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Business Sweden arranges delegations and participates in events together with Swedish companies with focus on attractive business opportunities in southern Africa. Through these events, we support Swedish companies in extending their networks and growing their business in the region. 

Global Expo Botswana

Description: Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) will this year host its tenth edition of its premier business to business (B2B)  multi -sectorial expo known as the Global Expo Botswana from 30th October - 2nd November 2018 in Gaborone, Botswana. The Expo will be hosted under the theme "Seizing opportunities through networking with global business leaders"

Date: 30 October - 2 November 2018 
Venue: Fairgrounds, Gaborone, Botswana
Website: Click here

Africa - Sweden Transmission & Distribution Workshops

Description: Team Sweden in the Sub-Saharan Africa region are organising a series of business seminars that will engage the most influential stakeholders from the energy sectors in the various countries to discuss new solutions and cooperation possibilities. The business seminars will facilitate the engagement between Swedish companies and local stakeholders to identify the priority areas for the various country requirements and match the existing opportunities to the competence and experience of Swedish companies and financiers. The seminars will take place in East, West and Southern Africa with the key focus areas as follows:

  • Rwanda & Uganda Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Off-grid in Rwanda 
  • South Africa & Botswana Transmission and Transmission and Distribution in Botswana
  • Nigeria and Ghana Transmission and Distribution 

During the seminars, country energy strategies, policies, future energy projects as well as new products and sustainable energy solutions will form the basis of establishing the business opportunities in the region. 

Date: 29 October - 1 November 2018 (Southern Africa)

Venue: Contact for programme

Sweden - South Africa Bi-National Commission

Description: Sweden and South Africa have created a Bi-National Commission (BNC), in which common issues in areas such as business cooperation, research and trade growth are discussed and developed. The Bi-national Commission (BNC) between Sweden and South Africa takes place every two years and is a platform for regular dialogue between the countries aimed at developing our relations in a broader sense. This year, the BNC will be held in South Africa and Business Sweden is will be organising a business delegation in parallel to the political discussions. For further information regarding the business delegations, kindly contact our Johannesburg offices. 

Date: TBC

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Kudakwashe Koke

Associate Associate
+27 (0)83 853 3222
E-mail kudakwashe.koke@business-sweden.se