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Forum 2021 

21 November 2021 International Energy Forum & Forbes and FIN Awards at the Burj Al Arab Hotel

22 & 23 November 2021 Trade & Investment Forum & Exhibitions plus FIN Women and Award Dinner at Shangri-La, Dubai

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Under the patronage of

His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan bin Khalifa Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan




21st – 23rd NOVEMBER 2021


Dubai UAE


Burj AL Arab Hotel, Dubai

About Event

Globalization is the result of transformation in political, economic, technological and social areas. Multi-national companies and economic integrations have been effective in the world economy by creating competition between countries. Foreign trade and direct investment helps developing countries to confront the international competition by boosting their economy, increasing productivity and export capacity..

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The Burj Al Arab is a luxury hotel located in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Managed by Jumeirah hotel group, it is one of the tallest hotels in the world, although 39% of its total height is made up of non-occupiable space. Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island that is 280 m (920 ft) from Jumeirah Beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. The shape of the structure is designed to resemble the sail of a ship. It has a helipad near the roof, at a height of 210 m (689 ft) above ground.

  • Stimulation of wider inclusiveness between countries to speed up the actualization of a Prosperous Africa.
  • Advocacy machinery for the development of job creation incubation system for African Youths at the grassroots.
  • Improved know-how on available opportunities for trade, investment and tourism.
  • Collaboration with partner countries, institutions and organizations to achieve key mandates such as building on existing projects that sustain the pipeline of female talents and innovations while driving entrepreneurship and women in the workplace as a key option.
  • Joint campaign to increase access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa by adding more megawatts (MW) of cleaner, more efficient electricity generation capacity to new homes and business connections.
  • Exploratory Business opportunities between investors in the development of cottage industries for rural economies and job creation.
  • Recognized world leaders at the event, conferring deserving individuals and leaders with the FIN award

    At the end of this summit, it is expected that the following has been achieved:

  1. Oil and Gas CEOs and Managing Directors
  2. Power and electricity consultants and investors
  3. Information technology experts, consultants and CEOs
  4. Medical practitioners
  5. Transporters
  6. Aviation Ministers, workers and investors
  7. Agricultural engineers, manure manufacturers, farm owners
  8. Bank CEOs, Managing Directors
  9. Hotel owners and Managers
  10. Top players in the media and entertainment industry

Life is all about developing relationships – a famous quote from one of the best networkers, Van Wilders. One of the best ways to build or develop strong relationships with other people, especially in a business outlook is through business networking events. It is a business gathering commonly practiced within professional organizations, in which entrepreneurs’ open doors for business opportunities. It creates groups of acquaintances and associates that share common goals as well as mutual benefits. In this said activity, you will see a number of people exchanging information, ideas, services as well as success stories.

This event will serve as a platform to pitch, network and it could serve as a propellant for a successful business. Most of the big business moguls in the industry started their career by attending business networking events and taking advantage of opportunities. Though, it doesn’t happen overnight but you need perseverance and determination in achieving your goal. Unfortunately, not everyone shares this idea. Here are the top Five reasons why you should go to networking events.

  1. Increased Visibility

Attending this business summit is a key marketing strategy in creating awareness which is very important in any marketing campaign. Through it, you will be exposed to people who are in line with your business and can personally market your business and possibly build partnership. More and more people will know about you, your company and the products/services that you have to offer.

  1. Be Updated with Current Trends

This business summit is an opportunity to meet business people from different categories, you’ll get the chance to be updated with the current trends. You can collect all information about what’s new and use it to give you a leg up on your competition. There’s nothing more gratifying than first-hand information that you will be receiving from them.

  1. Look for Suppliers/Partners

This summit could be a platform for you to look for possible suppliers or partners for the growth of your business. Aside from that, you could provide business to other attendees and at the same time acquire business solutions from them. It is the perfect place where you could find accountants, printers, salespeople and others to do business for yourself and your clients.

  1. Be a Speaker and top industrialist

To become an astute businessman, you should learn how to become a powerful speaker and to do that, you have to learn from the experts. During this event, there are several speakers who will not only impart information on how to make it in this industry but also give tips on how to fulfill your goals in your target market as well as motivate you to get on your feet and work your way through.  

