ECOWAS Mining & Petroleum Forum

Dates: 6-8 October 2015
Location: Accra, Ghana
Event URL:
Contact name Joseph Ashade

altThe ECOWAS Commission, the Government of the Republic of Ghana and AME Trade Ltd are delighted to invite you to take part in the first ECOWAS Mining & Petroleum Forum and Exhibition (ECOMOF 2015).
This regional mining and petroleum forum and exhibition will gather the highest ranking government delegations from the fifteen ECOWAS West African Member States: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. The event will feature the key public and private sector decision makers in the West African mining and petroleum industries.
“ECOMOF is the only event that will gather all of West Africa’s decision makers in one place and at one time.”
ECOMOF 2015 will include:
• Pre-conference training and interactive workshops
• Conference with plenary and parallel sessions, roundtables and country presentations
• A co-located trade exhibition
• A packed social and networking programme
• Post-event industry/socio-cultural tours
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iPAD Indaba DRC Mining & Infrastructure
Dates: 15 - 16 October 2015
Location: Kinshasa, DRC

altiPAD Indaba DRC Mining & Infrastructure is the only international event in the DRC bringing together local and international investors, the government and suppliers in the same objective: to stimulate the mining industry in the DRC.

Thanks to 10 successful editions, iPAD DRC has become the one forum for any individual or company wishing to establish themselves in the DRC, or to increase their promising operations.

The mining sector is changing and is subject to new geopolitical dynamics that could change the approach of investors and mining operators in their management.

According to the Oxford Policy Management Group, the DRC, 3rd largest country on the continent, could see a transformation of its socio-economic environment, when it achieves "Africa Mining Vision".

Highlights of iPAD DRC 2015
• Two day mining investors’ conference
• Mining industry showcase
• DRC Mining Industry Awards: 15 October 2015
• CEO Roundtables
• B2B Meetings
Who should attend?
• C-level directors and mining operators (gold, cobalt, copper, diamonds, 3T)
• Senior representatives from public institutions and ministries
• Partners and associates (banks, consulting firms, legal firms)
• Investment funds and private capital managers
• Business development managers
• Managers and national representatives, service providers and technologies
• Heads of NGOs

Invest in Ghana
Dates: 21-22 October 2015
Venue: Movenpick Ambassador Hotel
Location: Accra, Ghana

altInvest in Ghana, 2015 will take place in Accra, Republic of Ghana on October, 21-22 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel and is expected to bring together over 300 local, regional and international business leaders and investors.

Placed under the patronage of HE Mr. John Dramani Mahama, President of Ghana, this forum is an initiative of the Ghana Investment Promotion Center in partnership with Homestrings Ltd.

Invest in Ghana, 2015 is a turnkey event focusing on Ghana’s investment potential and its development. The event will feature two days of conference sessions, a trade exhibition, networking as well as one-on-one meetings.

Invest in Ghana, 2015 will act as a platform to exchange experiences, debate and establish business partnerships and cooperation, which will lead to conclusions and recommendations for an improved development of the country’s wealth and its sustainable development.
For more information on the event please visit the official website or contact Audrey Solvar


22nd Africa Oil Week 
Dates: 26 - 30 October 2015
Venue: Capetown International Convention Center
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

altOnce again, but including this year’s 13th Africa Independents Forum 2015, our 17th Scramble for Africa: Strategy Briefing, and our four-day 22nd Africa Upstream 2015 format, we welcome our blue-chip suite of world-class sponsors, an unrivalled spectrum of top-line speakers, a globally-diversified mix of senior-level government and corporate delegates, plus a much larger dedicated industry.
The 22nd Africa Oil Week 2015 will include:
• 22nd Africa Upstream Plenary Sessions, with 100 Speakers
• Inaugural Africa Oil & Energy Finance Forum
• The 19th Annual “Big Five” Board Awards
• 3rd Annual Africa Oil Legend Induction
• Dinners, Breakfasts, Luncheons: and Networking Receptions
• Government Showcases & Roadshows
• Africa Local Content Forum
• Africa Exploration Technologies Forum
• Africa Hydrocarbon Arguments: Analysts & Thinkers
• The Young Professionals In Oil, Gas & Energy - Africa
• 22nd Africa Oil Week Icebreaker (at Waterfront Aquarium)
• Traditional Braai-BBQ (Grand Africa Beach Cafe)
• The Global Women Petroleum & Energy Club Luncheon (With Guest Speaker)
• The 71st PetroAfricanus Dinner In Africa (With Guest Speaker & Awards)
• Celebration: 20th Anniversary of the African Institute of Petroleum
• Safari Park Exhibition – with 150 Exhibitions (Governments & Companies)
• Africa Crude Continent: The TV/Film Documentary
• Africa Upstream Reception (Waterfront)
2nd Africa Investment Forum 2015
Dates: 27-29 October 2015
Venue: African Union Conference Center
Location: Addis Abeba, Ethiopia

