The business hub for Africa’s port

and rail professionals

 

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NOW IN ITS EIGHTH YEAR, AFRICAN PORTS & RAIL EVOLUTION WILL HOST OVER 100+ LEADING SUPPLIERS FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE WHO WILL BE SHOWCASING THEIR LATEST INNOVATIONS.

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WOMEN IN TRANSPORT AWARDS: Align your brand with a more inclusive future!

Supported by the most forward-thinking brands, the Women in Transport Awards champion women achieving career success and breaking glass ceilings in the transport industry as well as the organisations that are supporting them to do so. Aligning your brand with the awards demonstrates your commitment to achieving gender diversity, and investing in the female workforce. The awards are also an excellent opportunity to engage clients and expose your brand in an inspiring setting.

What to expect:

3500+

global attendees

100+

exhibitors

30+

countries represented

20+

African ports and rail
authorities represented

Introducing our 2019 speakers:

7 dedicated product zones

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THE EIGHTH ANNUAL AFRICAN PORTS AND RAIL EVOLUTION: ACCELERATING ECONOMIC GROWTH IN AFRICA THROUGH CROSS BORDER COLLABORATION AND INVESTMENT

African Ports and Rail Evolution is a two-day trade exhibition and conference, gathering over 700 professionals from more than 30 countries. The conference features thought-provoking content and sought-after speakers, including participation from a number of port and rail authorities. Over the past eight years, the event has accelerated new business opportunities in the port and rail sectors. Africa’s mega transport event welcomes professionals to:

  • Discover Africa’s trade potential arising out of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement
  • Find out which infrastructure projects are currently open, where assistance is needed and how to become a leading partner in the development for Africa’s multibillion dollar transport industry
  • Meet with key industry stakeholders and leading decision-makers

Join the platform that aims to accelerate economic growth across Africa.

New in 2019!

2 new dedicated sectors in the expo: Maritime zone; covering oil & gas, marine engineering and maritime offshore industries and a Logistics zone

An all-encompassing expo: The Export Week and African Ports and Rail Evolution Forum exhibition areas will be combined in 2019 to create one environment for key buyers and suppliers to interact and do business

Co-located Drone Con the largest annual drone conference in Africa, with over 40 speakers and an exciting offering of exhibitors.

Awarding excellence!  The 2019 event will feature two award ceremonies celebrating excellence in the sector: Women in Transport Awards and Exporter of the Year Awards

South African Oil and Gas Alliance (SAOGA): Networking breakfast and pavilion featured in the exhibition

  • “Well done to the team. This was my first experience of the event and was impressed, made good contacts and look forward to further involvement.”

    Olivier le Clezio
    Corrosion Solutions Engineers
  • “Excellent content covered at the conference, It is an event not to be missed, by both Rail and Port professionals.”

    Brian Monakali
    International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) and South African Heavy Haul Association (SAHHA)
  • “It was a privilege to have participated at the 2017 forum. Being able to hear about the outstanding projects taking place all over the continent and having the opportunity to share our experience was wonderful. Congratulations to all of you for organizing such exchange of ideas.”

    Gerard Philippeaux
    Strategic Initiatives Manager, PortMiami, USA
  • “It was a pleasure participating in the event. Thanks for the opportunity to share our views and make a contribution towards the improvement of our regional corridors.”

    Samson Koloi
    Executive Manager: Research and Development, Cross-Border Road Transport Agency (C-BRTA), South Africa

 

PART OF THE GLOBAL SERIES OF TRANSPORT EVOLUTION FORUMS

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11 – 12 May 2020

July 2020

15 – 16 October 2019