Tropics Business Summit: Organizers Unveil Strongest Line-Up Ever for 3rd Annual Event!

TROPICS GROUP OF COMPANIES and CREB HOLDING, organizers of the 3rd Annual Tropics Business Summit, have announced a strong line-up of Speakers for its 3rd annua event​. Key policy and decision-makers from across the globe ​will speak at one of Africa’s leading investment summits, joining a 250+ institutional and high net worth investors from around the world.

The TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT will run from ​October 16 – 19, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. This year’s program has been expanded to four days, reflecting acute investor interests in the African continent.

Through the business platform, TROPICS GROUP OF COMPANIES and CREB HOLDING will provide regional and international investors with ideas and insights to help formulate their investment strategies, and to offer companies operating in Africa an opportunity to present their corporate and financial positions. More than 75 presentations and 60 private meetings are expected to take place during the four-day program, offering unrivaled corporate access to complement the African Public Sector’s strategy for economic diversification.

TROPICS GROUP OF COMPANIES Founding Partner and Executive Chair ​Venicia Guinot said:

“The TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT is quickly becoming renowned for having provided critical insights on the most pertinent issues impacting investments in Africa. Now in our 3rd year, we have established a reputation for being the premier investment conference successfully bridging the funding gap between anglophone, francophone, lusophone and arabophone markets for Africa’s industrialization. We have a robust program this year to help participating CEOs, investors and small businesses achieve the best possible results for their portfolios.”

CREB HOLDING CEO and Founder ​Modzanga Loetitia Gambolo said: “We are proud to be joining hands with our partners to offer Africa with another ultimate opportunity to build synergies, showcase investment opportunities and explore new emerging markets. We call on the Public and Private sectors to join us and make this edition an unforgettable one.”

Keynote speakers include ASHOKA Global Vice President ​Pape Samb on Branding Africa as a leading continent for investment; PCA GROUP Chairman Roger Nzaba on Capital against natural resources; MUTUALISM CEO & Founder ​Mason Wittman on Getting access to finance for SMEs through micro-finance institutions; and PHILANI DEVELOPMENT CENTRE ​HM Phyllis Malope ​President on Why Young Women are key to achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

In addition, the 3rd annual TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT will also feature a range of high-level Trade and Investment sessions. These will include panels on investment themes and opportunities in the ​Democratic RepublicFor more information, please see our official website at: ​

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