Full 3
The premier gathering for connecting with
the key individuals and organisations at the forefront of Africa trade
Cape Town, South Africa
Mar 07-08, 2024
2 Day Event

Global Trade Review (GTR) is excited to announce that GTR Africa will return to Cape Town, South Africa on March 7-8, 2024, marking 18 years in the region. Having welcomed 525 market leaders in 2023, the next edition will once again deliver a highly anticipated opportunity to connect with the key players and companies across Africa’s trade, supply chain, commodity and infrastructure finance community.

Offering critical market insight and enjoying the support of leading trade institutions, delegates will gain unrivalled perspective through an extensive programme of over 70 expert speakers, while the exhibition hall will provide an invaluable opportunity to network and connect with industry leaders, peers and potential clients.

Event features:

  • 30+ exhibitors
  • 5+ hours of networking opportunities with key stakeholders in the industry
  • Unparalleled expertise from 70+ speakers
  • Exceptional content on topics and regions covered
  • Opportunity to schedule meetings & swap business cards
  • Invitation to the evening networking reception

Don’t miss your chance to join the unrivalled opportunity to catch up with old friends and build those crucial new market connections at what is set to be an excellent conference.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Early booking discount

Early booking discount available for new registrations only and not in conjunction with additional discounts. 10% is automatically processed during online checkout for both Corporate Rate and Standard Rate passes, or over phone with a GTR Team member.
» Early booking discount available until February 2, 2024

What others are saying

"Great event! Well organised, excellent turnout and very relevant speakers. Trade focused for the future, for sure!"

Varsha Maharaj, Oceana Group

"GTR Africa is the best connection point to Africa's trade and financing!"

Laszlo Varnai, Recovery Advisers

"A big thank you to GTR Africa for giving me as an SME the opportunity to rub shoulders with big players, having a global insight into movements on the African continent and being provided potential opportunities to SME support and African mobilization."

M Skisazana, Jozac Traders

"A very focused event, based on quality with a touch of 'superbness'!"

Digby Bennett, China Systems

"GTR Africa was a well put together and packaged event. The quality of speakers was A+ and the opportunity to network was invaluable. A good event all over!"

Ayotomi Elemide, DIT

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, Nedbank

"Phenomenal platform to network and develop relationships."

Shearidan Rabsch, CA Global Africa Recruitment

"GTR Africa 2023 was more than a conference. Simply an awesome experience for market knowledge and networking opportunities."

Alexander Lwatula, Zanaco

Very current discussions in the context of world events and networking make this an excellent conference.

F Roux, Cornerstone Performance Solutions

"Excellent event GTR as always!"

Gary Cutress, Surecomp

"Very well organised event with relevant content and great networking opportunities. Will definitely attend again!!"

Johnny Hansen, Africa Global Trade Finance (AGTF)

"More now than ever, collaboration has become critical. GTR Is a great platform to bring all players in trade and export together."

Mike Shirley, MCB

If you want to do business in Africa, you must be at this event!

H Potgieter, Africa Merchant Capital

Excellent platform for networking with stakeholder in the trade space from all over the world!

C Mtesigwa, Elements Limited

"Great conference! The GTR Events app is also easy to use and interact with attendees."

Mashudu Rathidili, ABSA

Really enjoyed the conference and found the topics discussed to be very relevant and helpful. I will definitely make use of what I have learned.

D Scott, Gascon ADO Southey Holdings

"Wonderful event with insightful and provocative discourse, coupled with strong networking capabilities."

M Forsyth-Thompson, Standard Chartered Bank

"Always a great event to connect with entrepreneurs, deal makers and financiers!"

Munyaradzi Musamba, Dijo Group

"Congratulations GTR on the fantastic response you achieved in trade clients involved in the event!"

Duncan Oliphant, Bongani Consulting

"Great insights and for possible solutions shared towards making our continent trade in the most efficient ways."

Hlobisile Shoba, Maersk

"It is the first time attending this event and it has sharpened my acumen and knowledge on global trade and the available opportunities in Africa."

Baraka Mselemu, CRDB Bank

"A great networking forum with very relevant topics being discussed that are trade related. Keep it up!"

Poonam Mansukhlal Shah, Victoria Commercial Bank

"This is the best trade event for banks, companies and services providers in the trade space to meet up and connect."

