How to do business in the Nordics
Seminar, Thursday, October 24th, 2019 in Johannesburg/Sandton (South Africa)
Companies in South Africa can join AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® in Johannesburg/Sandton. We have min. 4 seminars a year and 1-2 business delegations to the Nordics a year.
AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® is a Nordic based business network with focus on business in Africa. In cooperation with our partner in South Africa, InterGest South Africa Ltd (Pty) we are launching “AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® South Africa”. We will carry out 4-5 seminars a year, focussing on the business environment in the Nordics. Our ambition is, to build the most relevant bridge between Nordic and African businesses.
We gather South African companies with focus on business in the Nordics
How to do business in the Nordics
At this seminar, Thursday, October 24th , 2019 in Sandton/Johannesburg (South Africa) – we will focus on how to do business in the Nordics.
4.30 pm: Registration
4.45 pm: Welcome to AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK in South Africa
Managing Director, Mr. Volker Werth, InterGest South Africa
5.10 pm: The ambition behind AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK / How to do business with Nordic companies
CEO, Mr. Flemming Soerensen, Nordekon Consultancy Company
Senior Consultant, Ms. Sarah Skou Andreasen, AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK
6.00 pm: South Africa – an economic overview: Nedbank
Economist, Mr. Isaac Matshego, Nedbank
– A brief overview of the latest developments in the SA economy
– Outlook covering mainly the state of government finances
6.45 pm: Company case 2: Wind & Solar PTY / Mash Energy Africa
CEO, Mr. Klaus Roennow Poulsen (DK), www.mash-energy.com
– How to start business in South Africa
– Nordic Management perspectives
7.30 pm: Company case 3: Scatec Solar
General Manager, Mr. Jan Fourie (N), www.scatecsolar.com
– Nordic investments in South Africa
– Scaling green energy
8.00 pm: Networking
We have also invited relevant African and Nordic diplomats to participate in the seminar. We will serve beer/wine as well as non-alcoholic drinks.
There will be served coffee/the during the seminar.
Meet Our Speakers
Mr. Flemming Sørensen
CEO, Nordekon Consultancy Company
Mr. Andre Rodger
Managing Director, Sub Saharan Africa (SAE), DSV Logistic Mounties
Mr. Volker Werth
Managing Director, InterGest South Africa
Mr. Klaus Roennow Poulsen
CEO, Wind & Solar PTY / Mash Biotech Africa
Mr. Isaac Matshego
FACTS ABOUT THE SPEAKING COMPANIES
The speaking companies are all companies with extensive experience in doing business with Nordic companies and leaders from the Nordics.
Ms. Sarah Skou Andreasen
Consultant, AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK
Mr. Jan Fourie
General Manager, Scatec Solar (SAE)
“Nordic companies have relaxed leadership models, think innovative and they are very motivated to engage in new partnerships if there is a clear business purpose”
Date & Participation fee
October 24th, 2019 from 4.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Members of AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK are participating free of charge to any of our events we facilitate and arrange
Non-members are participating at ZAR 350 (ex. VAT) a person. The fee is hereafter deducted the annual membership fee
As partner you participate free of charge to all events and you can bring one extra guest
Meadowview Business Estate
1 Meadowview Ln
Sandton 2065 (Johannesburg)
Managing Director, Mr. Volker Werth
AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK in South Africa is for South African companies with focus on business in the Nordics. If you would like to apply for membership please send us a message by using the contact form.
Contact our local partner InterGest Ltd (Pty) in South Africa if you have any questions regarding AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK in South Africa: firstname.lastname@example.org