Dr. Benedict Oramah, President, Afreximbank
Cairo, 15 April 2018: – Registration for the 2018 Annual Meetings of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), which will also feature the Bank’s 25th anniversary celebration, has opened, according to information released by the Bank today.
Afreximbank announced in Cairo that intending participants for the meetings, dubbed AAM2018, could register by visiting the Annual Meetings website at: http://www.afreximbank-am.com/. The site also contains additional details about AAM2018, including the event programme and hotel accommodation information.
Afreximbank Annual Meetings are open to banking industry professionals, trade and trade finance practitioners and other parties involved in economic development from across Africa and beyond. They are also attended by business and political leaders and are reputed to be among the most important gatherings of economic decision-makers in Africa.
The 2018 Annual Meetings will hold at the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja, Nigeria, from 11 to 14 July and will feature a host of high level speakers in a series of seminars, meetings and workshops, exploring various aspects of trade and economic development and looking at the transformation of African economies through trade.
There will also be a meeting of the Afreximbank Advisory Group on Trade Finance and Export Development in Africa, an investment forum hosted by the Nigerian government, and a trade exhibition.
A major highlight of the activities will be the formal celebratory activities marking Afreximbank’s 25th Anniversary, which will take place on 13 July, with the participation of many of the individuals who played key roles in the establishment and development of the Bank.
The events will conclude on 14 July with the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the Bank.
In addition to the formal activities, Afreximbank has lined up a series of musical and other entertainment activities for guests, including performances featuring some of Africa’s best known artists. Nigerian Afropop star Davido and the San Vicente Carnival Troupe from Cape Verde are among confirmed performers.