altSecond AFRICA INVESTMENT FORUM 2015 which is Africa´s main Business to Government (B2G) event is taking place in the premises of the African Union (Addis Abeba) from 27th until 29th October 2015. AFRICA INVESTMENT FORUM`s main goal is to promote sustainable growth across the continent, and at the same time help companies in industrialized countries benefit from and contribute to this growth. The event is Africa´s leading B2G and B2B exhibition incl. high profile conference addressing important African economic, business and investment issues. This year´s conference topics are Agriculture / Food, Investment, Trade, Infrastructure, Industrialisation, Education, Textile and Women Empowerment. High supporters are the AU Economic Commission and the Ethiopian Government. The organizers expect between 600 and 800 international government groups, investors, SME´s and professional participants from over 50 countries. USE the chance to meet with your counterpart or potential partner on a high level. Register now for a booth or participation: or send an email .

The Economist - Ethiopia Summit
Dates:28-29 October 2015
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

altThe Economist Events will gather senior policy makers and business leaders at #EthiopiaSummit on October 28th-29th 2015 in Addis. Join the discussion>>

With the general elections firmly behind and the incumbent pressing on with Ethiopia's economic advances, The Economist Events’ Ethiopia Summit will take place at an optimum time on October 28th and 29th in Addis.
By bringing together the country’s leading policy makers and business leaders with international executives active or interested in expanding in Ethiopia, opportunities will be explored and challenges tackled.
Join the discussion>> Quote AR/DC when booking online and receive a 15% discount.
The 7th Annual Africa Public Private Partnership Conference (APPP)
Date: 9-11 November 2015
Location: London, UK

altThe 7th Annual Africa Public Private Partnership Conference (APPP) will take place from 9-11 November 2015.

The last three editions of the Africa PPP Conferences have taken place in South Africa, Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire. Backed by popular demand, the critical mass of global financial institutions and the need to share global expertise makes London the perfect setting for the 7th APPP.

AFRICA PPP Conference features:
-Two days of knowledge sharing and interactive sessions to maximise your understanding of Africa’s PPP market.
-Interact with a pre- qualified audience of decision makers with sound experience in policy, and infrastructure development
-Attend the full day, pre- conference CPD training certified training course: Project Finance and Financial Modelling Techniques for PPPs-

For more information about the program please visit the website
2015 World Oil & Gas Week and World Awards Dinner
Dates: 16-18 November 2015
Venue:Lancaster Hotel
Location: London, UK

alt2015 World Oil & Gas Week and World Awards Dinner, 16 - 18 November 2015 at Lancaster Hotel, London, UK
The world’s largest gathering of international O&G executives, investors, and financiers.

WORLD OIL & GAS WEEK is the defining event for the global oil and gas, finance and investment communities. Recognised across the global energy, finance and investment communities as a must attend event, our 2015 event brings you:

Over 1,000 C-Level Executives in attendance
100 Industry Leading Speakers
20 hours of Networking with Business Partners and Prospects
3 Days and 3 Nights of Expert Insight, Industry Intelligence & New Business Development
Our acclaimed WORLD OIL & GAS WEEK is specifically designed for you to meet potential business partners and investment prospects, identify emerging corporate development opportunities and network with C-level executives from across the O&G industry and the industries that serve it.

Dates: 17 – 19 November 2015
Venue: CTICC Cape Town
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
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Transforming Africa’s Digital Economy

altAfricaCom, Africa's premier communications congress and exhibition returns to Cape Town on 17-19 November for its biggest and best year yet.
This year’s conference programme will cover a host of new topics affecting companies in Africa’s digital market. Experience strategic content from 300+ of the biggest-hitting speakers in the digital world in Africa and beyond.
Discover a record 375+ of the world’s most innovative, forward-thinking telecom brands to showcase their solutions and services, Africa Com is your essential destination for networking, learning and business development - no other emerging market communications event compares.
Secure your conference pass or FREE exhibition ticket here:

ICB 2015 Forum - Invest in Congo Brazzaville 
Dates: 19-21 November 2015
Venue: Palais des Congrès 
Location: Brazzaville, Congo

altIndustrialisation, diversification and modernisation are the watchwords of the Congo’s growth dynamic. They are also at the heart of the ICB 2015 Forum – Invest in Congo Brazzaville, which will be held from 19 to 21 November 2015 at the Palais des Congrès in Brazzaville, under the high patronage of His Excellency Denis Sassou N’Guesso, President of the Republic of the Congo.

