Events Calendar

Jan 2019
Visit to Beira Port Terminal
Location: Beira, Maputo
from: 30 Jan 2019 to: 31 Jan 2019

Feb 2019
Africa Energy Indaba
Location: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
from: 19 Feb 2019 to: 20 Feb 2019

Apr 2019
Global Infrastructure Congress
Location: Dubai
from: 1 Apr 2019 to: 4 Apr 2019

Apr 2019
Zimbabwe International Trade Fair
Location: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
from: 23 Apr 2019 to: 27 Apr 2019

Apr 2019
Zimbabwe Roadshow
Location: Bulawayo & Harare, Zimbabwe
from: 23 Apr 2019 to: 27 Apr 2019

You are invited to join WBCG and Namport on a roadshow to Zimbabwe, which will include meetings with various stakeholders in the cities of Harare and Bulawayo. We will also be exhibiting at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair during this period.

Dec 2018
Intra Africa Trade Fair
Location: Cairo, Egypt
from: 11 Dec 2018 to: 17 Dec 2018

Intra-African Trade Fair is the first of its kind in Africa, consisting of a 7-day trade fair that provides a platform for sharing trade, investment and market information and enabling buyers and sellers, investors and countries to meet, discuss and conclude business deals.

Jul 2019
4th Mining on Top – Africa Summit
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
from: 3 Jul 2019 to: 4 Jul 2019


With the recent years we have witnessed Africa becoming a vital trade partner to Europe, Mining On Top: Africa Summit is back for its 5th Edition in Geneva, Switzerland congregating global and regional mines, financial institutions, technology specialists, industry experts, senior government officials and European and African stakeholders focussing on future inter-continental collaborations in the mining industry. The established event is proven to be successful in promoting responsible and sustainable mining through public-private partnerships (PPPs).

Jun 2019
Caminex – Copperbelt Mining Conference
Location: Kitwe, Zambia
from: 4 Jun 2019 to: 6 Jun 2019

Caminex 2019 – Zambia’s premier copperbelt mining, agricultural & industrial trade expo

Having built a reputation as the trade show that delivers innovation and opportunity, CAMINEX returns in 2019, taking place from 04 – 06 June 2019 at the Kitwe Showgrounds in Zambia. CAMINEX is the essential trade platform for the Copperbelt region, located in the heart of the Copperbelt.

Jun 2019
Transport & Logistics Trade Fair
Location: Munich, Germany
from: 4 Jun 2019 to: 7 Jun 2019

Transport logistic is the world’s leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT, and supply chain management. The global industry meets at this top platform every two years in Munich.

Jun 2019
DRC Mining Week
Location: Lubumbashi, DRC
from: 19 Jun 2019 to: 21 Jun 2019

DRC Mining Week 2019 will look at projecting the mining outlook to align the growth of the sector on the international trends that will shape the mining industry.

Ten years ago, global trends were looking at price volatility, power shortages, environmental issues, the quality of the assets, sustainability. Guess what the world of mining is looking at today? Do more with less. Mega trends will be focused on digitalisation, automation, commodities of the future that will ensure a high ROI.

DRC is the world producer of cobalt and the African leader of copper production.

The agenda for 2019 conference will be looking at:

  • The elephant in the room: questions you always wanted to ask about the mining code
  • “Back to the Future”: predicting tomorrow’s commodities and monitoring market development 
  • Mega trends that will shape the mining industry by 2050: how is DRC tracking?
  • Doing business with Africa’s largest producer of copper and world’s leading producer of cobalt: generating growth and bilateral trade                
  • Solving the Chinese Puzzle: Ensuring financial turnaround in a risk-taking business environment
  • Catching up with the G7:  Annual Mining Promotion Initiative Briefing
  • “Mining Academy Wanted”: Training your talent and equipping your workforce
  • Journey towards “Zero Harm”: make Health and Safety your priority

Jun 2019
SAITEX Africa Trade Expo
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
from: 23 Jun 2019 to: 25 Jun 2019

One of Africa’s largest and most well established trade exhibitions, SAITEX is now entering its 26th successful year as the key annual product sourcing opportunity for the entire continent’s retail and trade industry.

Now home to well over a billion people and an estimated 350 million middle class consumers, Africa has one of the world’s largest and fastest developing markets in the world.

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa continues to recover steadily and is forecasted to pick up to 3.1% in 2018 and to firm to an average of 3.6% in 2019–20.

SAITEX presents an excellent opportunity to engage with international product suppliers and buyers sourcing products.

Jun 2019
Manufacturing Indaba
Location: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
from: 25 Jun 2019 to: 26 Jun 2019


Manufacturing Indaba is the leading manufacturing event in Sub-Saharan Africa. The two-day event has shown impressive growth year on year and has proved its value in catalysing business connections and helping manufacturers to innovate and grow their potential. The aim of the annual Manufacturing Indaba and its provincial roadshows is to bring together business owners, industry leaders, government officials, capital providers and professional experts to explore opportunities and grow their manufacturing operations.