Accelerating economic growth in Africa through cross border collaboration and investment
THE EIGHTH ANNUAL AFRICAN PORTS AND RAIL EVOLUTION: ACCELERATING ECONOMIC GROWTH IN AFRICA THROUGH CROSS BORDER COLLABORATION AND INVESTMENT
African Ports and Rail Evolution is a two-day trade exhibition and conference, gathering the largest group of transport professionals in the African market. Over the past eight years, the event has accelerated new business opportunities in the port and rail sectors. Furthermore, it has featured south-after African and international speakers discussing strategic and technical matters transport and logistic matters.
This year, African Ports and Rail Evolution will provide a truly comprehensive platform to reach the entire African port and rail value chain. With the Africa on its way to becoming a free trade zone, development plans across the continent are prioritising transport infrastructure projects.
Against this backdrop, Africa’s mega transport event welcomes professionals to:
- Discover Africa’s trade potential and wealth of new investment and partnership opportunities arising out of Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement and other open border initiatives
- Find out which infrastructure projects are currently open, where assistance is needed and how to become a leading partner in development for Africa’s multibillion dollar transport industry
- Meet with key industry stakeholders and leading decision-makers
African Ports and Rail Evolution will take place at the Durban International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa from 15 to 16 October 2019. Join the platform that aims to accelerate economic growth across Africa.
What to expect:
African ports and rail
7 dedicated product zones
New in 2019!
2 new dedicated sectors in the expo: Maritime zone; covering oil & gas, marine engineering and maritime offshore industries and a Logistics zone
An all-encompassing expo: The Export Week and African Ports and Rail Evolution Forum exhibition areas will be combined in 2019 to create one environment for key buyers and suppliers to interact and do business
Co-located Drone Con the largest annual drone conference in Africa, with over 40 speakers and an exciting offering of exhibitors.
Awarding excellence! The 2019 event will feature two award ceremonies celebrating excellence in the sector: Women in Transport Awards and Exporter of the Year Awards
South African Oil and Gas Alliance (SAOGA): Networking breakfast and pavilion featured in the exhibition
“Well done to the team. This was my first experience of the event and was impressed, made good contacts and look forward to further involvement.”
“Excellent content covered at the conference, It is an event not to be missed, by both Rail and Port professionals.”
“It was a privilege to have participated at the 2017 forum. Being able to hear about the outstanding projects taking place all over the continent and having the opportunity to share our experience was wonderful. Congratulations to all of you for organizing such exchange of ideas.”
“It was a pleasure participating in the event. Thanks for the opportunity to share our views and make a contribution towards the improvement of our regional corridors.”
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