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Dear Colleague,From November 29– 30, 2011, IBA Global will host the Africa Meet Africa Conference/ExpoBirchwood Hotel & OR...
AMACE                                     NOVEMBER 29-30, 2011                 Johannesburg,SouthAfrica        Africa Meet...
AFRICA MEET AFRICA CONFERENCE AND EXPO 2011 29 - 30 NOVEMBER 2011 - JOHANNESBURG,SA   CONFERENCE ACTIVITIESThe conference ...
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November 29– 30, 2011, IBA Global will host the Africa Meet Africa Conference/Expo Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Convention Center, Johannesburg, South Africa
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  1. 1. AMACE Africa Meet Africa Conference/Expo 29-30 November 2011 www.iba-globalexpo.com REGISTRATION BROCHURE Angola Namibia Sierra L eon Rwand aSouth Africa Uganda Kenya Zambia Africa Malawi Nigeria Cameroon Botswana Zimbabwe Africa Tanzania thiop ia
  2. 2. Dear Colleague,From November 29– 30, 2011, IBA Global will host the Africa Meet Africa Conference/ExpoBirchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Convention Center, Johannesburg, South AfricaOn behalf of the Conference/Expo Planning Committee, I am pleased to invite you and your colleaguesto register to attend this rst-of-its-kind event. The Africa Meet Africa Conference & Expo is an essential conference for anyone looking to do business in Africa. The conference is a powerful tool for Companies currently, or exploring the possibilities of, doing business on the continent. By attending the Conference & Expo, you and your colleagues will have the opportunity to obtain information on the latest trade and investment opportunities in Africa’s most promising sectors including power, energy, health, infrastructure, agribusiness, and consumer goods and services; network with as many as 500 key African private sector and government representatives; choose from more than 18 industry-speci c sessions; explore new business opportunities by identifying speci c growth areas and projects; discover the latest nancing options; meet potential business partners; speak with exhibitors representing companies on the cutting-edge of investment in Africa; and perhaps forge a promising business deal, as past participants in our conferences have done. Register for the conference by October 27th to take advantage of substantial savings on registration fees. Please share this information with others in your organization who might bene t from attending this premier conference on African commercial ties and investment opportunities. This year’s conference program, networking opportunities, and Conference EXPO will make this an event you will not want to miss. Please visit www.iba-globalexpo.com for program updates/ information and registration. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration, and we look forward to welcoming you in Johannesburg for the Africa Meet Africa Conference and Exp 2011. Sincerely, Emiley Vollmer President and CEO
  3. 3. AMACE NOVEMBER 29-30, 2011 Johannesburg,SouthAfrica Africa Meet Africa Conference/Expo IBA Global has built a reputation for producing premier events based on access to and relationships with key private sector leaders from the across the Globe. Africa Meet Africa Conference/Expo, a two day event, will provide comprehensive information on the latest trade and ABOUT IBA Global investment opportunities across Africa’s most promising sectors, including: agribusiness, natural resources development, infrastructure, energy, power, A Cultural and Communication health, security, and good and services. You will have the opportunity to entity,which facilitates international network with key African private sector and government leaders, business skills, communication and identify speci c growth areas and hear detailed information about projects that strengthening the commercial are ripe for investment. relationship between the Global Entities Meet potential business partners, as well as numerous desicion makers and key and all the nations of Africa. government o cials. IBA Global carries out industry-speci c programs that promote business partnerships, raise Africa’s investment pro le Globally. IBA Global International Trade member companies’ business networks, Africa o ers a higher return on investment than any other emerging market, and provide for the exchange of information about businessaccording to UN data; and is home to a tremendous market of more opportunities in Africa and the world. With over 20 000 members across thethan 900 million potential consumers African Continent, IBA Global prides itself in its ability to operate on a global scale. Our Members start from Small Businessess through to powerful woman owned enterprises. The African continent is among the fastest-growing economic regions in the world, attracting foreign direct investment from businesses small to large from around the globe. According to the Harvard Business Review, Africa and Asia were the only continents to grow during the recent economic recession. Africa’s growth rate increased to nearly 5% in 2010 and is likely to reach 5.2% in 2011. Africa o ers a higher return on investment than any other emerging For more information on IBA Global market, according to UN data; and is home to a tremendous market of more visit www.iba-global.com than 900 million potential consumers. This reliable growth is due not only to the wealth of opportunities available in Africa, but also due to its continued e orts for greater political stability and an unprecedented level of government reform to attract foreign investment. Africa has proven itself to be an essential asset for any company.
