ABOUT GBR TRADE & INVESTMENTS SUMMITS

WHY TRADE & INVESTMENTS SUMMITS

Trade and Investment Summits hosted by the Global Business Roundtable are poised to address ways that businesses can drive Africa’s new economic era. GBR has hosted this Premier Global Event, the World Congress & Trade and Investment Summits focusing on Africa, Europe, Asia, Middle East and US for the past 7 years. The 8th World Congress and Exhibition will see more than 100 Countries from all Continents participating in the World Congress.

The platform is uniquely designed to bring all African countries and prominent business people from all sectors under a single roof for match-making opportunities with investors / partners / donors through the GBR Eagle Landing platform for a series of Intra-Africa and country hosted roundtable discussions on infrastructure, trade and investment projects.

The four-day summit will showcase Africa-Asia, Intra-Africa, Africa-Americas and Africa-Europe Trade. The morning plenaries are followed by Roundtables hosted by countries tabling their priority projects and status reports on each, private players roundtables from all over the world. Display booths and Eagle landing facilities will be open throughout the summit to allow networking and partnership pursuits.

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AFRICA | ASIA | EUROPE SUMMIT

Themed “The Asian Pacific as a Partner to Africa’s Development” the Trade Summit focuses primarily on “Valuable lessons for Africa from the Asian tigers”, which has representatives from Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Singapore governments, who share insights on how Asia went through its process of industrialisation and the current activities they are involved in.

European Delegates share their insights on Technology, the Financial Sector and an Economic Policies Outlook between USA, Europe and Africa with a focus on the importance of international trade and country to country relations.

Africa’s task is not only the accumulation of wealth, but for the recognition and preservation of the rights of man and the establishment of a truly free world for a free people, a world free economically, free socially and a spiritually free Africa.

INTRA AFRICA | AMERICAS

Africa-The awakening of a sleeping giant”, this Summit is geared to focus on “Africa as the last Economic Frontier” with an outlook on the future of the African continent, as highlighted that Africa is placed in prophecy to lead in many fronts supported by today’s statistics of Africa’s resources, and the setbacks experienced by Africa through Illicit Financial Flows and their impact on development in the continent.

The Summit also lookes into issues of funding development in the African continent with several funding institutions participating and highlighting the importance of self-assessment and review as African governments on issues of good governance.

The platform is designed to bring all African countries and global players under a single roof for match-making opportunities with investors / partners / donors through the GBR Eagle Landing platform for a series of Intra-Africa and country hosted roundtable discussions on Infrastructure, Trade & Investment Projects.

 

The summit showcase Africa-Asia, Intra-Africa, Africa-Americas and Africa-Europe Trade. The morning plenaries are followed by Roundtables hosted by countries tabling their priority projects and status reports on each, private players roundtables from all over the world. Display booths and Eagle landing facilities will be open throughout the summit to allow networking and partnership pursuits.

REASONS TO PARTICIPATE

  • Representatives and businesses from 100 member African countries are going to participate.
  • Representatives from Governments and Public Sectors institutes across 100 nations.
  • Representatives from industrial nations exhibiting their financial tools (public and private sectors), products and services.
  • Representatives from Development Finance institutions from around the Globe.
  • Minimum of 1000 delegates representing a variety of business opportunities from across the globe.
  • Sought after speakers from governments and the private sector.
  • SMME’s which drive most African- as well as Global Economies.
  • Facilitation of deal closures on the platform.
  • Business and government delegations from Africa, Asia, Middle East, North America and Europe in attendance.
  • Trade and Investment Agencies.
  • Chamber of Commerce and Business Organizations.
  • International and Regional Organizations.

DISCUSSIONS ON CROSS-BOUNDARY PROJECTS IN:

  • Infrastructure Development
  • Tourism
  • Energy
  • Mining
  • Financing
  • Asset Management
  • Agriculture
  • SMME Sector
  • Intellectual Property
  • Transportation
  • Climate Change
  • ICT
  • Health
  • Education
  • Services
  • Diaspora Engagement and Development

Enquiries

Exhibitions Enquiries
Cisca Adamson
cisca@globalbusinessroundtable.com

Congress Enquiries 
Thato Mashao
thato@globalbusinessroundtable.com

phone numbers

Delegate Contact
Josey Segoa
+27 11 242 8012

Speaker Contact
Tshego Mokgatle
+27 11 242 8004

office address

85 Central Road
Houghton Estate
Johannesburg
Gauteng
South Africa

Postal Address

P.O. Box 859
Melrose Arch
2079
South Africa