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


“Build better together again”! This is the motto of the fifth edition of the Italia Africa Business Week (IABW) (https: //IABW.eu), the first and most important Italian-African business forum, to be held on October 9th and 10th, 2021 in Rome in the conference center of Villa Aurelia, via Leone. takes place XIII 459, 00165 (Piazza Pio XI), in hybrid form, that is, 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 for African SMEs” Cleophas Adrien Dioma, Executive President of the Italia Africa Business Week.

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

“Africa is a key continent for Italy”, Marina Sereni, Deputy Foreign Minister appointed for International Cooperation.

Italian and African institutional guests will attend, as will the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Marina SERENI; the Foreign Minister of Madagascar, Patrick Rajoelina; the Minister for International Cooperation and Public-Private Partnership of the Republic of the Congo, Denis-Christel SASSOU; the energy minister of Kenya, Charles KETER; the representative of the EU for the Sahel, Emanuela Claudia Del RE, Representatives of the private sector such as Gianpiero SUCCI, Partner BonelliErede, Tameru Wondm Agegnehu, Partner fondatore di Tameru Wondm Agegnehu law firm in partnership with BonelliErede, Ruggero Aricò, Vice President of Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo, Andrea CHIESI, Head of Special Projects – Chiesi Farmaceutici, Saliou DIEYE, Presidente del WAUTI (Union of Financial Institutions of West Africa), Sandra MOMAH, President of the African Network of Women Experts, Federico BEGA, Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) Promos Italia Scrl, Christian Richmond Nzi, Founder of Mygrants Srl, Piergiorgio VALENTE, President of CFE Tax consultant, Marco Francesco MAZZU, Recruiting Leader and Professor for Marketing & Digital, Università Luiss Guido Carli, Bertrand TCHANA, Head of Pediatric Cardiology Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria di Parma, Gerard Komonsira Dioma, Pharmacist, Yalgado Ouédraogo University Hospital Center and many others.

Innovation, digitization, sustainability, communication, ecological change will be the beating heart of this new edition of the forum, all in the context of the wider Italian-African business networking platform. Not just business and investments: IABW In 2021 there will be special panels on science and scientific research on the African continent and on the growth and development opportunities of the university world, on the value of culture and knowledge, on new perspectives and opportunities for Italian SMEs in Africa, on the improvement of young people, women and the African Diaspora and migrant entrepreneurship as key players in joint development and post-pandemic recovery actions

Hundreds of African and Italian companies, professionals and experts from various sectors of the economy 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 in Italy). IABW ambassadors, consuls and diplomatic advisers) to participate in the fifth edition of IABW.

because IABW is a space for the organization of 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 provides an opportunity for in-depth analysis and networking to explore new business opportunities for Italian companies in Africa and vice versa, as well as visibility for those who wish to accompany the entrepreneurial reality through their products and / or services.

In this sense, 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 special focus on start-ups and small medium-sized companies. IABW 2021, confirmed to be the first event of its kind in Italy, will be multilingual and multi-level, a great opportunity for Italian and African entrepreneurs to meet and build new economic and business relationships based on mutual knowledge and new opportunities.

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

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