Events

3rd Africa Debt Capital Markets Summit Event Title: 3rd Africa Debt Capital Markets Summit
Dates: 27th June, 2013
Venue: Bloomberg London, UK

The ADCM Summit is the premier event looking holistically at the development of African debt capital markets. Following last editions’ success, the 3rd Africa Debt Capital Markets Summit will highlight new developments and topical issues since last year, as well as identify future trends.

Current and prospective issuers and investors will enjoy a unique networking platform bringing together African Ministers of Finance, Central Bank Governors and private companies, leading international investment bankers, risk and legal advisors, rating agencies, and a range of institutional investors.

Confirmed participants include:
Hon. Alexander B. Chikwanda, Minister of Finance, Zambia
Hon. Maria Kiwanuka, Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Uganda
Hon. Saara Kuugongelwa, Minister of Finance, Namibia
H.E. John Rwangombwa, Governor, National Bank of Rwanda
Dr. Sam Mensah, Technical Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Ghana
Archer Mangueira, Chairman, Capital Market Commission of Angola
Gerald Nyaoma, Director of Financial Markets, Bank of Kenya

http://africadebtcapitalmarkets3.eventbrite.co.uk

Ventures Africa subscribers receive a 15% discount.

LTE Africa 2013 Event Title: LTE Africa 2013
Dates: 9th-10th July 2013
Venue: Westin Cape Town, Cape Town, South AfricaLTE Africa

on 9-10 July 2013 in Cape Town is Africa’s first dedicated LTE event and will be the premier forum for African operators to meet, learn, and form fundamental business partnerships to establish what the future holds for LTE. Featuring 60+ visionary speakers from across the ecosystem, including 30+ operator case studies, the event will address the strategic and commercial aspects of bringing LTE to the market as well as assessing the technical challenges involved. Topics covered include Handling the Mobile Data Explosion, Spectrum Management, Operator Strategies to Incorporate LTE, Analysing the device landscape, Monetising LTE, Service Provision and Hetnets & WiFi Offloading. Join a senior-level audience at LTE Africa 2013 to address these issues; identify solutions and highlight opportunities in order to ensure that LTE reaches its full potential in Africa! For more information please visit the website www.lteconference.com/africa

Ghana 2013 Event Title: Ghana Investment Summit 2013
Theme: Capturing Ghana’s business opportunity
Dates: October 29th-30th 2013
Venue: Accra, Ghana

The Economist Event’s Ghana Investment Summit will gather 150 leaders from government, business and finance who are invested, or otherwise interested on Ghana’s future and openly explore the risks and opportunities – tensions and compromises – that are facing this thriving global African economy.

We are offering Ventures Africa readers 15% discount when registering. Register at www.ghanasummit2013.com quoting VA/DC. For more information, email africa@economist.com

African HGMS Event Title: The African High-Growth Markets Summit
Theme: The emergence of an aspirational African consumer
Dates: December 2nd – 3rd 2013.
Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Economist Event’s The African High-Growth Markets Summit will focus on how to prosper from the remarkable growth of a selection of African economies and subsequent enlargement of their consumer classes. It is designed for business leaders and investors looking to understand how to hurdle both the obstacles of investing in emerging African economies and of reaching the consumer, entrepreneurs and policy-makers with a stake in driving growth in Africa.

We are offering Ventures Africa readers 15% discount when registering. Register at www.africanhighgrowthmarkets.com quoting VA/DC. For more information, email africa@economist.com

MWWA2013 Event Title: Mobile Web West Africa 2013.
Theme: Taking the Monetisation & Content Creation Dialogue to the Next Level
Dates: May 7th – 10th, 2013
Venue: FourPoint by Sheraton, Lagos, Nigeria.
Website: http://mobilewestafrica.com/

Mobile Web West Africa 2013, the third West African edition of the most progressive and interactive mobile focused events in Sub-Saharan Africa, returns to the Four Points by Sheraton, Victoria Island, Lagos in May. The main conference will take place on May 8th and 9th, the Mobile Marketing West Africa Focus Day will be held on May 7th and an invite-only App Developer Day will run on May 10th.

The event will feature the very best local and international speakers from organisations including Google, Airtel, MXit, Thomson Reuters, iROKO Partners, Etisalat, Jumia Nigeria, Twinpine, 2go, M-Net Africa, Konga, BlackBerry and Eskimi. Together, they’re going to be the stimulus behind the discussions and interactions that will advance the sector.

Full details on the packed agenda, fantastic speaker faculty, unrivalled past attendee feedback, unique interactive roundtable format and stunning venue can be found at http://mobilewestafrica.com. Capacity is limited to 165 and over 85% of the places have already been reserved so early registration is strongly recommended.

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