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World Export Development Forum

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    World Export Development Forum

    Lusaka, Zambia – 5-6 September 2018

    Join us at the 18th annual World Export Development Forum  in Lusaka, Zambia  to talk business and do business.

    Hosted by the International Trade Centre and the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry of Zambia, the event will focus on best practices in scaling up trade and investment in Africa, spotting innovative opportunities in and beyond the region.

    Entrepreneurs: Come to do business!

    Investors: Discover new opportunities!

    Development partners: See and hear what works!


    Conference features

    • Where policy meets practice: discussions on innovative ways to scale up trade and investment 
    • Business matchmaking meetings (4-5 September) 
    • Hands-on business workshops 
    • Young African entrepreneurs competition 
    • Insights from the SME Competitiveness Outlook 2018 
    • Online business education with the SME Trade Academy 
    • Company visits in and around Lusaka 
    • Business tourism packages 
    • Pre-event: SheTrades Zambia // Post-event: Africa-China investment meeting  

    Contact us at wedf@intracen.org

  • Hosted by the Government of the Republic of Zambia



  • contact us

    If you are interested in learning more about WEDF, please contact us at wedf[at]intracen.org