German-African Business Summit (GABS)
Johannesburg, South Africa
December 6th-8th, 2022

The German African Business Summit (GABS) is Germany’s signature business event in Africa. At the GABS, top business and government leaders from Germany and Sub-Saharan Africa meet every two years in Africa to discuss and promote economic relations between Europe’s largest economy and the fastest-growing region in the world. The GABS is organized by the Sub-Saharan Africa Initiative of German Business (SAFRI) and chaired by the SAFRI Chairman, Prof. Dr Heinz-Walter Große.

The GABS 2022 in Johannesburg is where German and African business interests meet, where economic partnerships between Germany and Sub-Saharan Africa are strengthened, and where business trends and market opportunities are explored.

Why attend :
- Meet and network with 500 high-ranking representatives from business and politics from
  Germany and Sub-Saharan Africa
- Gather information on economic development, business opportunities, finance, digitalization
  and start-ups, etc.
- Gain insights on current development and future potential for German-African business

REGISTRATION can be accessed HERE.

Topics :
- Cooperation of Africa and Germany in the Energy Sector
- Modernization of Agriculture
- The Future of Mobility in Africa
- African Continental Free Trade Area
- Global Supply Chains
- The Health Sector: Lessons learned from COVID-19

The Sub-Saharan Africa Initiative of German Business (SAFRI) is the voice of German business to policy-makers in Germany and the Sub-Saharan African region. The objective of SAFRI is to intensify co-operation with the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa and to foster mutual trade and investment. SAFRI is supporting the dialogue between German and African business and industry and providing a platform of exchange for German and African partners.

SAFRI is a joint initiative of leading business federations – the German-African Business Association (AV), the Federation of German Industries (BDI), the Federation of German Wholesale, Foreign Trade and Services (BGA) and the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK).

For more information, please contact Ms Wiebke Polomka.

We look forward to seeing you in Johannesburg!


Johannesburg, South Africa



Wiebke Polomka

Telefon: +49 30206071948

Fax: +49 302060719108

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