Events - African Trade Insurance Agency

In line with our objective of helping our African member countries become the primary destination for investments and leading exporters, we strive for visibility within Africa and beyond. We regularly host and participate in conferences around the world.

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ATI’s 19th Annual General Meeting

Date: 4 – 5 July 2019

Location: Golden Tulip, Cotonou – Benin

The Republic of Benin hosts ATI’s 19th Annual General Meeting in Cotonou. This year’s events feature the annual Investor Roundtable, an invitation-only event that provides a unique opportunity for global investors and financial sector players to come to Africa for a day of intimate discussion with African decision-makers and industry heads. Investors from around the world are expected to attend along with ministers of finance from Côte d’Ivoire, Niger and Senegal among others.

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Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa

Date: 13th & 14th March 2019

Location: The Cape Town International Convention Centre


We are proud to announce that the African Trade Insurance Agency will be taking part as a Bronze Sponsor at this year’s Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa conference taking place on the 13th and 14th March 2019 at The Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa is the only event on the continent to provide local and international banks, corporates, investors and government officials a platform to learn about new developments in the debt markets and understand the full range of products available to local issuers and borrowers.

Whether you are looking to become more involved in the continent or expand your existing business, this is a prime opportunity for you to meet the key players in the market and develop your knowledge on what is next for Africa’s debt markets.

Join us and hear from John Lentaigne, Chief Underwriting Officer, African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), who will be joining the panel ‘Africa’s development conundrum: How debt capital markets can bridge the infrastructure and power funding gap’.

As part of our sponsorship, we would like to invite you to join us at our specially discounted rate of 20% off. To register, enter the promotional code ATI20 on the website or contact Hannah Bryant on for more information.



Forum on Derisking Trade and Investments in Nigeria

Date: Monday, 26 November, 2018
Country: Abuja, Nigeria
Time: 0800 – 1700hrs
The programme can be downloaded from here



Future of IPPs in Kenya

With support from the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Germany’s Development Bank, KfW, we have developed expertise and experience in the power sector and an understanding of the risks that IPPs face. IPPs in Kenya have a number of challenges, which mirrors the situation in many other African countries. The forum is co-hosted by ATI and IPFA (International Project Finance Association), to which ATI is a member. Based in London, IPFA is an association for organisations involved in infrastructure and energy. For more information, please reach out to



ATI’s 18th Annual General Meeting

The Government of Côte d’Ivoire will host this year’s event and the event will take place at the Sofitel Hotel Ivoire in Abidjan.



ATI’s Annual Roundtable

This unique event, which is also called ATI’s Investor Day, takes place on the side lines of ATI’s annual general meeting. The objective of this event is to provide a platform for African governments and both international and local private sector players to speak honestly and openly about challenges facing investors in some countries and alternately the obstacles to African governments in accessing financing. Highlights and participants from the 2017 Roundtable in Nairobi, Kenya



Berne Union Spring Meeting, Kilifi, Kenya

ATI, together with the Government of Kenya, is co-hosting the Berne Union’s Annual Spring Meeting. This will be the first time the meeting has been held in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Berne Union is the umbrella body of the world’s largest export credit agencies and private insurers, which combined, insure 10% of global trade annually. ATI is one of only two African institutional members in this global body



Risk Frontiers East Africa – Understanding the new normal

Country:  Kenya

Event Date: 3 November

Event:  Commercial Risk Africa hosts this conference in Nairobi, which will focus on the recent major shifts in the global political landscape and its impact on Africa, as well as the continuing threats to African businesses

An ATI representative will participate in a panel discussion. For more information, visit



ATI’s Official Launch in Zimbabwe

Country:  Zimbabwe

Event Date: 25 October

Event:  ATI’s CEO George Otieno and Underwriter Pizzaro Lukhanda lead an event to launch ATI’s presence in Zimbabwe. The Minister of Finance, the Minister of Industry & Commerce and the Central Bank Governor are the guests of honour at the reception. For more information, contact



Risk Frontiers West Africa – Understanding the new normal

Country:  Nigeria

Event Date: 19 October

Event:  Commercial Risk Africa hosts this conference in Lagos, which will focus on the recent major shifts in the global political landscape and its impact on Africa, as well as the continuing threats to African businessesATI Underwriter Genevieve Ahinful will participate in a panel discussion. For more information, visit



Extraordinary AGM

Country: USA

Event Date: 13 – 15 October

Event:  Held on the sidelines of the World Bank & IMF annual meetings in Washington, DC, the Extraordinary AGM is a meeting of ATI’s shareholders to address specific issues at the country level and to implement the new Board governance structure15



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