Ethiopia-Canada Business & Investment Forum - Dec 11, 2018


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This event is sold out but you can register for the networking cocktail reception by The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business on the evening of December 11. Click here to register. There is no charge to attend this event for Chamber members and a $30 charge for non-members.

Join us for a profitable day of networking and business opportunities with leading companies from Ethiopia this December 11, 2018 in Toronto at our 3rd Annual Ethiopia-Canada Business & Investment Forum.

The forum is produced in partnership with WAFA Marketing and Promotion, The Ethiopian Embassy in Ottawa, The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business and Ethiopian Airlines.

The visiting delegation is led by Ethiopian Foreign Affairs Minister H.E. Dr. Workeneh Gebeyehu and features senior government leaders and leading businesses from Ethiopia interested in meeting Canadian companies to import their products into Canada, supply them with products and services for export to Ethiopia, or explore joint venture investment opportunities in Ethiopia. Major areas of interest include; construction equipment and building supplies, heavy machinery, mining, agro-processing and food products (coffee, oilseeds, pulses, avocados, etc), transportation and distribution, textiles and garments, and travel and tourism. Zemedeneh Nigatu, Global Chairman of Fairfax Africa Fund, LLC (U.S.) will also be presenting on investing in Ethiopia today.

Download the program for December 11. note: There will be an opportunity for follow up meetings and site visits on December 12.

Download the list of participating companies from Ethiopia with their profiles and specific areas of business interests.

Why Attend?
  • Source new products to import into Canada
  • Find a new market and distributor for your product or service in Ethiopia
  • Learn about specific investment and joint venture opportunities in Ethiopia in a variety of industry sectors (commercial farming, construction, mining, hotel and tourism, heavy machinery, manufacturing)
  • Learn why the current business climate in Ethiopia is highly conducive to profitable business opportunities for Canadians - the International Monetary Fund ranks Ethiopia among the five fastest growing economies in the world
  • Meet business leaders and senior government representatives from Ethiopia

  • The free full-day seminar and B2B matchmaking event on takes place on Tuesday December 11, 2018 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel and features presentations on doing business in Ethiopia, panel discussions and case studies with successful businesses, and one-on-one meetings with selected companies from the Ethiopian delegation. There is no charge to participate but you must be a business and you must register to attend.

    This event is sold out.

    There is also a networking cocktail reception by The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business on the evening of December 11. Click here to register. There is no charge to attend this event for Chamber members and a $30 charge for non-members.

    We hope you can join us for what promises to be an informative and profitable event.

    For more information please contact Wayne Floreani at 416.533.3998 or wayne@mineafrica.com.

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