ATIGS 2018, Connecting Africa to the World


The 2018 Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS), is scheduled on June 24 to 26, 2018 at the World Trade Center Washington D.C, under the main theme “Driving Trade, Unleashing Investment and Enhancing Economic Development: the Gateway to African Markets”. ATIGS is a prestigious biennial business conference and exhibition designed specifically to promote and facilitate international trade between Americas, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, UAE, with Africa; to facilitate foreign direct investment in Africa, and to provide a platform for businesses to expand into new markets.

Washington DC is truly a global meeting place and is the capital of the United States of America. ATIGS 2018 is a wonderful opportunity for Africa to share its business potentials and growth opportunities to the world. The conference allows Africa to collaborate with foreign leaders and investors in the industry to ensure positive growth and in the region.

The 2018 Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit in Washington, D.C will see a congregation of serious investors and exporters with interests in Africa. It is going to be a one-stop-shop to showcase, experience and learn about trade and investment opportunities in Africa. The event is bringing together investors and exporters from all over the world. The event promises to deliver on its commitment not be a talk shop but to deliver actual results.

The 3-days event will provide a unique platform to gain strategic knowledge about local investment opportunities and business networking. High-level speakers, exhibitors and global investors and deal-making will top the agenda at ATIGS 2018, covering 16 economic sectors, particularly manufacturing, agribusiness, power, construction, infrastructure, transportation, IT, tourism, telecoms, health, fintech, and natural resources sectors. High-potential projects in Africa will be presented to international investors. Featured agenda items will include projects showcase, deal marketplace, exhibition, country presentations, and among others.

The ATIGS 2018 will bring together key policymakers, African Ministers, Ambassadors and senior government representatives in various intergovernmental bodies.