This section will help you to plan and schedule your participation in conferences, forums, seminars and trainings on inclusive business.
The Global Distributors Collective (GDC) is hosting its first last mile distribution event exclusively for members. The event creates a dedicated space for GDC members - last mile distribution companies - to learn from each other, build new partnerships, and explore opportunities to accelerate their businesses. The first day includes interactive boot camps focused on sales force effectiveness and retention, fundraising and sales & marketing. The second day will focus on investment readiness and access to finance, with funders including USAID, GET.invest, the Clean Cooking Alliance and SIMA funds amongst others sharing insights and opportunities for GDC members. The event will finish with a site visit to see GDC member Anuel Energy in action.
The ANDE West Africa Regional Conference is a gathering of ANDE members and partners in the region including leading investors, capacity development providers, foundations, banks, corporations, academic and research institutions. In 2019, the 2-day highly interactive conference will feature sessions on ecosystem opportunities, solutions to SGB common challenges, networking meetings and plenaries with leading thinkers in the SGB sector.
To use public funds more effectively and mobilize private investment to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has become a key concern of many development agencies and donor organizations. The three-day program will provide valuable insights on strategies and instruments to “leverage” own resources by blending it with private investment for small and growing businesses in developing and emerging countries. It will also shed light on the whole spectrum of finance for impact and international development. A specific focus will be on catalytic financing tools that are able to attract additional capital for high-impact enterprises.
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.
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.
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 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.
Meet industry peers from electricity regulators, national power companies, renewable & IPPs, investors and suppliers - all at one platform. The event serves as an opportunity to engage with top industry players from around the globe. With the vast range of participants at this exclusive event, learn about the success strategies and pitfalls of well-known power projects, through our intense case studies.