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The conference will host distinguished panelists and speakers, including ambassadors, high government officials, business leaders, investors and CEOs. Keynote speakers and conference panelists include: Representation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Federal Republic of Ethiopia; representation from the Ethiopian State Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation, Federal Republic of Ethiopia; Yohannes Tilahun– Former CEO to GE General Electric Ethiopia & Advisor to the commissioner at Ethiopian Investment Commission.
Craig Bridgeman - Executive Chairman of East Africa Oil Field Services and Founder of Adamantine Energy; Dr Matteo Pianca - Economic and Commercial Affairs, Italian Embassy (Ethiopia) and Italian companies; representation from the Ethiopian Tourism Organization - Ethiopian Government; H.E. Ayanle Salad - Deputy Ambassador of Somaliland (Ethiopia Mission); Dahir Hussein, Head of Finance - Ericsson Telecommunications (East Africa) among others.
“We are very excited about the level of enthusiasm we have received from speakers, sponsors and attendees for this unique conference” said Rashed Ahmed, founder and chairman of Africa Business Forum& Young African Entrepreneur 2015. “We look forward to bringing together many business leaders and offering international companies considerable opportunities to enter and become successful in one of the fastest growing economies in the world.” Said Rashed Ahmed.
The panel topics at the 4th Africa Business Forum represent the areas of finance and capital investment; infrastructure, logistics and import/export; power and energy; agriculture, mining and livestock; consumer goods; ICT and many other related Industries.
The lead sponsor for the conference is MIDROC Group, owned one of the largest companies in Africa and Ethiopia's biggest employer. Additional partners include London School of Project Management, Axis Marketing, African Press Organization, AfricaGlobalTrade.com, EastAfricaBusiness.com, ICCS Express, International Cargo and Aviation Services.