Africa Business Forum Holds in Ethiopia



THE 5th edition of the Africa Business Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, will be held for the second time in Ethiopia on March 1, under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed Al Amoudi, one of the largest investors in Africa, Forbes ranked billionaire and Ethiopia’s biggest employer. Prior to the conference, the B2B investment meeting will be held on the January 25, at the Dubai World Trade Center Tower, to welcome potential investors to Africa.

Since its creation in 2014, the Africa Business Forum has become one of the most important bi-annual gatherings in Africa and the Middle East. Africa Business Forum 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. The conference will host distinguished panelists and speakers, including ambassadors, high government officials, business leaders, investors and chief executive officers, CEOs. Keynote speakers and conference panelists include: Fitsum Arega, director general of the Ethiopian Investment Commission, Belachew Fikre, deputy commissioner, Ethiopian Investment Commission, Yohannes Tilahun, former CEO to General Electric (Ethiopia) and Adviser to the commissioner at Ethiopian Investment Commission; and Zemedeneh Negatu, country managing partner for EY (Ernest and  Young) Ethiopia, and among “The Top 15 CEOs of Africa to watch in 2015ˮ by the London-based African Business magazine among others.

“We are very excited about the level of enthusiasm we have received from speakers, sponsors and attendees for this unique conference,” said Rashed Ahmed, founder and chairman of Africa Business Forum. “We look forward to bringing together the many business leaders and offering international companies considerable opportunities to enter and become successful in one of the fastest growing economies in the world. The 5th Africa Business Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is an incredible convening center for global stakeholders and an opportunity to share perspectives on the issues facing global business and beyond.” said Rashed Ahmed.

The panel topics at the 5th Africa Business Forum represent the areas of Finance and Capital Investment, ICT, Agriculture and Mining, Power and Energy, Consumer Goods and General Trade, Logistics and Aviation, Infrastructure, Tourism, Hospitality and Real Estate, Manufacturing and all related industries.

—  Jan 9, 2017 @ 16:45 GMT



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