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18th - 19th November
DUBAI - UAE
FORUM
GLOBAL BUSINESS FORUM AFRICA

Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

GBF Africa encourages international revenue flows into Africa by engaging leading decision-makers on the global investment scene. The Forum will involve prominent African stakeholders to engage in a dialogue at the highest level of implementation, advising on key strategic directives related to Africa's economic outlook.

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19th - 20th November
RIYADH - SAUDI ARABIA
EVENT
DIGITAL SAUDI 2030

The 3rd Annual Digital Saudi 2030 has become the biggest and most comprehensive platform for digital transformation in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia hosting over 500 C-Level executives to understand, create, develop and enhance human knowledge to achieve digitalization as an enterprise, government and as a nation.Through a series of keynote presentations, panel sessions, workshops and exhibition of digital transformation products and services you will gain ideas, strategies, leadership skills, gain insights and forge partnerships to become a growth leader to deliver the future for your organization.

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20th - 22nd November
CARTAGENA - COLOMBIA
CONGRESS
XVI CONGRESO NACIONAL DE LA INFRAESTRUCTURA

In its 16 years of existence, the National Infrastructure Congress has established itself as a trade event of special resonance and significance in the country. The trajectory of its guests, the direct interlocution with the highest levels of the Government, the multiple business opportunities, its international panelists and its impressive commercial show, confirm the magnitude and scope of the meeting.

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20th - 22nd November
BARCELONA - SPAIN
CONFERENCE
MEDAWEEK BARCELONA
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The MedaWeek Barcelona (Mediterranean Week of Economic Leaders) is nowadays the iconic conference dedicated to promoting the Mediterranean region worldwide. This event endorses the key economic sectors and the cultural values of this region through a wide variety of forums. MedaWeek Barcelona serves as the main meeting point for voicing the interests of the private sector in the socio-economic development of the Mediterranean countries.

Since its debut in 2006, MedaWeek Barcelona has been jointly organized by the Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and the Industry (ASCAME) and the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Navigation, with the collaboration of prominent Euro-Mediterranean organizations.

Over the last twelve editions, more than 20,000 businessmen and businesswomen have participated in the MedaWeek Barcelona.

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21st November
LONDON - UK
EVENT
BIG FIVE BOARD AWARDS

The Big Five Board Awards offer an unrivaled evening of networking for Africa's leading oil and gas companies and senior executives in a reception-style event for these long-respected and annual accolades. Awarded since 1997 and with over 100 recipients to date, the Big Five Board Awards enter an incredible 23rd year. The event supports the plight of African wildlife and aims to raise funds for various conservation projects on the African Continent with a charity auction.

Keynote Speaker:

Ade Adeola, Managing Director, Energy & Natural Resources

Standard Chartered Bank plc will be speaking on Building Africa's Oil & Gas Future

Contact: Gayle Meikle: +44 20 7193 8224

Email: info@frontierenergy.network

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25th - 28th November
KUWAIT CITY - KUWAIT
EVENT
PATHFINDER TRADE AND INVEST: BRITISH TRADE MISSION TO KUWAIT

Following on from the success of our September 2017 Trade Mission to Kuwait (please click here to read a summary), Pathfinder Trade and Invest will be organising a trade mission to Kuwait. The trade mission programme will be arranged by the DIT in Kuwait who will ensure a high quality programme that is excellent value for money.

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25th - 27th November
DOHA - QATAR
SUMMIT
QATAR TRADE SUMMIT
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Qatar has stood resilient under pressure with a diverse economy, posting stable growth through 2018 - 2019. Qatar's GDP is estimated to be at 2.8%, and the nations spending is expected to grow moderately at 1.7%. Majority of it will be spent on strengthening trade, infrastructure and transportation. Qatar has strategically and deftly handled the situation by improving trade relations with regional partners such as Turkey, Oman, Kuwait and India. This move puts the nation on a path of robust development in the transportation, supply chain and infrastructure sectors. Strengthening these sectors has become imperative for their continued growth.

