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RE-CONNECT WITH AFRICA’S PORT, RAIL AND ROAD AUTHORITIES

 

GET FACE-TO-FACE AND DIGITAL ACCESS TO STRATEGIC CONTENT AND INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

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Host Ministry

Do Transport

Host City

Ethekini

Host Terminal

Transnet Port Terminals

Gold Sponsor

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Gold Sponsor

Afreximbank

Registration Sponsor

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TAILORED OFFERINGS THROUGH OUR EXCLUSIVE HYBRID EVENT

Transport Evolution Africa Forum & Showcase is the only transport event in Africa connecting the region’s port, rail and road authorities. This year’s hybrid event provides you with both live and digital participation, giving transport professionals access to strategic content, business networking, valuable lead generation and brand awareness.

Join us on 29-30 November 2021 as we assess the latest transport infrastructure projects and hear best practice for overcoming cross-border trade challenges.

Connect with a wider audience face-to-face and digitally. By securing your participation, you get two days of LIVE access and WEEKS of pre- and post-event DIGITAL access to the region’s key transport professionals. Contact Natalie Kruger on +27 21 700 5506 to discuss our hybrid packages.

Transport Evolution African Forum & Showcase will be held at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli ICC Complex (Durban ICC), South Africa, and is co-located with Roads Evolution Africa Forum & Showcase, Imbizo 21, Women in Transport Awards.

What to expect in 2021

HYBRID

event: giving you digital access to the live event

400+

Senior-level live and digital attendees

20+

Strategic sponsors

30+

Countries represented

4

co-located events

CALL FOR PAPERS: NOW OPEN!

The research and production for the Transport Evolution Africa Forum & Showcase is now underway, with the event scheduled to take place 29-30 November 2021 in South Africa. Abstracts are now invited for the 2021 forum, with the advisory board keen to receive submissions.  All submissions addressing port, rail and road-related topics will be considered, suggested focused areas include:

  • Investment opportunities for transport infrastructure
  • Project preparation
  • Making transport work for African trade
  • Solutions to low-tech transport infrastructure
  • Solutions for rail networks and standardisation
  • Road planning and rehabilitation
  • Port development and moving forward
  • International case studies for port, rail or road best practice

For more information regarding the programme or your abstract contact Le-Ann Hare on +27 21 700 5504. Please be aware that commercial or advertorial papers will not be accepted. Abstract submission deadline is 30 September 2021. 

New in 2021!

HYBRID EVENT OFFERING: With international travel still limited for some, we’re giving you the opportunity to get digital access to the live event in Durban.

COUNTRY PAVILLIONS: Secure crucial contracts with African port, rail and road authorities. Feature your country’s technologies and solutions. Raise your profile in Africa and become a solution provider of choice in Africa.

CO-LOCATED EVENT: The Roads Evolution Africa Forum & Showcase – With US$200 billion of African trade depending on its road networks, unlocking the region’s roads, corridors and routes is high on our agenda in 2021.

Imbizo 21 – Bringing together over 100 key leaders who are striving to increase finance and support for sustainable infrastructure development in Southern Africa.

Women in Transport Awards – This leading industry event provides the platform to recognise, reward and celebrate with the success of women transforming the transport sector.

ROAD & CORRIDOR FOCUS: Roads dominate the transport sector in many African countries, covering 80 – 90% of passenger and freight traffic. The World Bank has estimated that about US$ 200 billion of trade in Africa is carried by the region’s trunk road network comprising strategic trading corridors linking deep sea-ports to economic hinterlands. 

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