Dear Members and Partners
We are delighted to bring you, our SACANCHAM members and partners the opportunity to participate in this event, courtesy of our colleagues at the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business based in Toronto. Register for what promises to be an amazing three days….You are able download the full programme for the three days and register using the link provided below.
Mike Morgan, CEO, SACANCHAM
Africa Accelerating begins in just a few days with an opening address by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, kicking off three days of programming on 26 October 2021.
Free & Fast Registration In one click receive your personal link, allowing you to access any and ALL event sessions, recordings and more – including the opportunity to exhibit and network!
‘’The Prime Minister’s message will focus on Canadian efforts at home and on the African continent for the restart of African economies,’’ said Sebastian Spio-Garbrah, Chair of the Board of The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business.
During a media briefing he added ‘’the address will underscore that Canada and Africa have many opportunities to be strong partners, with reference to existing programs, future opportunities and his visit last year to the African Union’’.
Our program includes financing options for all sizes of projects and business ventures, export support (in both directions) and cutting-edge analysis; including Canada’s latest policy approach to African markets and the African Union free trade agenda. The opportunities for business are enormous, as are the support programs and incentives on offer!
From small businesses to large corporates, from policy makers to researchers, Africa Accelerating 2021 is showcasing opportunities and insights online over three-days, from 26 to 28 October 2021.
Africa Accelerating 2021 also includes opportunities to exhibit. Read More
Above: Dr. Patricia Makhesha (VP, Executive Vice President, Sustainability and Special Projects at Ivanhoe Mines Ltd) during a previous address to The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business
We thank this year’s premier partner and lead sponsor Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. Joining them as sponsors and partners for Africa Accelerating 2021 are 6ix, B2Gold, Hatch, Dundee Precious Metals, McCarthy Tétrault , Export Development Canada (EDC), Global Affairs Canada, Ethiopian Airlines, MineAfrica Inc, Process Research Ortech, Growth Strategy and Ausenco.
High Commissioners and Ambassadors convene in Ottawa
The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business Seminar and Reception featured a presentation from the Parliamentary Centre of Canada, who shared details of their work available to Parliaments across the continent.
Vice Chair of the Board, Paula-Caldwell St-Onge, graciously hosted the event; she was joined by the President from Toronto and the Vice President in Ottawa. Guests from the Government of Canada were also in attendance, including MP Rob Oliphant and Assistant Deputy Minister for Sub-Saharan Africa, Mala Khanna.
Over 30 Ambassadors, High Commissioners and their representatives convened in Ottawa.
Accelerating trade and investment through our Africa-based operations
Mr. Sebastian Spio-Garbrah continues to drive the Canada-Africa Chamber’s agenda across the African continent since his appointment as Special Envoy on Trade and Investment to the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) Secretariat.
Mr. Spio-Garbrah will be live at Africa Accelerating 2021 in Toronto as part of a series of engagements in Canada. Register
‘”As an independent non-governmental association we welcome and work with anyone who is committed to a new era in Canada-Africa trade and investment; an agenda based on sound values and recognizing the role of Canada’s people and organizations as a trusted partner with the people of our beloved African continent”.
Chair of the Board, Sebastian Spio-Garbrah building support for accelerated Canada-Africa trade with former Chairperson of the African Union and Economic Community of West African States President John Kufuor
Special Offers: Ethiopian Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines is the Chamber’s exclusive airline partner and sponsor: the only airline directly connecting Canada to the continent – through Addis Ababa and onward to over 120 destinations.
View Recent Events and Recordings
View dozens of recent events and recordings welcoming several hundred speakers and thousands of delegates from across Canada and the African continent.
Garreth Bloor (President), Susan Namulindwa (Vice President, Canada) Jacques NdoutouMve (Vice President, Africa) & Samantha Mandigora (Head of Operations)
For more information, please contact:
The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business
55 Bloor Street West, RTO Manulife Building, PO Box 19553
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3T9 Tel: 647-667-1223 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org