BusinessEvents

Sun,27Jul2014

Events

U.S. - South Africa Business and Investment Forum
Dates: 4 August 2014
Venue: U.S Chamber of Commerce
Location: Washington DC

altThe U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Africa Business Initiative (ABI) is the leading advocate for U.S. economic engagement in Africa. African markets can no longer be ignored, and ABI recognizes that the biggest obstacles to successful trade and investment in Africa are the unknown and perceived risks. ABI's job is to help companies mitigate these risks through advocacy and access and by identifying investment opportunities.
ABI’s relationships with key members of Congress, the Administration, and foreign government officials open doors for strategic dialogues that foster private sector engagement in Africa.

For more information on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Africa Business Initiative, visit our website: www.uschamber.com/africa
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Africa Singapore Business Forum 2014 

Dates: 27th - 28th Ausgust 2014
Location: Singapore, Singapore

altIE Singapore - Africa Singapore Business Forum 2014International 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 since brought together close to 1000 business and government leaders from 30 countries to develop opportunities and partnerships between these two dynamic regions. 
ASBF 2014 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.

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Spintelligent: 16th annual East African Power Industry Convention
Dates: 2 - 4 September 2014
Venue: Safari Park Hotel,
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

altThe 16th annual East African Power Industry Convention boasts a world class regional power event and exhibition. This regional event is the first port of call for senior decision makers from utilities, governments, large power users, IPPs, consultants, contractors and regulators to source the latest solutions or to meet new clients and suppliers. Participating will enable you to make crucial contacts within the African power industry. If challenges around power generation, T&D, metering, finance or energy efficiency are keeping you awake at night, East African Power Industry Convention will be the right place to find suitable solutions and help you optimise your organisation’s performance by providing you with the necessary skills and knowledge. After 16 years of close collaboration with the African power sector, EAPIC has established itself as the number one power exhibition and conference in East Africa.

Join the 16th annual East African Power Industry Convention and find new business opportunities and ventures in the following areas:
• Solar power
• Wind power
• Distribution
• Finance
• Transmission
• Public-Private Partnerships
• Generation
• Investment
• Cross border partnerships in East Africa
• Gas to power
• Geothermal
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Spintelligent: iPAD DRC Oil & Gas Forum
Dates: 10-11 September 2014
Location: Kinshasa, DRC

altThe 3rd iPAD DRC Oil and Gas Forum is an exclusive meeting in Kinshasa for all stakeholders in the hydrocarbons sector. A critical opportunity to engage directly DRC policy-makers on a sector that has the potential to transform the economy of this vast and complex country.
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Informa: Nigeria Com
Dates: 16-17 September 2014
Venue:Lagos Oriental Hotel
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

altToday NigeriaCom returns for the 5th consecutive year confirming its reputation as the leading event for telecoms, media and ICT content. We continue to innovate to bring players the most timely and relevant analyses, case studies and discussions this year including areas such as Broadband strategy, Mobile Money, Becoming a digital enterprise, Utilising cloud, Creating more efficient networks and much more.
Download the brochure here to see what Nigeria Com has in store for you: http://nigeria.comworldseries.com/download-brochure/
This year’s event features many new elements which support the key developments in the industry. A high level two day conference pays significant attention to the National Broadband Plan roll out, new business strategies for operators amid the digital migration, chief regulatory debates and showcasing LTE/4G technologies. In addition, mobile money challenges will be tackled by high level speakers from the Central Bank and financial institutions.
For more information visit www.comworldseries.com/nigeria.

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The 3rd East Africa Oil and Gas Summit and Exhibition
Date: 15 – 17 October 2013
Venue: KICC
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Website: www.eaogs.com

altThe 3rd East Africa Oil and Gas Summit (EAOGS) will build on the success of the 2013 Summit which welcomed over 350 delegates from 200 regional and international companies and 30 different countries.
In 2014 this prestigious, government-led summit has been expanded to include a larger exhibition to meet the demand for stands. EAOGS 2014 will once again provide a platform for East African ministries and the National Oil companies to engage with international and local investors to examine the vast opportunities across East Africa.
For More enquiries contact 
Rosie Topp
 rtopp@gep-events.com
Direct Line: + 44 20 3488 1193
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The Global African Investment Summit
Dates: 20-21 October 2014
Venue: Savoy Hotel
Location: London, UK

