International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has announced that small businesses can now access government-backed export finance directly from their banks, boosting UK trade.
GTR Africa Trade & Infrastructure Finance Conference 2017
October 25-26, 2017 – Park Plaza Victoria, London, UK
Since its inception in 2015, the annual GTR Africa Trade & Infrastructure Finance Conference has been a key forum for regional corporates, financiers and trade specialists to meet and discuss Africa’s trade and infrastructure potential.
Speakers at the event include:
- Rt. Hon. Mark Simmonds, Former Foreign & Commonwealth Office Minister for Africa; Chairman of the Advisory Board, Invest Africa
- Philippe Vogeleer, Director of Advisory, Vodafone
- Ronak Gopaldas, Head of Country Risk, Rand Merchant Bank
- Anish Jain, Chief Treasury Officer, Export Trading Group
Why should you attend?
- Gain access to hundreds of like-minded international trade practitioners
- Hear expert analysis of Africa’s position in global trade
- Identify the key infrastructure priorities in Sub-Saharan Africa
- Gain the inside track on African commodity trading and the future of the UK as a hub for such business
- Take part in your choice of four classroom-style afternoon break-outs
- Hear about new entrants to the funding market, then quiz the experts!
- Find out how to do business in Francophone Africa
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Developing the Cambridge – Milton Keynes – Oxford Corridor: infrastructure, governance and economic growth
Morning, Thursday, 7th December 2017
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
With the National Infrastructure Commission expected to publish its final report on the Cambridge – Milton Keynes – Oxford Corridor in advance of the Autumn Budget, this seminar will assess its recommendations and potential priorities for implementation.
Delegates will consider logistical issues for increasing transport capability, with a focus on the East West rail link and Oxford to Cambridge Expressway projects, as well as measures to be taken to meet the need for housing in the area.
It will also be an opportunity for key stakeholders to discuss priorities for developing an integrated strategic plan for the Cambridge – Milton Keynes – Oxford Corridor to support economic growth.
The seminar brings policymakers together with leaders from business and local government, housing and infrastructure developers, environmental groups, planning consultancies and lawyers, universities and others with an interest in these major projects.