SSCG to host UK – Africa Trade and Investment Conference to Boost Ties and Linkages

Sub-Saharan Consulting Group (SSCG) to host a series of high level strategic conferences both in the UK and Africa aimed at stepping up bilateral trade relations, driving investments and remittances, and to boost business linkages between the region
By: SSCG Group
LONDON - June 6, 2014 - PRLog -- While Sub-Saharan Africa economy continues to grow at an average rate of 5.2% GDP, inward Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs), remittances, projects and businesses into the continent continue to rise. At the same time the appetite for trade and investment between the UK and Africa has increased significantly.  Undoubtedly, this fast growth and bilateral trade have brought about new opportunities and challenges for organisations operating in the market which include: soaring in trade opportunities and competition, progressive discovery of new energy, mining, oil and gas resources;  increase in consumer demand and specifications, shift in market context and characteristics, high operation costs, changes in stakeholders expectations, rise in risks and insecurity, demand for inclusive and value driven businesses, challenges of under developed infrastructure, supply chains and transport linkages, regulatory reforms and new frameworks.

The February 18 -19, 2015 London meeting aim to attract global institutional investors, trade and finance officials , industry experts, chamber of commerce representatives, business leaders and entrepreneurs from the UK and Africa to shares insights and perspectives, profile current diverse trade and investment opportunities, development projects, financing options and management strategies.

Coupled with two days pre conference seminars for managers and executives on (1) Capital Projects Development and Management in Africa and (2) Localising Organisations and Projects for the African Context. These top notch strategic seminars will provide refined and focused insights, strategies and approaches to support individuals and organisations operating in the market, help them to reshape operations models for effectiveness, efficiency and to boost returns.

These seminars and meeting will create robust platforms for participants to network, share insights, gain new strategies and techniques to help them as they operate in the region and overcome market complexities.

Join us at the upcoming meetings:
> Nigeria Entrepreneurship & Economic Growth Conference, 19 November 2014, Abuja
> Seminar: Capital Projects Development and Management in Africa, 16-17 February 2015, Oxford
> Seminar: Localising Your Organisation and Projects for the African Market, 16-17 February 2015, Oxford
> UK – Africa Trade and Investment Conference, 18-19 February 2015, London
> Kenya Enterprise Growth & Investment Conference, 25-25 March 2015, Nairobi
> EU – Africa Annual Trade and Investment Conference, 20-21 May 2015, Brussels
> SSCG Annual Southern Africa (SADC Region) Trade and Investment Conference, 09 -10 September 2015, Lusaka
> Boosting African Investment and Financial Sector Conference, 02-03 December 2015, Nairobi

Find out more or register for the events at or email

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