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Oxford Business Group is pleased to announce its media partnership with the Africa Rail which will be held on 24 – 27 June, in South Africa. In this respect we send you the following message from the conference organisers:

Dear Oxford Business Group Subscribers,

One of the largest Transport and Infrastructure Shows in Africa is happening on the 24th and 27th of June 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Now in its 16th year, Africa Rail 2013 is a unique exhibition and conference designed to assist operators, end-users, investors and government to optimise their investment into solid infrastructure for railways, aviation, ports and harbours.

For more information:
www.terrapinn.com/africatransport

The event will include presentations from leading organisations including: senior representatives from Transnet, PRASA, the Department of Trade and Industry (South Africa), the Department of Public Enterprises (South Africa), Kenya Ports Authority, Ghana Ports Authority, TAZARA, Botswana Railways, Rift Valley Railways, Nigerian Railways, Ballore Africa Logistics, Ford Motors Company of Southern Africa, Nigeria Ports Authority and Mozambique Northern Development.

At the event, attendees will have the opportunity to network and discuss important issues facing the industry in Africa today, belong others:

  • How to increase skills development and local engineering
  • How to create bankable projects that are based on supply and demand that will attract investors
  • How to determine realistic time frames and support partners to best implement their current and upcoming projects.

Africa Transport and Infrastructure Show will also be celebrating some of the “shining stars of the African transport sector” this year with its annual Transport Africa Awards dinner on June 25 at the Sandton Sun Hotel, where the industry will have the chance to identify and reward those companies who have demonstrated an unparalleled ability to succeed and have continually-set standards of excellence.

Companies can be nominated for nine different categories - including Transport Personality of the Year, Transport Supplier of the Year, Best African Rail Operator or Concessionaire, Best Port/Harbour Operator or Terminal in Africa, The Best Financial Support in the Transport Industry, Best Skills Contributor, The Best Africa Project Team, The Transport Green Award, The Transport Safety Award- and the winners will be selected by an independent advisory panel of judges.

Don’t miss an exciting show in the African transport sector.

For more information:
www.terrapinn.com/africatransport