The Big 10 is a one-of-a-kind gathering that brings distinguished personalities and professionals from African and the GCC countries within 10 of the largest industries in the world to come together, network, collaborate, build relationships, engage in business, trade and work towards the common goal of a sustainable future.
We believe that as the world changes, there is a pressing need to leverage on the existing and untapped opportunities that abound. Leveraging collaboration,alliances and innovation, The Big 10 will be the catalyst needed to bring together the individuals capable of making a difference. It promises to be a convergence of high-level professionals from 10 major sectors, notably – Agriculture, Logistics, Real Estate, Trade, Technology, Manufacturing, Finance, Energy, Mining and Tourism.
The trade shows, panel sessions, round table discussions and keynote speeches address the latest developments and innovations in these ten essential industries. It promises to be an opportunity to learn, network, and collaborate with experts from different industries.
- To promote sustainable business, collaborations and partnerships between Africa & GCC
- To enhance synergy between the two regions
- To drive innovation to optimize value of production between the two regions
- To promote trade and investment between the two regions.
- 500+ Delegates from Africa & GCC
- 40+ Keynote speakers and panelists
- 50 Exhibitors
- High net worth Individuals from Africa & GCC, industry experts, and government representatives of Africa & GCC.
The Big 10 will provide you with the exposure and first-hand experience of international trade. It is a great platform to breed relationships for strategic partnerships and cross-continental alliances. Register now to be part of history.
THE BIG 10 SECTORS
The impact of Covid-19 on many economies has been felt mostly by the healthcare sector. This has shifted the attention of many governments towards improving their health sectors in order to withstand future pandemics. With this in mind, The Big10 will bring together institutions, professionals, governments, investors, and other stakeholders to discuss opportunities in the healthcare sectors of Africa & GCC post-Covid-19 pandemic.
As a sector that owes its growth to trade activities, it is imperative for logistics conglomerates to integrate their operations with alliances from other industries. The Big 10 provides the opportunity to inter-relate, market and showcase the advancement in logistics operations, e-commerce, haulage, shipping, freight, warehousing, etc.
With rapid urbanization, relocation of businesses and the travel for business and tourism across Africa and the GCC, there is a high demand for new and modernized offices, hotels and retail malls, which points in the direction of Real Estate. This conference provides a synergy where the real estate providers can directly co-create with other key industry practitioners.
Agribusiness connects small-scale farmers to national, regional and global value chains. It plays a vital role in economic development and ensures food production. We will advance Agribusiness collaboration and promote agro-trade relationship between both regions.
Africa has the highest deposit of minerals anywhere in the world and ranks top 2 in its reserves of bauxite, cobalt, industrial diamond, phosphate rock, platinum group metals. The Big 10 will bring professionals and investors in this sector together to seek avenues for collaboration and impact.
The manufacturing sector is a fundamental path to Africa’s economic growth and development. Manufacturing contributes heavily to Africa’s financial status, employing massive working force and making up a substantial part of its overall GDP. Through the Big 10, a stronger alliance can be built with the leading manufacturers in the GCC.
The world runs on energy. Electricity, Gas, Solar and so many other forms of energy is all around us--powering technology big industries, keeping us moving and keeping the world lit. There are huge investments made in this sector over the years and the Big 10 aims to bring the largest global players focusing on Africa and the GCC to enable sustainable development of the regions.
Greater trade-openness encourages entrepreneurship, attracts foreign investment, fosters learning by doing, and encourages acquisition of knowledge and new technologies thus leading to increased productivity and economic growth.
Finance is the management and circulation of money. It encompasses the oversight, creation and study of money, banking, credit, investments, assets and liabilities that make up financial systems. The financial framework for trade and business transactions is provided by the finance industries. At the Big 10, we will host banks, micro financial institutions, government and other financial regulatory bodies as well as other financial service providers.
Investment in technology from Africa and the GCC region has helped scale technology startups and made them unicorns. At The Big 10, we will showcase cutting-edge technology that could help support the different key industries of focus to drive sustainable growth for the world.