  4. 4. AFRICA MEET AFRICA CONFERENCE AND EXPO 2011 29 - 30 NOVEMBER 2011 - JOHANNESBURG,SA CONFERENCE ACTIVITIESThe conference will include more than 18 comprehensive plenary and workshop sessions, during which participantswill obtain the latest information on trade and investment opportunities across Africa’s most promising sectors. Thesesessions will be led by African leaders whose expertise stems from their successful ongoing ventures inAfrica. You will be introduced to new business opportunities and learn detailed information about projects that areripe for investment.The conference will also include a Conference EXPO, giving companies and organizations the opportunity to showcasetheir services and/or products to as many as 500 participants. CONFERENCE AT-A-GLANCE TUESDAY WEDNESDAY November 29, 2011 November 30, 2011 Registration Registration “Doing Business in…” Forums “Doing Business in…” Forums Summit EXPO* Summit EXPO* Plenary I Plenary IV Networking Smash Networking Break Networking Lunch Workshops Plenary II Networking Lunch Plenary III Plenary V Workshops Plenary VI Networking Break Workshops Workshops Networking Break Workshops Welcome Cocktail Pre-Dinner Closing Reception Closing Dinner *To register, please visit www.iba-globalexpo.com or contact: Jacqui Setoaba - IBA Global Chief Operations O cer | jacqui@iba-global.com
  5. 5. REGISTRATION RATES & DEADLINES Early Bird Special G eneral Registration (Until 27 October 2011) (30 October 2011– 25 November 2011) Delegate Pass US$320.00 Delegate Pass US$410.00 Chamber Member US$310.00 Chamber Member US$400.00 Students (Africa) US$280.00 Students (Africa) US$320.00 African government o cial US$280.00 African government o cial US$320.00 Welcome dinner ticket EXHIBITORS US$1.520.00 for non-registrant US$150 EARLY BIRD EXHIBITORS US$1320.00 Closing dinner ticket for non-registrant US$200*To register, please visit www.iba-globalexpo.com or contact: Jacqui Setoaba, Chief Operations O cer, IBA Global jacqui@iba-global.com Plenary & Workshop Sessions Pre-Cocktail Welcome Reception During the plenary and workshop sessions, you will and Welcome Cocktail obtain the latest information on trade and investment The Africa Meet Africa Conference & Expo 2011 opportunities across Africa’s most promising sectors. Pre-Cocktail Welcome Reception and Welcome Dinner These sessions will be led by IBA Global leaders will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at the whose expertise stems from their successful and Birchwood Hotel. The Pre-Cocktail Welcome ongoing ventures in Africa. You will be introduced to Reception will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., new business opportunities and learn detailed followed by the Welcome Dinner from 8:00 p.m. information about projects that are ripe for investment. to 10:00 p.m. Sectors covered during the Conference: Pre-Dinner Closing Reception Agribusiness and Closing Dinner Natural Resources The Pre-Dinner Closing Reception and Closing Dinner will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, at Health the Birchwood Hotel & Conference. The Pre-Dinner Closing Reception will be held from 7:15 Infrastructure p.m. to 8:15 p.m., followed by the Closing Dinner Business Development from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Entrepreneurship Conference EXPO Energy The Conference EXPO is part of the larger Africa Meet Africa Conference/Expo and gives companies and Goods and Services organizations the opportunity to showcase their services and/or products to as many as 500 participants who represent companies and organizations from across the globe with interests in Africa. This year’s Conference EXPO will provide more promotion opportunities than ever before. The EXPO will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29th and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30th.
  6. 6. Namibia Rwanda Ethiopia BotswanaNigeria Uganda Kenya South Africa Malawi Zambia DRC REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS Full Conference Registration: Full conference On-site Registration: On-site registration will be held registration fees cover your attendance at plenary at the Birchwood Hotel November 29-30, sessions and workshops; access to the Conference EXPO; 2011. Full payment must be made for on-site welcome reception/dinner and closing gala; morning registration. A $50 surcharge will apply. and afternoon refreshment breaks; networking lunches; and conference CANCELLATION POLICY materials and session handouts. All cancellations must be submitted in writing. A written cancellation received on or before October 27, 2011 To Register: To participate in the Conference, register will be eligible for a full refund. Written cancellations online at www.iba-globalexpo and pay by credit card received after October 27, 2011 but prior to (American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discovery). November 9, 2011 are eligible for a 50 % refund. No refunds will be made for cancellations received on The preferred method of payment is via credit card , or after November 9, 2011 or for no-shows; however, however, if you need to pay via wire transfer, cheque, or registrations may be transferred to other individuals cash, please contact us on booking@iba-global.com upon written request before November 9, 2011. No and a form will be send to you for completion. refunds will be made for cancellations postmarked after Once completed, send it via email to November 9, 2011. Refunds will be processed after booking@iba-global.com and include the subject line: the conclusion of the Conference. Please allow three (3) SPECIAL INQUIRY/REQUEST. A representative weeks from the Conference end date to receive your will contact you within one business day. Registration refund. All cancellations are subject to a $100 will not be con rmed until payment is received. processing fee. EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION MUST INTERNATIONAL ATTENDEES BE RECEIVED BY October 27, 2011. If you do not hold a passport from a visa-waiver country, you are strongly encouraged to contact the Guests: Registrant guests are welcome to attend the nearest South African embassy or consulate as soon as welcome reception/dinner and/or the closing gala possible to schedule an interview for a visa. The visa dinner. Tickets for guests to these events can be added process can be lengthy. to your shopping cart and purchased at the time of IBA-Global cannot provide any online registration. additional assistance concerning the procurement of a visa. The decision is wholly a matter for the South African embassy in your country.
