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Southern Africa Energy & Infrastructure Summit

Dates: 4-6 May 2016
Location: Maputo, Mozambique

altFor the last 23 years, EnergyNet has worked closely with the governments and pivotal stakeholders of Mozambique, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Madagascar, Mauritius, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, and Malawi.

Regional development is the key to unlocking Africa’s energy investment potential - it is with this in mind that EnergyNet are delighted to launch the groundbreaking Southern Africa Energy & Infrastructure Summit, which will bring together countries from the SADC region and beyond in Maputo, Mozambique from 4th to 6th of May to celebrate regional co-operation and promote energy and infrastructure projects that require both private and public-sector support to succeed.

This vibrant region has experienced many positive developments in recent years, both in energy and infrastructure development. Progress in governance, institution building and democratic consolidation are contributing factors to the positive indicators that long-term investors seek.

In tandem with this, southern Africa has witnessed local private sector-led initiatives, and wider participation in exciting projects such as South Africa’s ground breaking REIPPPP programme.

www.southern-africa-summit.com
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4th Africa Financial Services Investment Conference
Dates: 5-6 May 2016
Venue: Park Plaza Riverbank
Location: London, UK

altAFSIC 2016, the 4th Africa Financial Services Investment Conference, takes place on 5th and 6th May 2016 at the Park Plaza Riverbank, London and is the leading investment event for African financial services companies. Many of Africa’s most significant investors attend AFSIC with the objective of meeting banks, insurance companies, microfinance, leasing and other regulated financial services companies from across Africa. This high level networking event offers African dealmakers significant business development opportunities on the African continent and this year the conference will open with a networking event on the 4th May at the House of Commons hosted by the Minister for Africa .
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Frontier 100
Dates: 13-14 May 2016
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

altAfrican and global business leaders will gather for the Initiative for Global Development’s Spring Frontier 100 Forum on May 13-14, in Nairobi, Kenya. Under the theme, “Engines of Growth: Powering African Companies to Create Employment and Accelerate Development”, the forum will focus on how African companies and multinational corporations can drive job creation and capitalize on today’s business environment for growth.

The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) is a U.S.-based organization that engages an influential network of global business leaders in creating sustainable growth and poverty alleviation through strategic business investment.

The Frontier 100 Forum is an exclusive, invitation-only biannual event that convenes the IGD Frontier Leader Network, a network of CEOs and senior executives from U.S., African, European and South Asian companies operating in Africa.

Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, Sierra Leonean economist and former UN official, will be a keynote speaker. Acha Leke, ‎Director at McKinsey & Company, South Africa will reveal the latest findings from Lions on the Move II report.

Visit www.igdleaders.org
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Nigeria Oil & Gas
Dates: 13-16 June 2016
Location: Abuja, Nigeria

altAs a new dawn is on the horizon for the Nigerian oil and gas industry, many questions remain unanswered. Over the past four months, the NOG management team have been engaging with Government and industry stakeholders to define the agenda for the next phase of the industry, and your questions include:

· What are the current administration’s priorities for Nigeria’s oil and gas industry?
· What shape will the PIB take, if indeed it remains?
· How will policy attract much needed investment into the industry?
· What further restructuring will NNPC undergo and how will this impact the sector?
· How can policy create a larger gas market?
· What are the plans to increase refining capacity?

The answers to these questions and more will be discussed from 13 – 16 June 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria. Save the date in your diary today for the 16th annual Nigeria Oil & Conference & Exhibition.
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Singapore’s Africa Singapore Business Forum (ASBF)
Dates: 24-25 August 2016
Location: Singapore, Singapore

altInternational Enterprise (IE) Singapore’s Africa Singapore Business Forum (ASBF) is the premier platform for fostering investment, trade and thought leadership between Asia and Africa.

Hosted in Singapore since 2010, the forum has brought together close to 2000 business and government leaders from 30 countries to develop opportunities and partnerships between these two dynamic regions.

ASBF 2016 will address critical issues and identify opportunities for the strategic growth of both regions through presentations and panel discussion, as well as provide numerous networking opportunities.

// Engage top minds in business and government
// Identify numerous growth opportunities
// Network with key public policy makers and top business executives

For enquiries, please email the ASBF Secretariat at asbf@iesingapore.gov.sg.
Follow us on Twitter for the latest business and trade news.

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AHIF RWANDA
Dates: 5-6 October 2016
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre
Location: Kigali, Rwanda

altThe Government of Rwanda through the Rwanda Development Board, will host the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) in October 2016 in Kigali.
Rwanda’s tourism sector has positioned itself as the leading foreign earner for the country. For the financial year 2013 to 2014, the sector registered a 3% increase in the number of visitors to Rwanda. These numbers grew from 1.14million visitors to 1.2 million visitors also accounting for an increase in revenue from $293.4m in 2013 to $303m in 2014.
AHIF 2016 Rwanda will provide an opportunity to meet local organisations and forge partnerships in the Land of a Thousand Hills and also provide an opportunity to experience some of the renowned attractions the country has to offer.
The AHIF conference will take place on 5th – 6th October at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre in Kigali.
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GRI Africa Summit 2016
Date: 20-21 October2016
Location: Johannesburg 2016

altThe 4th annual GRI Africa Summit is the most senior real estate meeting in Africa covering the entire African sub-continent. Africa GRI will bring together real estate investors, developers and lenders from all parts of the continent and globally. Africa GRI’s closed-door discussions enable you to interact with everyone in the room. Quickly find the right partners for your business, build high value relationships, and continue the conversation afterwards.
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The Global African Investment Summit
Dates:30 November- 1 December 2016
Location:Central Hall Westminster, London, UK
Website:www.tgais.com
Contact email:marketing@tgais.com
 Twitter:@invest_africa #TGAIS
LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-global-african-investment-summit

altThe Global African Investment Summit London (TGAIS) is the premier investment and networking platform for the African continent.
Following its phenomenal success in 2015, TGAIS is set to return to London for its 3rd consecutive year in November 2016.
TGAIS gathers together over 1,500 investors that control in excess of $400bn in funds and has the patronage and support of multiple African heads of state, the UK government and the business elite of Africa.
With networking support both before, during and after the event, TGAIS 2016 is your 365-day-a-year investment programme, offering year-round access to the most bankable public and private sector African projects.

  • A focus on tangible results
  • A world class conference programme
  • Premier business networking
  • Year-round initiatives including bilateral meetings and investment missions

TGAIS London is a sister-event to TGAIS Kigali.
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