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GTR Africa Trade Finance Week 2017

cape-town_2017_stats_1 cape-town_2017_stats_2Returning to Cape Town for its 11th year, the market’s premier pan-African trade finance gathering will take place at The Westin on March 9-10.

Now also incorporating GTR‘s West Africa Trade & Export Finance Conference, for increased focus on developments in key markets such as Nigeria, Ghana and the Francophone region, the event will focus on the extensive trade, export, commodity and infrastructure financing opportunities available across the continent, providing unrivalled access to those companies and institutions currently doing business in Africa, including regional and global corporates, financiers and trade specialists.

GTR’s ties to the market’s primary trade bodies, regulators and institutions allows on-stage discussion to focus on the latest challenges being experienced by those involved in African trade, as well as highlighting potential opportunities in a number of key countries and sectors.


A list of confirmed speakers will be released soon.

A list of registered companies will be released closer to the event date.

Address: Westin Cape Town , Cape Town

Telephone/Fax: +27 21 412 9999


“An important annual gathering of key players in Africa. The trade and export finance content and networking opportunities make this a worthwhile conference to attend. ”

S Nxaba, Eksom

“The conference has interesting topics discussed and a very good variety of financiers participating. This event is a great place for networking and understanding the business environment. ”

H Keranen, Nokia

“A very important conference which is well patronised and importantly is attracts more and more non-banking institutions. ”

J Rey, MCB

“An amazing experience providing some great trade and investment intelligence on Africa. ”

T Kapuya, Agbiz

“An excellent opportunity to interact with the African trade market across banks, corporates and other players. ”

K Hartwell, Standard Bank

“GTR consistently delivers conferences that are unrivalled in terms of content and networking. ”

N Boshoff, Hogan Lovells

“Great to see old and new faces. Have found this the must-attend conference of the year. ”

E Rabie, JLT Specialty

“Excellent networking opportunities to bring industry participants together. ”

G Megaw, Hellman Worldwide Supply Chain

“A great event which is also relevant for the current economic climate. ”

K Makelini, Small Business Connect

“One of the most amazing events dealing with trade finance in Africa, with excellent information and networking opportunities. ”

Dr A Mahate, Dubai exports

“The conference is very insightful – a lot of interesting topics covered. ”

J Lebeloane, Tristan Export

“Empowering workshop, great networking, ”

C Hobana, BECI

“A great window into the minds of financiers when it comes to assessing the wealth, health and potential of African economies. ”

G Bassompierre, Access Africa


Download the pre-event media kit now

Platinum sponsors
platinum & networking break sponsor
gold sponsors
evening reception sponsor
silver sponsors
institutional partners
media partners

Sponsorship Opportunities

Email Peter Gubbins at

Speaking Opportunties

Email Jeff Ando at

Marketing/Media Opportunities

Email Judith Mülhausen at

Standard Rate: Conference + 2 Nights Accommodation (March 8 & 9) - US$2000
Corporate Rate: Conference + 2 Nights Accommodation (March 8 & 9) - US$859

*Corporate rate applies only to Exporters, Importers, Manufacturers, Distributors, Traders & Producers.

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