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Winning Business in African Markets


Winning Business in African Markets
23 March 2017
09:30 - 17:00

Africa is increasingly proving a real opportunity for British Businesses. Over the past year many West Midlands businesses have secured export orders there and it has vast potential…


  • Six out of ten of the World’s fastest growing economies are African
  • In the next 40 years half of the world’s population increase will come from Africa
  • Africa’s consumer facing industries are expected to grow by more than £260 billion by 2020

Meet the experts:
Meet with market specialists in a series of roundtable discussions to learn about export opportunities in the
following 6 dynamic markets. Our specialist International Trade Advisers will also be available to offer export
guidance and advice.

Nigeria
James Houston, UK Chairman, Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce

Ghana
Tony Burkland, CEO, British Chamber of Commerce, Ghana

Egypt
Iman al Sherif and Karin van Wesep, Egyptian British Chamber of Commerce

Morocco
Karim Benhaddou, Deputy General Manager, British Chamber of Commerce for Morocco

Kenya
Farida Abbas, CEO, British Chamber of Commerce, Kenya

Uganda
Willy Mutenza, Chair, Uganda UK Convention


Programme:

09:00-09:30 Registration
09:30-09:40 Welcome and introduction: Mark Sankey, Head of International Trade Team, Birmingham
09:40-10:40 6 minute market appetisers from our 6 market specialists & Q & A
10:40-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-13:00 Round table market discussions market specialists above and pre-booked 1:1s with Gerti Willis,
Culture and Communications Adviser and Anne Locket from UK Export Finance
13:00-14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00-15:00 Round table market discussions market specialists above and pre-booked 1:1s with Gerti Willis,
Culture and Communications Adviser and Anne Locket from UK Export Finance
15:00 Event ends

Detail

Date:
23 March 2017

Time:
09:30 - 17:00

Venue

GTG Training Academy

Bearing Drive
Wolverhampton
WV11 3SZ



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