The ICB 2015 Forum is being held as part of the Congo's economic diversification strategy. Launched in the framework of the 2012-2016 National Development Plan, this strategy has been focusing on the implementation of significant infrastructure projects and a number of reforms aimed at improving the business environment. These achievements, essential for building a stronger economic environment conducive to developing the private sector, now make it possible to organise this first ever event promoting investments opportunities in the Congo.

A true platform for growth and opportunities, the ICB 2015 Forum will offer three days of high-level conferences and discussions with key players in the Congolese economy. Over 800 leading participants, exhibitors, expert speakers, investors and decision-makers from Africa and the entire world will come to Brazzaville to discover the country's economic potential as well as a multitude of investment opportunities in all activity sectors.
Date: 20th November 2015
Location: Accra, Ghana

altOn the 20th November in Accra, Ghana, this year, The Africa Report magazine will host the first of a yearly debate, providing Africa's elite with an open forum to discuss ideas and policies with a diverse audience.
The inaugural debate, in partnership with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, will argue Is Democracy getting in the way of Development?
Featuring high profile speakers, including Mo Ibrahim, the debate will ask whether Africa's development authoritarians can succeed where Africa's democrats have failed?
For general information and to find out how to attend, email Alison Kingsley-Hall on
Sino-African Entrepreneurs Summit
Dates: 26-27 November 2016
Location: Marrakech, Morocco

altSino-African Entrepreneurs Summit
A New Step Forward in Sino-African Business Relations

Jointly organised by the Ministry of Commerce, Investment and the Digital Economy of the Kingdom of Morocco and by GL Events, Groupe Jeune Afrique and BOAO Business Consulting, the “Sino-African Entrepreneurs Summit” (SAES) brings together 300 key players from Chinese and African business for a unique meeting of minds on the 26th and 27th of November 2015 in Marrakech.

As the maiden international meeting of Chinese and African business leaders and financiers, SAES 2015 will be welcoming 300 top level participants for an exclusive summit over two days at a key moment in the Sino-African relations.

At the same time as the launch of the “One Belt, One Road” initiative, the very first SAES will offer an exceptional business networking and information exchange platform to participants, creating outstanding possibilities for long term economic partnerships.

Over two days at the Four Seasons Resort, participants will be able to develop their networks, reinforce cooperation and establish firm bases for durable Sino-African partnerships. A series of high-level conferences will help highlight the key elements to understanding the economic and environmental policies of the Chinese and African operational environments.

Global African Investment Summit 2015
Dates: 1-2 December 2015
Venue: Central Hall Westminster
Location: London, UK

altThe Global African Investment Summit is a leading international investment summit, bringing high-level African government and investors to London to discuss investment opportunities into Africa. African Presidents, alongside Ministers and senior Government representatives, will be in attendance, to meet with over 750 global investors and project developers, to discuss active and bankable projects in African with the sole purpose of transaction.

This year’s two-day programme agenda will address ‘Transforming African Economies for Global Competitiveness’, covering the Natural Resources, Infrastructure and Power Sectors. New for 2015, sees the addition of dedicated sessions on Infrastructure, Real Estate and FMCG, a case study stream, and roundtable discussions addressing over 150 bankable projects.

2015 West Africa Energy Assembly
Dates: 1 December - 2 December 2015 
Venue: InterContinental, 
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

altA Major New International Energy Investment Forum for West Africa
On December 01-02, 2015, the Oil & Gas Council brings its acclaimed international series of Assemblies to Lagos for the inaugural West Africa Energy Assembly.
Our Value Proposition to you:
We offer you the chance to meet dozens of CEOs and top executives from around the region in one single place – whether you are looking for farm in partners, farm out partners, capital investment, financing, advisory work, business partners, or simply to learn about the opportunities in the sector and expand your business network, the West Africa Energy Assembly is designed to deliver it all.
Contact for information on sponsoring and speaking at the Assembly.

SME and Franchising Nigeria
Dates: 2-3 December 2015
Venue: Eko International Convention & Exhibition Centre
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Event website:
Contact name: Yasmin Coutain-Springer
Contact number: +234 1 4407367

altSME and Franchising Nigeria is Africa's largest B2B platform focusing on SME's and franchising and is supported by local governmental bodies SMEDAN, NOTAP, NIFA and NASME. The 1st annual exhibition and congress provides a unique platform for Nigeria's entire SME and franchising value chain to meet under one roof.

