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December 2018

The World in Transition – Africa on the Move. Energy Forum 2018

6. December 2018 @ 9:00 - 18:00
TechnologieZentrum, Konferenzetage, Gostritzer Str. 63
Dresden, 01217 Germany
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At the 14th Energy Forum, as in previous years, this forum will be presenting numerous interesting contributions from representatives of well-known companies in the energy sector, the Agency for Economic Affairs and Development in Berlin, the Technical University of Dresden and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development on opportunity of successful market entry in Africa - the fastest growing continent in the world.  The official speech will be given by the Tanzanian Ambassador in Berlin, Dr. Abdallah Saleh…

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Cold Value Chain & Warehousing in Nigeria

11. December 2018 - 12. December 2018
Federal Palace Hotel, 6-8 Ahmadu Bello Way,Victoria Island
Lagos, Nigeria
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In the context of Africa, a collapsing of borders, artificial or real, into one seamless geographic mass of peoples, that is currently being pursued with the advent of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), gives further impetus to the need to get Nigeria, the other ECOWAS Member States, and the African continent bloc to take a closer look at the logistical arrangements that will make this lofty goal a reality. West Atlantic Cold-Chain and Commodities Ltd.,  has designed the…

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January 2019

The boot Düsseldorf. The World’s Largest Water Sports Fair.

January 19 @ 10:00 - January 27 @ 18:00
Trade Fair Dusseldorf, Stockumer Kirchstraße
Düsseldorf, North Rhein Westfalia 40474 Germany
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The boot Düsseldorf, next January the world’s largest water sports fair will celebrate its 50th anniversary. The boot fair will present its premieres, maritime products and services in Düsseldorf and provide an overview of the entire world market for yachting and water sports with their depth and breadth of range. The fair offers all boat enthusiasts and water sports enthusiasts individual advice and information. In addition, boats, yachts and accessories can be inspected and directly tested for holiday suitability. In addition,…

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Learning Journey to Silicon Savannah, Nairobi

January 28 - January 31
Nairobi, Kenya

After the success of the program earlier this year, our partner ECOTEC Organizes another exciting program this September “Learning journey to Silicon Savannah, Nairobi” Get to know an economically booming Africa. Silicon Savannah, where a huge demand meets a newly networked society. Digital Africa as a starting point for new contacts and future cooperation. We in Europe have not recognized this side of Africa yet – This Learning Journey will change that. A few of us are aware of the…

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February 2019

3. German African Business Summit (GABS)

February 11 - February 13

The German African Business Summit (GABS) is Germany’s signature business event in Africa. At the GABS, top business and government leaders from Germany and Sub-Saharan Africa meet every two years in Africa to discuss and promote economic relations between Europe’s largest economy and the fastest-growing region in the world. The GABS is organized by the Sub-Saharan Africa Initiative of German Business (SAFRI) and chaired by the SAFRI Chairman, Prof. Dr. Heinz-Walter Große, Chairman of the Board of B. Braun Melsungen…

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Sub-Saharan Africa Networking Event in Reutlingen.

February 20 @ 17:00 - 19:00
IHK Reutlingen, Alteburgstr. 19,
Reutlingen, 72762 Germany
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How do German companies plan their market entry on the African continent? Some of the markets in Africa are growing strongly, which proves that Africa's economy is experiencing a rapid change. This is event will shed light on how German companies can shape their market entry on the continent and what strategy can be used to secure long-term success? On 20 February 2019 Marc Zander africon GmbH CEO will be the sole note speaker to share some of his experience…

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March 2019

africon is Organizing a Delegation Trip to Energy Storage Europe

March 12 @ 9:00 - March 14 @ 18:00
Messe Düsseldorf NRW Deutschland + Google Map

One of the world’s leading trade fair companies, Messe Düsseldorf, welcomes you to the ENERGY STORAGE EUROPE, the ideal place to find out everything about storage technology. With a strong focus on East Africa,africon GmbH is inviting delegates from East Africa to attend the trade fair and conference and play an active part in panel discussions and B2B-meetings.   This cutting edge experience in storage technology is an ideal framework for expanding your network. We will offer:Exclusive site visits to…

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ProWein – 2019. The world’s leading trade fair for wines and spirits.

