AFRICA’S LONGEST-RUNNING PPP EVENT
Post Event Press Release: Key conference recommendations for PPPs
We would like to thank all 150 participants, sponsors, speakers for making the 7th edition of the Africa PPP Conference and Showcase a huge success.
The 7th Africa Public Private Partnership Conference and Showcase which took place from 9-11 November 2015 at the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel in London, brought together policy makers, investors, industry experts, development partners and other key stakeholders in the Infrastructure, Energy, and Transport sectors in Africa.
This year’s theme was “Promoting infrastructure development through PPP’s”. The objective of the Conference was to highlight sector and country specific opportunities and to encourage a collaborative approach among all stakeholders, to address the current and foreseeable challenges, related to finance and capacity building.
TESTIMONIALS FROM APPP 2015 HELD IN LONDON
Lucy Chege, General Manager, Infrastructure Finance (Energy), Development Bank of Southern Africa
”This particular event is a premier event and an event that has been held consistently for a number of years, so we find that in terms of engagement, it is very good and the level of delegates is once again very good.”
James Aiello, Senior Project Advisor PPP, National Treasury, South Africa
”The quality of discussions have been excellent. I was there for the training session as well and I felt that it was very well done and very well received… I saw there were ministerial people and parliamentarians in attendance and it is that calibre of people that attend these particular conferences and they come here to learn and to be able to go back to their countries and take the best practices scenario’s back.”
Maude Vallee, Principal Legal Counsel, African Legal Support Facility (ALSF)
”I think this PPP event is very important for one main reason: it is to help people understand the difference between the actual risk to doing business in Africa compared to the perceived risk of doing business in Africa.”
Stanley Kamau, Head PPP Unit, National Treasury, Kenya
”This PPP event is very important. For example, meeting the program manager for PPIAF has had huge benefits for my country. I am also able to meet other experts and peers for experience and knowledge sharing.”