The 7th Annual GBR World Congress 2017

4th to 7th April 2017, Sandton Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa

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AFRICA EMERGING


The forthcoming 7th Annual GBR World Congress, Trade and Investment Summits hosted by the Global Business Roundtable, are poised to address the new ways that businesses are driving Africa’s new economic era. The platform is uniquely designed to bring all countries and global players under a single roof for match-making opportunities with investors, partners, donors through the GBR Platform for a series of Continental and Country Hosted Roundtables on Infrastructure, Trade and Investment projects.

4

MEETING AND SUMMIT DAYS

To establish global networks, secure access to funding and invest into public and private project opportunities.

60+

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

With a presence in 62 countries the GBR continues to launch new chapters every month across the globe.

100+

SPEAKERS & PANELISTS

Representing government trade and investment agencies, corporate financiers, public and private organisations.

Schedule


April 3, 2017
MEMBERS ONLY
7:00am- 8:00am
Registration
Venue:
An in-depth look at The Global Business Roundtable. GBR members share their views and concerns to prepare for future success.
8:00am - 11:00am
REGIONAL MEETINGS
Venue:
11:00am - 2:00pm
NATIONAL MEETINGS
Venue:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Venue:
6:00pm - 8:00pm
INTERNATIONAL SESSION
Venue:
April 4, 2017
AFRICA - ASIA SUMMIT
7:00am- 8:00am
Registration
Venue: Auditorium 1
Official Opening and Welcoming of Guests.
8:00am- 9:00
Official Opening and Anthem
Venue: Auditorium 1
Official Opening and Welcoming of Guests.
9:00am- 9:40am
Address
Venue: Auditorium 1
Topic: Promoting Economic Development: Opportunities & Challenge.
9:40am- 10:20am
Address
Venue:
A number of professionals panelists sharing on industry news / updates and how to win in the ever changing business climate.
10:20am- 11:00am
Keynote Address
Venue:
Topic: What’s New In Technological Advancement for Adaption In Africa.
11:00am to 1:00pm
Presentation
Venue:
Topic: What’s New in Technological Advancement for Adaption in Africa.
1:00pm- 2:00pm
Lunch Break
Venue:
Advanced Roundtables discussions. These address important topics that affect the different continents, nations, regions, its businesses and its people.
2:00pm- 4:00pm
Roundtables Session 1
Venue:
Advanced Roundtables discussions. These address important topics that affect the different continents, nations, regions, its businesses and its people.
4:00pm- 6:00pm
Roundtables Session 2
Venue:
Advanced Roundtables discussions. These address important topics that affect the different continents, nations, regions, its businesses and its people.
April 5, 2017
INTRA - AFRICA SUMMIT
7:00am- 8:00am
Registration
Venue: Auditorium 1
Official Opening and Welcoming of Guests.
8:00am- 9:00am
Official Opening And Anthem
Venue:
Official Opening and Welcoming of Guests.
09:00 - 09:40
Address
Venue: Auditorium 1
Topic: Promoting Economic Development: Opportunities & Challenge.
09:40 - 10:20
Address
Venue:
A number of professionals panelists sharing on industry news / updates and how to win in the ever changing business climate.
10:20- 11;00
Keynote Address
Venue:
Topic: What’s New In Technological Advancement for Adaption In Africa.
11:00am- 1:00p,
Presentation
Venue:
Topic: What’s New in Technological Advancement for Adaption in Africa.
1:00pm-2:00pm
Lunch Break
Venue:
Advanced Roundtables discussions. These address important topics that affect the different continents, nations, regions, its businesses and its people.
2:00pm- 4:00pm
Roundtables Session 1
Venue:
Advanced Roundtables discussions. These address important topics that affect the different continents, nations, regions, its businesses and its people.
4:00pm- 6:00pm
Roundtables Session 2
Venue:
Advanced Roundtables discussions. These address important topics that affect the different continents, nations, regions, its businesses and its people.
April 6, 2017
AFRICA - EUROPE - AMERICA SUMMIT
07:00am - 08:00am
Registration
Venue: Auditorium 1
Official Opening and Welcoming of Guests.
8:00am- 9:00am
OFFICIAL OPENING & ANTHEM
Venue:
Official Opening and Welcoming of Guests.
09:00am - 09:40am
ADDRESS
Venue:
Topic: Promoting Economic Development: Opportunities & Challenge.
09:40am - 10:20am
ADDRESS
Venue:
A number of professionals panelists sharing on industry news / updates and how to win in the ever changing business climate.
10:20am - 11;00am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Venue:
Topic: What’s New In Technological Advancement for Adaption In Africa.
11:00am - 1:00pm
PRESENTATION
Venue:
Topic: What’s New In Technological Advancement for Adaption In Africa.
1:00pm-2:00pm
LUNCH BREAK
Venue:
Advanced Roundtables discussions. These address important topics that affect the different continents, nations, regions, its businesses and its people.
2:00pm- 4:00pm
ROUNDTABLES SESSION 1
Venue:
Advanced Roundtables discussions. These address important topics that affect the different continents, nations, regions, its businesses and its people.
4:00pm- 6:00pm
ROUNDTABLES SESSION 2
Venue:
Advanced Roundtables discussions. These address important topics that affect the different continents, nations, regions, its businesses and its people.
April 7, 2017
GENERAL CONFERENCE & GFFJ BANQUET
7:00am - 8:00am
REGISTRATION
Venue: Auditorium 1
Official Opening and Welcoming of Guests.
8:00am- 9:00am
OFFICIAL OPENING & ANTHEM
Venue:
Official Opening and Welcoming of Guests.
09:00am - 09:40am
ADDRESS
Venue:
Topic: Promoting Economic Development: Opportunities & Challenge.
9:40am - 10:20am
ADDRESS
Venue:
Topic: Promoting Economic Development: Opportunities & Challenge.
10:20am - 11:00am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Venue:
A number of professionals panelists sharing on industry news / updates and how to win in the ever changing business climate.
11:00am - 1:00pm
PRESENTATION
Venue:
A number of professionals panelists sharing on industry news / updates and how to win in the ever changing business climate.
1:00pm-2:00pm
LUNCH BREAK
Venue:
Topic: What’s New In Technological Advancement for Adaption In Africa.
2:00pm- 4:00pm
PLENARY
Venue:
Topic: What’s New In Technological Advancement for Adaption In Africa.
6:00pm- 9:00pm
GLOBAL FUND FOR JESUS BANQUET
Venue:
Advanced Roundtables discussions. These address important topics that affect the different continents, nations, regions, its businesses and its people.