Given all this opportunity to promote your business, you have to prepare yourself before deciding to go to these events. You have to practice on how to be effective in networking your business or company because that will be the key in plotting your success in the industry.

  1. Meet top businessmen from around the world

This event promises to bring together top industrialists, CEOs, Managing Directors.  Remember to engage in quality conversations and exchange valuable ideas and information with every people you’ll meet. Don’t forget to bring your customized business cards, it’ll help your acquaintances remember and contact you. It is a powerful marketing tool that could really help promote your business.

6. Learn from Industry stalwarts: “Knowledge is power”. At the Summit, participants will have classes and workshops to learn from Industry experts with great experiences in entrepreneurship, business, information technology, corporate governance, banking, tourism and state of the art technology. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet with some companies’ CEOs to ask question and attend symposiums.

7. Broaden Perspectives: Collaborating with like-minded people from different countries with supervision by competent business personnel to share ideas as means of exposure and possible partnership


  1. Keys to attracting foreign Investment
  2. Hindrances to investment growth in Africa
  3. Effect of government policies on investors
  4. Effective legislation and regulation, key to economic and investment growth
  5. Investment Growth
  6. International Trading
  7. Trade & Investment Policies
  8. The Future of Oil & Gas in a Digital Economy
  9. Food Security and Global Ecological Threats
  10. The Challenges of Digital Technology
  11. From Fossil Fuel to Renewable Energy
  12. Cryptocurrency, Block chain and Legal Ethics.

As a project Owner(s)

  • Participating as a project owner(s) gives an opportunity to present these projects to the attention of investors, make a full presentation and to conduct personal meetings with all interesting investors. The Summit will also help Project Owner participate in networking coffee-breaks, lunches and other activities with fund owners.

 As an Investor

  • Participating as an Investor is possible upon a personal invitation of organizers and is available only for Heads of investment companies (agencies), private investors or top-managers of companies, which are involved with investment activities. Investors can attend all events during the Forum

As a participant

  • Each participant of the forum will be able to receive a full information about other participants in advance. During the forum, he/she will also be able to learn more about all participants, the interests of each participant, their projects and opportunities.
  • If the participant needs to hold a personal meeting with other forum participants, organizers will promptly collect such applications and arrange meetings between participants during a special meeting session.
  • The meeting session will be held in a comfortable and serene environment.

  New agencies/Start ups

    • All participants of the Forum are prospective decision makers and large investors. Each meeting during the Forum will give you access to new big clients/investors/partner and ideas

With open rooftop terraces offering breathtaking skyline views, two ballrooms and seven meeting rooms, all flooded with natural light, Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai can provide sophisticated spaces for a range of exclusive functions. Staying connected has never been easier with Wi-Fi provided for all events, throughout the hotel. State-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and a fully-dedicated team of technical experts to ensure a smooth experience


• Meet and Connect with Potential Clients.
• Increase Your Brand Awareness.
• Gain More Knowledge of Your Industry.
• Benefit from Cost-Effective Marketing.
• Close Deals.
• You Learn What Works and What Doesn't.
• Launch a New Product

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With open rooftop terraces offering breathtaking skyline views, two ballrooms and seven meeting rooms, all flooded with natural light, Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai can provide sophisticated spaces for a range of exclusive functions. Staying connected has never been easier with Wi-Fi provided for all events, throughout the hotel. State-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and a fully-dedicated team of technical experts to ensure a smooth experience

Special Guests

Meet Our Special guest of Honor

Dr. Mrs. Joana Gyan Cudjoe

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Golden Empire Legacy Limited

Dr. Levy Uche Madueke

Commissioner General for Expo & Dubai Head of African Union Strategic Partnerships Division

Mwamba Solomon Wa Ngoy

Founder of Majestic Coin


CEO, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre

Toyin F. Sanni

Group CEO, Emerging Africa

Ms. Mubarakka Lokhandwala Ghadiyali

Ken Sharpe


Official Sponsors & Partners

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