The First Annual East African Business Summit and Expo SA is intended to bring together business men and women from the five East African countries and the SADC region and elsewhere to showcase what opportunities for investment exist in the respective countries and also give companies from East Africa an opportunity to grow business linkages with other South African companies so as to be able to have access to the market. The event will cover all aspects of trade in the region and aims at attracting businessmen and women already operating in East Africa and those planning on gaining access. It will explore opportunities and challenges of doing business and investing in East Africa as a region and provide a networking platform for potential investors to meet with the key players in the region.
Expected participants will include the following:
- Investment/Tourism Authorities of the 5 East African Countries
- SADC companies operating in the East African region
- Business Men and Women considering and looking for investment opportunities in the region
- Chamber of Commerce groups
- General Public