Second German-African Business Summit (GABS) Nairobi, 8 – 10 February 2017
The Second German-African Business Summit took place in Nairobi in February 2017 and gave some 500 participants from the worlds of business and politics from Germany and Africa the opportunity to discuss Africa’s prospects and potential and to make new contacts.
The conference was held in Africa for the first time from 8 to 10 February 2017. The German-African Business Summit was being co-organised by the Sub-Saharan Africa Initiative of German Business (SAFRI) (which is jointly funded by the German-African Business Association, the Federation of German Industries, the Federation of German Wholesale, Foreign Trade and Services and the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry) and the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Kenya. It was supported by the Federal Government (Federal Foreign Office, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the Federal Ministry of Finance).