Africa Investment Forum 2011

“Accelerating East African Investment and Accessing a Market of a Billion People”

The 2011 Forum will focus on the theme “Accelerating African investment”, linking Tanzania, the East African Community, Africa and the World. The Forum provides a platform to bring investors and projects together to showcase new opportunities, enhance African trade and investment, and to build new business partnerships. The focus will be on promoting linkages between African economic clusters as a means to attract new investment.

 

A special feature of the Forum will be the large scale participation of African investment promotion agencies, which will showcase projects to international investment banks and financial institutions. The Forum also includes a Project Journal to be distributed to interested parties.
 

The Forum will feature specific discussion on key topics including:

  • Investment Flows Post Global Financial Crisis
  • Promoting “Green Growth” and Sustainable Development
  • Strengthening Infrastructure
  • Supporting SME Growth

 

Why Attend?

  • The networking opportunity of the year
  • Investment opportunity leading to an increase in business
  • Focus on emerging market trends in Africa and the Commonwealth

Who will be there

  • Chairmen, Board Members, CEOs, MDs, CFOs of leading global companies
  • Heads of Government and Ministers
  • High level representatives of multinational agencies
  • Thought Leaders

Project Journal

  • The AIF 2010 Journal featured over 250 projects from 7 African Countries
  • The Total Value of the Project book was estimated to be over $1 Billion
  • CBC arranged over 100 one-to-one business meetings between project holders and potential investors and partners and at AIF 2010

 

Ishmael Yamson, Chair, Standard Chartered Ghana; Pascal Dozie, Chair, CBC; Hon. Hage Geingob, Minister of Trade and Industry, Namibia; HE Faure Gnassingbe, President, Togo; Aigboje Aig‐Imoukhuede, Group Managing Director, Access Bank; HE John Atta Mills, President, Ghana; Dr. Ngozi Okonjo‐Iweala, Managing Director, World Bank; HE Hifikepunye Pohamba, President, Namibia; Mohan Kaul, Director General, CBC; Hon. Felix Mutati, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Zambia

Ishmael Yamson, Chair, Standard Chartered Ghana; Pascal Dozie, Chair, CBC; Hon. Hage Geingob, Minister of Trade and Industry, Namibia; HE Faure Gnassingbe, President, Togo; Aigboje Aig‐Imoukhuede, Group Managing Director, Access Bank; HE John Atta Mills, President, Ghana; Dr. Ngozi Okonjo‐Iweala, Managing Director, World Bank; HE Hifikepunye Pohamba, President, Namibia; Mohan Kaul, Director General, CBC; Hon. Felix Mutati, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Zambia

Confirmed Speakers Include:
Mr  Geoffrey  White

Director & Chief Executive Officer, Lonrho PLC

Mr  James   Gatera

Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director, Bank of Kigali

Dr  James   Mwangi

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Equity Bank Ltd (Kenya)

Mr  Murray  Grant

Partner, Actis LLP

Mr  Andy   Watt

Managing Director, Syngenta East Africa Ltd

Mr  Tom   Adlam

Managing Director, African Agricultural Capital

Mr  Ewan   Cameron

CEO, Lonrho Hotels

Mr  Eric-Vincent   Guichard

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, GRAVITAS Capital Advisors

Mr  Robin   Goetzsche

Chief Executive for East Africa, SAB Miller

Mr  Richard   Bell

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner, East Africa Capital Partners

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 Principal Sponsors
IPP Media
   
Vodacom Tanzania
   
 Forum Sponsors
Movenpick Royal Park Hotel
   
Air Uganda
   
Ecobank
   
Tanzania Investment Centre
   
Business Council for Africa
   
Equity Bank
   
Uganda Investment Authority
   
KCB Bank Group
   
Kenya Investment Authority
   
Trademark East Africa
   
Agence Burundaise de Promotion des Investissements
   
Trademark Southern Africa
   
Rwanda Development Board
   
Venture Capital for Africa
   
Singapore Business Federation
   
 Supporters
Bakhresa Group
   
Bank of Kigali
   
Nakumatt Holdings Ltd
   
Twiga Cement
   
Tanesco
   
Zantel

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