Ghana Public Investment Division to speak at Africa PPP Investment & Development Summit 2014 (APIDS)

Neoedge is proud to announce Mrs Magdalene Apenteng as a speaker for the upcoming conference on Africa PPP Investment & Development Summit 2014.

In this summit, Neoedge will be gathering senior officials from public sectors across the globe and public private partnership (PPP) experts from the global arena. Neoedge hope is that capacity will be built as international best practices are demonstrated in various case studies. At the same time Neoedge believe that this summit will be an excellent platform for both public and private sector to explore potential collaborations in meeting Africa needs via Public Private Partnerships.

Magdalene Apenteng is currently Chief Economics Officer and Director of the Public Investment Division, of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning. As Director for the Public Investment division, she is responsible for ensuring the provision of strategic guidance to national investment and project development to provide efficiency in public investment decisions.

Magdalene holds a Master’s degree in Financial Management from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and a Master’s degree in Economic Policy Management from the University of Ghana, Department of Economics. She obtained her first degree in Economics with French from the University of Science & Technology, Department of Social Sciences, Kumasi, Ghana and holds a language diploma – Diplomé d’études Françaises from the University of Benin, Lome, Togo.

Professionally she has specialised in aid and debt management techniques that enhance aid effectiveness. Magdalene has extensive experience and has consulted for several organisations and countries in effective aid and debt management training and techniques including the Commonwealth Secretariat – UK, West African Institute for Economic and Financial Management (WAIFEM), Debt Relief International-UK, World bank, Crown Agents –UK and Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute in East and Southern Africa (MEFMI). She has also provided support and advisory services to countries including Cameroon, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Suriname, Guyana, Zambia, Uganda, the Gambia and Sierra Leone.

She served on the board of National Investment bank from July 1998 to August 2001 and was involved in the financial restructuring of City Express Company Ltd. and the Omnibus Services Limited from 1995 to 1999. Currently she also serves on the Board of Directors of SIC Life Limited.

For more information, please send your contact details to rueburn@neo-edge.com with subject title “APIDS 2014”.

Event website: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/strategic-managment/africa-public-private-partnership-apids-conference-2014/

 

Africa PPP Public Private Partnership Investment & Development Summit 2014

Africa PPP Public Private Partnership Investment & Development Summit 2014

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Director of Project Finance & Risks Analysis of Malawi Public Private Partnership Commission will speak at Africa PPP Investment & Development Summit 2014 (APIDS)

Africa PPP Investment & Development Summit 2014Neoedge is proud to announce Mrs Audrey Mwala as a speaker for the upcoming conference on Africa PPP Investment & Development Summit 2014.

In this summit, Neoedge will be gathering senior officials from public sectors across the globe and public private partnership (PPP) experts from the global arena. Neoedge hope is that capacity will be built as international best practices are demonstrated in various case studies. At the same time Neoedge believe that this summit will be an excellent platform for both public and private sector to explore potential collaborations in meeting Africa needs via Public Private Partnerships.

Mrs. Audrey Mwala is a Fellow Charted Management Accountant (CIMA) UK, a Certified Public Private Partnership Specialist (IP3) USA, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration. She has extensive experience in project finance, project management, privatization and PPP structuring through her 17 year career, currently serving as Director of Project Finance and Risks Analysis at The Public Private Partnership Commission in Malawi. She has taken leading roles in a number of projects for public listings, private placements, strategic equity investments, PPP procurement, project management, contract management, contract negotiations and re-negotiations. She has championed in private sector investment in projects in banks, railway, marine, real estate and in ICT. She also serves as a non- executive director in a number of cooperate boards in Tourism, Financial, Education, Agriculture and Social Sectors.

Audrey Mwala will be presenting on topics related to the transport sector, such as railway and marine service concessions. If this is of interest to you, Africa PPP Investment & Development Summit 2014 in Ghana on the 21st to 22nd October 2014 will be of highly value adding to you and your organisation.

For more information, please send your contact details to rueburn@neo-edge.com with subject title “APIDS 2014”.

Event website: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/strategic-managment/africa-public-private-partnership-apids-conference-2014/

Africa PPP Public Private Partnership Investment & Development Summit 2014

Africa PPP Public Private Partnership Investment & Development Summit 2014

Sponsorship for Africa PPP Investment & Development Summit 2014

Inviting you to Sponsor 

Africa PPP Public Private Partnership Investment & Development Summit 2014

Africa PPP Public Private Partnership Investment & Development Summit 2014

Executive Summary 

– Making Deals and Developing Win-Win Strategies between the Private and Public Sector –

Following the success of various workshops on PPPs that we have been running across Africa in the past 3 years, Neoedge is proud to announce the maiden edition of Africa PPP Investment and Development Summit 2014 (APIDS 2014) in Accra, Ghana, West Africa.

