ATIGS 2018 is ideally positioned between two large events to offer more benefits to ATIGS delegates as world-class business leaders, investors, and major press will already be in Washington, D.C.

Within the same period that ATIGS 2018 will be taking place in Washington DC, USA, there are two other international business and investments events that is expected to attract over 15,000 participants which means organizations that will make it to ATIGS 2018 can easily use one stone to hit three birds in terms of networking, deal-making, strategic partnerships, B2B, G2B, G2G meetings and much more.

The 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit – scheduled to be held on June 20-22, 2018 in Washington D.C, is the highest-profile event dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States and hosted over 1,200 global business investors and over 3,000 participants from 64 foreign markets in 2017 with larger participants expected in 2018.

ATIGS delegates will benefit from networking with world business leaders, world-class investors, & media as they will be in town for the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit.

The 2018 Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit – scheduled on June 24 to 26, 2018 at the World Trade Center Washington, D.C, is a prestigious biennial business conference and exhibition designed to promote and facilitate international trade between Americas, Asia, Caribbean, EU, UAE, with Africa, and facilitate foreign direct investment in Africa.

Expecting over 2,000 delegates from 70+ countries ATIGS 2018 is dedicated for businesses to expand into new markets, and will bring together government delegations, high-profile African leaders, project developers and international investors.

The 27th World Gas Conference is largest global natural gas conference and exhibition covering the full spectrum of the industry, scheduled to be held on June 25-29, 2018 in Washington, D.C bringing over 12,000 delegates, presented by the International Gas Union (IGU) founded in 1931.

ATIGS delegates in the Oil & Gas industry will benefit from networking with world leaders in the industry as they will be in town for World Gas Conference.

ATIGS Awards Ceremony & Cultural Evening on Tuesday June 26, 2018.

A Celebration and dinner to honor trade promotional organizations and investment promotional agencies from various African regions, recognizing the visionary leaders, industry partners, and dynamic individuals driving development in Africa.

Click Here For Awards Nomination

ATIGS Business Matchmaking

June 25 and 26, 2018 | World Trade Center – Ronald Reagan Building | Open to All Participants
Connect with relevant participants via Jublia for private networking opportunities by scheduling 1-1 meetings.
Meet with Exhibitors at their booths | Meet with non-Exhibitors at a number of designated tables

Africa-China Economic Forum (ACEF)

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | | Economic dialogue to promote job creating investments and business transactions between Africa and China. Hosted as Part of ATIGS 2018

UAE-Africa Business Forum (UABF)

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | |High-level business conversations UAE-Africa business relations, deal making, and collaboration on major business projects. Hosted as Part of ATIGS 2018

The US-Africa Manufacturing Forum (UAMLF)

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | | A Business to Business forum to reach new markets, forge new connections and to secure new partners. Hosted as Part of ATIGS 2018

EU-Africa International Business Congress (EAIBC)

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | | Interactive conversations on a wide spectrum of business topics on the EU-Africa business relations for potential growth and development. Hosted as Part of ATIGS 2018

LAC-Africa Business Forum 

Latin America, Caribbean, Africa
Organized by Merging Mundos

Africa FDI Shark Tank

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | Project developers pitch their projects privately for 20 minutes to investors (sharks)
Presenters: – Only bankable projects will be accepted. Please send your project details (project type, sector, project stage, project niche, and Incentive) to [email protected]
Investors: If you are interested to join the sharks, please email [email protected] with details about your investment firm and sectors of interests.

Explore Ethiopian (Pending)

Organized by Safe March Event and Marketing Management PLC.

Ghana Forum (Pending)

Organized by Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC)

East Africa Digital Health Investment Forum

Organized by East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC)

Africa Tech Summit Washington D.C (Pending)

Organized by AppsAfrica

Algeria Forum (Pending)

Organized by US-Algeria Business Council

Africa FDI Academy

Organized by Africa Worldwide Alliance Partnerships (AfriWAPA)

Africa International Trade Academy

Organized by Africa Worldwide Alliance Partnerships (AfriWAPA)

ATIGS Closing Networking Reception

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | Free and Open to All Participants | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Interested in hosting a side-event around the margin of ATIGS 2018?
Your side-event event can be a reception, seminar, banquet, workshop, forum, or tour!
Please contact
[email protected]

Post ATIGS Optional Sightseeing Tours

Groups attending ATIGS and interested in going on tours are welcome to plan their group tours.

World Trade Center Washington D.C TourJune 25 and 26, 2018
The Center of Influence, the premier venue for hosting influential conferences and events. The Office for Trade Promotion (OTP) is housed under the World Trade Center Washington D.C and broaden the base of U.S. exporters.

Explore the National Mall and Memorial ParksJune 27, 2018
Washington Monument, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and Korean War Veterans Memorial

Visit the Iconic Sites of the National MallJune 27, 2018
African American Civil War Memorial, American Veterans Disabled for Life, Ford’s Theater National Historic Site and the House Where Lincoln Died, George Mason Memorial, John Ericsson Memorial, Old Post Office Tower, Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site and Park, and National World War I Memorial

National Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum June 27 & 28, 2018
Please contact [email protected] or the Office of the Chief Communications Officer at 571-272-8400 at least two weeks ahead ATIGS to schedule a tour.

Embassies Tour June 27, 28, & 29, 2018
With more than 175 embassies, ambassadors’ residences and foreign cultural centers in the nation’s capital, your group can organize an embassy tour to a selected number of embassies.

For more information, visit:
Send us your group tour if you want other ATIGS delegates to join. Email us at [email protected]



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
[email protected]

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