Lorraine Stuart, ABSA

"GTR Africa continues to be the leading trade event on the continent. Providing a platform to meet with those working in this sector."

Peter Hampson, BACB

The main springboard for attracting investors, funding providers and more importantly project sponsors, this event is unique in its ability to bring stakeholders together in one large forum. Marketing the benefits of inward investment opportunities is key in today’s competitive environment – this is what GTR Africa does so well, year in, year out.

 G. Buck, GKB Ventures LTD

"An amazing conference. Great topics!"

Parita Shailan Shan, Victoria Commercial Bank

"GTR Africa was insightful with fantastic topics, would 100% recommend attending!"

Natalie Rodrigues, Maersk

"This was a memorable conference. Great speakers, great topics and very lively participants. I am looking forward to the next one!"

Onyebuchi Memeh, Standard Chartered Bank

"Do not miss this event!"

Kwanele Makeleni, Small Business Connect Africa

"I've been attending GTR in Cape Town for more than 10 years and it just gets better each year. Seeing all the familiar faces in person is not to be missed."

E Rabie, Price Forbes & Partners

"Over 20 banks, loads of companies and some major customers - means GTR Africa is a critical event for me!"

Chris Bonnett, GE Healthcare

"This conference brings new evolving ideas and solutions to industry challenges."

Shabier Jacobs, IMA Media Africa

This conference is absolutely essential for business leaders around the globe.

S Gata, Cartertech

"Excellent perspective to global trade. Overall, a great networking event!"

Michelo Shadunka, Atlas Mara

"A trade finance event not to be missed!"

Kwanele Makeleni, Small Business Connect Africa

"Keeping development markets in touch with 1st world market trends."

Jannie Louw, The Co-Op Humansdorp

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

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Agenda coming in January 2024

View the agenda and list of registered companies from 2023 for more insight into previous discussion topics and speakers. Download the event media kit below for more event details.

Over 70 senior to C-level speakers

Speakers will be announced closer to the day of the event. View our list of speakers from 2023.

Connect with over 30 event supporters

The official list of 2023 event supporters will be available closer to the day of the event. View our 2023 event supporters for more insight into the event.


Become a sponsor or partner

As the world’s leading trade, commodity and export finance publisher and event organiser, GTR offers sponsors and advertisers unrivalled exposure and profiling among their peer and client groups. GTR can offer various appealing options that would strategically and effectively help raise the profile of the partner, and offer a highly effective platform with which to showcase its capabilities and mission.

Why Sponsor?

– Speak to a room full of industry stakeholders

– Enhancing your brand awareness to your target market and audience

– Elevating your profile amongst peers and all industry stakeholders

– Position your company as an industry leader

– Attract new businesses, agents, customers and partners

– Deliver your message to a gathering of key players


» Request the Sponsorship brochure

Contact Ed Virtue for sponsorship opportunities.

evirtue@gtreview.com | +44 (0) 20 8772 3008


» Request Media or Institutional Partnership

Institutional partnerships are available for government organisations and public bodies. Media partnerships and press passes are available.

Contact Elisabeth Spry for partnership opportunities.

espry@gtreview.com | +44 (0) 20 8772 3006

Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) Hall 8
Address: Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Telephone/Fax: +27 21 410 5000

Website: https://www.cticc.co.za/


Director of Global Sales

Email: Ed Virtue at evirtue@gtreview.com


Content & Production team

Email: at production@gtreview.com


Head of Marketing & Strategic Partnerships

Email: Elisabeth Spry at espry@gtreview.com


Email: Booking Team at bookings@gtreview.com

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Standard Rate Pass - US$1,999*
Standard rate passes are for all others, include financial institutions, consultants, lawyers etc.

Corporate Rate Pass - US$499*
Corporate rate passes are available for those who are exporters, importers, manufacturers, distributors, traders & producers of physical goods only.

Sponsor and guest codes:
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If you are unsure what rate to book, or prefer to book with a GTR representative, please contact our booking team at bookings@gtreview.com. If you believe you're eligible for complimentary passes, please contact marketing@gtreview.com.

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** 10% early booking discount automatically applied at check out - valid until February 9, 2024. 15% multi-booking discount automatically applied at check out on second booking and thereafter
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