Asian African Economic & Trade Summit
21st - 23rd November, 2023

Unlocking Africa’s Potential Through Innovative Trade Finance

The Asian African Economic & Trade Summit (AAETS) is an exclusive opportunity for banks, trade finance professionals, traders, importers, exporters, lawyers, and business professionals to gain insights into trends, developments, and legal and technical issues impacting global trade & finance. It is convened by the Asian African Chamber of Commerce and Industry Kenya.

Theme: Unlocking Africa’s Potential Through Innovative Trade Finance

Venue: Ethiopian Skylight Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The summit will focus on three main areas: innovation, fintech, and trade finance, with discussions centered around topics like CEO Leadership Dialogue, Fintech Finance, Raising Debt Finance, International Trade, Financial Innovation Technology, Cyber Risk and fraud mitigation, Digital Banking, Blockchain Technologies, and more.

The event will be attended by over 500+ delegates from the African Continent, Asia, the MENA region, and around the globe. Participants will include Fintech startups, CEOs, investors, banks, service providers, blockchain enthusiasts, government officials, thought leaders, academic scholars, and researchers. It will be a diverse gathering of traditional and challenger financial institutions, decision-makers, and industry players.

  • Make valuable connections with fintech, financial institutions, regulators, and investors through direct networking sessions.
  • Get insights into new fintech innovations and technologies.
  • Engage in cross-industry learning and collaboration.
  • Discuss industry challenges and trends in round table discussions and Q&A sessions.
  • Showcase your business and reach new prospects in the expo hall.
Early
Registration
Pre Registered
B2B Meetings
High Level
Roundtables
High-Level
CEO Lunch
Networking
Reception

• Registration and Networking Coffee
• High-Level Plenary Session I – Opening
Ceremony
• Welcome Address
• Opening Remarks
• Keynote Addresses
• Cyber fraud and risk discussion
• Networking Coffee Break

• Panel Session Discussions
• Networking Lunch
• CEO Leadership Dialogue I & Panel Session
Discussions
• Networking Coffee Break
• Pre-registered B2B Meetings
• Closing Remarks
• Gala Networking Dinner

• High-Level Plenary Session II
• Networking Coffee Break
• CEO Leadership Dialogue II
• Panel Sessions
• Networking Lunch
• Financial Innovation Technology: Cyber Risk

• B2B & Pre-Registered Networking
• Networking Coffee Break
• Pre-registered B2B Meetings
• Vote of Thanks, Closing Remarks,
Conference Wrap-up

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