  7. 7. Namibia Rwanda Ethiopia BotswanaNigeria Uganda Kenya South Africa Malawi Zambia DRCThank you for registering for the Africa Meet Africa Conference & Expo 2011! As you nalize your plans to attend theConference, it is important that you review the following information. We look forward to seeing you in Johannesburg. GETTING TO THE CONFERENCE INCLUDED IN YOUR REGISTRATION: Full conference registration fees cover your attendance CONFERENCE LOCATION to all conference sessions and workshops; the Conference Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre EXPO; welcome dinner and closing gala dinner; daily Viewpoint Street morning and afternoon refreshment breaks; conference Bartlett, Boksburg materials and session handouts; and Teas and biscuits and Johannesburg, South Africa luncheons on Tuesday and Wednesday. TRAIN Youre in luck. As one of the countrys most accessible CONFERENCE TRAVEL cities, Johannesburg One of the major and & ACCOMODATION exciting Speed Train transport system(Gautrain) IBA Global has reserved a Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Center is located close to the Airport and adjacent to limited number of sleeping rooms at the hotel where the Gautrain the Conference will take place, The Birchwood Hotel & Conference Center, for a special nightly rate of TAXI $259.00 (plus 14.0% local taxes). The Taxi stands are available at most hotels in the special room rate applies for the nights of November 29, downtown-area. and 30. www.birchwoodhotel.co.za PARKING Looking for a place to park? Self-parking is available in the October and November are peak conference months Birchwood Hotel at no Charge. in Johannesburg. The hotel will ll up quickly, so make your reservation early! Once the room blocks are lled, this rate may no longer be available. CONFERENCE REGISTRATION CHECK-IN CONFERENCE ATTIRE During the course of the conference sessions, REGISTRATION TIMES: participants should be dressed in business attire. For Registration check-in will take place on November 29-30 evening events, the attire is cocktail or traditional dress. at BirchwoodHotel&Conference Center. You will receive your registration badge, which is your admission pass for the plenary and workshop sessions, EXPO, and lunch, and must be worn at all times. Tuesday, November 29 8:00am – 5:00pm Wednesday, November 30 8:00am – 5:00pm
  8. 8. Namibia Rwanda Ethiopia BotswanaNigeria Uganda Kenya South Africa Malawi Zambia DRC RECEPTIONS & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION DINNER INFORMATION: CONFERENCE EXPO WELCOME RECEPTION AND DINNER Be sure to visit the Conference EXPO, where companies from Tuesday, November 29 the Africa will showcase their products and 6:00pm – 10:00pm services. Take advantage of this opportunity to network Birchwood Hotel and Conference Center with the leading companies across sectors doing Attire: national dress/cocktail business in Africa. The Conference EXPO will take place at the same venue as the Conference: The Birchwood Hotel & Conference CLOSING RECEPTION AND DINNER Center,Johannesburg,SouthAfrica. Wednesday, November 30 7:15pm – 10:30pm BUSINESS TO BUSINESS MATCHMAKING Birchwood Hotel PROGRAM Attire: Traditional dress/cocktail Find a business partner at the Africa Meet Africa Conference & Expo! Looking to grow your business in Africa, but having trouble nding just the right company to work If you plan to bring a guest to the Tuesday or Wednesday with? If you haven’t already signed up for the Conference’s night dinners, you must purchase a ticket for him/her. Business to Business Matchmaking Program, visit the Tickets can purchased at the registration desk during "B2B Matchmaking” counter at registration to nd out hours of operation, and are sold on a space-available how you can nd your future business partner at the basis. There will be no ticket sales at the door. Conference. Once you have identi ed your prospective partner, set up a meeting time. All scheduled meetings will take place at the Conference venue.
  9. 9. Namibia Rwanda Ethiopia BotswanaNigeria Uganda Kenya South Africa Malawi Zambia DRCTRANSPORTATION AND TRAVEL INFORMATION OR Tambo International Airport Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Center Distance…. 7 KM Airport Shuttle Service is available upon request at no charge. Lanseria Airport Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Center Distance… 35 KM Estimated Taxi Fare… US$61/40 minutes Contact us IBA Global Tel: +27 21 839 1324 booking@iba-lobal.com www.iba-globalexpo.com
  10. 10. AMACE Africa Meet Africa Conference/Expo We look forward to welcoming you at the AMACE 2011 AFRICA MEET AFRICA CONFERENCE & EXPO 2011 For more information on the AFRICA MEET AFRICA CONFERENCE & EXPO 2011 please contact: Jacqui Setoaba Chief Operations o cer +27 21 839 1324 or jacqui@iba-global.com Rwanda Namibia EthiopiaNigeria Kenya South Africa Uganda Zambia DRC Botswana Malawi

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