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12th Africa Independents Forum 

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Date: 26 - 27 May 2015
Venue: Waldorf Hilton Hotel
Location: London, United Kingdom
http://www.globalpacificpartners.com/events/?id=880

altProgram Includes:
8th African National Oil Companies: Strategy Briefing - Tuesday 26th May - Separately bookable
12th Africa Independents Forum - Wednesday May 27th
69th PetroAfricanus-World Networking Cocktail Reception - Wednesday 27th May
Guest Speaker Brian O’Cathin
3rd Global Women In Africa: Buisness Luncheon Wedensday 27 May

The 12th Africa Independents Forum will be held in London, and gathers together key corporate independent players from across Africa.
Both listed and unlisted, and provides enhanced exposure to the wider oil and gas upstream industry plus key financial markets, equity financiers and investors found on AIM and the LSE, and related parties drawn from around Europe, as well as elsewhere.

8th African National Oil Companies Strategy Briefing
Will provide key insights on the Continent, the Governments and state players within the complex Africa upstream oil/gas-LNG game. Based on over 30 years of oil and gas knowledge, and extensive research in and across Africa, Cape to Cairo. Presented by Dr Duncan Clarke (Chairman of the Board, Global Pacific & Partners), leading thinker, writer and strategist on Africa. Participants benefit from an unrivalled knowledge, critical insights, rich-content, forensic views, and high-level executive networking, with Luncheon and Cocktails, plus online download access to the Presentations (with around 600 Images).

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Initiative for Global Development: Frontier 100
Dates: 31 May - 2 June 2015
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

altThe Frontier 100 Forum convenes global CEOs from leading companies with a commitment to business-driven development in Africa. Through these high-profile forums, participants share insights on strategy for meaningful business in Africa that not only lead to attractive profits, but also tremendous impact. Frontier 100 Forums are held twice each year, once in the U.S. and once in Africa preceding the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa. The 2015 Frontier 100 Forum will take place in Cape Town from May 31 – June 2. More info at www.forum.igdleaders.org. Follow the conversation online on Twitter and Facebook, using hashtag #Frontier100.
Frontier 100 Forums are an integral part of the Initiative for Global Development (IGD)’s efforts to catalyze strategic investment in Africa to encourage economic growth and opportunity that alleviate poverty. Learn more about IGD by visiting the organization’s website at www.igdleaders.org.
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The Africa Energy Forum (AEF)
Dates: 8-11 June 2015
Venue:The J.W Marriot Marquis
Location:Dubai, UAE

altThe Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the only international Forum focussed on power generation for Africa with attendance restricted to stakeholders (investors, consultants, developers, ministries, utilities, regulators etc.) from the power sector. AEF comes to the UAE for the first time to capture the massive potential of Middle Eastern investment, and to learn from a region that has successfully built its gas based economy into a booming global empire.
With massive demand for power in Africa and international investors keen to fund power projects, this is the most established African power event that African governments and private sector attend year on year. As a result AEF has become the place to do business and meet new and prospective clients. The 17th AEF and Power in Africa Awards will take place on 8-11 June 2015 at The J.W Marriot Marquis in Dubai and will welcome over 1400 industry stakeholders representing over $25bn of investment capital.

For any questions regarding the Forum please contact Michael Cluskey ataef@energynet.co.uk

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Connecting West Africa
Dates: 9-10 June 2015
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel
Location: Dakar, Senegal

altDelivering affordable broadband access and enhancing data profitability in West Africa
Returning for its 12th year, Connecting West Africa will take place in Dakar, Senegal this 9th - 10th June, bringing together the region’s thought leaders and biggest global players, all in one place.
This year brings you a brand new programme, addressing the key issues in West Africa’s digital market, giving you insights from 40+ of the leading industry minds including 20+ operators. With 500+ attendees, gain the chance to debate with your peers, meet and network with new partners and improve your business.
All new features for 2015 include the AfricaCom 100 networking drinks, Monetising Data and Enterprise Services streams as well the Innovation Forum; gathering operators, start-ups and incubators to discuss how to foster innovation. This is not to be missed - Connecting West Africa is the regions ONLY broadband and digital event.
Register for your conference pass today, or if you’re a regional operator or regulator, you attend for free! For more information, visit: http://westafrica.comworldseries.com/
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Southern African International Trade Exhibition for Retail Products
Conference & Exhibition
Dates: 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
 admin@exhibitionsafrica.com
www.exhibitionsafrica.com

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Terrapinn: Ports & Harbours
dates: 30 June - 1 July 2015
Venue: Sandton Convention Centre
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

altThe Africa Ports & Harbours Show will bring you the industry influencers who lead discussions on opportunities, trends and the changes needed in the sector. The future of our ports relies on innovative ways to finance infrastructure, responsiveness to environmental issues and how we can make the transition to megacities.

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BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA
Dates: 15-18 September 2015
Venue: Johannesburg Expo Centre
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

alt BAUMA 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.

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The Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF)
Dates: 30 September - 1 October 2015
Location: Addis Ababa

altThe Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) is the continent’s
leading hotel investment conference. It brings together over 500
top-level hotel investors, operators, developers, and advisors from
over 40 countries, including government ministers from African
nations. This premier event is THE event to network and discuss
the latest developments, trends and opportunities available in this
emerging market.
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ECOWAS Mining & Petroleum Forum
Dates: 6-8 October 2015
Location: Accra, Ghana
Event URL: ecomof.com
Contact name Joseph Ashade
Contact email:ecomof@ametrade.org

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
For more information please visit www.ecomof.com

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22nd Africa Oil Week 
Dates: 26 - 30 October 2015
Venue: Capetown International Convention Center
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
http://www.globalpacificpartners.com/events/?fa=event&id=937

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)
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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: www.africainvestmentforum.net or send an email toinfo@africainvestmentforum.net .

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Global African Investment Summit 2015
Dates: 1-2 December 2015
Venue: Central Hall Westminster
Location: London, UK
Website: www.tgais.com 
Contactmarketing@tgais.com

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.

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6th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition
Dates: 15-17 March 2016
Location: Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria
URL: www.cape-africa.com
Contact name: James Shindi
Contactcape@ametrade.org 

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 www.cape-africa.com

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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
http://www.mozmec.com/
 Contact name: Sergio Silva
Contact email: mmec@ametrade.org

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.
For more information visit: www.mozmec.com

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