The Qatar Trade Summit, a 3 day mega event scheduled to take place from 25 - 27 November in Doha. The summit will enable deliberations on the current developments in the country and will focus on the seamless growth of the shipping sector, port infrastructure and air cargo industry which will boost the industrial and economic sector in the State of Qatar.This exclusive event will host national and international participants, key government stake holders, policy makers, regulatory authorities, port authorities, terminal operating companies, supply chain and logistics professionals, freight forwarders, air cargo companies, shipping line senior management, export managers, technology providers and a broad spectrum of trading partners on a single platform to discuss, benchmark and set a road map for Qatar's economic growth and it's sustenance as a regional trading leader.

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25th - 28th November
DUBAI - UAE
EVENT
THE BIG 5 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION SHOW
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Release

The Big 5 is the region's largest and most influential event for the construction industry.

Organised by dmg events, the exhibition showcases 360-degree building solutions clustered in six product sectors: MEP services, Building Interiors & Finishes, Building Envelope & Special Construction, Construction Tools & Building Materials, Construction Technology & Innovation, and the all new Offsite & Modular Construction.


Gathering buyers and manufacturers of construction products from around the world, The Big 5 also offers a broad educational agenda, with two high-level conferences and dozens of CPD-certified workshops.


On its 40th edition, the event runs alongside The Big 5 Heavy, Middle East Stone, Middle East Concrete, HVAC R Expo, the Urban Design & Landscaping Expo, and The Big 5 Solar.


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25th - 26th November
MEDELLING - COLOMBIA
CONGRESS
CANNAWORLD CONGRESS
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Release

The international EXPOMEDEWEED 2019 fair will be held between November 22 and 24 in the Orquideorama and in the Patio de Las Azaleas of the Joaquín Antonio Uribe Botanical Garden; It will be a high level event, with the professionalism, positioning and experience that have taken it to the fourth version.

EXPOMEDEWEED is a specialized cannabis business platform, where companies in the industry will meet to showcase their products, transfer technology and knowledge, discuss their developments and research, close sales, propose projects and offer the best executive environment for exploit all the medicinal, industrial and scientific potential of cannabis.

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27th - 28th November
LONDON - UK
EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE
THE BUSINESS SHOW 2019

The Business Show, which is sponsored by Yell, Dell & American Express is Europe's largest B2B exhibition. The show attracts over 20,000 visitors from all over the world who are looking for new & innovative products and services, which will help them to maintain, grow & develop as a business.

The Business Show will be taking place on the 27th & 28th of November at The London ExCeL. We have 400 exhibitors from the likes of Cranfield School of Management, Intellectual Property Office and Your Business Community Ltd. As well as this, we have a great list of masterclasses one of which is hosted by Barclaycard this year.

This November will see over 200 seminar sessions and our best keynote line-up to date take the stage for 2 days. Make sure you don't miss out on this world-class event and register here for your free tickets today.

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27th - 29th November
İSTANBUL - TURKEY
SUMMIT
10TH BOSPHORUS SUMMIT
Press
Release

The Bosphorus Summit will be held in 2019 with the participation of more than 80 countries and more than 200 panelists.

With the Bosphorus Summits, political, economic and cultural accumulations will provide global gains in the direction of national interests and common ideals.

At the Bosphorus Summit, there are many speakers from different countries such as economics, politics and diplomacy.

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30th November
3rd December
RIYADH - SAUDI ARABIA
EVENT
BRITISH TRADE MISSION TO SAUDI ARABIA

Pathfinder Trade and Invest are organizing a trade mission to the Kingdom offering you the opportunity to explore and succeed in the Saudi market. Under Vision 2030, this rapidly diversifying market is showing growth in all sectors and is an ideal post-Brexit market you do not want to miss out on.

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2nd - 4th December
MANAMA - BAHRAIN
CONFERENCE
26TH ANNUAL WORLD ISLAMIC BANKING CONFERENCE (WIBC)
Press
Release

Islamic banking, the largest vertical under the Islamic finance industry, contributes to 71%, or US$ 1.72 trillion, of the industry's assets. Global Islamic finance industry grew year-on-year by of 11% to US$ 2.4 trillion in assets in 2017 or by CAGR growth of 6% from 2012. While digitalization has transpired as a major progression across different sectors of the Islamic finance industry, similar to it rattling the global financial system, the potential for the industry to grow projects to US$ 3.8 trillion in assets by 2023 is tremendous.

