IABW 2021: Italia Africa Business Week – 5th edition ROME 09-10 October 2021


“Rebuilding Better Together”! This is the slogan of the fifth edition of Italia Africa Business Week (IABW) (https: //IABW.eu), the first and most important Italian-African business forum, which will take place on October 9 and 10, 2021 in Rome, at the Palace of Congresses of Villa Aurelia, via Leone XIII 459, 00165 (Piazza Pio XI), in hybrid form, i.e. both online and live.

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The new edition will start immediately after the third Italia Africa conference (7/8 October 2021) organized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

“Italian SMEs are the best partner of African SMEs” Cleophas Adrien Dioma, Executive Chairman of Italia Africa Business Week.

As in recent years, this edition will also be organized by the Association “Le Réseau” with the support of Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale (for the opening conference) and Agenzia Italiana per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo. The forum also has a partnership with the Confederazione Nazionale degli Artigiani e delle Piccole e medie imprese (CNA), Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo, with Promos-Italia, Businessmed, Loukil Group, and with the Luiss Guido Carli University. The main sponsor of the fifth edition is the law firm Bonelli Erède.

“Africa is a key continent for Italy”, Marina Sereni, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs in charge of international cooperation.

Italian and African institutional guests will participate such as the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Marina SERENI; the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Madagascar, Patrick rajoelina; the Minister of International Cooperation and Public-Private Partnership of the Republic of Congo, Denis christel SASSOU; the Minister of Energy of Kenya, Charles KETER; the EU representative for the Sahel, Emanuela Claudia Del RE, representatives of the private sector such as Gianpiero SUCCI, BonelliErede partner, Tameru Wondm Agegnehu, Partner fondatore di Tameru Wondm Agegnehu Law Office in partnership with BonelliErede, Ruggero Aricò, Vice-president of Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo, Andrea CHIESI, Special Projects Manager – Chiesi Farmaceutici, Salou DIEYE, President of WAUTI (Union of West African Tax Institutes), Sandra MOM, President of the African Network of Expert Women, Federico BEGA, Strategy Director (CSO) Italia Scrl Promotions, Christian richmond nzi, founder of Mygrants Srl, Piergiorgio VALENTE, president of CFE Tax advisers, Marco francesco MAZZU, Head of Recruitment and Professor of Marketing and Digital, Università Luiss Guido Carli, Bertrand TCHANA, Head of Pediatric Cardiology Department Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria di Parma, Gerard Komonsira Dioma, Pharmacist, Yalgado Ouédraogo University Hospital Center and many others.

Innovation, Digitization, Sustainability, Communication, Ecological transition will be the beating heart of this new edition of the forum, all within the framework of the largest Italian-African business networking platform. Not just business and investments: IABW 2021 will host specific panels on science and scientific research on the African continent and on the growth and development opportunities represented by academia, on the value of culture and knowledge, on new perspectives and opportunities for SMEs Italians in Africa, on the promotion of young people, women and the African diaspora and migrant entrepreneurship as key players in co-development and post-pandemic recovery action

Hundreds of African and Italian companies, professionals and experts from various sectors of activity will be present in the hall, as well as a large representation of the African diplomatic corps (more than 15 African embassies in Italy are represented at IABW by ambassadors, consuls and diplomatic advisers) to participate in the fifth edition of IABW.

Because IABW is a space for organizing high-level bilateral institutional meetings, B2B and B3B meetings between Italian and African companies, professionals and institutions, country presentations and high-level conferences. In addition, it represents an opportunity for in-depth analysis and networking to explore new business opportunities for Italian companies in Africa and vice versa and visibility for those who intend to support entrepreneurial realities through their products and / or services.

In this direction, IABW is the ideal place to bring supply and demand together, to build bridges of high economic value and growth between Italy and Africa, with a particular focus on start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises. IABW 2021, which asserts itself as the first event of its kind in Italy, will be multilingual and on several levels, an excellent opportunity for Italian and African entrepreneurs to meet and forge new economic and commercial relations based on mutual knowledge and new opportunities.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Italia Africa Business Week (IABW).

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