Every month we try to bring some opportunities for you, our readers.
- The French team in SA invites you to attend “Ambition Africa” the biggest Franco-African B2B event in the world on 30th and 31st of October 2019, at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance in Paris, France. The purpose of this unique forum, is to connect key industry players from diverse sectors across France and Africa, help companies identify future African and French business partners and investors, and to cover relevant topics for the African Continent and France. Figures from both the public and public sectors will be in attendance, including many government officials (ministers, ambassadors and their colleagues), and of course multiple business organisations composed of small, medium and big companies. There will be over 70 speakers. An interesting programme has been planned, including a plenary session attended by prominent French and African officials and top industry players, followed by sectorial and transversal thematic workshops, personalised B2B meetings between French and African companies as well as African to African meetings, a community of experts and networking. Registration is free of charge for African companies, entities and organisations. Register: https://events-export.businessfrance.fr/ambition-africa-en/. or contact Zwelethu Ngcobo on: firstname.lastname@example.org or +27(0) 11 303 7150.
- Calling All Next-Generation Innovators: What do you think the future of payment will look like? Do you know how we can make paying more accessible? More sustainable? Borderless? How will we pay for things when cash and cards are things of the past? Wirecard is a global leader in digital payment and cutting-edge technology, which has launched the Wirecard Innovation Challenge. The top 3 finalists will attend a live pitch in Munich. Grand Prize Winners go on an all-inclusive trip (flight, hotel, tickets, travel budget) to a leading global tech event. https://challengeaccepted.wirecard.com/login?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=76922018&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_2oAlaCyO6v3wC0HViZ67cnK8TbYQJ257xREvNxhyXRWGhDnLamuMx66j3DBtkNkRvbCi3d0NCUTOvIs0lHnmZO-GATQ&_hsmi=76922018
- InvestAfrica Media will hold The UK Africa Trade and Investment Summit on November 28, 2019 in Birmingham, UK. The event will focus on trade and investment of mutual benefit to both UK and Africa. For details https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/uk-africa-trade-investment-summit-exhibition-tickets-69648186601
- The Mandela Washington Fellowship 2019-20 is now open for applications: https://www.mandelawashingtonfellowship.org/apply/