Africa Rise

Africa Rise organizes the forum ABBW in partnership and the support of the Chamber of commerce Luxembourg and LuxAfrica.

Africa Rise is a Belgium-based organization. It aims to facilitate contacts between European entrepreneurs and their African counterparts. Africa Rise is committed to promoting Africa economic and social emergence.

Africa Rise achieves this goal by organizing an annual economic forum : the « AFRICA-BELGIUM BUSINESS WEEK - ABBW ». This convenient forum is based on B2B meetings and takes place in April, in Belgium.
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OFFICIAL PARTNERS AT THE ABBW FORUM

CHAMBRE OF COMMERCE LUXEMBOURG.

As a professional chamber and public establishment, bringing together companies from all economic sectors - apart from crafts and agriculture - the Chamber of Commerce sees its raison d'être and its role in defending the interests of member Luxembourg companies. The Chamber of Commerce can also defend sectoral interests provided that these are not detrimental to those of all its nationals.

Today, the Chamber of Commerce has more than 90,000 nationals, occupying 75% of total salaried employment and representing 80% of GDP.

Web site & contact : https://www.cc.lu/accueil/

THE LUXEMBOURG AFRICA INVESTMENT ASSOCIATION – LUXAFRICA

LA CHAMBRE DE COMMERCE DU GRAND-DUCHE DE LUXEMBOURG.

We are a multicultural professional non profitable association whose primary objective is to create and maintain a platform that promotes business exchange between Luxembourg and the African continent.

We strive to :

- organize, promote and support Luxembourg-Africa related business initiatives and events in order to capture long term opportunities.
- build a knowledge base for our members containing useful information in respect of the African and Luxembourg business environments
- provide members with a value added professional networking environment

Web site & contact : https://luxafrica.wildapricot.org

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    ABBW2020, the Europe-Africa B2B forum in Luxembourg, heart of Europe

    - April 30, 2020, Chamber of commerce Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    - 200 participants from 20 African and European countries
    - Focus
    - B2B meetings, 3 h (afternoon)
    - 1st Edition in Luxembourg (already 6 editions in Belgium : ABBW IN BELGIUM)

    Registration
    • Thursday April 30, 2020 Plenary room
      Venue : Chamber of commerce Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
    • 08h00 : Arrival of participants - Registration (badges)
      08h45 : Welcome speeches
      09h30 : PANEL - COUNTRY IN HONOR
      10h30 : Presentations of companies
      12h30 : Lunch
      14h00 : Afternoon - B2B sessions
      - B2G sessions
      17h30 : Closing speeches.
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    A few actors of ABBW 2020

    Speaker
    Dimitri Mozer General Manager Mozer Belux, Honorary General Consul (RCA)
    Speaker
    René Branders President of Belgian CCI
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    Georges Mukuna President of CCI (DRC)
    Speaker
    Chareddib Abdelmadjid CEO – Chareddib Group (Algeria)

    ABBW 2019

    Venue : Hotel Château du Lac, Genval, Belgium
    Dates : April 3-4 2019

    Participation :
    - 16 African countries : Central African Republic, Algeria, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, DRCongo, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Morocco, Senegal, Togo, Tanzania, ,,,
    - 630 entrepreneurs in total

    ABBW 2018

    Lieu : Hôtel Château du Lac, Genval, Belgique
    Dates : 27-29 mars 2018

    Participation :
    - 13 pays africains : Congo, Algérie, Bénin, Cameroun, RD Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Maroc, Niger,Sénégal, Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, Tanzanie, Burkina Faso
    - Sénégal, Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, Tanzanie, Burkina Faso
    - 1 Pays américain : Canada
    - 300 entrepreneurs au total

    ABBW 2017

    Lieu : Hôtel Château du Lac, Genval, Belgique
    Dates : 18-20 avril 2017

    Participation :
    - 9 pays africains : Algérie, Bénin, Cameroun, RD Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Maroc, Niger, Sénégal, Togo,
    - 5 Pays européens : Angleterre, Belgique, France, Luxembourg, Suisse
    - 1 Pays américain : Canada
    - 400 entrepreneurs au total

    ABBW 2016

    Lieu : Hôtel Château du Lac, Genval, Belgique
    Dates : 20-22 avril 2016

    Participation :
    - 12 pays africains : Algérie, Bénin, Cameroun, RD Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Maroc, Mauritanie, Niger, Sénégal, Tanzanie, Togo, Tunisie
    - 6 Pays européens : Angleterre, Belgique, France, Luxembourg, Pays-Bas, Suisse
    - 1 Pays américain : Canada
    - 400 entrepreneurs au total

    ABBW 2015

    Lieu : Hôtel Château du Lac, Genval, Belgique
    Dates : 28-30 avril 2015

    Participation :
    - 17 Pays africains : Algérie, Bénin, Cameroun, (République Démocratique du) Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Guinée Equatoriale, Maroc, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigéria, Ouganda, Rwanda, Sénégal, Togo, Tanzanie, Tunisie
    - 5 Pays européens : Belgique, Luxembourg, France, Angleterre, Suisse
    - 2 Pays américains : Canada (Québec) et Etats-Unis
    - 800 entrepreneurs africains, américains et européens

    Résultats : plusieurs dizaines de contrats signés (DELAUNOIT GROUP SA, SIAM BENIN SARL, TRACTEBEL, FRISOMAT, TRANSURB, AVL EXPRESS, SNCB, THE JOB FACTORY, ...)

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    ABBW 2014

    Lieu : Hotel Charleroi Airport, Charleroi, Belgique
    Dates : 1-4 avril 2014

    Participation :
    - 12 Pays africains : Algérie, Bénin, Cameroun, Congo, (République Démocratique du) Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Guinée Equatoriale, Maroc, Mauritanie, Togo, Tunisie,
    - 5 Pays européens : Belgique, Luxembourg, France, Angleterre, Suisse
    - 119 entrepreneurs africains
    - 152 entrepreneurs européens

    Résultats : plus de 30 contrats signés

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