From time immemorial, exhibiting institutions and individuals have been drawn from various countries in the region and from other continents with assistance from strategic partners such as the line ministries that include; Ministries of Agriculture, Livestock, Commerce Trade and Industry, Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Tourism and Arts. Others are stakeholders in area of economic development.
The above mentioned ministries provide a direct relationship with the government of the Republic of Zambia especially with the corporation from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock and the Ministry of Commerce which has representation in all the 10 provinces of Zambia and all districts. In the recent past, the Society has embraced entrepreneurs by giving them a platform to display their merchandise
and maximize their businesses.
Over the years the Show has attracted a number of exhibitors both locally and internationally. For the past 3 to 4 years the Show has attracted over 1000 exhibitors mostly local. And countries that have shown interest in exhibiting at the Show has also increased to over 20 countries globally resulting to over 100 companies and individuals.
The Show provides a forum for cultural exchanges locally, regionally and internationally. These exchanges are done in areas such as; agriculture, agribusiness, trade information and commercial products respectively. The Show creates opportunities for enterprising individuals and companies to showcase emerging technology in the agriculture sector, product innovation and value addition to commercial commodities.
The Society whose patron is the seating Republican President, is formed by membership in different categories; to include Corporate membership, Family membership and Individual membership. Individuals and institutions are encouraged to join. The ACSZ is an affiliate of the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth (RASC) which is a confederation of over fifty leading national and regional Agricultural Show Societies, Agricultural Associations and Research Bodies working in twenty Commonwealth countries.
The Show has in the past been officiated by a number of foreign Republican Presidents from different countries especially from Africa. Among them are Presidents from South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Botswana, DR Congo, Kenya, Namibia and Malawi.