MONDAY, 14 OCTOBER

08:00
KwaZulu-Natal Export Week registration

09:00 – 12:00
Emerging Exporter programme
Venue: Meeting Room 12

09:00 – 12:00
Seasoned Exporter Masterclass (invitation only)
Venue: Meeting Room 12

12:00
Networking lunch
Venue: Foyer

17:00
Welcome dinner for foreign delegates
(invitation only)

TUESDAY, 15 OCTOBER

07:30
Innovation Norway breakfast
Venue: Meeting room 12

08:00
Registration opens

09:30
Opening keynote session: Regional integration, economic transformation and development
Venue: Halls 1A & 1B

11:30
VIP tour of the exhibition floor

12:00
Networking lunch
Venue: Exhibition hall 2

13:00
Session 2: Navigating the African investment market
Venue: Hall 1A

KwaZulu-Natal Export Week Summit commences
Venue: Hall 1B

13:15
State of trade and investment in KwaZulu-Natal
Venue: Hall 1B

14:30
Networking refreshment break
Venue: Exhibition hall 2

14:45
Smart technologies to enhance trade
Venue: Hall 1B

15:00
Session 3: Project preparation: feasibility to bankability
Venue: Hall 1A

15:45
Trade Wars and its impact on KZN
Venue: Hall 1B

16:30
Mayoral Networking Function and Women in Transport Awards
Venue: Exhibition Hall 3


WEDNESDAY, 16 OCTOBER

07:30
SAOGA networking breakfast (invitation only)
Venue: Hall 3

08:00
Registration opens

08:30
Welcome and scene setting

09:00
Session 4: Rail – country spotlight session
Venue: Hall 1A

09:15
African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement
(AfCFTA)
Venue: Hall 1B

10:00
KZN Exporter Competitiveness’s Enhancement Programme
Venue: Hall 1B

10:30
Networking refreshment break
Venue: Exhibition hall 2

11:00
Session 5: Ports – country spotlight session
Venue: Hall 1A

11:15
Open Trade Gate Sweden (OTGS) Seminar
Venue: Hall 1B

12:00
The future of UK-South African trade
& investment post Brexit
Venue: Hall 1B

13:15
Networking lunch
Venue: Exhibition hall

14:00
European Union support mechanisms and opportunities for exporters
Venue: Hall 1B

14:00
Session 6: Mapping the journey of Africa 4.0
Venue: Hall 1A

15:00
Business matchmaking 2

15:45
Student challenge – prize giving
Venue: Exhibition floor

THURSDAY, 17 OCTOBER

08:00
Emerging Exporter site visit programme

09:00 – 10:30
Group 1 to MSC Shipping

11:00 – 13:30
Group 2 to MSC Shipping

09:00
Inter-Africa Trade and Investment Dialogue
Venue: Meeting room 12

13:00
Networking lunch
Venue: Hall 3

18:00
KZN Exporter of the Year
Venue: Durban ICC

FRIDAY, 18 OCTOBER

09:30 – 19:00
KwaZulu-Natal Export Week Golf Challenge
Venue: Mount Edgecombe Country Club

PART OF THE GLOBAL SERIES OF TRANSPORT EVOLUTION FORUMS

1_2

11 – 12 May 2020

July 2020

15 – 16 October 2019