Business Events

Skyline of Frankfurt, Germany, the financial center of the country.

9-11 SEPTEMBER: BIOFLAVOUR 2015, DECHEMA-HAUS, FRANKFURT, GERMANY

Scientists from around the world will gather to discuss cutting-edge bioflavour research and developments in the industry. Topics range from functional characterisation and metabolic engineering of flavour and fragrance biosynthesis to microbial cell factories and bio-processing.

14 SEPTEMBER: SPE NORTH AFRICA TECHNICAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION, FAIRMONT TOWERS, HELIOPIS, CAIRO, EGYPT

An international platform to share knowledge and explore the latest technological applications related to current issues in North Africa’s oil and gas industry.

14-16 SEPTEMBER: SECOND WORLD ENERGY FORUM, TALATONA CONVENTION HOTEL, LUANDA, ANGOLA

Themed “World Energy Prices and Environmental Sustainability: Is There a New Energy Order?”, the forum will focus on Africa as an untapped market and a significant supplier and consumer of energy products. A platform for major players and decision-makers in the energy sector.

15-17 SEPTEMBER: SMART CITIES WEEK, WASHINGTON DC, USA

An interactive conference and expo showcasing cutting-edge technologies, real-world solutions and proven strategies for government leaders to create liveable, workable and sustainable cities. The main venue is the Renaissance Hotel, but the programme involves various locations. 

15-18 SEPTEMBER : BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA, JHB EXPO CENTRE, NASREC

Afric a’s premier trade fair for construction machinery, equipment and vehicles also offers visitors a networking platform within the industry.

22-25 SEPTEMBER: WORLD YOUTH & STUDENT TRAVEL CONFERENCE, CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE

This is a business-to-business gathering for the global youth, student and educational travel industry. Delegates can connect and trade with buyers, take part in seminars and workshop programmes, as well as network with industry peers.

27-29 SEPTEMBER: IRPA WORLD CONGRESS, SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE, JOHANNESBURG

The 60th International Public Relations Association (IPRA) Congress will be held in SA. This triennial event attracts over 500 delegates from 80 member countries. It’s ideal for PR agencies, managers, public affairs directors, marketers in the corporate sector, government officials, NGOs and academics.

22-23 SEPTEMBER: NIGERIA.COM, LAGOS ORIENTAL HOTEL

A conference aimed to strengthen the networks and ICT of digital Nigeria with discussions centering around cloud services, digital entertainment, mobile technology and connectivity.

24-25 SEPTEMBER: WASHEN, BULAWAYO, ZIMBABWE

A water, sanitation and energy conference aimed at creating awareness and tackling issues in these industries. It also provides a platform for professionals to network and showcase the latest technologies. Held at the Zimbabwe International Exhibition Centre.

29-30 SEPTEMBER: MIDDLE EAST COM, MADINAT, DUBAI

A telecommunications and ICT summit that unites key operator communities with digital leaders and content innovators. Aimed at opening revenue streams, it will include discussions about strategies and network investment expenditure.

30 SEPT-2 OCT: INNOVATION AFRICA 2015, KAMPALA, UGANDA

Aimed at improving education and innovation in the continent, this event is recognised as the leading high-level forum for ICT and skills development and takes place at the Speke Resort & Conference Centre at Lake Victoria, 12km from the capital.