Category Archives: Events

The 4th Edition of Africa’s Largest Artificial Intelligence Trade Expo & Conference

The 4th Edition of Africa’s Largest Artificial Intelligence Trade Expo & Conference, AI Expo Africa, kicks off 7th September and will run as a 3 day ONLINE live event followed by 30 day On-demand show.  Event organiser AI Media Group have seen record breaking interest from over 9000+ delegates from 73 countries this year all […]

A Burgeoning Energy Sector: African Energy Week in Cape Town Committed to Promoting Investment in Zimbabwe

During a working visit to Zimbabwe, African Energy Chamber Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk met with H.E. President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa to discuss extensive investment opportunities across the country’s renewable, natural gas and mining sectors.   Committed to driving attendance at the upcoming African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 interactive conference and exhibition taking place in Cape […]

Ghana Emphasizes the Value of an Enabling Environment and the Role of Natural Gas at African Energy Week 2021 Pavilion

Hosted at African Energy Week 2021, the Ghana pavilion will drive a discussion on the value of Liquified Natural Gas as a power generation solution. The African Energy Chamber (AEC) is proud to announce that Ghana will be hosting a pavilion at African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 taking place in Cape Town on the 9th-12th […]

Annual Investment Meeting Successfully Concluded AIM AFRICA Digital Edition

The event witnessed the participation of 101 expert speakers, 2092 participants from 99 countries, with 41 countries from Africa and over 47 global exhibitors. The Annual Investment Meeting successfully concluded AIM AFRICA Digital Edition which took place from the 29th – 30th of June 2021 via Events10x platform under the theme “Africa Unlocked: Innovation and […]

An Oil and Gas Drive for Cape Town and Multi-Sectoral Growth

Taking place in Cape Town, African Energy Week 2021 ensures Africa-focused events benefit African tourism and associated sectors. African concerts, sporting events, and even oil and gas events are beginning to take shape in 2021 after a significant period of inactivity due to COVID-19 restrictions. African cities including Cape Town in South Africa and Dakar […]

Unlocking Sustainable Investment in AFRICA through AIM-AFRICA

AIM AFRICA will be a powerful impetus in strengthening AFRICA’s economic stability, sustainability, and growth. The African continent has immense untapped economic potential that presents innumerable opportunities for investors. The continent is also emerging as one of the preferred destinations for investments. According to data released in 2020 by the United Nations Population Division, 56.2% […]

AVEVA’s Fourth Global Digital Conference to Focus on Operational Agility, Resiliency and Innovation and Introduce PI System

June 2021 Virtual Event Offers First-Hand Opportunity for Industrial Enterprise Leaders to Discover How Digital Transformation Will Accelerate Business Growth in an Ever-Changing Operating Environment.  AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, driving digital transformation and sustainability, will host its fourth AVEVA World Digital (AWD) conference on the 17th of June 2021. Aimed at leaders […]

Digital Solutions Sought to Accelerate Inclusive Economic Growth for Businesses in the Township Economy

The COVID-19 crisis and accompanying national lockdown had a dramatic effect on all businesses, but those operating in the township economy were hardest hit, with 67% being unable to operate at all under stricter lockdown levels and 75% reporting a reduction in their sales[i]. Now, with the rollout of the vaccine putting South Africa on […]

The First Virtual Edition of Agropack Expo

Agro-Pack Expo the international exhibition of the agri-food and packaging industry will be held from 27th to 30th of September 2021 in the new exhibition center « Abdellatif Rahel » C.I.C of Algiers; the first in Algeria, an economic Hybrid event through the two versions, physical and virtual, a meeting point between professionals and agri-food […]

A challenging, risk driven environment awaits us

As many parts of the world deal with the Third Wave of Covid-19 infections, there are growing concerns that South Africa may face harsher lockdown measures in the future as the country ramps up its vaccine roll out program. This will have a telling impact on society and will only accelerate the reliance on ecommerce […]

