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AFRICA TRADE AND INVESTMENT GLOBAL SUMMIT (ATIGS)

Conference + Trade Show
June 24-26, 2018

ATIGS 2018 will consist of 12 events under the umbrella of World Business Week on Africa powered by Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit.

Colocated Events: Hosted as part of the ATIGS 2018

June 25, 2018

Construction and Infrastructure Forum: Africa
Electrify Africa Forum
Sustainable Agriculture Forum: Africa
The Forum for Africa Economic Development
Africa Smart Cities Forum
Sustainable Educational Development Forum
Consumer Technology Forum: Africa

June 26, 2018

Africa-China Economic Forum
UAE-Africa Business Forum
US-Africa Manufacturing Forum
EU-Africa International Business Congress

Special Event (June 26, 2018)

ATIGS Awards Ceremony

ATIGS 2018 SIDE-EVENTS SUMMARY

Construction and Infrastructure Forum: Africa

Construction and Infrastructure Forum: Africa (CIF) is a gathering that attracts participants in the construction business across the world with interests in Africa market, bringing together construction professionals to exchange knowledge, exploring investment in the Africa contraction & infrastructure industry, create linkages, hear from some of the most influential leaders in the industry, and governments to drive the industry forward. Event Date: June 25, 2018

Electrify Africa Forum

Electrify Africa Forum (EAF) is an interactive forum that brings together industry professionals to exchange knowledge, address and analyze investment trends in Africa’s power sector, create linkages and network. EAF positions itself as the event to learn about Africa’s lack of power problems while positioning Africa as a place to do business and invest in the power sector. Event Date: June 25, 2018

Sustainable Agriculture Forum: Africa

The Sustainable Agriculture Forum (SAF) brings together farmers and ranchers, agripreneurs, and agri land owners, to discuss innovative strategies, and learn about key sustainability challenges and opportunities. SAF supports development and deployment of farming products to protect the environment. Event Date: June 25, 2018

Africa Smart Cities Forum

The Africa Smart Cities Forum (ASCF) is an exclusive platform designed to invites senior leaders from international organizations, influential policy makers, government leaders, leading academics, planners, architects, and private sector experts to address Africa liveable and sustainable city challenges, share integrated urban solutions, forge new partnerships, and finding innovative and actionable solutions for developing a more connected and fully functioning knowledge-based society in Africa. Event Date: June 25, 2018

The Forum for Africa Economic Development

The Forum for Africa Economic Development (TFAFED), brings together high-level government officials and other prominent players from the business world, society and academia to participate in a high-level dialogue on economic development in Africa. TFAFED is uniquely positioned to inspire widespread uptake of sustainability solutions among businesses around the world focusing on how the private sector can be engaged and mobilized to stimulate growth and contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals in Africa. Event Date: June 25, 2018

Sustainable Educational Development Forum

Sustainable Educational Development Forum (SEDIF) is an educational forum that brings together educators and business owners in the education sector. Its number one goal is to contribute to the effort of achieving the United Nations sustainable development goal number four (SDGs 4): “to ensure inclusive and quality education for all”. SEDIF agendas strive for strategic sustainability investment in education focusing on promoting economic growth and development in Africa. SEDIF was Lunch in 2016 in Austin, Texas as an official side event at South by Southwest Edu. June 25, 2018

Consumer Technology Forum: Africa

The Consumer Technology Forum: Africa (CTF-Africa), is designed to bring together developers, start-ups, mobile/hardware companies, heads of incubators/accelerators, content creators, investors, and entrepreneurs, involved in the augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and wearable technology industry, to learn about the opportunities in Africa’s consumer electronics markets. With Africa’s 1 billion plus consumers with a voracious appetite for electronics, computers, mobile devices, home automation, robotics, connected cars, and much more, the event is dedicated to cultivate and promoting new consumer technologies in Africa. Event Date: June 25, 2018

Africa-China Economic Forum

Africa-China Economic Forum (ACEF) is a gathering of hundreds of delegates from the business and economic development world in Africa and China. It is a collaborative economic dialogue which aims to promote job creating investments and business transactions between Africa and China. Event Date: June 26 2018

UAE-Africa Business Forum

UAE-Africa Business Forum (UABF) is a high-level business event that brings senior Arab business owners and high-ranking Africa business owners to make deals and collaborate on major business projects. Spearheaded by an industry-led steering committee, the event’s core focus areas include: technology, telecommunications and ICT, infrastructure, media and broadcasting and financial services. Its key ingredients include speakers and panelists, round tables, private meetings, success stories and networking opportunities. The event also feature highlights about the vibrant creative scene of Dubai and how to do business in Dubai focusing on Dubai Expo 2020. Event Date: June 26, 2018

US-Africa Manufacturing Forum

The US-Africa Manufacturing Forum (UAMLF) is a Business to Business forum and networking opportunity for manufacturers, distributors, buyers and resellers. The forum was launched after the expanding of AGOA in 2015. The forum’s major focus is on “AGOA – Building Partnership” with an objective to support and promote manufacturing businesses in Africa as well as connecting US and African manufacturers with international partners as engines of mutual economic growth and prosperity. It is a meeting place to reach new markets, forge new connections and to secure new partners. Event Date: June 26, 2018

EU-Africa International Business Congress

EU-Africa International Business Congress (EAIBC) brings senior European and African representatives from government, the media, business, and academia together for highly interactive conversations on a wide spectrum of business topics focusing on the EU-Africa business relations, creating linkages for potential growth and development. Event Date: June 26, 2018

ATIGS Awards Ceremony

The ATIGS Awards ceremony is a unique high-level celebration and dinner to honor trade promotional organizations (TPOs) and investment promotion agencies (IPAs) from various African regions for their outstanding work in successfully attracting the best investment or best international trade projects in their regions. It is an excellent opportunity for participants to entertain clients, network with peers, and brand their companies as industry leaders. The awards ceremony will also recognize the visionary leaders, industry partners, and dynamic individuals who push boundaries, pioneer new frontiers and inspire others by their ability to create programs and success in driving development in Africa. Event Date: June 26, 2018

2018 ATIGS SPEAKERS FORM

If you are interested in speaking at any co-located events, please fill out the Speakers Form.

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CONTACT US

North America
Global Attain Advancement, LLC
PO Box 18087 Austin, Texas, 78760
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ATIGS 2018 Official Trade Partner & Global Representative
Trustrade Consulting Group, SARL
West-Africa
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