SPEAKERS


Speakers and Presenters at the GBR 7th Annual World Congress 2017

  • Mr Sipho Mseleku Snr

    Convener, Global Business Roundtable

    Rev Frank Chikane

    President, AFM International

    Dr Essop Pahad

    Former Minister in the Presidency, South Africa

  • Mr Lesiba Mothata

    Chief Economist, Investment Solutions

    Dr Nevers Mumba

    Former Vice President, Zambia

    Dr Clarence Moniba

    Head Program Delivery Unit, Office of the President, Liberia

  • Adv Dumisa Ntsebeza

    Advocate of the High Court, South Africa

    Mr Patrick Dlamini

    CEO, DBSA

    Dr Webber Ndoro

    Executive Director, Africa World Heritage Fund

  • Prof Danjuma Sheni

    Vice Chancellor, Plateau State University, Nigeria

    Mr Stefan Sakoschek

    Regional Director & Secretary General, EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry

    Mr Victor Kgomoeswana

    Business Author and Radio Personality

Mr Sipho Mseleku Snr
Convener, Global Business Roundtable
The Convener of the Business Global Roundtable, chairman of the Global Fund for Jesus and Executive Chairman of Skhumnotho Group
Rev Frank Chikane
President, AFM International
Dr Essop Pahad
Former Minister in the Presidency, South Africa
Mr Lesiba Mothata
Chief Economist, Investment Solutions
Dr Nevers Mumba
Former Vice President, Zambia
Dr Clarence Moniba
Head Program Delivery Unit, Office of the President, Liberia
Adv Dumisa Ntsebeza
Advocate of the High Court, South Africa
Mr Patrick Dlamini
CEO, DBSA
Dr Webber Ndoro
Executive Director, Africa World Heritage Fund
Prof Danjuma Sheni
Vice Chancellor, Plateau State University, Nigeria
Mr Stefan Sakoschek
Regional Director & Secretary General, EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Mr Victor Kgomoeswana
Business Author and Radio Personality

Pricing


    • $155
      R2000

    • DAILY PRICE

      • The daily rate gives you flexibility to choose the Summits you wish to attend between the 4th and 7th April 2017:
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      • Africa - Asia Summit
      • Intra Africa Summit
      • Africa - Americas - Europe Summit
      • GFFJ Gala Dinner
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    • $620
      R8000

    • Full conference

      • Allows you to attend the full conference, including member sessions, from the 2nd to 7th April 2017
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      • AGM & Committee Meetings
      • Africa - Asia Summit
      • Intra Africa Summit
      • Africa - Americas - Europe Summit
      • GFFJ Gala Dinner
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    • $50
      R600

    • MEMBER MEETINGS

      • Allows you to attend member meetings only.
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      • Day 1:    2 April 2017
      • Departmental Meetings
      • Regional Meetings
      • GBR International Session
      • Day 2:    3 April 2017
      • Annual General Meeting
      • GBR International Session
      • GBR Internal Awards
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