Original source: FinDev Gateway
The theme of Africa Trade and Investment Convention this year is “The Challenges and Opportunities of Financing Businesses in Africa.”
The conference is focused on highlighting Africa’s investment opportunities while creating an opportunity for entrepreneurs, government delegations and business leaders to meet with investors. Over 50 speakers will provide detailed insight into the economic transformation that many parts of Africa are currently experiencing.
The two-day event will provide a unique platform to gain strategic knowledge about African investment opportunities and business networking. The convention will cover economic sectors such as manufacturing and infrastructure development, agribusiness, renewable energy, real estate transportation, digital technology, tourism, financing SMEs and microfinance, women empowerment through business, healthcare, telecommunications and fintech and oil, mining and gas.
High-potential projects in Africa will be presented to international investors. Featured agenda items will include projects showcase, capacity building workshops, deal marketplace, exhibition and country presentations among others.
There will be matchmaking sessions dedicated to making the process of meeting investors easier, country specific presentations, sector focused sessions and evening networking meetings. This will ensure investment deals are concluded during the convention.
- Facilitate foreign direct investment into Africa.
- Promote and facilitate international trade between Europe with Africa.
- Provide a platform for businesses to expand into new markets.
- Build networks and technical capacities for entrepreneurs.
Event Venue: Royal Tropical Institute- Amsterdam, Netherlands.
See their website for more information and to register for the conference.