FocusEconomics is proud to sponsor the following conferences. For more information, click on the conference name to go directly to the event website.
|May 12, 2017||Johannesburg||Siyenza Events|
You can hear it in the roar of the roads connecting cities; in the rumble of trains linking businesses across our continent. It’s there in the hum of power stations lighting up countries, and in the technology, which makes tomorrow happen today. And yes, it is in the sound of a drop of water bringing hope and health to a remote village. This is the sound of infrastructure. It is the ring of prosperity, and the promise of opportunity. Welcome to the summit where infrastructure connects people, places and opportunities
|May 16, 2017||Dubai||The World Arena Group|
RegTech solutions try to address complex and costly compliance and risk management challenges that arise from Basel III, IFRS 9, MiFID II, AML and many more new regulations that need to be implemented before 2018. RegTech MENA, held on 16 and 17 May 2017 in Dubai, is the first conference in the region dedicated to new digital compliance technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, block chain, big data analytics, cloud computing, biometrics and more
|May 22, 2017||Hamburg||BGS Group|
The PRC Europe will unite 70+ companies from more than 25 countries. The 2-day event will demonstrate successful case studies and bring insights into regulatory environment, financial aspects and advancements for the petrochemical and refining industry. The closed-door event hosted by BGS Group is an excellent place to build long-lasting valuable partnerships.
|May 31, 2017||Vienna||Smith Novak|
The Workout & Restructuring conference in Vienna has now firmly established itself as the number one meeting place for Central European-based Restructuring professionals to meet and discuss the latest trends. Join colleagues and business partners from Austria & Germany, CEE, the Adriatic, the Baltics, the Balkans and CIS to network, find practical new ideas and share common experience. Get a special 10% discount using the code ‘WRFE’ in the comment section of the booking form on the website.
|June 1, 2017||Berlin||GLC Europe|
The Banking sector is going through very turbulent times due the innovations on the market. Retail banks are trying to keep up with the new entrants of the market like challenger banks or FinTechs. The competition is huge, but what can be the winning strategy? At the event, you can at first hand the most innovative developments of the digital banking, get to know the most up-to-date Fintech trends and how they change the banking industry.
|June 6, 2017||Chicago||marcus evans Group|
Join top experts from BB&T, Citi, Bank of America, Associated Bank and others to benchmark, emerge, and refine third party monitoring and performance tracking to optimally mitigate risk and transform risky partnerships into strategic assets. Vendor risk is still considered a critical threat due to the level of regulatory rigor, the amount of vendors within the supply chain, and the strain on enterprise resources. This conference is designed to strengthen your Third Party Risk Management Framework!
|June 12, 2017||Nairobi||Bricsa Consulting|
Discuss the regions land transport vision in adopting next-generation policy, procedural and regulatory initiatives needed to attract investments in the sector. Policy, regulation and fiscal framework for PPP. Showcase business opportunities in GCC’s railway sector. Platform for exchange of views, ideas and business opportunities among the global/domestic industry and the regions transport infrastructure sector. Discuss the state of development and trends in benchmarking for the Eastern African railways and high in operation parameters. Highlight latest developments related to freight management and passenger services. Provide a platform for technology up gradation and joint ventures with equipment manufacturers
|June 13, 2017||Belgrade||MINEX Forum|
Organised every year in a different country, MINEX Forum helps to spotlight opportunities in a specific region of Europe. This year MINEX Europe will take place in Serbia – one of the world’s most promising mining hot-spots. By bringing to the region global mining expertise, the Forum aims to help the local Government, Miners and Local Communities to take advantage of the international knowledge gained by other mining regions in developing sustainable and responsible mining industries. The Forum will offer vibrant platform for dissemination of innovative technologies and promoting investment opportunities for mining and exploration across Eastern, Central and Southern Europe.
|June 20, 2017||Milan||Smith Novak|
With the NPE market booming in Southern Europe, key Investors, Originators, Servicers and Advisors will meet in Milan on 20-21 of June 2017 to discuss the latest developments in the region. The programme includes a focus on Buy-side, Sell-side and an International Investor perspective along with country-specific sessions on Italy, Greece, Spain & Portugal. Speakers include the likes of Apollo, Blackstone and Unicredit, in addition to local servicers and consultancies.
|June 27, 2017||Ekurhuleni||Siyenza Events|
All nations require and rightly aspire to efficient industrial bases to meet changing needs in a globalised world. South Africa has developed an established and diversified manufacturing base that has shown its resilience and potential to compete in the global economy. Collaboration and investments by both the public and private sectors in manufacturing is essential for regional and continental growth. The aim of the annual Manufacturing Indaba and its provincial roadshows is to bring together business owners, industry leaders, government officials, capital providers and professional experts to explore opportunities and grow their manufacturing operations. Manufacturing Indaba is the leading manufacturing event in Sub-Saharan Africa. The two-day event has shown impressive growth year on year and has proved its value in catalyzing business connections and helping manufacturers to innovate and grow their potential.