The Nigeria Summit

October 18th–19th 2011, Abuja

Transforming potential into profit. Organised by Economist Conferences, The Nigeria Summit will bring together 150 international business leaders, investors, policymakers and influential commentators for a series of hard-hitting discussions on Nigeria’s economic prospects.

Join us as we gather in Abuja to critically examine the government’s reform programme, shed light on the realities of operating a business and identify emerging investment opportunities.

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2012 Annual Investing in African Mining INDABA


For 18 years, Investing in African Mining Indaba has been at the forefront of investing in African mining. Investing in African Mining Indaba is the world’s largest gathering of mining’s most influential stakeholders and decision-makers vested in African mining. Each year the event is well-attended, with more than 4,000 individuals representing more than 800 international companies and approximately 40 government and quasi-government delegations.??

Mining Indaba attracts mining analysts, fund managers, investment specialists and financiers from around the world. Corporate presentations on the newest and most successful projects provide the foundation for institutional portfolio growth and asset diversification. Government and agency presentations update policies and incentives for potential partners. Attendance is limited to professional investors and industry. Speakers are by invitation and include top global economists, industry analysts and mining management.

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18th Africa Oil Week

31 October – 4 November 2011, Cape Town, South Africa

The 18th Africa Oil Week 2011 takes place from the 31st October – 4th November 2011, at the BMW Pavilion in Cape Town, South Africa.

This premier industry event, the 18th Annual Africa Oil Week will focus on Africa’s vast portfolio and provide key insights on Africa’s upstream - exploration and development future, trends and challenges, onshore and offshore. Building on Africa’s frontier potential, new opportunities exist in this dynamic region - oil and gas-LNG projects, upstream ventures, finance investments, energy resources, hydrocarbon potential and shale gas developments,
coming to the fore.

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Offshore West Africa 2012

24-26 January 2012 International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria

Offshore West Africa, the region’s premier technical forum focused exclusively on West Africa’s offshore oil and gas industry will return to Nigeria in 2012. Providing an exclusive source of information for over 15 years, Offshore West Africa 2012 will showcase the most innovative technologies and ground-breaking solutions within the deepwater exploration and production industry. Combining both a high-quality conference and rich exhibition of services and equipment, Offshore West Africa offers a unique insight into this exciting and progressive marketplace.

Including Offshore West Africa as a key component of your company’s marketing strategy ensures one-on-one access to key industry professionals from around the world.

For more information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities please contact: Ana Monteiro - Europe, Africa & Middle East/ Phone: +44 (0) 1992 656 658/ Fax: +44 (0) 1992 656 700/ Email:

The East Africa Summit

December 6th – 7th 2011, Kigali

Unlocking the business potential of a dynamic region. Organised by Economist Conferences, The East Africa Summit, held in Kigali on December 2011 is a frank, open debate on the region’s future prospects. You’ll be able to join international business leaders, along with policymakers and senior editors from The Economist and explore emerging opportunities in East Africa.

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Africa Jobs are Calling

22 October, 2011 - Montreal

Affutjob, the leading Canadian online recruitment towards Africa, in collaboration with Mapangu Conseil, an event expert in organizing job fairs in Quebec (Engineering Career Fair, National Fair Employment) are pleased to present an unprecedented event: the very first Montreal career fair entirely dedicated to recruiting in Africa.

Its goal: enable international and African organizations to find top talent and candidates to get their dream job. You are invited to take part in the first edition of The Africa Jobs are Calling Fair on October 22, 2011 in Montreal.

To foster the full potential of Africa by promoting exchange between talented candidates and organizations established in Africa.

To increase visibility for organizations recruiting in Africa amongst applicants ready to tackle professional challenges, by simply having them meet in the suitable setting: The Africa Jobs are Calling Fair of Montreal.

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EMRC AgriBusiness Forum

16-19 October, Johannesburg

The AgriBusiness Forum is one of EMRC International’s showcase events, aimed at strengthening the Agri-Food sector in Africa, by encouraging partnerships, the exchange of best practices and attracting investments.  The 2011 edition of the AgriBusiness Forum will focus on Engaging the Private Sector for Africa's Agri-Food Growth and will be held from 16-19 October in Johannesburg, South Africa.

We believe that the success of Africa depends on the development and growth of its private sector. The four-day forum is a combination of Plenary Sessions, Technical Workshops, Pre-organized Business -  B2B - Meetings and a Market Place.  

The AgriBusiness Forum 2011 will gather agribusiness leaders and decision makers including private entities, financiers, donors, industrialists, researchers, Governments, int’l Organisations, NGOs, and others from the North and the South.

The Forum is organized in collaboration with FAO & Rabobank and with the support of Heineken & ICRISAT.  Join us in South Africa!


 22 & 23 November, 2011 - Maputo, Mozambique

Coaltrans is delighted to return to Maputo this November for our second Coaltrans Mozambique, providing all those with an interest in coal in both Mozambique and across the SADC region, with the perfect forum to discuss how this region will establish itself as one of the global coal industry’s key players.

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IPAD DRC          

Kinshasa: 3 -4 October, 2011 and Lubumbashi: 6 – 8 October, 2011

The 7th edition of Infrastructure Partnerships for African Development (iPAD) DRC pays tribute to this exciting Emerging economy by providing the platform for international financiers, mining houses, energy companies, and elite suppliers To the industry to attend and unite with government and utility representatives to uncover solutions for investment and industrial Development within the nation.

Bridge the gap between international perceptions and Congolese realities by securing your presence at the 7th annual Infrastructure Partnerships for African Development (iPAD) DRC. The importance of creating a favorable investment climate will be one of many Important topics up for debate at iPAD DRC this year as foreign diplomats, business leaders, and Congolese decision makers unite to discuss the future of the nation with particular emphasis on critical fiscal and legal issues now affecting exploration, extraction, and industrial development.

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28 November - 01 December, 2011 Abuja, Nigeria

WAPIC 2011 aims to bring West Africa’s power policy-makers, utilities, regulators, investors and suppliers under one roof to define a way forward to ensure constant supply of energy utilizing the mix of energy sources rich in the region.

The West African Power Industry Convention will help identify solutions to the issues affecting the reliability of electricity cost and supply in West Africa in order to increase electrification rates through enabling partnerships in power development, project finance, and infrastructure rehabilitation. Through the assessment of the current regulatory environment, WAPIC 2011 will identify the right balance of national vs. regional power priorities in order to ensure the effective restructuring and sustainable development of West Africa’s energy ecosystem.  WAPIC assists leading stakeholders and professionals to define a roadmap for the future guarantee of energy interdependence and the individual security of supply of each interconnected nation. 

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K.I.T.E - Kenya International Trade Exhibition

26 - 28 November - K.I.C.C - Nairobi, Kenya

The 15th KITE - Kenya International Trade Exhibition to be held in November 2011 is all set to present over 10,000products, equipment and machinery from over 30 countries. The number of exhibitors and visitors in 2011 is expected to rise by at least 20% since an aggressive campaign has been launched while celebrating the event's 15th birthday. Trade visitors from all over East & Central African countries are being invited directly and in collaboration with several regional trade bodies in Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, Somalia, Mozambique & Zaire.

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