Nordic-African Business Summit 2018

Thursday 8th of November
Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo

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The Nordic-African Business Summit is the Nordic region’s leading business conference focusing exclusively on African markets. Meet business executives, policy makers – and perhaps your future business partner at the summit with 500 delegates from more than 30 countries.

Presentation of last year's Summit

Last year, nearly 500 delegates from 30 countries took part in our Summit. Since our first Summit in 2011, more than 200 speakers, and more than 2200 delegates, have made this conference the place to be for business people focusing on Africa.

Some of the previous speakers include

Ms. Ebi Atawodi

General Manager, Uber Nigeria

Dr. Fatih Birol

Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)

Ms. Koosum Kalyan

Director MTN Group and Aker Solutions

Mr. Thabo Mbeki

Former President Republic of South Africa

Mr. Mohammed Dewji

CEO, MeTL Group

Ms. Helen Hai

CEO at China Africa Consulting Ltd

Mr. Chad Larson

Co-founder, Mkopa

Mr. Amadou Hott

Vice-President Power, Energy, Climate Change and Green Growth, AfDB

Summit Program 2018

Full program for the Nordic-African Business Summit 2018 will be announced 22nd of August.

Day 1
08 Nov 2018
08:00 - 08:30

Registration, Coffee and Tea

08:30 - 10:00

Plenary Session, Part I

10:00 - 10:30

Networking Break

10:30 - 11:45

Plenary Session Part II

12:00 - 13:00

Networking Lunch

13:00 - 14:00

Parallel Sessions

14:00 - 14:30

Networking Break

15:00 - 16:00

Parallel Sessions

16:00 - 17:00

Speed Meetings



Countdown for the Nordic-African Business Summit



Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo
Holbergs gate 30, 0166 Oslo


We recommend you to book your room at the RadissonBLU Scandinavia Hotel directly on this link:

You can also book at Scandic Holberg Hotel, just ten metres from the RadissonBLU Scandinavia Hotel, at a slightly cheaper rate on this link:


For flight bookings through our main partner KLM, please visit

The fastest way to get from the Oslo Gardermoen to the conference venue is with Flytoget Airport Express Train. Departs every 10 minutes (every 20 minutes on Saturdays and early morning/late night) between Oslo Airport and Oslo Central Station (Oslo S). The journey takes 19-22 minutes.

Join the Nordic-African Business Summit 2018

We promise you that you will meet useful connections, get insight and lessons learnt from our key speakers – and you will have a unique starting point for your next business or investment venture.

Secure your seat today and enjoy our early booking discount. You can benefit from the Early Bird offer until 15 September 2018.

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