Offshore West Africa

Conference & Exhibition
Dates: 20-22 January 2015
Venue: The Eko Hotel & Suites
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

altOffshore West Africa conference and exhibition will yet again provide a platform for technology exchange and new business development. Offshore West Africa is the region’s premier technical forum focused exclusively on West Africa’s offshore Oil and Gas market.

Providing an exclusive source of information for over 18 years, Offshore West Africa 2015 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.

Offshore West Africa is a unique annual forum for the industry, with both a world class conference combined with the exhibition showcasing the latest technological developments. This truly West African event attracts senior decision makers, enabling you to make crucial contacts within the industry.

Powering Africa: Summit

Dates: 28-30th January 2015
Venue: The St. Regis
Location: Washington, D.C.

altThe investment destination for US investors and developers to meet with African Ministries and utilities
From 28-30th January 2015, EnergyNet invites African Ministries and utility companies to Washington to attend the Powering Africa: Summit (PA:S), where they will showcase major investment opportunities, meet the CEOs of some of America’s leading corporations and do deals with some of the most efficient and successful power companies in the world. The meeting will welcome at the highest level all investment agencies from the US working across Africa to discuss the progress of investment programmes such as ‘Power Africa’. PA:S will also highlight new investor programmes currently being developed as well as private sector players and banks looking to explore the rising opportunities in Africa.
For more information, please contact Amy Offord on +44 (0)20 7384 8068, visit or email


eCommerce Africa Confex

: 3-4 February 2015
Venue: CTICC
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

altThe eCommerce Africa Confex is a topical blend of compelling conference sessions combined with an exhibition showcase. All sessions will be led by some of today’s key individuals who are shaping the eCommerce landscape in Africa.

Retailers are preparing themselves to serve this new generation of consumer, breaking down barriers and demonstrating their agility in this new era. To benefit from these changes, companies are obliged to open up for social and mobile trends as well as multi-channel concepts, same-day delivery and new technologies.

Join us as 50 industry leaders impart their knowledge and success in insightful keynotes and panel discussions. The exhibition will host those vendors that shape and build the eCommerce industry by delivering the latest technology that is needed to establish an effective online strategy that ensures success. To sign up as a delegate, sponsor or exhibitor please contact Marcia van Jaarsveld at or visit the website:

Mining Indaba

: 9 to 12 February
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

altInvesting in African Mining Indaba™ is an annual professional conference dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining interests in Africa. It is currently is the world's largest mining investment event and Africa's largest mining event. For two decades, the annual Mining Indaba has served as the pathway for foreign investments into Africa's mining value chain. Mining Indaba has become the platform of choice for governments, mining companies, and investors and analysts to break market sensitive information. Each year the Mining Indaba brings more than 7,000 delegates representing more than 110 countries across six continents for one week of unparalleled deal making and discovery in African mining.

Efma: Retail Banking Africa 2015

11-12 February 2015
Location: Johannesburg

altEfma has been nurturing innovation in retail financial services for over 40 years, by fostering debate and discussion between banking and insurance executives. One particularly important area is emerging markets and local banks. They face different challenges and bring a new perspective to the issues facing the industry. Their fresh and innovative views provide energizing insights for their peers in both emerging and developed markets. Ours research shows that innovation is increasingly important - both for delivering a superior customer experience and for enhancing the effectiveness of different channels.

This first Efma Pan-African Summit aims to provide a forum for leading bankers from across the world to network and discuss the retail financial services key issues in the region.

The main issues discussed will include:
• Banking the unbanked.
• Distribution networks.
• Cultivating innovation.

Roundtables are also organised about:
• Micro-financing
• Financial inclusion
• Youth
• Women
• Islamic banking
• Branch formats
• Telco-banks cooperation
• Multi-country strategies

Africa Insurance Forum

: 23-24 February 2015
Venue: Radison Blu Hotel Sandton
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

altWhether you are Insurance or Reinsurance Company executive, a broker, a regulator a risk-manager or an industry partner, The African Insurance Forum 2015 is designed with you in mind. This high level conference addresses the many diverse and complex issues facing leaders of the African general and life insurance sector.
The African Insurance Forum 2015 will provide you the opportunity to learn from expert presentations over two days, deepening your knowledge and insights of this emerging market. The Summit brings together leaders from the African insurance market and around the globe to provoke clear thought on the future structure, direction and demands of the global risk industry and Africa’s role within it.
The African Insurance Forum 2015 will take place on the 23rd and 24th of February 2015 at Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. The event is organized by Fexton Conferences, India.

CIBEX East Africa

: 26-28 February 2015
Venue: KICC
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

altCIBEX East Africa, the international trade show for the construction, building, infrastructure and energy industry within East and Central Africa, will take place from 26th to 28th February 2015 in the KICC, Nairobi, Kenya. About 100 exhibitors will meet with around 3.000 professional trade visitors to work and talk about partnership.
The show is supported by national and international partners e.g. East African Community, Kenyan Government, Kenyan Federation of Master builders, National Construction Authority, German Chamber of Commerce (Nairobi) and many more. The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy reconfirmed an official pavilion. Other European governments have shown interest for national pavilions.

With a high level conference and a professional matchmaking, the show works on an important know-how transfer and real B2B meetings between exhibitors and partners from governments, institutions, organizations and private enterprises to make a significant step into the East African market.
Join CIBEX and build up your contacts in this future market -

Nigeria Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition (NOG)

Dates16-19 March 2015
Venue: ICC, Abuja
Location: Abuja, Nigeria 

alt Under the auspices of the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), NOG is the established meeting place for the entire Nigerian oil and gas value chain from Ministries and Government organisations to leading international and indigenous producers and service providers.

