The 2018 Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS), is scheduled on June 24 to 26, 2018 at the World Trade Center Washington D.C, under the main theme “Driving Trade, Unleashing Investment and Enhancing Economic Development: the Gateway to African Markets”. ATIGS is a prestigious biennial business conference and exhibition designed specifically to promote and facilitate international trade between Americas, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, UAE, with Africa; to facilitate foreign direct investment in Africa, and to provide a platform for businesses to expand into new markets.
ATIGS 2018 edition will gather key economic players from more than 70 countries including government delegations, high-profile African business leaders, project developers and international investors.The event will cover 16 economic sectors, particularly manufacturing, agribusiness, power, construction, transportation, IT, health, fintech, tourism, telecoms, and natural resources sectors. ATIGS has a well-structured format for facilitating direct peer engagement, for more advanced deal-making, co-investments, strategic partnerships, and business networking.
The 3-days event will provide a unique platform to gain strategic knowledge about local investment opportunities and business networking. High-level speakers, exhibitors and global investors and deal-making will top the agenda at ATIGS 2018, covering 16 economic sectors, particularly manufacturing, agribusiness, power, construction, infrastructure, transportation, IT, tourism, telecoms, health, fintech, and natural resources sectors. High-potential projects in Africa will be presented to international investors. Featured agenda items will include projects showcase, deal marketplace, exhibition, country presentations, and among others. The ATIGS 2018 will bring together key policymakers, African Ministers, Ambassadors and senior government representatives in various intergovernmental bodies.