Africa Business Day

AFRICA BUSINESS DAY 2019 – The annual platform for business between Switzerland and Africa

28 June 2019, hosted by Siemens Smart Infrastructure in Zug


The Africa Business Day is the indispensable annual platform in Switzerland for doing business in and with Africa. Africa Business Day, organized by the Swiss-African Business Circle, takes place under the patronage of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and brings together more than 150 participants including CEOs, members of the Board, business development managers, export managers and investors. During the event, African Embassies/Missions  present investment opportunities in their respective countries at country desks in the dedicated exhibition area.
The theme for AFRICA BUSINESS DAY 2019 was ‘Overcoming the Infrastructure Gap in Africa’ and through company testimonials, examined how Swiss companies innovating to bridge the gap.
Download the 2019 programme HERE
Highlights Video Africa Business Day 2019
Media Coverage 2019

Giorgio V. Müller, NZZ: Wer füllt Afrikas Infrastrukturlücke? Chinas Strategie bringt wenig Fortschritt, Read HERE

Raphael Bühlmann, Luzerner Zeitung & Zuger Zeitung: ‘Libra ist gut aber es braucht Strassen’, Read HERE

Florian Hofer, Zuger Presse: Grosse Investitionen in die Infrastruktur, Read

Samuel Polley, Africa Link: ABD 2019 – Africa called to prioritise its energy sector…Read

Africa Link: Reliable, efficient infrastructure in Africa is a challenge but…Read


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