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The SkyTeam Group a partner of the 9th edition of Forum Afrique Expansion

Forum Afrique Expansion is proud to announce a new partnership with the SkyTeam airline alliance. The partnership agreement entitles the business gathering’s participants to certain benefits from SkyTeam member companies. For instance, by clicking on the link below, they can enjoy 15% discounts from 19 airlines.   https://res.skyteam.com/search/promodefault.aspx?vendor=SKY&promocode=4133S  About SkyTeam:   SkyTeam is the alliance dedicated to […]

Monique Jérôme-Forget spokesperson for the 2019 edition

Montréal, May 13, 2019 –  The 9th edition of Forum Afrique Expansion will be held September 4 and 5, 2019 at the Centre Sheraton in Montreal. The biennial event, organized by consulting firm Afrique Expansion with support from the African Development Bank, will attract over 500 African and Canadian investors, entrepreneurs and decision makers who will gather to forge partnerships and discuss business opportunities in Africa.  […]

Global Affairs Canada is partnering with Forum Afrique Expansion

With its strategic role at the heart of Canadian diplomacy, Global Affairs Canada joins the event’s many prestigious partners, among which numerous Canadian and international public institutions and private-sector operators.  Its presence alongside Forum AE reassures the latter in its mission to be the premier platform for Africa-Canada business opportunities and partnerships. It is worth recalling that Canadian investors have slowly been turning once again […]

The 9th edition of Forum Afrique Expansion will bring together more than 500 African and Canadian decision makers on September 4 & 5, 2019 in Montreal

Montreal, November 2, 2018 – The 9th edition of Forum Afrique Expansion will be held September 4 and 5, 2019 at the Centre Sheraton in Montreal. The event will attract over 500 African and Canadian investors, entrepreneurs and decision makers who will gather to forge partnerships and discuss business opportunities between Africa and Canada. “Africa […]

Forum Afrique Expansion 2017: a popular and successful 8th edition

Montreal, Wednesday, October 11, 2017 – The organizers of Forum Afrique Expansion had set high expectations for the latest edition of the major biennial business gathering, and they did not disappoint. Organized by Afrique Expansion in partnership with the African Development Bank and the Government of Québec, the event has as its mission to promote […]

Danièle Henkel: event ambassador

The 8th Forum Afrique Expansion will bring together more than 500 African and Canadian decision makers in Montreal on October 2 and 3   Montreal, September 5, 2017 –   The 8th edition of Forum Afrique Expansion (formerly Forum Africa) will be held October 2 and 3, 2017 at Montreal’s Sheraton Centre. The biennial event, organized […]

International participants: Time is limited to request your visa

Forum Afrique Expansion is a biennial event that brings together hundreds of people. It will be held from the 2nd to the 3th of October, 2017, in Montreal. Influential business leaders, policymakers and representatives from leading organizations in Africa and in North America gather to network and to promote investment on the emerging continent.

Agri-food: ICTs as vectors of development

In 2016, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Africa published a report titled “AgTech – Don’t wait for the future, create it: Africa Agribusiness Insights Survey 2016,” a survey of agro-industry players whose principal activity is supplying agricultural and related services to large farms. “Advancements in technology and innovation shape the future of agriculture, with agri-business struggling to feed […]

The electrification of Africa: the challenge and the battles ahead

The many experts who have studied this immense undertaking have clearly stated that the continent’s stepping out of the “shadows” will require numerous resources. Financing relies on the raising of colossal sums, funds that will never come from one single source. One of the players in this arena is French politician Jean-Louis Borloo, who is […]

Shifting into high gear with the digital revolution

The investment needed to truly build up a digital economy is at the heart of this edition of Forum Afrique Expansion. For Fadi Chehadé, president and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), “there needs to be a new discussion about the opportunities of a digital Africa; a scenario wherein Africa […]

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