International Enterprise (IE) Singapore’s Africa Singapore Business Forum (ASBF) is the premier platform for fostering investment, trade and thought leadership between Asia and Africa. It is slated to return 24-25 August for the fourth time. This year’s keynote speaker is Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore & Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies.
Hosted in Singapore since 2010, the forum has brought together close to 2000 business and government leaders from 30 countries to develop opportunities and partnerships between these two dynamic regions. Notable past attendees include Ivory Coast’s Minister of Commerce, Mr Jean-Louis Billon, Sudanese philanthropist and businessman, Dr. Mo Ibrahim, and renowned entrepreneur and CEO of Mara Group, Mr. Ashish J. Thakkar.
ASBF 2016 will address critical issues and identify opportunities for the strategic growth of both regions through presentations and panel discussion, as well as provide numerous networking opportunities.