26th - 27th March 2019

GICC, Gaborone, Botswana

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Gaborone, Botswana is the capital of Botswana, one of the greatest economic success stories and a leading nation in Africa.

Gaborone is a safe, vibrant gateway to Africa, underpinned by a sophisticated financial sector, solid infrastructure, new special economic zones and tariff-free export into much of the African continent.

The Fraser Institute has consistently ranked Botswana as Africa’s top performer in the annual Economic Freedom of the World Report and the soundness of its property rights regime and investor protections. 

Expect nighttime lows of 18C and highs of 31C throughout the long summer days of the conference. The sunshine is a dry heat, without humidity.

GMT+2, the same as central European countries such as Germany, as well as almost all Sub-Saharan African countries

Registration is CAD 500 for both days and can be done online. Just click here.

Delegates will access the first event of its kind covering all Southern African Development Community (SADC) markets and beyond. Leading companies on the continent seeking Canadian capital and service providers will provide Canadian companies with an array of opportunities to expand in one of the world’s fastest growing regions.

Already over half a billion in Canadian capital seeking a home in Africa will be represented at the conference across a variety of sectors.

All delegates receive flight and accommodation discounts, with options for staying on in beautiful Botswana, with the support of our official travel agent (See ‘Stay On’)

Accommodation and flights have been discounted significantly for all delegates, thanks to our partners.

It Is faster than ever! Our official airline partner, Ethiopian Airlines, is an award-winning Star Alliance member, codesharing with Air Canada.

Daily departures at 10am from Toronto Pearson arrive in Gaborone during the early afternoon the following day, accounting for a gain of seven hours in the time-change.

Leisurely departures at 3pm from Gaborone get delegates back home to Torontoby 7.30am the next morning.

Gaborone’s international airport is 20-minutes from downtown, quick, easy and efficient.

Delegates have the option to stay on-site at the convention centre resort. Shuttles will pick up arriving delegates and drop-off at the airport. On-site hotels, nature walks, a spa, casino and variety of restaurants make the Gaborone International Convention Centre a convenient all-in-one location within the resort, and a mere ten minutes from downtown Gaborone.

Send an email to garreth@canadaafrica.ca for regular, weekly updates on who is attending.