Africa as a magnet for investors | Africa Tech Week 2021

The much anticipated Africa Tech Week summit took place on the 5th and 6th of May. Joined by phenomenal speakers and acclaimed sponsors, the event took off to new heights. In a panel discussion by Marian Croak, vice president of engineering at Google, and Lindiwe Matali founder and CEO of Africa Teen Geeks, the importance […]

AI Expo Africa, Wesgro, and Zindi launch the Deepfake Africa Challenge

AI Expo Africa, Wesgro, and Zindi launch the Deepfake Africa Challenge AI Expo Africa, in partnership with Wesgro Film and Media Promotion and African Data Science competition platform Zindi, has launched the Deepfake Africa Challenge in a bid to raise awareness about deepfake media, tools and ethics on the African continent. Deepfakes have been prominent in the news in the […]

The Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA) launches the inaugural Legatum Foundry Fellowship for entrepreneurs in Africa

Fellowship applications open on May 3, 2021 for entrepreneurs working and living in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal. The Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship at MIT has launched the Foundry Fellowship, a first-of-its-kind leadership program for accomplished entrepreneurs who are considering their role in shaping the future of the African innovation ecosystems in […]

African Energy Chamber calls for more US-Africa Energy investments with series about unjustified risk perceptions on Africa

Following President Biden’s Interim National Security Strategic Guidance signalling for continued growth in partnerships with African economies, at the African Energy Chamber (“AEC”), we believe it is vital to engage U.S. companies and investors to counter the often-wrong preconceptions about investing in the continent, as Africa has some of the fastest-growing economies globally and possesses […]

Post-Covid recovery depends on a positive SME mindset

#StandardBankSMESummit  With more than 90% of South African SME’s having experienced revenue drops since April 2020 and with many businesses being left vulnerable, the need to support and boost South Africa’s SME sector which currently provides formal jobs for 28% of the population must be prioritised.  This support is not just financial, but psychological as […]

Enlit Africa to return in June with focus on 5Ds as industry prepares for energy transition

Longstanding energy platform gathers all role players to discuss and do deals Enlit Africa will kickstart its return on 8 June with a visionary discussion on the “5Ds of the energy transition”, namely: decarbonisation, decentralisation, democratisation, digitalisation and deregulation. The opening session will feature local and global experts unpacking how the evolution of the power and […]

Canadian Awards 2021 are more than just olive oil participation trophies

A solid awards strategy can help you build credibility through third-party validation that will make your olive oil brand stand out to target audiences. CIOOC speaks for the quality of the olive oils and their position in the market, and also about the overall performance of a brand in the market.  Montreal– April 16, 2021 […]

Creative Africa Nexus Presents a Digital Event: World IP Day 2021 – Harnessing African Creative Intellectual Property

If the creative industry of Africa was a car, intellectual property would be its fuel. The Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX), a programme put in place by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to support Africa’s creative and cultural industries, announces a series of virtual forums in the lead-up to the Intra-African Trade Fair 2021 (IATF2021) taking […]

Demand surges for 4IR tech as 4,600 register for Africa’s largest AI trade event

AI Expo Africa — the continent’s largest annual gathering of buyers and suppliers of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) smart technologies — is set to have its biggest edition this year as 4 600 delegates and several international and local sponsors have already registered to attend the trade show […]

African Brand Architects Shines Spotlight On Africa Innovation At Influential Rotary Africa Centennial Celebration

Pan-African communications and marketing agency headlines Rotary Africa Centennial event to shine a spotlight on African excellence globally Luminaries such as Bill Gates, Dr Nkosana Moyo and Gcina Mhlophe to address influential Rotary Africa Centennial Celebration Change makers and thought leaders from across Africa will converge virtually this month as Rotary Africa celebrates 100 years […]

Accelerating South Africa! Ayo Technology Solutions Partners With The Sa Innovation Summit To Scale Africa

A great leader once said, ‘What is important is that we make sure to work together, that we understand our strength comes from unity and not division.’ Now more than ever, we all understand the need to foster the spirit of collaboration in the way we do business.  With that in mind, AYO Technology Solutions (AYO), in partnership with the SA Innovation Summit is proud to announce the first […]