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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. 

Africa Rail

Description: Africa Rail is going into its 21st annual year and remains the leading railway exhibition on the African continent. Africa Rail focuses on the investment and development of the railway sector across the Africa continent, bringing together key operators, authorities and government officials to talk about challenges and opportunities within the sector. Africa Rail is a platform for solution providers to meet with key decision makers across the rail industry, as well as to come together to network, learn and do business.

Date: 12 - 13 June 2018
Venue: Sandton Convention Centre
Website: Click here

Zambia International Mining & Energy Conference 2018
Description: The 8th Annual Zambia International Mining and Energy conference and exhibition (ZIMEC 2018) is taking place from the 21st to the 22nd  June 2018 in Lusaka, Zambia. The theme for 2018: ‘Invest in Zambia- Generating Value, Diversity and growth through Collaboration’, the conference aims to turn these plans to actions. The conference will have two focal points: Mining in Zambia and Power in Zambia. 

Key Topics include:

  • Collaborating to Create Cost Competitive and Mutually Beneficial Regulatory Frameworks
  • Strengthening and Diversifying the Mining Industry (Mining in Zambia)
  • Expanding and Updating the Grid (Power Zambia)
  • Financing Energy and Mining Projects
  • Developing Local Content Initiatives to Promote Inclusive and Sustainable Growth
  • Promoting Sustainable Mining (Mining in Zambia)
  • Zambia’s New Energy Mix (Power Zambia)

Date: 21 - 22 June 2018
Venue: Lusaka, Zambia
Website: Click here 

FILDA (International Fair of Luanda)

Description: Angola’s FILDA (International Fair of Luanda) takes place annually in Luanda, Angola from 10 to 14 of July . The Swedish Pavilion grabbed the attention of both industry and the public, watch TV-report from last year´s fair https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSHVsvgrjqQ&t=111s ). Hence “Team Sweden Angola" will participate in the form of a Pavilion at FILDA. The aim is to showcase what Sweden and Swedish-related companies can offer Angola.

Date: 10 – 14 July 2018
Venue: Luanda, Angola
Website: Click here

IMESA Conference
Description: IMESA Conferences. Our theme for 2018 is “Innovative Infrastructure Solutions“. The 82nd IMESA Conference will be held at the Boardwalk Hotel in Port Elizabeth from 31 Oct - 2 Nov 2018.

Date: 31 October - 2 November 2018
Venue: Boardwalk Hotel, Port Elizabeth
Website: Click here 

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 

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Staffan Arbring

Trade Commissioner South Africa Johannesburg Trade Commissioner South Africa, Johannesburg
+27 83 778 9157
E-mail staffan.arbring@business-sweden.se