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Inaugural Africa Energy Expo set to take place in Kigali, Rwanda: Launching a new era of energy in Africa

Informa Markets, a leading global exhibition and conference organiser, today announced the launch of the first-ever Africa Energy Expo, set to take place in the vibrant city of Kigali, Rwanda, from 04 to 06 November 2024.

Endorsed by the Rwanda Ministry of Infrastructure and supported by the Rwanda Convention Bureau, the Africa Energy Expo, and the Africa Energy Leadership Summit are pivotal gatherings of African decision-makers tackling the continent's energy infrastructure gap.

Pan-African representation of energy industry players

Rwanda will host the Africa Energy Expo and Conference from November 04 to 06, next year, which will be attended by over 6,000 participants.

This flagship event is designed to facilitate critical discussions, foster collaboration, and drive progress in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy) while advancing Africa Power Vision (APV) goals.

Fixing Africa’s energy gap through innovation & financial collaboration

In a recent interview, Azzan, Group Director, emphasizes the strategic choice of Rwanda as the host, stating, "To run a truly pan-African event, ease of access is crucial. Rwanda provides the perfect platform by offering visa-free travel for Africans, addressing a significant challenge in bringing together stakeholders from diverse regions"