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4th Somalia Investment Summit 2017 [Somali Economic Forum]
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

4th Somalia Investment Summit 2017

29th of April 2017
Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel
Dubai, United Arab Emirates



The annual Somali Investment Summit (SIS) is a dynamic platform where investors and businesses can network with policymakers and discuss investment opportunities available in Somalia's growing economy. The SIS will facilitate access to crucial information on the investment opportunities and the economic trends driving Somalia's and the wider Horn of Africa's phenomenal economic growth. According to the IMF, Somalia's economy has consistently grown in recent years with real GDP increasing by 3.7% per annum since 2014, one of the fastest rates of economic growth in Africa.


The SIS 2017 is the 4th of its event series and it will be held on the 29th of April 2017 in Dubai, UAE. The SIS continues to remain Somalia's premier business and investment summit.


Hosted by the Somali Economic Forum (SEF) and supported by the Federal Government of Somalia, the SIS 2017 is also supported by the East Africa/Somali Chambers of Commerce. The SIS 2017 will offer a platform for international investors to engage with Somalia's economy to access the abundant investment opportunities throughout the country. Over 250 leaders from different economic sectors, including international multinational firms, institutional investors, sovereign wealth and hedge funds and policymakers will converge in Dubai to network, close deals and forge strategic partnerships and showcase the investment opportunities available within Somalia.


Given the increasing interest in the whole region, it is the ideal time for international investors to examine the vast potential in Somalia. The SIS 2017 is the place to be for those businesses looking to venture into the Horn of Africa and particularly Somalia, which benefits from its strategic location and its position as a foothold into lucrative major growth markets such as Ethiopia & Kenya.


Join us this year for the SIS 2017 which will prove to be the most dynamic and prestigious event yet, dedicated to fostering Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Somalia's ever growing economy as well as private sector development. The SIS 2017 will be divided into 4 distinct sessions covering 6 major sectors within Somalia's economy such as:


� Banking and Finance

� Infrastructure

� Telecommunications and ICT

� Oil Gas and Energy



Major companies will be speaking at the Somalia Investment Summit 2017 including GAZPROM, HORMUUD TELECOM, INTERNATIONAL BANK OF SOMALIA, PREMIER BANK, KENYA COMMERCIAL BANK, TAKAFUL, WORLD BANK MULTI-FUND, BILL GATES & MELINDA FOUNDATION, AMAZON, GEEL SOMALIA & THE SWEDISH SOMALI BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP and others.


Strategic Sponsors for the 2017 Summit are SKA INTERNATIONAL GROUP, SOMA OIL & GAS, HASS PETROLEUM, and TRADE & DEVELOPMENT BANK (formerly known as PTA Bank) to name a few.


Africa Business Pages (www.africa-business.com) is the Official Media Partner of the Somalia Investment Summit 2017.

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