Rethink Africa France: Reviewing business relations between France & Africa
PARIS, France, April 29, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africa development is on its way. International actors are forced to fit they strategies to this emerging continent new order. Our competitors make new strategic alliances, how do the French business stay in the game?
Following the Afrique-France Summit in Nice, MEDEF International* and its partners** address the need to change their vision about Africa. Do we have to set up a new African “software”?
Through RETHINK AFRICA FRANCE, the business community seeking direction and strategic positioning will be given the opportunity to discuss tools, assets and perceptions, to address this challenge.
Risk perception, business strategy and organization, new partnership with emerging economies, networks … Are issues we suggest to address in the weeks to come.
The outcomes will be presented during a conference-debate on Thursday, June 30th 2011. At this meeting, experts and businessmen, both from France and Africa, will share their view and their ambitions for the future.
More information : (contact) :
Medef International : Guillem Batlle (firstname.lastname@example.org / +33 (0) 1 53 59 16 14)
Medef, Press Department : Isabelle Mariano (email@example.com / +33 (0) 1 53 59 17 67)
* MEDEF International:
The MEDEF International puts French company bosses in touch with public and private decision-makers the world over. Through its worldwide network, it encourages the development of all French firms, particularly SMEs, at the international level. Every year, The MEDEF International organises a number of delegations of French business leaders with concrete projects to targeted countries. These delegations enable businessmen and women to meet decision-makers at the highest level, to identify partners and to become familiar with the business environment. In France, The MEDEF International organises meetings between foreign heads of state and government and business men with French business leaders, helping the latter to realise their projects and resolve potential difficulties. Finally, working groups enable businessmen and women to swap accounts of their experiences, their successes and their failures.
PwC; CapAfrique ; Premier Cercle; African Press Organization (APO)