Image Credit: Africa Business Forum
Image Credit: Africa Business Forum

The Africa Business Forum has become one of the most important bi-annual gatherings in Africa and the Middle East, presents an invaluable opportunity for investors to connect with clients from across industries and from around the world. An opportunity to maximize market share by building connections with African customers and partners.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the second time will host the 5th annual edition of the Africa Business Forum on March 1st, 2017 at Sheraton Hotel, under the Patronage of Sheikh Mohammed Al Amoudi, one of the largest investors in Africa.

The conference will host distinguished panelists and speakers, including ambassadors, high government officials, business leaders, investors and CEOs.

Prior to the conference, the Africa Business Forum B2B Investment Meeting will be held on the January 25th, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Center Tower, to welcome potential investors to Africa.

The conference will gather different keynote speakers and conference panelists including; Fitsum Arega – Director General of the Ethiopian Investment Commission, Johnny Muteba – CEO, Pan African Chamber of Commerce, Craig Bridgman – Executive Chairman of East Africa Oil Field Services, Seyoum Bereded – CEO Consopia Consulting Services and President of the ICT Association of Ethiopia, Mr Dahir Hussein – Finance Director for Ericsson Telecommunications East Africa to mention a few.

Some of the panelist at the 4th annual Africa Business Forum that took place last year on June 1st, 2016. Photo Credit: Africa Business Forum
Some of the panelist at the 4th annual Africa Business Forum that took place last year on June 1st, 2016. Photo Credit: Africa Business Forum

The panel topics at the forum will represent areas of Finance & Capital Investment, ICT, Agriculture & Mining, Power & Energy, Consumer Goods & General Trade, Logistics & Aviation, Infrastructure, Tourism, Hospitality & Real Estate, Manufacturing and all related industries.

“The 5th Africa Business Forum in Ethiopia is an incredible convening center for global stakeholders and an opportunity to share perspectives on the issues facing global business and beyond,” Rashed Ahmed, Founder and Chairman of Africa Business Forum, said in a press statement.