Canada to host business forum on Africa

Canada to host business forum on Africa


Canadian Council on Africa (CCAfrica) and Mining Suppliers Trade Association Canada (MSTA Canada) is set to host the first collaborative Annual Forum: Creative Disruption.

This premium two-day event will focus on innovative Canadian technologies, knowledge and expertise and trade and investment between Canada, Africa and global markets.

Hosted at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel on November 20-21, the first day of the conference provides a platform to disrupt existing patterns in an industry eager for an efficient, prosperous and sustainable future.

Expert views from the power and energy sector, agriculture, infrastructure, education, skill training, as well as financing and equipment and the impact on lives of communities will highlight the positive impact natural resource development can have and the ecosystem that mining cultivates.

The second day will establish a landscape of the future by connecting companies, suppliers and delegates actively looking to invest, partner and advance business opportunities between Ghana, South Africa and other key countries, according to the organizers.

As part of the registration, a Gala Dinner on the evening of day one, a networking cocktail reception, presentations by distinguished industry leaders, a high profile B2B matchmaking program with web platform and Mobile App access as well as all meals and coffee breaks will be included.

The Gala dinner all participants will gain market insight from a curated list of multiple industry players in the MSTA Canada and CCAfrica network, such as one of Canada’s top ranked and respected journalists – John Ibbitsonm and Official delegations of Chile, Ghana and South Africa providing a larger global business perspective and participation. Confirmed sponsors and partners include Economic Development Canada, Canadian Mining Innovation Council and Pro Chile.

Speakers and attendees include: Fred Stanford President and CEO of Torex Gold Resources; EXPANDE/Fundacion Chile – who are transforming the Chilean mining industry; Executives from various Mining Companies and global decision makers.

The evolution of international industry has demonstrated the necessity to rethink current ways of doing business, effectively forming a culture creatively disrupted by technologies and solutions daily.

The Forum offers two days of dialogue addressing essential corporate stewardship, and applicable actions and ideas for implementing successful business endeavors built on partnerships, which will continue to generate immense prospects for accelerated progress in both Canada, Africa and beyond.