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Powering your professional development

Arming yourself with new skills, expanding your knowledge base and keeping up with critical trends and sectoral forecasts is a sure-way to ensure you and your organisation stand out from the rest.

At Africa’s Big 7, we understand the importance of training and education and that’s why we offer free-to-attend educational content at the show and be part of leading conversations with industry thought leaders.

Make sure your clients never forget the skill, intelligence and market knowledge that go into the value you make for them.

Is there a specific topic that grabs your interest? What market trends will be of particular value to your business? Let us know on social media what you are looking for!

Content at a glance

Content themes:

Retail & trade

Food & beverage

Hospitality

Monday 23 August
Tuesday 24 August
Wednesday 25 August

10:30 – 18:00

Explore the exhibition floor and meet 100’s of suppliers

10:30 – 12:00

TRACK 1:
Redefining natural beauty trends and how this impacts your business

TRACK 2:
Sweating your assets – Getting the best from operations, labour and infrastructure to drive your business

TRACK 1:
Keynote address: Snacking sensorial moments.

TRACK 2:
Exploring opportunities in the new normal world. Building resilient and inclusive supply chains through a new digital economy.

TRACK 1:
Future planning your technology – Transforming your guest experience and rebuilding trust

TRACK 2:
Masterclass brought to you by the African Institute of the Interior Design Professions (IID)

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch and networking

13:30 – 15:00

TRACK 1:
Connecting Africa and navigating the intricacies of the AfCFTA – what every entrepreneur should know

TRACK 2:
F&B stakeholders – What the future of restaurants may look like?

TRACK 1:
Trend insights into retail and its supply chain

TRACK 2:
Exploring opportunities in the new normal world. Building resilient and inclusive supply chains through a new digital economy.

TRACK 1:
The global Halal economy – A pinnacle for growth

TRACK 2:
Hospital Catering

18:00

Exhibition close

TRACK 1

Day 1 – Monday 23 August

10:30 – 12:00

Retail & trade

Redefining natural beauty trends and how this impacts your business

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Brought to you by

JCCI logo
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13:30 – 15:00

Retail & trade

Connecting Africa and navigating the intricacies of the AfCFTA – what every entrepreneur should know

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Day 2 – Tuesday 24 August

10:30 – 12:00

Food & beverage

Keynote address: Snacking sensorial moments and Emerging consumer trends that will define the new normal – How are brands aligning with the demand?

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Sponsored by

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13:30 – 15:00

Food & beverage

Trend insights into retail and its supply chain

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Sponsored by

Syspro

Day 3 – Wednesday 25 August

10:30 – 12:00

Hospitality

Fireside chat: Reimagining hospitality

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Sponsored by

Micros-AdapIT

13:30 – 15:00

Retail & trade

The global Halal economy – A pinnacle for growth

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Sponsored by

Halaal 21

TRACK 2

Day 1 – Monday 23 August

10:30 – 12:00

Hospitality

Sweating your assets – Getting the best from operations, labour and infrastructure to drive your business

More

13:30 – 15:00

Hospitality

F&B stakeholders – What the future of restaurants may look like?

More

Sponsored by

KES Imports

Day 2 – Tuesday 24 August

10:30 – 15:30

Retail & trade

Exploring opportunities in the new normal world. Building resilient and inclusive supply chains through a new digital economy.

With the rise in e-Commerce, especially during lockdown, it is now more crucial than ever for you to implement strategies to protect your business. Join our workshops and gain practical advice from experts on how you can incorporate digital into your business plan.

Moderator:

Lauretta Ngakane, Head of Communication, Ecommerce Forum Africa 

Morning Workshops:

10:30 – 11:30

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Afternoon Workshops:

13:30 – 14:30

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Brought to you by

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Day 3 – Wednesday 25 August

10:30 – 12:30

Hospitality

Masterclass brought to you by the African Institute of the Interior Design Professions (IID)

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Brought to you by

The African Institute for Interior Design Professionals

13:30 – 15:00

Food & beverage

Hospital catering – Tips how to implement room service in a hospital food service environment

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Sponsored by

Cambro