This section will help you to plan and schedule your participation in conferences, forums, seminars and trainings on inclusive business.
The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) is a platform for global and African leaders to develop actionable plans that will move African agriculture forward. The AGRF is considered the world’s most important and impactful forum for African agriculture, pulling together stakeholders in the agricultural landscape to take practical actions and share lessons that will move African agriculture forward.
With the theme “Powering collaboration for housing impact,” this year’s Housing Forum aims to harness partnerships to advance housing as a driver of sustainable development. The biennial Forum has established itself as a melting pot of ideas and best practices from housing and development practitioners, many of which are brought for discussion in other regional and global initiatives. In the lead up to the forum, six preliminary events will be held in Bangladesh, New Zealand, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India and the Philippines from April to July.
Each year, the ANDE Annual Conference is the largest gathering of ANDE members from around the globe. The event is targeted at senior-level executives of ANDE member organizations, including leading investors, capacity development providers, foundations, banks, corporations, DFIs and research institutions. The highly interactive agenda features workshops on solutions to common challenges, networking sessions, and plenaries with leading thinkers in the SGB space.
Impact investing is reshaping the future of financial markets as increasingly people are considering the societal and environmental impact of their investments in addition to their financial returns. Building on the success of the 2018 GIIN Investor Forum, which convened more than 1,200 active and aspiring impact investors from over 80 countries, the 2019 Forum will present delegates with the opportunity to make relationships, share insights about new strategies, discover new opportunities, learn the latest industry developments, and explore ways to drive continued momentum and growth in the market.
Zambia takes a new approach to connecting investors with entrepreneurs. Using the Impact Starter platform, local entrepreneurs have the opportunity to access business support and document preparation to become investment ready. The ICA Zambia agenda has been developed to support local SMEs to understand and gain access to impact investors. Sessions are designed to maximise event deal flow.
The 2019 SEEP Annual Conference theme – Building Resilience through Market Systems – will highlight proven and experimental strategies that harness the potential of the market to support people, enterprises and communities that are highly vulnerable to the shock-stress-shock cycle. Shocks and stresses are increasing in frequency and intensity around the globe. Climate and weather variability, population dynamics, local and global price shocks, illness and disease, political instability, and conflict are intersecting in complex ways that threaten the lives and livelihoods of people and erode hard-fought development gains.
SOCAP is the world’s premier impact investment and social entrepreneurship conference, dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good. Since 2008, SOCAP has hosted over 20,000 attendees from more than 70 countries, uniting voices across a broad spectrum to catalyze impactful and sometimes unexpected connections. By sharing our collective stories and successes, you become a key part of growing the social capital movement.
The Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) is the leading forum for international exchange and collaboration in social entrepreneurship and social investment. The success of the event in galvanising the global movement of social enterprise has created a platform for learning, sharing of good practice, ideas and creating partnerships has made it the main forum for the social enterprise sector. The annual event was first held in Edinburgh in 2008 and has since been held on six continents. This is a historic occasion as it is the first time the SEWF will be held in an emerging market economy.
The 4th Africa Impact Investing Leaders Forum 2019 will present delegates with the opportunity to build meaningful relationships with new impact investors focused on opportunities in Africa, discover the latest industry developments, share insights about latest strategies, and explore ways to drive continued momentum and growth in the impact market.
AIILF 2019 will bring together impact investors, institutional investors, foundations, family offices, DFIs, Private Equity & Venture Capital firms, Funds, NGOs, MFIs, impact entrepreneurs and other stakeholders. Register your interest below.