Unlock the growth opportunities in Africa

March 5th. 2020 | Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Africa consist of 54 countries with a population that doubles by 2050. Nordic companies only export 6% of the total export to Africa.  

Full Programme

Where is the growth in Africa?

 

The economy of Africa consists of the trade, industry, agriculture, and human resources of the continent. As of 2019, approximately 1.3 billion people are living in 54 different countries in Africa. Africa is a resource-rich continent. Recent growth has been due to growth in sales in commodities, services, and manufacturing. West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa and Southern Africa in particular, are expected to reach a combined GDP of USD 29 trillion by 2050

Conference content

 

At this conference “Unlock the business opportunities in Africa” we will not get a clear picture of the projected economic growth in the African countries, we´ll also learn how Nordic companies do business in Africa, as well as in which, and in how many, countries in Africa. they operate in.
It´s also possible to book one-to-one meetings with advisors, ambassadors and experts in the field of doing business in Africa. 
 

In coperation with the Danish Chamber of Commerce:

Where is the growth in Africa?
And where are Nordic companies doing business in Africa?
Conference, March 5th, 2020 in Copenhagen
Programme

 

09:45 am
Check-in

 

10:15 am
Companies on the rise 

Mr. Brian Mikkelsen, President, Danish Chamber of Commerce

10:30 am
Welcome

 

Mrs. Sarah Skou Andreasen, Consultant, Nordekon Consultancy Company 

10:50 am
Roskilde University 
Department of Social Sciences and Business 

PhD, Associate Professor, Mr. Lars Buur 

11:45 Pm
Lunch
12:15 am
Co-Ro 

Mr. Søren Holm Jensen, Group CEO, Co-Ro

 

13.00 am

Mr. Thomas Toubro, CEO, Bolloré Logistics Denmark

 

13:45 am

Impact investing in Africa 

Impact Investor, Mr. Vineet Jain (N)

 

14:30 am

Mr. Niels Lundgaard, Sales Director, Africa, Aller Aqua

 

15:00 am
TBA

TBA

 

Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Mr. Flemming Sørensen
Mr. Flemming Sørensen

CEO, Nordekon Consultancy Company

Mr. Brian Mikkelsen
Mr. Brian Mikkelsen

President, Danish Chamber of Commerce

Mr. Niels Lundgaard
Mr. Niels Lundgaard

Sales Director, Africa, Aller Aqua

Mr. Søren Holm Jensen
Mr. Søren Holm Jensen

Group CEO, CO-RO

Mr. Vineet Jain
Mr. Vineet Jain

Impact Investor, CEO, President (N)

FACTS ABOUT THE SPEAKING COMPANIES

The speaking companies are amongst the leading Nordic businesses with a significant scale up potential in Africa. Furthermore are the companies operating in 17 African countries and comply with several UN Sustainable Goals, 

Mr. Thomas Toubro
Mr. Thomas Toubro

CEO, Bolloré Logistics Denmark

Mr. Lars Buur
Mr. Lars Buur

PhD, Roskilde University

Venue partner:

 

Danish Chamber of Commerce

Slotsholmsgade 1
1217 Copenhagen K. 
Denmark 

Date &  Participation fee

Date 

March 5th, 2020 from 10.00 am – 3.00 pm 

THREE IMPORTANT TAKES 

  • Learn where the grow and business opportunities are in Africa 

  • Create new collaborations, partners and clients 

  • Networking with both the diplomatic level, investors and other business people with focus on business, sustainability, scale up and distribution in Africa

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