NOG this year will bring together a distinguished line-up of local and international speakers to establish best practice and discuss practical solutions, enabling Nigeria to continue its journey towards transformation and growth.



: March 16-17th
Venue: Hotel Intercontinental
Location: Geneva, Switzerland

altThe foremost meeting for African CEOs, bankers and investors

2015 will mark the third edition of the AFRICA CEO FORUM. Since its inception in 2012, the AFRICA CEO FORUM has established itself as the foremost event devoted to promoting the African private sector.

Each year, the event brings together more than 700 world-class CEOs, bankers and investors, cementing its reputation as a must-attend forum for top African business leaders.

A unique platform for thought-provoking discussions, the AFRICA CEO FORUM is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your business, shape your strategy and enhance your company’s competitiveness.

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WCA Executive Investment Summit & CEO Forum 2015

: 17-19 March 2015
Venue: Intercontinental Lagos
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

80+ of Africa’s leading Investor and Executive Game-Changer speakers and hosts confirmed!

Register using code “TAR” for 20% discount

2013 Summit phenomenal success described as “inspiring”, “truly epic”, “one of the best Africa executive investment summits ever attended”; 350+ from 30 countries, 70% C-Level Executives, 85% seasoned Investors; solid feedback on 2014 strategic partnerships and investments closed! 
Unique high-value Pan-African “801” executive summit for seasoned Executives & Investors
Keynotes by African Region & Middle East; Major Africa and International investors: family offices, SWF, private equity, institutional, strategics
35% OF SUMMIT – CEO Forum, Targeted Deal-Making & Strategic Connections
Venture Capital Competition | Africa Business Leadership Awards | Executive Development & Leadership
PARTNERS: The Africa Report, Wall Street Journal, CCTV, Nation Media, AfrAsia Bank, Investment-One, Amara Suites, Private Equity Africa, YPO-WPO, Africa Investor, Africa Assets, Qatar Airways / One World …

Agribusiness Forum 2014

 22-25 March 2015
Venue: Grand Hotel
Location: Kinshasa, DRC

altThe AgriBusiness Forum is an annual event attracting 400 and more experts and decision makers including private entities, financiers, donors, multinationals, researchers, governments, int’l organisations, NGOs and consultants from around the world. This is an international platform created to strengthen the Agri-Food sector in Africa, by encouraging partnerships, exchanging best practices and attracting investment. Annually taking place in an African business hub, each edition of the forum revolves around a core theme that tackles the challenges and opportunities in the Agri-Food sector in Africa. One of the AgriBusiness Forum features is the Project Incubator Award, which is an EMRC initiative launched in 2008 to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa among SMEs. A call is sent for entrepreneurs to put forward their projects. Finalists present their business projects in front of the audience and the winner wins a cash prize sponsored by the Rabobank Foundation.

For more information: – – Tel: +32.2.626.1515

Terrapinn: Power & Electricity

: 24 – 25th March 2015
Venue: Sandton Convention Center
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa

altAfrica’s power sector is booming! Right now, the attention is on building power generation capacity, upgrading infrastructure, increasing energy efficiency, facilitating investment, raising funding and exploring alternative energy sources.

Utilities must deliver more reliable services, invest in new technologies, and streamline operational process.
And they are urgently looking to identify and evaluate solutions to meet these goals.
Power and Electricity World Africa is the leading marketplace and ideas exchange for African power producers, large energy users and governments hungry for innovative solutions.
For more information, please visit: or contact Wayne Harris on +27 (0) 11 516 4055 or email Wayne at


Africa Gri 2015

: 21-22 April 2015
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

altAfrica GRI 2015 (21-22 April in Johannesburg) will gather together the most active players in African real estate industry. Local and international investors, developers, retailers, corporate tenants and lenders will discuss investments’ opportunities in all Sub-Saharan African markets.

Africa GRI attracts the most influential companies in the sub-Saharan real estate market including Actis, Eris Property Group, RMB Westport, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts etc. Like with all GRI meetings, Africa GRI has no speakers and no presentations, but active discussions. That means, everybody can participate, share experiences and build up trustful relationships in a very unique way.

Southern African International Trade Exhibition for Retail Products  

 Conference & Exhibition

21-23 June, 2015
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

altSAITEX, the Southern African International Trade Exhibition, an international export/import multi-sector business and trade exhibition, promotes trade between South Africa, African countries and around the globe. Now in its 22nd year SAITEX has a formidable reputation for delivering results to all parties concerned. The event is internationally recognised on the foremost platform for intra-Africa trade, attracting visitors in the form of importers, distributors, agents, wholesalers and retailers from throughout Africa.

Co-located with: The 13th Africa's Big Seven –the only event of its kind in Africa that consists of seven elements that track food and beverage products from the farm gate through all manufacturing processes into the retail environment.

The combined SAITEX 2014 & AB7 shows recorded over 854 exhibitors and 14,657 trade visitors from 44 countries in total (that's over 22% of the world's nations!).

Exhibition Management Services (Pty) Ltd
Lineke van der Brugghen
Operations Director



: 15-18 September 2015
Venue: Johannesburg Expo Centre
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

altBAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA, International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material
Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles takes place between September 15 and 18,
2015, in the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC) for the second time. The premiere of bauma Africa in
September 2013 attracted 754 exhibitors from 38 countries and 14,700 visitors from over 100 countries.
Covering a total of 60,000 square meters of exhibition space (40,100 square meters net) this is
the biggest event for the sector in Africa.
Join the Industry’s key players and gain access to the African market as you discover our extensive
range of product and service categories at BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA 2015.
This year sees the introduction of IFAT Environmental Technology Forum Africa which focuses on water,
waste, recycling and energy conservation in the mining and construction industry.

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