1 November 2017
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KIT, Mauritskade 64, Amsterdam
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Welcome to the FAB Forum

Francophone Africa Business Forum

NABC’s Francophone Africa Business (FAB) Forum is a unique networking platform to meet more than 100 high-level delegates from Francophone Africa. The third edition of the FAB Forum brings together a large delegation of businesses and public sector officials from Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso with a focus on water, energy, and logistics. This year the forum also welcomes participants from other key French-speaking countries like Senegal, Ivory Coast, Guinea Conakry, Cameroon, Benin, and Togo. Why come?

  • More than 100 companies are looking for your products and expertise!
  • No language barriers as translation will be provided during the day
  • Experts share insights on doing business in Francophone Africa
  • A great introduction to the region without having to travel abroad
  • Expand your network


Conference Programme

Attending African companies are looking for:

NABC staff have traveled extensively to Francophone West- and Central-Africa and personally met with over 100 companies that will attend the FAB Forum. What are they looking for? Many companies want to buy Dutch products. Like equipment, vehicles, trucks, heavy machinery, generators, water pumps, solar solutions, cold stores, and so on. Others have mentioned to look at acquiring ferries, or seeking engineering advice for the construction of dams and bridges. Companies have also expressed interest in logistics, air and sea freight and meeting sector experts. Don’t wait any longer and register now!  

Register here


Welcoming 100 African and 200 Dutch participants, the FAB Forum will be the largest forum in the Netherlands focused on the French-speaking African countries. Being a partner of such a high-level event will grant your company a number of opportunities. Contact us about all the possible partnerships.

Become a partner

Event Location

Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen (Royal Tropical Institute)

Mauritskade 64, 1092 AD, Amsterdam

The Netherlands

T + 31 (0)20 568 8711
F + 31 (0)20 668 4579

Latest news

Modérateur confirmé: Ibrahima Cheikh Diong

C’est avec honneur que FAB Forum peut annoncer notre modérateur: Ibrahima Cheikh Diong. M. Ibrahima Cheikh Diong est le fondateur et le chef de la direction de l’entreprise panafricaine de conseil en gestion et de facilitation commerciale, Africa Consulting and Trading (ACT).

Insights about the countries involved

Learn more about the countries that will be represented at FAB Forum, including some interesting facts about each of them. Of those countries is the Republic of Mali, whose economic growth increased by 5.1 percent according to the World Bank. Click here

Host a workshop!

Your company has the opportunity to host one of six workshops targeting one of the Forum’s following themes: water, energy and logistics. Another option is becoming a strategic partner with NABC, which will surely result in maximum exposure, whether that is through all branding materials, at

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