Attracting more than 1000 local and international business professionals across the entire SME and Franchising spectrum, and featuring A-list speakers from successful entrepreneurs, to CEOs of top corporations and senior government officials.

It is the ideal channel for you to attend to expand your reach and connect with likeminded professionals to source potential partners, suppliers, customers and investors.
The Corporate Council on Africa's 10th biennial U.S.-Africa Business Summit
Dates: 1-4 February 2015
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

altThe Corporate Council on Africa's 10th biennial U.S.-Africa Business Summit, hosted in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia February 1-4, 2016, will bring together business representatives and government officials, entrepreneurs and investors, decision-makers and managers, from throughout Africa, the United States and beyond, to talk about what you really need to achieve your goals, forge new partnerships, expand your business and, ultimately, make it a success.
African Mining Indaba
Dates: 8-11 February 2016
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

altInvesting in African Mining Indaba™ is the world’s premier mining investment conference, dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining interests in Africa. Now in its 22nd year, this exclusive event attracts the largest contingency of mining corporates, official African and non/African government delegations, and the most internationally diversified assortment of investors and deal-makers – 7,000 in total – from more than 100 countries and territories.
The 2016 Investing in African Mining Indaba will take place on 8-11 February in Cape Town. Upgrades to the 2016 event include extended conference and exhibition hours, an enhanced investor programme, remodelling of the conference agenda, a new approach to the corporate mining presentations, and more specialised networking opportunities to an already robust deal-making platform.
A truly must attend event for investors, mining executives, government ministers, and other mining professionals with an interest in African mining. To learn more about Mining Indaba and early registration savings opportunities visit or send an enquiry to


6th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition
Dates: 15-17 March 2016
Location: Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria
Contact name: James Shindi 

altCAPE VI, 6th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition will take place from 15-17 March 2016 in Abuja – Federal Republic of Nigeria. The event will feature a three day conference, and associated trade exhibition.
The event will be organised by the African Petroleum Producers Association (APPA), the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria and AME Trade Ltd, UK.
CAPE VI will include delegations of the highest rank, from the eighteen petroleum producing members of APPA namely: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Congo, Congo DRC, Cote D’Ivoire, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Libya, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan and Tchad.
CAPE VI: An established event with a guaranteed attendance of the highest level
CAPE VI will be organised at the same time as the 33rd Ordinary Session of the APPA Council of Ministers meeting which is attended by the Ministers of APPA member countries. The event will also be organised concurrently with the Forum of Chief Executive Officers of African National Oil Companies.
For more information visit

Power & Electricity World Africa 2016
Dates: 15-16 March 2016
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

altPower and Electricity World Africa is Africa’s longest running and largest power and electricity show. For almost 20 years we have helped shape the regional energy market through knowledge sharing, educating the market and facilitating influential meetings.
As Power and Electricity World Africa enters its 19 annual year, it welcomes over 6000 attendees and hosts a mecca of solution providers spanning 3 halls and thousands of square meters. TENS OF THOUSANDS of executives and business leaders from across Africa have attended the show over the last 19 years. You should join us too! And we hope you leave here with new ideas and contacts to drive the industry forward.
Dates: March 21-22nd
Venue: Hotel Sofitel Ivoire
Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

altThe foremost international meeting for African CEOs, bankers and investors

2016 will mark the fourth 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 800 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.

- NETWORK with an unparalleled roster of top African chief executives
- MEET the most influent investors on the continent
- CHALLENGE your knowledge on the latest business practices in your industry

For more information, please visit:

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5th Mozambique Mining, Oil & Gas and Energy Conference and Exhibition
Dates: 27-28 April 2016
Venue: Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre
Location: Maputo, Mozambique
 Contact name: Sergio Silva
Contact email:

altMMEC, 5th Mozambique Mining, Oil & Gas and Energy Conference and Exhibition will take place from 27-28 April 2016 in Maputo – Mozambique. The event will feature a two day conference, and associated trade exhibition.
The event will be organised by the AGMM (Mozambique’s Mining Geological Association and AME Trade Ltd.
Being the main event of reference in the mining and energy sector in Mozambique since its inception (2008), MMEC has demonstrated on a biannual basis to set the milestones of the industry’s development in the country.
Having representation of more than 32 countries amongst its delegates and the participation of 57 speakers, the Mozambique Mining, Oil & Gas and Energy Conference has been described by previous attendees as “the best opportunity to network and understand Mozambique’s growth potential”.
MMEC’s programme will provide unparalleled content on latest updates on the Mining, Oil & Gas and Energy sectors reinforcing Mozambique’s status as one of the “frontier economies” in Africa. Case studies from neighboring emerging countries will be shared to create interesting debates and consider points of comparison.
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