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THE AFRICA TRADE AND INVESTMENT GLOBAL SUMMIT (ATIGS)

The 2018 Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS), is scheduled on June 24 to 26, 2018 at the World Trade Center Washington D.C, under the main theme "Driving Trade, Unleashing Investment and Enhancing Economic Development: the Gateway to African Markets". ATIGS is a prestigious biennial business conference and exhibition designed specifically to promote and facilitate international trade between Americas, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, UAE, with Africa; to facilitate foreign direct investment in Africa, and to provide a platform for businesses to expand into new markets.

ATIGS 2018 edition will gather key economic players from more than 70 countries including government delegations, high-profile African business leaders, project developers and international investors.The event will cover 16 economic sectors, particularly manufacturing, agribusiness, power, construction, transportation, IT, health, fintech, tourism, telecoms, and natural resources sectors. ATIGS has a well-structured format for facilitating direct peer engagement, for more advanced deal-making, co-investments, strategic partnerships, and business networking.

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ATIGS 2018 SCHEDULE

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Welcome Reception: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

All ATIGS 2018 conference & expo registrants are cordially invited to attend the welcome reception.

Bobby Van’s Grill & Steakhouse
Address: 1201 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005
https://bobbyvans.com/steakhouse/ny-ave

Track A: Opening Ceremony & Introduction Remarks
  • Cutting of the ATIGS 2018 Symbolic Ribbon (Red-Carpet Treatment)
  • Organizer’s Opening Remarks & Vision Statement – Special Address
  • Host Country Official Welcome Address – US Government – Keynote
  • Opening Keynote: Trade and Investment for Shared Prosperity: Why Africa? Why Now? – Keynote
  • Market Opportunities: Africa Continent in Focus – Opening Keynote
  • Investment and Business in Africa: Opening Plenary Panel Session
  • Track B: Africa Deep Dive – World’s Next Major Economic Success Story
  • Expert Talk – Africa-Global Development – Keynote
  • High-Level CEO Panel: Doing Business in Africa – Plenary Panel Session
  • Leader Insight: Trade and Investment in Africa – Keynote
  • High-Level Ministerial Panel: Trade and Investment in Africa – Plenary Panel Session

Track N: Introduction Remarks
  • Organizer’s Opening Remarks & Chairperson Message – Special Address
  • Opening Ministerial Statement – Keynote
  • An Investor Story: Entering the Africa Market – Keynote
  • The Power Driver Behind the Afridevelopism Economic Initiative – Special Address
Track O: Doing Business in Africa
  • Expanding in to the African Markets – Plenary Panel Session
Track P: The Money: Investing in Africa
  • Investing in Africa – Plenary Panel Session
  • Impact Investment in Africa- Plenary Panel Session
Track Q: US-Africa Manufacturing Forum
  • U.S Trade Africa Brief – Keynote
  • USA – Africa Partnership – Panel Session
US-Africa Business Agenda
  • Africa and the United States: A defining relationship of the 21st century– Panel Session

  • Welcome Reception
  • Deal Time Coffee and Networking Break
  • Cocktail Drinks Reception – Foyer
  • Continental Breakfast & Networking
  • Networking Lunch & Exhibition Viewing
  • Deal Time Coffee and Networking Break
  • ATIGS Closing Networking Reception
  • ATIGS Awards Ceremony & Cultural Evening

Why Africa

ATIGS 2018 TO WELCOME DELEGATES FROM 70+ COUNTRIES

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Featured speakers that will grace the Summit

UPCOMING ATIGS EVENTS

ATIGS 2018

June

Washington DC, USA
North America

ATIGS 2020

October

Dubai, UAE
Middle East

ATIGS 2022

June

Beijing, China
Asia

ATIGS 2024

October

Brussels, Belgium
Europe

ATIGS 2026

June

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Africa

ATIGS 2028

October

Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
South America



CONTACT US

North America
Global Attain Advancement, LLC
PO Box 18087 Austin, Texas, 78760
[email protected]

ATIGS 2018 Official Trade Partner & Global Representative
Trustrade Consulting Group, SARL
West-Africa
[email protected]

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