Dates: 2-3 October 2016
Venue: Claridge's Hotel
Location: London, United Kingdom

altThe Financial Times’ third Africa Summit, chaired by the FT’s Editor Lionel Barber and Africa Editor David Pilling, will be held this October in London.

The year’s theme will be The Way Ahead. After a period of strong growth in Africa, underpinned by better policies and a favourable external environment, conditions are changing. Listen to expert speakers and panellists from across the continent discuss how African economies can turn the new, seemingly less benign environment to their advantage. 

Speakers include: Akinwumi Adesina (President-African Development Bank Group) - Carlos Lopes (Executive Secretary-United Nations Economic Commission for Africa - Razia Khan (Chief Economist, Africa Standard Chartered Bank) - Justin Lin (Director, Center for New Structural Economics, Peking University) - Michael Macharia (Founder and Group CEO, SevenSeas Technologies Group) - Yaw Nsarkoh (Managing Director, Unilever Nigeria PLC)

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Dates: 4-6 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.

Dates:7-9 October 2016
Venue: Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre (SVICC)
Location: Port Louis, Mauritius

altThe 4rd edition of the “Salon du Prêt à Partir” (The Tourism and Leisure Exhibition) will be held on the 7th, 8th and 9th October 2016, in Mauritius by Events Plus - the events-driven company of the Défi Media Group, the leading media group of the island.
The mission behind this exhibition is to unite under the same roof regional, international and local players of the Tourism sector for three days at the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre (SVICC) not far from the capital of Mauritius, Port Louis. This event is an opportunity to put forward the maximum of countries worldwide, to promote their history, culture, gastronomy and as a facilitator of visiting your country.


International Capital Conference
Dates: 19-20 October 2016
Venue: Sofitel Wanda,
Location: Beijing, China

altPromoting cross-border investments between China and the EU
Now in its 7th year, the International Capital Conference is the world’s leading EU-China business investment conference.
ICC 2016 opens with a day of investor presentations where participating companies can introduce investment opportunities in structured meetings, followed by a day of world-class conference content.
Join some of the world’s leading organisations to discuss the Chinese development strategy and framework One Belt, One Road, and the expansion of China’s consumer economy for the growing middle classes.
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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.

23rd Africa Oil Week
Date: 31st October – 4th November 2016
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Venue: Cape Town International Convention Center
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altGlobal Pacific & Partners’ Africa Oil Week (held with ITE Group) is widely recognised for forging corporate/state relationships across Africa and worldwide. Africa Oil Week-2016 event again highlights Africa’s upstream world with insights, debate and discourse from Africa’s Governments, National Oil Companies, Licensing Agencies and leading corporate players shaping the continent’s vast hydrocarbon future, providing extensive high-level senior executive networking for securing new venture possibilities and finance/investment opportunities.

The Global African Investment Summit
Dates:30 November- 1 December 2016
Location:Central Hall Westminster, London, UK
 Twitter:@invest_africa #TGAIS

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.
Nigeria Oil & Gas
Dates: 27 Feb - 2 March, 2017
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 Abuja, Nigeria. Save the date in your diary today for the 16th annual Nigeria Oil & Conference & Exhibition.

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