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.  

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 get a more 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 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
Facts and figures about the African continent  

Mr. Michael Bremerskov Jensen, Special Advisor, Danish Chamber of Commerce

10:30 am
Welcome

 

Mr. Flemming Sørensen, President, AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK®

10:50 am
Networking break
(coffee / tea) 

 

11:10 am
Roskilde University 
Department of Social Sciences and Business 

PhD, Associate Professor, Mr. Lars Buur 

12:00 pm
Lunch
12:30 pm
Co-Ro 

Mr. Søren Holm Jensen, Group CEO, Co-Ro
Mr. Darren Lambert, Global Brand Director, Co-Ro

 

13.00 pm

Mr. Lars Hansen, COO, Bolloré Logistics Denmark
Mrs. Helle Rasmussen, Sales Director, Africa

 

13:30 pm
Networking break
(coffee / tea) 

 

13:45 am

ARYZE 

Business Developer, Mr. Martin Crillesen, Aryze  

 

14:15 pm

Mr. Rasmus Jensen, CEO, Amalipo 

14:45 pm
Networking break
(coffee / tea) 

 

15:10 pm

Mr. Klaus Malmgren,CEO, Founder, Ecobora Ltd. 

 

15:45 pm
Networking
(Wine, beer, soft drinks)

 

Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Mr. Flemming Sørensen
Mr. Flemming Sørensen

CEO, Nordekon Consultancy Company

Mr. Michael Bremerskov Jensen
Mr. Michael Bremerskov Jensen

Special Advisor, Danish Chamber of Commerce

Mrs. Helle Rasmussen
Mrs. Helle Rasmussen

Sales/Marketing Director, Africa, Bolloré Logistics Denmark

Mr. Klaus Malmgren
Mr. Klaus Malmgren

CEO, Founder, Ecobora Ltd. Tanzania

Mr. Søren Holm Jensen
Mr. Søren Holm Jensen

Group CEO, CO-RO

Mr. Martin Crillesen, Aryze
Mr. Martin Crillesen, Aryze

Business Developer

Mr. Darren Lambert
Mr. Darren Lambert

Global Brand Director, Co-Ro

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. Lars Hansen
Mr. Lars Hansen

COO, Bolloré Logistics Denmark

Mr. Lars Buur
Mr. Lars Buur

PhD, Roskilde University

Mr. Rasmus Jensen
Mr. Rasmus Jensen

CEO, Amalipo

Venue partner:

 

Danish Chamber of Commerce

Slotsholmsgade 1
1217 Copenhagen K. 
Denmark 

Date &  Participation fee

Date 

March 5th, 2020 from 10.00 am – 4.00 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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