Public Private Partnerships is vital in addressing the infrastructure challenges that Africa face, however it has to be administered correctly. Projects bankability, capacity building and government commitment are the few must have in every successful PPPs.

In this summit we will be gathering senior officials from public sectors across the globe and PPPs experts from the global arena. Our hope is that capacity will be built as international best practices are demonstrated in various case studies. At the same time we believe that this summit will be an excellent platform for both public and private sector to explore potential collaborations in meeting Africa needs via Public Private Partnerships.

The following key themes on PPPs Investment and Development will be addressed in-depth with Case Studies:

  • Latest update on PPPs project globally
  • Latest PPPs trend in Africa – uniquely Africa
  • PPPs application for transport sector (road, rail, airport, ports, etc)
  • PPPs application for social infrastructure sector (school, hospitals, etc)
  • Water and power sectors (utilities)
  • Financing Infrastructure Projects and Project Finance
  • Alternative Finance
  • Crafting feasible deals
  • Bankability of PPPs projects
  • Legislative framework and government support
  • PPPs procurement and fraud prevention
  • Project Management
  • Contract Managements
  • Tariffs and regulations
  • Risk Identification, Mitigation and Management

Africa is unique. It is crucial to understand the continent where the economy has boomed for the past decade. As the economy boomed the needs for infrastructure growth is inevitable. Partnership with the private sector to meet these infrastructure demand is given, however the question is whether the project will be able to meet the needs of public sector and commercially viable for the private sector. The opportunity is huge if we can strike a balance between public needs and commercial viability of a project. This is what we are trying to achieve in this summit.

For the past 3 years we had received requests from many countries in Africa to a conference that would gather both public and private sectors in order to put everyone in the same page. The Africa PPPs Investment and Development Summit (APIDS) 2014 will provide this platform and enable the discussion needed to get PPPs initiatives in Africa moving.

West Africa has been selected as venue of this summit as the country is in the early stage of PPPs implementation and presents many investment opportunities for various entities with expertise in PPPs.

 

Our Organizer

About Neoedge (www.neo-edge.com): Neoedge is an independent, professional and top-notch international business media, training and consulting company. We have been organizing premier workshops and conferences all around the world, including in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Mumbai, Dubai, Johannesburg, Accra, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Port of Spain, Hamburg and so on. We have well gone through the strict examination by SPRING Singapore (www.spring.gov.sg) and been awarded with “Singapore Service Class” label.

 

Our Delegate Profile

Ministers, State Ministers, President, Managing Director, Director, General Manager, Manager, CXOs and Head of

  • Ministries and government bodies (Finance, Transport, Railways, Road, Health, etc)
  • State Ministers for PPPs, Private Investment, Public Investment, etc
  • Local Authorities
  • Head of PPP Unit
  • Strategic Planning & Business Unit
  • Finance & Investment Officers
  • Projects Development & Engineering
  • Partners & Investors
  • Legal Professionals
  • Research & Development Department
  • Risk Analyst
  • Commercial Department
  • Arbitrators
  • Contractors
  • Safety & Security
  • Traders and Trade Organizations
  • Service Companies

From various industries and sectors including

  • State Privatisation and Procurement Agencies
  • Finance, Energy, Water, Transportation, Sports, Telecommunications, Roads, Public Works, Regional Development, Health, Industrialization & Education sectors
  • Mayors, Town Clerks, City and Town Treasurers, Councillors and staff from Local Authorities
  • Insurance Companies, Commercial Banks, International Development Banks and Multi-lateral donors
  • Attorneys, Accountants, Bankers, Engineers, Architects,
  • Quantity Surveyors and Project Developers from public and private sector involved with PPPs
  • The Civil Society and Anti-Corruption Agencies

 

Our Testimonials

“Neoedge has succeeded in providing me the right kind of knowledge to operate as PPP minister.”

State Minister, Office of the President, Ghana

“Excellent Initiative and very informative.”

Legal Manager, IDC, South Africa

“It has been a learning curve for me with insights I gathered through this seminar.”

Economic Planner, Ministry of Communications, Lesotho

“The programme was an eye opener and knowledge gained will definitely help my organization in current investment, in railways.”

