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 endeavors there. It is all about the exchange of experiences, achievements, and learning of the latest trends and challenges. We bring together and involve CEOs, Investors, Consultants, 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 the 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 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 the 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

09:00 AM – 09:30 AM
Registration
09:30 AM – 09:45 AM
Topic: “Welcome Note & Opening Remarks”
Speaker: Dr. Musa Shaikh
* Group CEO – Berkeley Middle East Holding,
* Royal Family Business Advisor
* Government Policy Advisor for Smart Country
09:45 AM – 10:00 AM
Topic: “To Be Announced”
Speaker: To Be Announced
10:00 AM – 10:10 AM
Topic: “To Be Announced”
Speaker: To Be Announced
10:10 AM – 10:20 AM
Topic: “Invest in Ghana”
Speaker: To Be Announced
* Consulate General of the Republic of Ghana
10:20 AM – 10:30 AM
Topic: “To Be Announced”
Speaker: To Be Announced
10:30 AM – 10:40 AM
Topic: “Invest in Rwanda”
Speaker: To Be Announced
* General Consulate of The Replublic of Rwanda
10:40 AM – 10:50 AM
Topic: “To Be Announced”
Speaker: To Be Announced
10:50 AM – 11:00 AM
Topic: “Corporate Education in Africa”
Speaker: Stefan Hofer
* Chairman – Berkeley Middle East Investors Club,
* Partner & International Business Relations – Berkeley Middle East Holding
11:00 AM – 11:10 AM
Coffee Break
11:10 AM – 11:20 AM
Topic: “To Be Announced”
Speaker: To Be Announced
11:20 AM – 11:30 AM
Topic: “To Be Announced”
Speaker: To Be Announced
11:30 AM – 11:40 AM
Topic: “Rephrase the world by educating people who make a difference in the world”
Speaker: Tamer Mitwally
* Partner – Berkeley Middle East Training
11:40 AM – 11:50 AM
Topic: “To Be Announced”
Speaker: To Be Announced
11:50 AM – 12:00 PM
Topic: “To Be Announced”
Speaker: To Be Announced
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM
Award Ceremony
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Prayer, Lunch & Networking Break
1:00 PM – 1:10 PM
Topic: “To Be Announced”
Speaker: To Be Announced
1:10 PM – 1:20 PM
Topic: “To Be Announced”
Speaker: To Be Announced
1:20 PM – 1:30 PM
Topic: “Shaping Strategies in constant changing world”
Speaker: Abdulla Aljunaibi
* Partner – Berkeley Middle East Consultants
1:30 PM – 1:40 PM
Topic: “To Be Announced”
Speaker: To Be Announced
1:40 PM – 1:50 PM
Topic: “To Be Announced”
Speaker: To Be Announced
1:50 PM – 2:00 PM
Topic: “A perspective to Settlement and naturalization”
Speaker: Celemet Yener
* Partner – Berkeley Middle East Immigration Division
2:00 PM – 2:10 PM
Topic: “To Be Announced”
Speaker: To Be Announced
2:10 PM – 2:20 PM
Topic: “To Be Announced”
Speaker: To Be Announced
2:20 PM
Topic: “Closing Remarks”
Speaker: Khulood Shaban
* Co-chair – Berkeley Middle East Investors Club,
* Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Berkeley Middle East Holding

AWARDS

We acknowledge the dynamic individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the nation as well as to the 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 the benefit to 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.


CONFERENCE SPONSOR


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 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.


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.


INDUSTRIES

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

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


EVENT ORGANIZED BY


INVESTMENT ADVISORY BOARD

Investment advisory board consists of high ranking experts that work together to coordinate Berkeley Middle East Investors Club, in order to ensure efficiency and fruit-ability and investment activity.


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