THE AFRICA SUB-SAHARA EVENT WILL FEATURE THE GATHERING OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS AND INVESTMENT LEADERS WHO WILL SHARE KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE WITH THE PARTICIPATING DELEGATES.

The Sub-Sahara Africa event produced by Berkeley Middle East is the pioneer platform for Africa Specialists, who are involved in regional business or who have planned to start endeavours there. It is all about exchange of experiences, achievements and learning of latest trends and challenges. We bring together and involve CEO’s, Investors, Consultant, Advisors and government bodies in a unique communication environment that fosters candid, off-the-record exchanges among participants.

WHY TO ATTEND?

This will be the largest and most prestigious event in the region gathering and connecting senior investment professionals, industry leaders and top consultants & advisors, who are interested to start or to enlarge their already existing business in Sub-Sahara Africa. This will be the best platform for these executives to meet, discuss, exchange experiences and to make new plans for business development activities in this enormously rich & fruitful region, comprising almost 50 frontier market countries.

MEET:
global corporate experts from diverse industry and cultural landscapes

LISTEN:
from leading international business investors about their experiences within the corporate world and gain the latest market intelligence across industry

NETWORK & COLLABORATE:
face to face with your peers and make valuable connections across industry and the globe in both informal and business focused environments

SHARE:
your own industry experiences, expertise and know how during interactive panel discussions and Q&A sessions

ENGAGE:
investors across business and industry


WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Investors with a focus on Africa, CEO’s & Directors of enterprises with a running business in Sub-Sahara, or with plans to establish a new business locally. Consultants & advisors who are familiar with the peculiarity of these countries, who can contribute to the understanding of the way how the local business has to be tackled. Government & diplomatic bodies, who are interested to present & recommend their countries for future investments & expanding multinational enterprises.

HOW YOU BENEFIT

• Gain more insights. Through real case presentations and explorations, your assumptions are challenged and you gain new perspectives.
• Sustain actionable knowledge. Harness information you already have into workable action plans.
• Managing for value. Develop a keen understanding of how to locally manage the creation of value.
• Opportunity to get involved in various projects related to future Sub-Sahara ventures.
• Opportunity to meet & network with key officials & key business performers.
• Get appreciated by awards.


OPPORTUNITIES & RISKS FOR VENTURES IN AFRICA

Pros: 
• Enormous economical potential
• Rich of natural resources
• Growing population
• Future development of a large consumer class
• Rapidly growing trade & consumer sectors
• Strong diversification of the economies
• Expected to become a major economic force in future

Cons: 
• Political Inability
• Corruption
• Underdeveloped infrastructures
• Lack of governance
• Safety issues
• Health issues
• Still widespread poverty today

FOREIGN INVESTORS PRIORITIES

Infrastructure: Rails, Roads, Bridges, Dams, Ports, Airports, Electricity, Water Supply, ITC, Warehouses, Logistics.

Commodities / Mining: Oil, Gas, Uranium, Coal, Diamonds, Platinum, Gold, Silver, Copper, Nickel, Tin, Lead, Zinc, Bauxite, Chromium, Cobalt, Manganese, numerous Gems

Healthcare / Pharma: Hospitals, Medical Technology, Drug Production, Nursing & Therapies Services, Emergency & Ambulance Services

Hospitality / Tourism: Hotels, Holiday Resorts, Gastronomy, Cultural & Sport Events

Agriculture / Forestry / Consumer Goods: Farms, Agro-Technology, Timbers, Food Production & Supply, Life Cattle, Diaries

Financial Services:


AGENDA

Coming soon


AWARDS

ABOUT THE INVESTMENT CONFERENCE AWARDS:

We acknowledge the dynamic individual’s who has made outstanding contribution to nation as well as to business community over the past year. We seek to appreciate the invaluable individuals who work in such high-pressure positions and deliver the best value, and make it prominent how you give benefit of your enterprise. To assist us in our search for the top minds, we invite you to make your voice heard via a nomination, so we can showcase those who strive to promote the growth and deserve to be commended.


SPONSORS


EVENT ORGANIZED BY


INDUSTRIES

• AGRICULTURE & FOOD INDUSTRY
• HEALTHCARE, MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
• CONSTRUCTION & MATERIAL INDUSTRY
• INSURANCE INDUSTRY

• ENERGY INDUSTRY
• HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY
• ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
• AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY


EXECUTIVE TEAM

An Executive Management Team consists of high ranking employees that work together to manage the Berkeley Middle East Investors Club. These individuals oversee the operations of the organization to ensure efficiency. Executive Management is vital to the functioning because the Management Team implements the strategy, sets company goals, and oversees the general success of the Club.


PARTNERS

We partner with a number of institutions to ensure we provide the best solutions and services to investors. Our unique platform and services complemented by our expert local and global partners. Our in-kind partners support our communications and efforts, and help us spread the word about the work we do both locally and globally.


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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

This is your chance to get your brand noticed, enhance your company image, increase your network and, of course, grow your business at this unique conference. The benefit will be getting the great promotions and receiving some free tickets to the conference as part of the deal. We will have an excellent range of sponsorship opportunities available. If you are interested in discussing specific sponsorship opportunities, get in contact with us.