GM Finance, Kenya Railways Corporation, Kenya

“Very professional, well organised and able to attract experts in various places.”

Treasury manager, Kenya Railways Corporation, Kenya

“Well organised programme. I now have a better understanding of what PPP is all about.”

– Principal State Attorney, Attorney General’s Department, Ghana

“An excellent and timely workshop especially for Ghana and Africa in general.”

– CEO, J&P Engineering Limited, Ghana

“A cutting edge training by experienced professionals that touches on the rudiments for a successful Public Private Partnerships.”

– CEO, Richfield Technologies Limited, Nigeria

“Very good and well coordinated. Relevant to the emerging trends within the African content. This is not only very important but very timely. Keep it up.”

– PPP Manager, Intrahealth, Kenya

“This is my first time covering and discussing the financing of project under PPP in depth.”

– Accountant, National Planning Authority, Uganda

“The course broadened my knowledge on how to use financial models to determine the bankability of a project.”

– Project manager, Ghana Water Company Limited, Ghana

“Neoedge has come of age in organising function specific programmes of which this PPP programme has re-emphasised its golden objectives.”

– CFO, Finance & Commercial Services Limited, Nigeria

“What Neoedge offers in PPP program is exactly what the world needs to know. Knowledge acquired equips you for today and prepare you for the future.”

– Financial Analyst, ECOWAS Bank for Investment & Development, Togo

 

Your Benefits as a Sponsor

Branding on the Summit Brochures

Your company logo and profile will be displayed on our brochures that will be sent to more than 30,000 decision makers worldwide.

Telesales

Our professional full-time telesales team will be talking directly to 5,000 most relevant decision makers in the world to promote this summit. A brochure with your logo and profile will be sent to them via emails or faxes.

Web link

Your logo and involvement in this summit will be publicized in the Summit’s web pages and our media partners’ web pages. Your company website will be linked to the logo displayed.

Media & Marketing

Your company logo will be publicized in ALL upcoming press releases, email blasting,and advertisement done by us and our good mix of media partners. A dedicated Marketing Manager has been formulating and implementing marketing strategy for Africa PPP Investment and Development Summit 2014.

Agenda & Brochure

The published agenda/brochure will list the speaking session for your company together with your company logo and level of sponsorship involvement etc.

Our sponsorswill effectively gain the following significant benefits by sponsoringAfrica PPPs Investment and Development Summit 2014:

  • Branding your organization and being the market leader
  • Expanding your quality clients and financiers base
  • Introduce your Products and Services directly to key potential clients
  • Generate sales and increase your market share across Africa
  • Gain first-mover advantage in an increasingly competitive marketplace

 

Your Sponsorship Packages

The Africa PPPs Investment and Development Summit is a high profile conference designed for government officials, global and local directors and senior executives, professionals, thought leaders and innovators from the public and private sector to convene for business discussions, sharing experiences, exchanging ideas and establishing new relationships. Sponsors are provided with an opportunity to capitalize on this global event to send their message across their target audience, to reinforce brand visibility and thought leadership and demonstrate expert solutions.

We can assist your objectives with our sponsorship and exhibition packages which can be tailored to suit your marketing and business strategies.

We generally offer 10 types of Sponsorship Packages:

  • Platinum Sponsor (1 slot)
  • Diamond Sponsor (1 slot)
  • Emerald Sponsor (1 slot)
  • Sapphire Sponsor (1 slot)
  • Lunch Sponsor: (1 slot)
  • Cocktail Sponsor: (1 slot)
  • Exhibition Sponsor: (5 slots)
  • Coffee Break Sponsor: (3 slots)
  • Delegates’ Bags Sponsor: (1 slot)
  • Badges Sponsor: (1 slot)

We do hope you find the above information exciting.

And please do not hesitate to get in touch with the below contact should you require any assistance and/or further information on the sponsorship packages.

Neoedge sincerely looks forward to your valuable presence in Africa PPP Investment and Development Summit 2014.

 

Warmest Regards,

 

Rueburn Liang
Marketing & Business Development Manager
Neoedge Pte Ltd
Tel: +65 6557 9157
Main: +65 6557 9166
Fax: +65 6557 9188
Email: rueburn@neo-edge.com
www.neo-edge.com

 

 

Africa PPP Investment & Development Summit 2014 sponsorships and exhibitions

Official event website: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/strategic-managment/africa-public-private-partnership-apids-conference-2014/

9 June 2014 (Singapore) – Following the success of various workshops on Public Private Partnerships that Neoedge has been running across Africa in the past 3 years, Neoedge is proud to announce the maiden edition of Africa PPP Investment and Development Summit 2014 (APIDS) in Accra, Ghana, West Africa.