March 17 @ 9:00 - March 19 @ 18:00
Trade Fair Dusseldorf, Stockumer Kirchstraße
Düsseldorf, North Rhein Westfalia 40474 Germany
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ProWein is the world’s leading trade fair for wines and spirits, the largest industry meeting for professionals from viticulture, production, trade to gastronomy. Every year ProWein provides three days of concentrated business and a highly promising ancillary programme. For 25 years, ProWein proves to be the No. 1 event for the industry.  Its success is based on a unique visitor concept that guarantee business interactions and unbeatably wide range of products and services.More than 6,500 exhibitors from over 60 countries and all relevant wine-growing regions of the world…

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BVMW to organise EU-Africa conference in Brussels

March 20 @ 9:00 - March 21 @ 12:00
European Entrepreneurs CEA-PME, Avenue de la Renaissance 1,
Brussel, 10000 Belgium
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Since last year africon is the official partner for the BVMW in selected African countries and has the pleasure to invite SME Companies and business friends to a EU-Africa business conference in Brussels on the 21st of March. This high-level international event will explore the space of business-based cooperation and networking between the SMEs of the two continents, with the goal of tackling local challenges in African countries. It is expected that more than 200 people will attend. You can register…

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africon presents at the CLEPA Aftermarket Forum 2019 in Brussels

March 27 @ 9:00 - March 28 @ 17:00
Steigenberger Wiltcher’s Hotel, 71 Avenue Louise
Brussel, 1050 Belgium
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The European Association of Automotive Supplier CLEPA is celebrating this year its 60th anniversary and holding its 10th Aftermarket Conference in Brussel on March 27th and 28th. The conference will be highlighted by the top invited speakers from the industry, European institutions and service providers to share their insights on the latest trends in Aftermarket and Mobility platforms.Africon GmbH will participate in the conference and present market insights on the african automotive market and market entry strategy to an audience…

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April 2019

Dynamic markets from Cape Town to Cairo

April 3 @ 10:00 - 12:30
Messe Hannover, Messegelände,
Hannover, 30521 Germany
africon consulting

Africa is a continent with many challenges and great opportunities at the same time. Its 54 countries are very heterogeneous and must therefore be viewed in a differentiated way. The Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK), together with the Hanover Chamber of Industry and Commerce, are hosting an event dedicated entirely to this exciting region of the future. The managing directors of the German foreign chambers of commerce on the African continent will report first-hand on the…

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May 2019

Meet africon in the IFFA trade fair – The No. 1 for the meat industry.

May 4 @ 10:00 - May 9 @ 17:00
Messe Frankfurt, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
Frankfurt am main, Hessen 60327 Germany
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Erik - IFFA

IFFA – The No. 1 for the meat industry – opens its doors again this May. As the sector’s foremost innovation platform, IFFA will once again bring together all players from the industry, retail trade and butcher's trade in Frankfurt am Main. With a rising middle class and growing population, meat consumption in Africa is on the rise. This opens up opportunities for companies engaged in its value chain. Our senior consultant Mr. Erik Deitersen is ready to discuss such…

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June 2019

METEC. International Metallurgical trade fair with congress

June 25 @ 9:00 - June 29 @ 18:00
Trade Fair Dusseldorf, Stockumer Kirchstraße
Düsseldorf, North Rhein Westfalia 40474 Germany
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Metec Trade Fair

It is a unique concept – and it provides unique contacts: The international trade fair quartet GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST is THE platform for meetings and business. International buyers, users, experts and decision makers from the metallurgy, steel casting and steel production, heat technology and foundry industries meet here at four events, at the same time and at the same place.Numerous seminars and symposiums, special exhibits and technology forums as well as international congresses and lecture series are a magnet…

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The METEC workshop. First sub-Saharan Africa Workshop organised by africon and its partners

June 26 @ 9:00 - 15:00
Messe Düsseldorf NRW Deutschland + Google Map
METEC Workshop by africon

The METEC workshop will take place for the first time this June during the METEC tradefair in Dusseldorf. Initiated and organized by africon GmbH in close cooperation with Messe Düsseldorf and "The Mechanical Engineering Industry Association" in Germany (VDMA), this workshop will focus on the challenges and opportunities of the African metallurgy market. Speakers from a variety of African and European countries and companies will be invited to hold presentations and participate in panel discussions thus giving the international audience an excellent insight into…

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July 2019

Africa Forum Bavaria 2019

July 25 @ 8:00 - 17:00

The 54 countries on the African continent offer a great but often untapped potential for the Bavarian economy. Together with Messe München, the nine Bavarian Chambers of Commerce and Industry invite as hosts of this year's Africa Forum Bavaria, the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Land Development and Energy and the EZ-Scout of the Bavarian IHK Bavaria, to discuss the business potential and challenges for Bavarian SMEs in Eastern Germany. Read more here   

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