The World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) has been contributing to the development and expansion of scope of the Islamic finance industry for over the past 25 years. Now in its 26th year, WIBC will address the growth of global Islamic finance industry through strong investments in the Halal Sectors, Infrastructure, and support from Sukuk market, especially by virtue of technological modes in all products and services. This year's agenda provides key insights into what it takes to unlock the full potential of Islamic Finance through Regulatory Reforms, Standardization, unlocking new avenues of growth & enhancing security transactions by adopting FinTech and finally, benefitting regulatory and Shari'ah compliance from RegTech industry.

The 26th Annual World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC 2019) will also focus on progressive developments for the Islamic Economy, which is on the rise with estimated spend by the 1.8 billion Muslim population reaching US$ 2.1 Trillion across food, beverage, fashion, media, recreation and travel, in 2017. Forecasts estimate the spending to reach US$ 3 Trillion by 2023. Islamic Economy is at par with latest developments in technology and investments. Citing the advancements, artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IOT), virtual reality (VR) and cryptocurrencies are attracting more investments. WIBC 2019, the largest gathering of Islamic banking & finance professionals globally, is strategically positioned to deliver a comprehensive view of the Islamic Economy, its future potential to facilitate investments and boost industry growth. Islamic economy companies play an important role in addressing Muslim consumer needs and play a critical role in driving economic growth and activity. With 1,300+ senior level executives from 50+ countries, which include international Islamic financial institutions, ministers, policy makers, political leaders, senior government officials, ethical finance leaders, banking & financial tech sector innovators, senior economists, export finance/export promotion houses and FinTech providers, WIBC 2019 remains a compelling forum with exceptional content, master-class sessions, panel discussions, thought-leadership and interviews. Further, through its extensive networking opportunities, the three-day summit promises to be the most innovative and the forward-thinking Islamic finance and banking event in the world.

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10th - 11th December
RIYADH - SAUDI ARABIA
CONFERENCE
ARABNET RIYADH
Press
Release

In it's 9th edition, Arabnet Riyadh is bringing two conferences under one roof for the second year in a row!

For the second consecutive year, Arabnet will feature two events under one roof: Arabnet Riyadh for 2,000+ corporate executives and senior government leaders, and Inspire Saudi for 4,000+ entrepreneurs, youth and students, including initiatives and dedicated activities to inspire and educate.

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13th - 16th January
ABU DHABI - UAE
SUMMIT
WORLD FUTURE ENERGY SUMMIT

The World Future Energy Summit is where the global future energy, cleantech and sustainability community comes together. From innovators and academics to political and industry leaders, it's the must-see annual event that showcases the state-of-the-art, enables new business and investment to flow, and sets the agenda.

As a global hub for business, innovation and knowledge exchange, the World Future Energy Summit is the place to come to be inspired, develop your network, and meet with over 800 pioneering technology companies to do great business and source leading-edge products.

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27th - 29th January
DUBAI - UAE
SUMMIT
GLOBAL INVESTMENT IN AVIATION SUMMIT

Air transport will increase by an average of 4.3% per annum over the next 20 years. This implies that demand for air travel will increase by a factor of two and a half over the period.

UAE is ranked number 1 in the Quality of Air Transport Infrastructure Index by the World Economic Forum, and its aviation sector is one of the fastest-growing in the world. The first edition of GIAS gathered the international finance and operational players. It highlighted and showcased global aviation investment projects where participants accessed a unique environment to network in a leading investor ecosystem, an opportunity to widen their network and resources which are essential to improve the prospects of all participating countries, organizations and business corporations in raising capital, discovering amazing regional investment or finding new costumers globally.

