About the Conference

The Conference Event brings together trade experts, business leaders, and representatives from government, private sector, civil society and international organisations. The Event seeks to demystify the components and opportunities offered by the AfCFTA for SMEs. It will unpack the ongoing policy and regulatory developments and updates which are key in implementing the Agreement. The Event will also discuss strategies that SMEs can use to extend their footprint in the African marketplace.

Benefits of Attending

Network with entrepreneurs from different parts of Africa

Gain insight into the policy landscape surrounding the AfCFTA and trade regulations in African countries

Access a platform for advocacy and influencing policy decisions surrounding trade in Africa

Build your business’s capacity to fully realise the opportunities of the AfCFTA

Conference starts in

25 - 26 July 2024

Durban , South Africa

2-Day Pass • Ex VAT

Cost per person

R 10,990  

NB: Price is in South African Rand. Price displayed exclude VAT.

Target Audience

The Conference targets participants from the following industries, among others:

 Government leaders from national and provincial departments • Trade and export leaders including brokers and other private sector facilitators • Finance Institutions providing trade finance • SMEs across various sectors such as agriculture, automotive, manufacturing, mining, transport and textiles • Representatives from intra-African trade and international trade organisations • NGOs and civil society including AfCFTA champions and activists • Academia, researchers and trade pundit’s • International trade and labour economists