Our representative and our Onebloom Corporation was continuously appointed as a Country Representative Japan of Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) for next 2 edition in Dubai United Arab Emirates 2020.
Through this responsibilities, we would continuously try to further contribute to more practically promote and facilitate win-win based international trade and foreign direct investment between African nations, Japan, other Asia, and further with global professional partners.
*The Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit:
The upcoming prestigious Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) on October 28 & 29, 2020 will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The event will be held during the Expo Dubai 2020, the first World Expo in MEASA (Middle East, Africa and South Asia Region) which will bring over 200 participating countries, and welcome millions of people all around the world.
ATIGS is a unique business platform to foster relationships and engage efficiently with key influencers and investors from every corner of the world. During a period of two days, Vice presidents, Ministers, Governors, Business Executives, top CEOs, international investors and companies seeking to expand in African markets are gathered in one single place to discuss concrete investment projects and establish strategic partnerships through thematic workshops, presentations, and networking sessions.
Last year, we hosted the premier ATIGS in the United States, on June 24-26 in Washington DC at the Ronald Reagan Building and World Trade Center. With more than 2,300 delegates from 92 countries, and 186 Accredited Investor groups, a great success for the hosting country, sponsors and the participants. 156 deals were submitted to be showcase in deal rooms. 67 bankable projects valued at USD 8.2 billion across 14 countries selected and presented in ATIGS Deal Rooms. USD 1 billion worth of deals signed from 18 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing. ATIGS USA 2018 was a great success for both the hosting country, sponsors and the participants. High-potential industries and companies were presented to a select audience which led to direct engagement, deal-making, co-investments and the establishment of business partnerships.
We are now planning the next edition, ATIGS Dubai 2020 which will be a more exclusive high-level gathering for government officials, high-profile African business leaders, project developers, and international investors from Africa, Middle East, Asia, Europe, and America.
About ATIGS Organizer, Global Attain Advancement, LLC (GAA) :
Global Attain Advancement, LLC (GAA) also known as GAA Exhibitions & Conferences is an events, publishing, and trade missions company that formulate a portfolio of high-level summits, forums, meetings, exhibitions and exploratory trade missions across different sectors, particularly manufacturing, agriculture, renewable energy, construction, and technology industries.
GAA develops and own trade programs, capacity building workshops, high-quality events and exhibitions specifically to help companies develop new business, source investment, meet customers, launch new products, promote brands, and expand markets. GAA has flagship brands:
Solar Business Festival (SBF)
An international solar energy franchised event series
Part of Solar Business Events – www.solarbusinessevents.com
Solar Business Expo (SBE)
An international solar energy franchised expo series
Part of Solar Business Events – www.solarbusinessevents.com
ATIGS Awards Ceremony
Solar Pioneer Awards Ceremony
Dubai Business Engagement Forum (DBEF)
World Industrial Conference (WIC), among others.
About ATIGS's Founder and CEO, Bako Ambianda:
Bako Ambianda is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Labacorp Group of Companies, a diversified portfolio of businesses and strategic investments in five economic sectors namely, manufacturing, power, construction, agribusiness, and exhibition, with operations in five countries.
He serves as the President & CEO of Labacorp Power Company, an independent power producer and renewable energy development company that specializes in the facilitation, development, and operating of sustainable power generation projects in Africa, with a growing portfolio of projects in seven countries. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides solar energy solutions and services to residential, commercial and industrial power users in Africa.
He is also the Founder & Chairman of Solar Business Events, a portfolio of leading solar exhibitions and conferences including Solar Business Festival (SBF), and Solar Business Expo (SBE), with flagship editions in three countries.
As an International Development Expert, Bako is the creator of "Afridevelopism" economic concept, and he is active in activities pertaining to trade, investment, and economic development. He the Executive Chairman of ATIGS Group, Inc (Africa Trade & Investment Global Services), a trade promotion, project facilitation, and development company, that has helped mega projects off the ground, facilitated over 385 million dollars in Africa, and supported the expansion of businesses in Africa from U.S, China, India, Turkey, UAE, and Germany.
Among his accomplishments in economic development include founding world-class platforms namely, Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS), one of the largest prestigious Africa-global business conference and exhibition in the world; Africa Worldwide Alliance Partnerships (AfriWAPA), an initiative that helps African enterprises build their brands at mega international shows; Afridevelopism Institute, a Pan-African think tank that contribute meaningfully toward Africa’s development agenda.
Armed with the knowledge, expertise, and understanding of business opportunities that exist in Africa, Bako speaks regularly at international gatherings on Doing Business in Africa. He is the Founder of The Bako University, a professional development organization. He has authored six books on economic development and personal development and has received honors and awards for catalyzing significant development initiatives. He is a global citizen, born and raised in Cameroon, Africa.
Recipient, Forbes 30 under 30, Class of 2020
Recipient, Most Influential People of African Decent (Under 40) Class of 2018
Recipient, Global Business Disruptor 2018 Award by Professional Association of Young Africans (PAYA) Recipient, Africa SME Development Award 2018/19 by Africa Business Portal (ABP)
Recipient, Development Award, ATIGS Awards Ceremony 2018
Recipient, Outstanding Individual Award, Texas Solar Pioneer Awards 2017
Recipient, Toastmasters Competent Leader Award 2015 by Toastmasters International