Upcoming meetings

The next Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) meetings in Nairobi and London

AIX: Nairobi

  • Start Date: October 3, 2018
  • End Date: October 4, 2018
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Venue: Fairmont Hotel

Held under the Chatham House Rule and structured through a series of panel-led sessions, AIX Nairobi will be limited to 90 senior executives and offers a rare opportunity for an in-depth discussion on the issues and challenges facing clean energy projects in East and Southern Africa.

AIX: Power & Renewables 2018

  • Start Date: November 14, 2018
  • End Date: November 15, 2018
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

Now in its fifth year, AIX Power & Renewables features two main conference streams, additional break-out sessions and an evening reception alongside: The third annual Off-grid Investment Exchange; AIX: Gas 2018 Update; and AfricaHardball.

AIX: Gas 2018 Update

  • Start Date: November 14, 2018
  • End Date: November 14, 2018
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

This half-day briefing will pick up on key themes discussed at AIX: Gas 2018 and provide an update on the progress of major LNG and GTP projects across the continent. Participants will benefit from a shared networking lunch with stakeholders attending the fifth annual AIX Power & Renewables meeting.

Off-grid Investment Exchange

  • Start Date: November 15, 2018
  • End Date: November 15, 2018
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

An afternoon of sessions dedicated to a bringing established suppliers of off-grid services together with international developers and investors (DFIs, banks, commercial and impact investors) and other potential new entrants who are looking to buy into this fast-growing industry.

AfricaHardball

  • Start Date: November 15, 2018
  • End Date: November 15, 2018
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

AfricaHardball Political risk perspectives for Africa’s energy industries 15 November, RSA House, London A moderated roundtable discussion on political risks and governance issues that affect power and renewables projects and investment decisions. Since 2006, AfricaHardball  has provided a private forum ... Read More

AIX: Gas 2019

  • Start Date: May 1, 2019
  • End Date: May 2, 2019
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

Now in its fifth year, AIX: Gas responds to Africa’s growing gas demand, new discoveries and opportunities to commercialise gas resources shaped by technology, innovative financing structures and significant power demand. Africa's evolving utility-scale and small-scale LNG market will also feature in the agenda.

 

Past meetings

Previous Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) meetings

AIX: Gas 2018

  • Start Date: April 11, 2018
  • End Date: April 12, 2018
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

Sponsored by Actis, Azura Power and Watson Farley & Williams, the fourth annual AIX: Gas meeting brought upstream players together with senior officials, project developers and investors to help develop and strengthen partnerships along the African gas value chain.

AIX: Power and Renewables 2017

  • Start Date: November 15, 2017
  • End Date: November 16, 2017
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

AIX: Power and Renewables 2017 welcomed 180 participants from 29 different countries, was sponsored by Actis, AfIDA, DEG, DLA Piper, Engie, FMO, Globeleq, InfraCo Africa, Joule Africa, KEDCO, Lumos Global and Winch Energy and supported by Power Africa and the Global Off-grid Lighting Association.

AIX: Gas 2017

  • Start Date: April 5, 2017
  • End Date: April 6, 2017
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

The third annual Africa Investment Exchange: Gas meeting was sponsored by Actis, Azura Power Holdings and Globeleq and attracted more than 100 senior executives from leading investors, project developers and other stakeholders for a frank discussion of project opportunities and investment issues affecting all stakeholders across Africa's gas sector.

AIX: Power & Renewables 2016

  • Start Date: November 21, 2016
  • End Date: November 22, 2016
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

AIX: Power and Renewables 2016 welcomed 160 senior level participants drawn from DFIs, private investors, developers and government policymakers. The meeting was sponsored by Africa Finance Corporation, Africa Infrastructure Development Association (AfIDA), Denham Capital, BioTherm Energy, DLA Piper and FMO.

MIX: Energy 2016

  • Start Date: September 29, 2016
  • End Date: September 30, 2016
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

MENA Investment Exchange: Energy brought together investors, developers, financiers, policy-makers and analysts for a frank discussion of the region’s diversified gas-to-power and renewable energy industries. The meeting was supported by Apricum – the Cleantech Advisory, British Photovoltaic Association, Clean Energy Business Council, Eversheds, the Middle East Association, and the Middle East Solar Industry Association.

AIX: Transport & Infrastructure

  • Start Date: June 9, 2016
  • End Date: June 10, 2016
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

AIX: Transport & Infrastructure brought together public and private sector investors, developers and other stakeholders to discuss the strategies, opportunities and partnerships necessary to unlock wider development. The meeting was supported by AIIM, the Business Council for Africa, Nectar Group and Stephenson Harwood. Proceedings were held under the Chatham House Rule, and structured round panel-led discussions and roundtables to facilitate dialogue.

AIX: Gas 2016

  • Start Date: April 28, 2016
  • End Date: April 29, 2016
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

Sponsored by Actis, Denham Capital and Endeavor Energy, AIX: Gas focused on bringing upstream and LNG players together with power sector and downstream developers and investors for a frank discussion of project opportunities and investment issues affecting all stakeholders across the gas sector. Co-produced by African Energy, proceedings were held under the Chatham House Rule, and structured round panel-led discussions and roundtables to facilitate dialogue.

AIX: Power & Renewables 2015

  • Start Date: November 19, 2015
  • End Date: November 20, 2015
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

AIX: Power & Renewables brought together a high-level audience from the private and public sectors to discuss the challenges facing investors, examine innovative structures emerging from deals along the electricity value chain and draw together recommendations for the future of the sector. The meeting was sponsored by Actis, DLA Piper, Globeleq, InfraCo Africa and FMO and supported by the Business Council for Africa, the Netherlands-African Business Council, Power Africa and US Chamber of Commerce.

AIX: Transport and Logistics

  • Start Date: September 28, 2015
  • End Date: September 29, 2015
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

AIX: Transport and Logistics brought together private and public sector investors and operators to discuss opportunities and strategies for infrastructure partnerships that will help unlock wider economic development. Proceedings were held under the Chatham House Rule and structured round a series of interactive panel-led sessions to facilitate dialogue.

AIX: Gas 2015

  • Start Date: May 28, 2015
  • End Date: May 29, 2015
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

Sponsored by Actis and co-produced by African Energy, CbI’s respected source of independent analysis on the continent’s energy industries, AIX:Gas responded to new opportunties to commercialise Africa’s gas resources shaped by new discoveries, innovative financing structures and significant power demand. As one of the panelists stated: “It was the right topic at the right time for sub-Saharan Africa!”

AIX: Energy 2014

  • Start Date: November 24, 2014
  • End Date: November 25, 2014
  • Location: London
  • Venue: RSA House

The first Africa Investment Exchange responded to new paradigms in the African energy sector shaped by new players, innovative financing structures, impact investment strategies and technological innovation. Held behind closed doors, AIX: Energy focused on channeling private resources into the African power sector – from thermal IPPs to innovative distributed power and renewables solutions – providing a forum for investors to meet with African businesses and policymakers.

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Tel: +44(0)1424 721667

Lauren Andrews  –  Nick Carn  –  Bruno Coburn