To learn more about trade and investment in South Africa with insights from the High Commissioner.

Join AACC for the last member's exclusive event of the year! To learn more about trade and investment in South Africa, to network with investors, and to enjoy an afternoon full of Africa-ready knowledge.

This is a free event for AACC members. If you would like to attend, please join AACC as a corporate member, individual member, or associate member on our website


Bio of the High Commissioner:

H.E. Mr Marthinus van Schalkwyk assumed the position of High Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa to Australia on 20 May 2019, having previously served as Ambassador to Greece.

A political appointee, Mr Van Schalkwyk is a former Premier of the Western Cape (2002-2004), Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism (2004-2009) and Minister of Tourism (2009–2014).  He served as a Member of Parliament for 25 years. He holds a B PROC (Law) (1983); a BA Hons (Political Science, Cum Laude) (1984) and an MA (Political Science) (1990).



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Africa CEO Forum in Abidjan

The Australia Africa Chamber of Commerce is pleased to invite its members to the 8th edition of the AFRICA CEO FORUM which will be held on 9 and 10 March 2020 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, in partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group.
Founded in 2012, the AFRICA CEO FORUM is an annual gathering of decision-makers from the largest African companies, as well as international investors, multinational executives, heads of state, ministers, and representatives of the main financial institutions operating on the continent.

As a platform for high-level business meetings and a place to share experiences and to identify trends that affect the business world, the AFRICA CEO FORUM is committed to offering concrete and innovative solutions to help the continent and its companies move forward. 


Date: 9-10 March 2020

Venue: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Register with AACC to save 20%! 

AFSIC-Investing in Africa Conference

AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa. AFSIC, now in its 8th year, takes place 5th to 7th May 2020 in London. AFSIC is entirely focused on highlighting Africa’s most interesting investment opportunities and offering Africa’s business leaders the opportunity to hold highly focused investment meetings with the continent’s most important investors and proactive dealmakers.

AACC is partnership with AFSIC to provide this unique opportunity to our members. Highlights of the event: 

  • 1500+ Expected to Attend

  • Investor ready companies from around 40+ African countries

  • Results Focused Investment Event

Date: 5th-7th May 2020 

Venue: Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London

Register with AACC to enjoy 10% discount exclusively. 

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