French-South African Business Forum

November 06, 2018

The French-South African Business Forum is an event organised by Business France in partnership with the French South African Chamber of Commerce and the French Foreign Trade Advisers. The event will take place from November 6th to November 7th.

TOPIC

The French-South African Business Forum
"Connecting South African and French Business in the New Dawn"                                                 

DATE & TIME   

> Tuesday 6th November
8.30AM to 5.30PM
Followed by a Business Dinner from 7.00PM to 10.00PM

> Wednesday 7th November
8.30AM to 4.30PM
REGISTRATION

Register below online on Quicket or visit:
> For French entities, http://events-export.businessfrance.fr/forumafs18/
> For South African entities, http://events-export.businessfrance.fr/forumafs18-en/

                                                                            
          
VENUE

Hotel Hyatt,
Rosebank, 
Johannesburg                                   
FEE

R3,000: Participation of the entire business forum (conferences, strategic and sectoral workshops, networking - 2 finger lunches and business dinner, BtoB meetings via our matchmaking plateform)



PROGRAM

> Tuesday 6th November

Morning

8.00AM: Opening session 
9.00AM - 10.40AM: 1st Panel / "A new chapter for the South African economy"
11.10AM - 12.40PM: 2nd Panel / "Invest in SA: Drivers of the South African economy"
12.40PM - 1.00PM: "Cultural Breath". The fossil "Little foot"; a foothold in the birthplace of Humanity.


Finger lunch

Afternoon - Workshops or BtoB meetings

2.00PM - 3.00PM: "Setting up" a company in SA / Legal Framework
3.00PM - 4.00PM: Financing opportunities in SA 
4.30PM - 5.30PM: South Africa; a regional Hub for all sub-Saharan Africa?
7.00PM - 10.00PM: Business Dinner

 > Wednesday 7th November                                                                  

Morning: Workshops or BtoB meetings

8.30AM - 9.30AM: Education, Training and Mobility in SA
9.30AM - 10.30AM: Provincial opportunities in SA
11.00AM - 12.00PM: Industries & Cleantech opportunities in SA
12.00PM - 1.00PM: Food Process Equipment opportunities in SA

Finger lunch

Afternoon: Workshops or BtoB meetings

2.00PM - 3.00PM: Retail & Adtech opportunities in SA
3.00PM - 4.30PM: Invest in France session
3.00PM - 4.30PM: V.I.E. (International Volunteers in Business)                                                           
ABOUT THE FORUM

Why the "French-South African" Business Forum?

> South Africa is France's leading economic and trade partner in sub-Saharan Africa (largest customer and second largest supplier)
> 370 French subsidiaries are present locally, employing more than 37 000 people
> France has a multi-sectoral presence in key sectors of the South African economy
> History of several iconic Franco-South African projects which have greatly benefited both countries
> France recognizes the importance of economic transformation in South Africa (investment in local content and training through the majority employment of South Africans, partnership with local suppliers)
> South Africa boasts a growing economy, good infrastructure, dynamic middle-class, clear regulatory framework and multiple opportunities

The Business Forum will gather:

> More than 200 participants, including South African and French authorities, South African and French managing executives and South African attendees
> Leading French companies willing to start or develop their activity in Southern Africa

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