FAQs

Q: What is the purpose of the Australia-Africa Business Summit?
A: The Australia Africa Business Summit is a platform designed to promote and strengthen the business relationship between Australia and Africa. The Summit aims to facilitate discussions about trade opportunities, collaborations, and mutual growth across multiple sectors.

Q: Who should attend the Australia Africa Business Summit?
A: The Summit is ideal for business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, trade representatives, and anyone interested in exploring business opportunities between Australia and Africa.

Q: When and where is the Australia Africa Business Summit taking place?
A: The 2024 Australia Africa Business Summit is on the 12-14 May at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins.

Q: How can I register for the Australia Africa Business Summit?
A: Registration can be completed on our official website where you’ll find instructions and pricing details for different levels of participation.

Q: What topics will be discussed during the Summit?
A: The Summit covers a broad range of business and economic topics, from investment opportunities and trade agreements to innovation, sustainable development, and more. Detailed agendas are released closer to the event date.

Q: What networking opportunities are available at the Summit?
A: The Summit offers numerous networking opportunities, including breakout sessions, panel discussions, workshops, and social events, providing ample opportunities to meet and interact with like-minded professionals.

Q: Can I present my business or idea at the Summit?
A: Yes, there are opportunities for presentations and pitches. You should check the official website for details about the application process, deadlines, and requirements.

Q: Are there any sponsorship opportunities available for the Summit?
A: Yes, we welcome sponsorships and have various packages available. For more information, please refer to the sponsorship section on our official website or contact our sponsorship team.

Q: How can I stay updated about the latest news and updates related to the Australia Africa Business Summit?
A: The best way to stay updated is by subscribing to our newsletter on the Australia Africa Chamber of Commerce. You can also follow us on our official social media platforms where we post regular updates. You can also sign up to become a member to access our special events and Africa state led delegations.

Q. Do I need a VISA to enter Australia?
A. Yes, unless you are an Australian citizen, you will need a valid Australian visa to enter the country. New Zealand passport holders can apply for a visa upon arrival in the country. All other passport holders, regardless of age, must apply for a visa before leaving home. See Travel for more information.

Q. Which airport do I fly into?
A. Please ensure your flights arrive at Melbourne’s international airport, Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) Mel.

Q. How do we get to the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins?
A. The Summit will be held in the conference centres of the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins which is located in the Melbourne CBD on 25 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000.  Sofitel Melbourne offers great rates for The Summit attendees. See Accommodation for more information.

Q. What time does registrations open?
A. The registration desk will be open on Sunday 12th May 2024  from 4.30pm-5.30pm AEST.

Q. What do I need to bring with me to the Summit?
A. Upon arrival at the registration desk, you will be required to present a formal photo ID to be able to pick up your official Summit name tag. Any media will be required to present their Media Identification.

Q. When will the Summit end?
A. The Summit is scheduled to conclude on Tuesday 14th May at 5.30pm AEST.

Q: Who do I contact if I have more questions about the Australia Africa Business Summit?
A: For any further queries, please reach out to our event team through the contact information provided on our official website. They will be happy to assist you.

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