THE Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, is among global executives and business leaders that will address participants at the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit 2018 slated for June 24 to 26, at the World Trade Centre – Ronald Reagan Building, Washington D.C.,United States.
The summit is a prestigious biennial business conference and exhibition designed specifically to promote international trade in Africa; to facilitate foreign direct investment in Africa, and to provide a platform for businesses to expand into new markets.
The event has a well-structured format for facilitating direct peer engagement, for more advanced deal-making, showcasing fundable companies, co-investments and financing engagements, strategic partnerships, and business networking.
Apart from Enelamah, other Nigerians confirmed as speakers are Deputy Senate President Ike Ekwerenmadu and former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. They will join other executives from Africa, US, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Asia, Caribbean, and Europe.
A statement by its organisers, Global Attain Advancement (GAA) Exhibitions & Conferences and ATIGS Group said global participating investment and development companies include Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), Loukil Group and Kuwait Fund.
Others are Devex, OPEC Fund for International Development, Qatar Mining, US. Agency for International Development (USAID), Centum Investment, AEPA International Inc, IFC, and Bosch.
GAA Exhibitions & Conferences focuses on high quality events and exhibitions for global business, trade and investment facilitation + G2G capacity building.
GAA develop and own trade programmes, workshops, exhibitions, and networking specific to help companies develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote brands, and expand markets.
On the other hand, Africa Trade & Investment Global Services (ATIGS) Group, Inc. is a trade promotion, project facilitation and development company that connects African businesses to world-class investors, buyers, and strategic partners.