INDUSTRIALIZATION AND
TRADE DEVELOPMENT:
A Masterclass for Emerging
Enterprise Builders
About The Summit
BUY AND SELL AFRICA 15 - 30 January | Ethiopia SEE DETAILS Promoting Made in Africa Brands
and Optimizing Regional Value
Chain Management:
Equipping the African Entrepreneur
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Why ITD-MASTERCLASS?

POSITIONING EMERGING AFRICAN INDUSTRIALISTS, BUSINESS CHAMPIONS, ENTERPRISE BUILDERS AND CORPORATE INVESTORS WITH THE SKILLS TO POWER AFRICA’S PROSPERITY VEHICLE FOR SUSTAINABLE CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT.

The continent is blessed with abundant natural resources – wonderful fertile and arable land, sprawling forest; large mineral deposits, a climate conducive to growing, a unique hydraulic potential, and a young and expanding population. If properly harnessed, can be instrumental in driving fourth and fifth industrial revolutionary crusade on the continent, sector by sector thus paving the way for Africa to build a unique competitive edge. Many projects have been successfully tested, now is the time to scale up, properly structured regional value, supply and demand chain management and think bigger to enhance a monetized African Innovation and technology revolution. We should challenge and push one another to make more progress.

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AU-member Countries & Diaspora
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Youth & Students Participants
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Industry Sector Leaders & Institution Respresented
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Lead Curators, Mentors, Masters & Facilitators

ENTERPRISE MOVEMENT; THE TRAJECTORY OF AFRICAN MARKET

The annual ITD-Masterclass unlike other training project will provide first-hand knowledge, policy spotlight and face-to-face access for ordinary business people in the informal industry sector in Africa to connect with professionals and industry leaders. By no means, this exposure will avail emerging enterprise buildings with the unique skills to seamlessly connect, learn, network, and shape priority to reap the benefits that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) potentials. The emphasis is to imbibe a pan-African commitment to promote multi-sector investment in industrialization, infrastructure development and security, intra-Africa trade, intra-capacity, movement of persons, minerals and market processes.  

WHO WILL ATTEND?

African Emerging Business Community | Africa Private Sectors | Youth and Women own businesses | Financial institutions | MDAs | National Youth Councils in Africa | National Student Associations in Africa

EXPECTED OUTPUTS

As an in-depth learning programme series, participants are expected to leverage trade facilitation and investment that the Made in Africa Summit and Gala night will provide, it delegates are expected to harness multi-sector opportunities, highlighting salient recommendations drawn from the program and stepping them down upon return to their various sectors.

PROGRAMMING FRAMEWORK WILL INCLUDE

The itinerary of the event will seek to achieve the following scope:

MADE IN AFRICA (MIA) SUMMIT

Why Made in Africa Summit? The idea is to create sustainable synergies and clusters to access the windows of opportunity in increasing constant technology solutions, innovation and strategy to accelerate competitiveness in “Made in Africa” brands. The dialogue, presentations, exhibition and panels aim to set Africa on the path to sustainable, dynamic, and inclusive economic growth for the benefit of African people.

Experts and Professionals is tasked to educate and share industry and professional knowledge in maximizing supply-chains benefits. Africa, with MIA-summit expectations will begin to lock-in significant increase of income and long-term economic growth.

RAINMAKER INDUSTRY STAR AWARD IN AFRICA (RISA-AFRICA)

The RISA-Africa Project seeks to become a power/club house of business tycoons, captains of industries and private sector leaders in Africa invited to converge, and to be celebrated for their enormous contribution in sector arenas such as: industrialization, investment in infrastructure, African driven innovation and inventions, brand visibility, corporate governance and multiple sector growth in Africa. The participations at the gala-night and supplementary honours will flagship excellence, creativity and leadership of African. The “Who Is Who” in Africa are expected to grace this occasion, sharing among others prospects for deepening business-to-business synergies, and solutions on how to provoke critical reflections for sound solutions in Africa.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITY HIGHLIGHTS

OUTDOOR ACTIVITY HIGHLIGHTS

There are two particular outdoor events that will implement for the exclusive benefits of delegates of the MIA-Summit and ITD-Masterclass programming sessions.

Industrial Parks and Dam Tours: this will be co-sponsored by the AI-Group Inc., partners and Ethiopian Industrial Park Development Corporation and the Ethiopian Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Industry, Interior and Defence. It is a proposed 2 days value chain development simulation exercise taking place from 22 – 24 January, 2022, and will avail delegates the opportunity to visit the Adama, Hawasa and Debrebrhan Industrial Parks and the Ethiopian Dam respectively.

Afro-Industry & Trade Music Concert:  This is completely outdoor events, with strict compliance with COVID-19 policy of facemask, and physical distancing while enjoying the flavors of reggae that aligns the aspirations of Afro Industry, Trade promotion, investment facilitation, networking and fun. The concerts will be a combined private and public sector programming, that will be all-inclusive and multi-sector participatory. Atmosphere that the concert will generation will inspire delegates to cross-culturally network and form industry and trade related synergies. It will empower regional integration and foster opportunity aim to create ambitious ‘Made in Africa’ investment, enabling participants to unlock market opportunities for their brands, in order to reap the benefits that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) potentials offer. The event is scheduled to hold in Addis Ababa, 27 January 2022.

LISTEN TO THE Summit Mentors/Masters/Speakers

Francis Alexander S.T Matambalya (Ph.D.)

Professor of International Trade and Marketing Head; AfIDI-MIM Faculty Board

Prof. Yenkong Ngangjoh Hodu

Professor and Chair of International Law Head; University of Manchester Law School, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Celine Niwemahoro

Member; BOT National Institute of Statistics, Rwanda.

Prof. Dr. Mutasim Ahmed Abdelmawla (Ph.D),

Professor of Economics, University of Gezira, Sudan

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Strengthen national and regional youth and students’ enterprise frameworks

Payment Option

Ticket is available on all segments of the programme framework to attend any of the industry sectors sessions, masterclass, side-events, etc. The coordinating team has fixed a revolving admittance fee for the ITD-Masterclass, MIA-Summit and the RISA-Africa. The ITD-Masterclass cost will cover intensive 12 days and 120hrs content delivery training programming and knowledge sharing periods. Whereas, the MIA-summit will compose of critical dialogue sessions from some celebrated industry players, researchers, academia and professionals from Africa and globally.

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Who Are the Special Invited Guests?

H.E. Dr. Abiy Ahmed,

Prime Ministry Republic of Ethiopian

H.E. Paul Kagame,

President of the Republic of Rwanda

H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta,

President of the Republic of Kenya

H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa,

President of the Republic of South Africa

H.E. Chief (Dr.) Olusegun Obasanjo GCFR,

Former President of the Republic of Nigeria

H.E. Chief (Dr.) Olusegun Obasanjo GCFR,

Former President of the Republic of Nigeria

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