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Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) 2018



The 2018 edition of the Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) is scheduled to be held in Washington D.C on June 24-26, 2018. ATIGS is a unique high-level conference and trade show, prestigious, biennial business platform designed specifically to promote and facilitate international trade and foreign direct investment in Africa, with attendance projection of over 2,000 participants from more than 70 countries for a three day of networking, markets knowledge sharing, marketing & matchmaking, B2B, G2B, G2G meetings & deal making.

It’s no news that Africa is the next global business destination and there is no bigger singular event to set the stage for this move than ATIGS 2018.


The Nexus Exchange Ltd and Omanbapa Ghana Ltd are leading the African delegation to the Africa Trade and Investment Summit in Washington DC in 2018.

As the official organising partner, Nexus Exchange Ltd has been authorised by the CEO of Omanbapa Ghana Ltd – Mr Bernard Oduro Takyi (Endorsed by the ATIGS Corporate to lead the African delegation) to organise the delegation and lead on setting the African Agenda and to ensure a proper representation of the continent at summit. From publicity to registration, enquiries and more, we are here to make sure everything works efficiently.


It doesn’t get bigger than this. ATIGS is the biggest Africa Global Trade Event and its even bigger this time!

The event will see the participation of more than 150 speakers, over 160 exhibitors, high-level government delegations, project developers, business leaders, trade promotional organizations (TPOs) and investment promotion agencies (IPAs) from various African countries, and over 350 global investors including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, private equity and asset management firms.


ATIGS moves beyond talk-shop conferences, it provides direct access to international partners & investors and government agencies (TPO’s & IPA’s) with interests to engage with Africa.

Unlike most talk-shop conferences focused on Africa, ATIGS moves beyond that instead focus on providing first hand face-to-face access to African markets at a one-stop shop by featuring African countries pavilions inside hall one representative companies sourcing for international partners & investments, and government agencies (TPO’s & IPA’s) showcasing the wide range of trade and investment opportunities that are available in their respective countries to connect with companies worldwide looking to expand or establish their business operations in Africa, and global investors with interests in Africa. There will also be Middle East, Europe, U.S.A, Canada, and Asia exhibition/pavilions representing companies & government agencies with interests to engage with Africa.



ATIGS 2018 will consist of 13 co-located events under the umbrella of World Business Week on Africa powered by Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit.

ATIGS 2018 will consist of 13 co-located events under the umbrella of World Business Week on Africa powered by Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit. The 13 side-events are, Sustainable Agriculture Forum: Africa, Construction and Infrastructure Forum: Africa, Electrify Africa Forum, US-Africa Manufacturing Forum, EU-Africa International Business Congress, Africa-China Economic Forum, UAE-Africa Business Forum, The Forum for Africa Economic Development, Africa Smart Cities Forum, Sustainable Educational Development Forum: Africa, and Consumer Technology Forum.

There will also be an ATIGS Awards ceremony on June 26, 2018 which is a unique high-level celebration and dinner to honour TPOs and IPAs from various African regions for their outstanding work in successfully attracting the best investment or best international trade projects in their regions.






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