East Africa International Business Forum 2008 (EAIBF 2008)

Venue: Serena Hotel

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Event Date/Time: Oct 29, 2008 End Date/Time: Oct 30, 2008
Registration Date: Oct 27, 2008
Early Registration Date: Oct 27, 2008
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The Commonwealth Business Council in association with the Government of the Republic of Rwanda, the East African Business Council and the Rwanda Investment and Export Promotion Agency will be hosting the East Africa International Business Forum (EAIBF) on the 29-30 October 2008 in Kigali, Rwanda.

HE Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda along with the other four East African Community Heads of State, will host the forum. The theme of this event is ‘Trade and Investment Opportunities: East Africa – One Market, One Destination’. It will focus upon new opportunities for investment partnerships across East Africa, including Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi.

Benefits of attending

Hear from business leaders from East Africa, Europe, North America and Asia about the wealth of East African investment opportunities.
Access to unrivalled networking opportunities with both international and local delegates.
Take an active participation in round table sessions covering:

Acceleration of Infrastructure Development
Trade and the Movement of Goods and Services
Accessibility to Finance for Development
Ways of Driving Inward Investment
Improving the Investment Climate

Speakers and panellists will include:

Heads of Government
Ministers of Finance
Ministers of Trade and Development
Investment Fund Managers
Chairs and Chief Executives of business

The EAIBF is aimed at business leaders from East Africa, as well as from Europe, North America and Asia event will look at East Africa’s move to create a single market of 100 million citizens, ways to help identify the best investment opportunities and support the achievement of the MDGs in East Africa. The main focus of this event is to look at practical steps to drive implementation of economic reforms.


Additional Information

Location: Serena Hotel, Kigali, Rwanda Cost: 295 GBP for Africa based delegates, 495 GBP for International based delegates. There is a discount for booking online.