INVITATION: HAVE YOUR SAY ON ADDRESSING AFRICA’S INFRASTRUCTURAL CHALLENGES
Members are invited to register and attend the 6th Annual Infrastructure Africa Business Forum taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre on 21 – 22 August 2017. The Forum will bring together business to explore new trading opportunities; establish new business networks; develop and form partnerships, and also plan a way forward to address some of the continent’s infrastructural requirements. Five key sectors will be featured at the event, including Transport; Water; Energy; Health, and Finance.
Why attend the Infrastructure Africa Business Forum?
Africa boasts six of the world’s fastest growing economies. Democratic governance and the rule of law have been improved over the past five decades, enabling a platform for stable growth and prosperity in most parts of the continent. With a population exceeding 1bn people, Africa is well placed as an emerging market, keen for investment and growth. Among others, the Forum will provide a platform for informative and interactive sessions with prime movers and shakers of the Infrastructure sector. The forum also aims to enhance policy and regulatory frameworks to boost investor confidence in the infrastructure sector. Click here to find out more on the Forum and how to register.
- Facts and Figures: Travel and Tourism in Africa
According to the UNCTAD Economic Development in Africa 2017 report, since 1995 the African tourism sector has expanded significantly, with the number of international tourist arrivals to the continent doubling from 24 million in 1995 – 1998, to 48 million in 2005 – 2008. This has increased to 56 million in 2011 – 2014.
Read the latest Tourism Africa facts here