The goal of the Australia-Africa Trade and Investment Forum is to gain knowledge of untapped business and investment opportunities between Australia and Africa.
Local and international business opportunities await. There has never been a better time to explore opportunities in the extractive industries and beyond.
Network with business leaders and decision makers. Connect, share, collaborate, and make plans about how to invest, grow, and develop your business.
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The Forum on Australia-Africa Trade and Investment promotes trade, business and investment opportunities in the extractive industries and beyond to unlock a diverse array of untapped business sectors between Australia and Africa which include: agroindustry, food processing, aquaculture, fashion and textiles, tourism, communication, information technology (CIT), social services, health services, education, ‘cosmetics, beauty and wellness industry’, gemstones, blue economy (seafood and fisheries), financial services, infrastructure, and real estate. extractive industries and beyond – to encompass untapped small business sectors, including agroindustry, food processing, aquaculture, fashion and textiles, tourism, communication, information technology (CIT), social services, health services, education, ‘cosmetics, beauty and wellness industry’, blue economy (seafood and fisheries), financial services, infrastructure, and real estate.
In addition to this, other small business sectors with potential to develop between Australia and Africa will be explored to enhance Australia’s commercial and people-to-people links with Africa.
The event is purpusefully structured to include a Business Speednetworking session in order to support meaningful networking beyond the exchange of business cards.
The Forum is a unique platform that connects African and Australian entrepreneurs to showcase their wide-ranging products and services.
We have invited Business leaders, High Level Australian and African Government Officials, Heads of Missions, entrepreneurs, along with international trade specialists with a close working knowledge of what it takes for women to succeed in international business.
International trade is recognised as a lever to economic empowerment therefore the Forum will discuss strategies and the importance of engaging women in entrepreneurship and international Trade for community development and generating employment.