Driving Business in Africa

Virtual Networking Event

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
08:00 - 13:00 EST / 13:00 - 18:00 GMT

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Build Lasting Connections

Business Networking:

Virtually meet and chat with fellow attendees and Empower Africa’s global community. Create valuable relationships with experts, business leaders and senior officials dedicated to driving business in Africa.

Panel Discussions
& Presentations

1. Opening

1:45pm - 1:55pm GMT

1:45pm - 1:55pm GMT

Opening Remarks by Empower Africa Founder and CEO, Ezi Rapaport

2. Special Presentation

The Case for Investing in Africa

2:00pm - 2:30pm GMT

Special Edition of the Michael Redd Podcast "Betting on Yourself"

With Feature Discussions By:

Michael Redd

Michael Redd

Former All-Star NBA Player, Olympic Gold Medalist & World Class Investor

Harry 'Tomi Davies (TD)

Harry 'Tomi Davies (TD)

Chief Investment Officer at GreenTec Capital Partners

3. Panel Discussion

Technology: Shaping The Future of Agriculture

3:00pm - 3:30pm GMT

A look into the future of agriculture technology and the expanded potential it can have across the continent

With Feature Presentations By:

Benny Shimon

Benny Shimon

CEO & Founder, Agrimapic

Amit Noam

Amit Noam

COO, Agritask

Maoz Aviv

Maoz Aviv

Director of Agriculture, Empower Africa

Ramy Alon

Ramy Alon

Director of Aquaculture 
Palgey Maim

4. Panel Discussion

Spotlight on Botswana

4:00pm - 4:30pm GMT

New investment opportunities and developments for the country of Botswana to drive business forward

With Feature Presentations By:

Arun P. Iyer, MSA, CPA, CGMA

Arun P. Iyer, MSA, CPA, CGMA

CEO, Alpha Direct Insurance Company

Julius Tsheko

Julius Tsheko

Project Manager at Botswana Investment and Trade Centre

Mbakisi (MB) Gopolang

Mbakisi (MB) Gopolang

Investment Analyst at Debswana Pension Fund

Engage
& Discover

VIP & Members Lounge:

Meet members of the Empower Africa Business Network including; top executives, government officials, investors and other VIP guests.

Exhibition Hall:

Virtual exhibition hall of select companies presenting their products and services.

Meet Professionals
from Around
the Globe

At last month’s event:

  • 41% of all attendees were C-Level Executives
  • 14 diverse Industries communicating on driving business in Africa!
  • Attendees represented 4 continents, 18 countries, of which 13 were African Nations

member testimonials

Hear from previous attendees

what Are Empower Africa Event’s Like?

January 21, 2020
“Driving Business in Africa” cocktail reception at the London Arts Club during the UK-Africa Summit Week
The reception brought together seventy investors, businessmen, government officials, and non-profit representatives to share ideas and spark conversations on driving business in Africa.
November 4-7, 2020

“Driving Business in Africa” event and round table discussion at the Harvard Club of New York City:

Empower Africa hosted a “Driving Business in Africa” Investors’ Breakfast and round table discussion at the Harvard Club of New York City during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) week in NYC. The breakfast, which took place on September 27th 2019, gave attendees a chance to hear about the investment and business landscape in Sierra Leone from senior government officials shaping the country’s economic future. The event was attended by representatives of international companies operating in the agriculture, tourism, energy, and finance sectors.

November 4-7, 2020

Agriculture Trade Mission to Sierra Leone

The 3-day itinerary consisted of a conference with panels and presentations from private and government entities and officials, a field day with a visit to food processing sites, crop plantations, and storage facilities, and a day of pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings with government officials and local business representatives.

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