: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Mr. Anas Al-Saleh, Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Economic Affairs Ms. Hind Al-Sabeeh, and a number of state officials and public figures.
The expo was held from 18 to 20 October 2015 in Crown Plaza Hotel, with the participation of 100 local factories. The exhibition was attended by a high-level Iraqi delegation from Basra Chamber of Industry.