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Sun,23Nov2014

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Africa 2.0

Dates: 19-21 November 2014
Location: Accra, Ghana

altWho are they?
Africa 2.0 is a Pan-African Civil Society Organisation that consists of over 500 young emerging leaders from across the continent and diaspora, with 29 Chapters. Africa 2.0 provides a platform that enables change makers a common African promise.
In 4 years, Africa 2.0 has:
• Partnered with YALI to be as one of coordinators for the YALI Regional Center in Ghana
• Mobilzed more than 2500 African leaders, 36 Heads of State and Governors, top African and Global media organisations
• Generated more than 300 cross border businesses and thought leadership that has directly influenced policy-making in Africa.
• Implementing impact initiatives and growing our membership community to 585 leaders across 29 countries
• In 18 months through their Start Up initiative they have reached to 8000entrepreneurs in 10 countries and mentored 1000 and provided access funding and incubators to 100 leading to the creation of 600
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Future of Banking in Africa 2014

Dates: November 26th
Venue: Michelangelo Hotel, Sandton,
Location: South Africa

altAfrican countries south of the Sahara are poised to enjoy a surge in growth in their banking systems during this decade.
With a return on equity of 20-30% roughly double that of banks in developed markets—it is no surprise.
Join 150+ pan-African and international banking leaders.
Our speakers include:
• Nhlanhla Nene , Minister of Finance, South Africa
• Claver Gatete, Minister of Finance, Rwanda
• Phillips Oduoza, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, United Bank for Africa
• Mohamed El Kettani, Chief Executive Officer, Attijariwafa Bank
• Richard Gush, Chief Executive Officer South Africa, Bank of America
• Laidi El Wardi, Chief Executive for retail and MDM, Groupe BCP
• Chidi Okpala, Director & Chief Executive, Airtel Money, Africa, Bharti Airtel
• Andrew Dell, Chief Executive Officer , HSBC Africa
Register at www.futureofbankingafrica.com quoting AR/DC to receive a 15% discount.
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Mozambique Gas Summit
Dates: 2 - 5 December 2014
Location: Maputo, Mozambique
Where International Investors Meet the Mozambican Gas Industry

altMozambique Gas Summit will once again be the pivotal meeting place for leading Mozambican oil & gas decision makers to engage with international, regional and local investors and showcase the abundant opportunities available in the country. Organised in partnership with ENH, with full endorsement from the Ministry of Mineral Resources, and support from the Ministry of Energy , CMH, INP and Petromoc, Mozambique Gas Summit is a must attend forum for all stakeholders in Mozambique’s energy industry
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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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Mining Indaba
Dates: 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. www.miningindaba.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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THE AFRICA CEO FORUM 2015
Dates: 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.

For more information, please visit: www.theafricaceoforum.com
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WCA Executive Investment Summit & CEO Forum 2014
dates: 17-19 March 2015
Venue: Intercontinental Lagos
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

alt“AFRICA INVESTORS & EXECUTIVE GAME-CHANGERS: CLOSING in 2015"
80+ of Africa’s leading Investor and Executive Game-Changer speakers and hosts confirmed!

Register using code “TAR” for 20% discount 
www.wcaexecsummit2014.eventbrite.co.uk 
 cochair_summit2014@whartonclubofafrica.com

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 …
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Agribusiness Forum 2014
dates: 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: www.emrc.be –  info@emrc.be – Tel: +32.2.626.1515
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Terrapinn: Power & Electricity
Dates: 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: www.terrapinn.com/powerafrica or contact Wayne Harris on +27 (0) 11 516 4055 or email Wayne at wayne.harris@terrapinn.com.

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BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA
Dates: 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.
www.bCAfrica.com
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