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25th - 27th February
LAGOS - NIGERIA
EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE
SAIPEC

With a record-breaking 3,500 exhibition visitors, 656 delegates from 36 countries, 11 NOC's, 104 exhibitors and 54 speakers, the 3rd West Africa Petroleum Exhibition and Conference was the most successful meeting place for Sub-Saharan Africa's oil and gas industry.

The Sub Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (SAIPEC) will return to the Eko Convention Centre 25-27 February 2020 for its 4th edition, as the only oil and gas event held in partnership with the entire Sub Saharan African petroleum industry. Working directly with PETAN, the organisers will draw on their global resources to ensure that the event delivers to the needs of all stakeholders throughout the region.

WAIPEC 2019 was the largest petroleum event of its kind in West Africa, as the city of Lagos welcomed in thousands of key regional stakeholders - plus leading international E&P firms and partners - to develop and drive new business across the sector. It featured in excess of 25 technical and strategic conference sessions, driven by an esteemed steering committee Click here for full details

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8th - 10th March
RIYADH - SAUDI ARABIA
EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE
SAUDI INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE FOR INTERNET FOR THINGS – SAUDI IOT

Saudi International Exhibition for the Internet of Things presents the 1st Annual Saudi IoT Conference. Our panel of visionary leaders, engineers, executives, and developers, will present on cutting-edge technologies in the IOT industry which are dramatically shifting business strategies and changing the way we live, work, and play.

The Saudi IoT Conference 2018 will showcase insightful keynotes, case-studies, and breakout sessions, focusing on smart solutions leading the Kingdom in IoT technologies into 2030 and beyond. Explore the ways in which the Internet of Things is re-defining communication within the Kingdom and what that means for the future of business. This is an exciting time to be in IoT, the future is here!

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9th - 11th March
MUSCAT - OMAN
EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE
METAL & INDUSTRIAL MINERAL PROCESSING

The Oman Metals & Industrial Minerals Congress 2020 will bring together influential decision-makers,industry analysts, mining & minerals operators,mineral processors, automation providers,construction software specialists, engineering consultants, EPC contractors, OEMs and investors, all on one platform. And all with the aim of sharing best practice and focusing on the specific opportunities that Oman has to offer, in the downstream mining & minerals sector.

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24th - 26th March
DUBAI - UAE
EVENT
ANNUAL INVESTMENT MEETING
Press
Release

Investing for the Future: Shaping the Global Investment Strategies Explore investment opportunities in more than 140 counties

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30th March
2nd April
AMMAN - JORDAN
EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE
SOFEX JORDAN

SOFEX is the premier international exhibition and conference that features the largest fully-integrated Special Operations Forces equipment and solutions in the world. SOFEX brings together small medium-size companies as well as major counter terrorism and homeland security international manufacturers to meet with high-ranking defense officials and government decision makers, SOFEX is a unique global gathering for showcasing the latest counter terrorism and homeland security solutions to combat today's ever increasing security challenges.

SOFEX is held biennially under the Patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, and is supported by the Jordan Armed Forces. The 13th edition of SOFEX (SOFEX 2020) will build on the continuous success of the SOFEX series. SOFEX 2020 will be held in Amman, Jordan between March 30th and April 2nd.

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30th March
1st April
MUSCAT - OMAN
EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE
OMAN DESIGN & BUILD WEEK

The Oman Design & Build Week, which incorporates The BIG Show and Oman Real Estate Exhibition (OREX), is a vibrant networking and sourcing platform for the building and real estate industry. Held annually, Oman Design & Build Week offers your company a convenient platform to promote your brands and products to 11,000 highly qualified buyers that include decision makers from architects, consultants, engineers, contractors, distributors and procurement managers from across Oman.

Oman Design & Build Week 2020 will provide you with the opportunity to tap into an annual project market worth $ 202 billion (Source: MEED Projects) across various sectors including commercial and residential, water, energy, oil and gas, transportation and infrastructure as well as health and hospitality. Segmented into eight new industry sectors, Oman Design & Build Week 2020 presents your company with better promotion and branding opportunities with its dedicated zones plus focused workshops and features that bring you closer to your potential clients.

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