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The Global African Investment Summit taking place on 20 to 21 October at the Savoy Hotel , London is a unique opportunity to discover more about guaranteed major projects seeking financing across high-growth markets in Africa.
Four African governments – Republic of Ghana, Republic of Rwanda, Republic of Uganda, and United Republic of Tanzania – will participate at the highest level, led by their Heads of State and supported by ministerial delegations.
Discussions will centre around key international transactions and business partnerships, access to finance, and flagship bankable projects in Natural Resources, Agribusiness, Power and Critical Infrastructure.
Don’t miss the opportunity to discuss large scale bankable projects and investment opportunities with the industry’s key players by registering today at www.tgais.com
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Spintelligent: iPAD DRC Mining & Infrastructure Indaba
Dates
: 21-23 October 2014
Location: Kinshasa, DRC

altiPAD DRC Mining & Infrastructure Indaba is an annual mining event for the DRC focusing on creating an enabling environment to boost the industrialisation of the mining sector. Investors need to establish close relationships with Central Government plus have a keen understanding of the legal and regulatory frameworks governing the mining sector. Mining companies need to comprehend the business climate, fiscal policies and tax regimes that will impact their daily business. In such a complex environment, access to intelligence and key contacts to enable sound business decisions and minimize risk is critical. iPAD DRC in Kinshasa brings policy-makers together with a view to resolving issues pertinent to doing better business in mining in the DRC. 2014 marks the 10th edition of iPAD DRC Mining & Infrastructure Indaba!
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Agribusiness Forum 2014
dates: 26 - 29 October 2014
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: www.emrc.be – info@emrc.be – Tel: +32.2.626.1515
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Spintelligent: iPAD The Katanga Mining Week
Dates: 28-30 October 2014
Location: Lubumbashi, DRC

altThe Katanga Mining Week is the think-tank for the copper and cobalt sector in the DRC. Since Katanga is the industrial heartbeat of the DRC, Katanga Mining Week unites provincial government, Gecamines and all their JV partners in the copper/cobalt space, solutions providers and suppliers as well as the power utility, SNEL under one roof to examine strategies for effective production and development in the province. Katanga Mining Week also brings special focus transport and logistics. The supply chain is affected by various obstacles like poor road and rail networks, badly managed border posts, security issues of goods in transit, taxes and duties. Katanga Mining Week also offers a unique technical component, providing focused workshops targeted to copper and cobalt mining and processing.

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Global Pacific & Partners: 21st Africa Oil Week 2014
Date: 3-7 November 2014
Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Discount: 15% off until June 29th 2014

Website: http://www.petro21.com/events/?id=873

altContact Details:
Babette van Gessel: babette@glopac-partners.com tel: +31 703246154
Amanda Wellbeloved:amanda@glopac-partners.com tel: + 27 11 8807052
Sonika Greyvenstein:sonika@glopac-partners.com tel: + 27 11 8807052

The 21st Africa Oil Week/Africa Upstream 2014 in Cape Town is the world’s longest-standing and leading world-class meeting on Africa’s hydrocarbons for corporate deal-making, with Government Presentations and Roadshows and providing the highest levels of top-quality senior-level networking across the oil/gas-LNG and energy industry in and on Africa, designed to build the Continent’s economic future.
Over 1,600 Delegates from Six Continents attended in 2014 with over 100 Presentations made during the Week, and over 140 Exhibitors, plus with numerous Ministers, Government Delegations in attendance and many State Firms, National Oil Companies and Officials on the Speaker Program, plus with special Corporate Showcase break-away sessions and a suite of PetroAfricanus Insiders Panels to enhance exposure, provide insights on technologies, key industry themes and offer discussion Panels for interface between the worldwide industry and Governments/Stakeholders.

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Offshore West Africa
Conference & Exhibition
Dates: 20-22 January 2015
Venue: The Eko Hotel & Suites
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
www.offshorewestafrica.com

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.
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eCommerce Africa Confex
Dates: 3-4 February 2015
Venue: CTICC
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
www.ecommerce-africa.com

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 marcia@kineticevents.net or visit the website: www.ecommerce-africa.com
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CIBEX East Africa
dates: 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 - www.cibexeastafrica.com.
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