In this summit we will be gathering senior officials from public sectors across the globe and Public Private Partnerships experts from the global arena. Neoedge hope is that capacity will be built as international best practices are demonstrated in various case studies. At the same time we believe that this summit will be an excellent platform for both public and private sector to explore potential collaborations in meeting Africa needs via Public Private Partnerships.

Ghana has been selected as venue of this summit as the country is in the early stage of PPPs implementation and presents many investment opportunities for various entities with expertise in PPPs.

Delegates will include Ministries and government bodies, Managing Director, Directors, General Managers, Managers, CXOs and head of PPP Unit, strategic planning & business unit, finance and investment offices, project development & engineering, legal professionals, R&D associates, risk professionals, commercial professionals, arbitrators, contractors, safety & security, trade organizations, service companies and etc.

These professionals will be invited from various industries and sectors including state privatisation and procurement agencies, and representatives from Finance, Energy, Water, Transportation, Sports, Telecommunications, Roads, Public Works, Regional Development, Health, Industrialization and Education sectors. You can expect turnouts of insurance companies, commercial banks, international development banks and multi-lateral donors which include attorneys, accountants, bankers, engineers, architects, quantity surveyors and project developers from public and private sector involved in Public Private Partnerships. Other attendees you can expect include the civil society and anti-corruption agencies.

Sponsors and exhibitors will receive acknowledgement prior to, during and after the conference through conference materials and the website, and enjoy significant contact with delegates during the premier event. The exhibitions will be open for the duration of the conference.

Don’t miss this once-a-year chance to get your company in front of these crucial players in Public Private Partnership. Feel free to contact Neoedge at your convenience using the information below to discuss any of the affordable sponsorship opportunities listed in the following page.

We look forward in seeing you there at the premier event!

 

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Africa PPP Public Private Partnership Investment & Development Summit 2014

Africa PPP Public Private Partnership Investment & Development Summit 2014

To contact the author:

Rueburn Liang
Marketing Manager
Neoedge Pte Ltd
Email: rueburn@neo-edge.com
DID: +65 6557 9157

 

GHANA – AFRICA PPP INVESTMENT AND DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT 2014 – APIDS 2014

Africa PPP Public Private Partnership Investment & Development Summit 2014

AFRICA PPP INVESTMENT AND DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT 2014
Main Conference 21-22 October 2014
Pre-conference Workshop 20 October 2014
Post-conference Workshop 23 October 2014
Accra, Ghana

Official event website: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/strategic-managment/africa-public-private-partnership-apids-conference-2014/

Overview

– Making Deals and Developing Win-Win Strategies between the Private and Public Sector –

Following the success of various workshops on PPPs that we have been running across Africa in the past 3 years, Neoedge is proud to announce the maiden edition of Africa PPPs Investment and Development Summit 2014 (APIDS 2014) in Accra, Ghana, West Africa.

Public Private Partnerships is vital in addressing the infrastructure challenges that Africa face, however it has to be administered correctly. Projects bankability, capacity building and government commitment are the few must have in every successful PPPs.

In this summit we will be gathering senior officials from public sectors across the globe and PPPs experts from the global arena. Our hope is that capacity will be built as international best practices are demonstrated in various case studies. At the same time we believe that this summit will be an excellent platform for both public and private sector to explore potential collaborations in meeting Africa needs via Public Private Partnerships.

The following key themes on Public Private Partnership will be addressed in-depth with Case Studies:

  • Latest update on PPPs project globally
  • Latest PPPs trend in Africa – uniquely Africa
  • PPPs application for transport sector (road, rail, airport, ports, etc)
  • PPPs application for social infrastructure sector (school, hospitals, etc)
  • Water and power sectors (utilities)
  • Financing Infrastructure Projects and Project Finance
  • Alternative Finance
  • Crafting feasible deals
  • Bankability of PPPs projects
  • Legislative framework and government support
  • PPPs procurement and fraud prevention
  • Project Management
  • Contract Managements
  • Tariffs and regulations
  • Risk Identification, Mitigation and Management

For more information (Agenda/Delegate fee/Sponsorship/Speaking slot), please send your detailed contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.com. Please indicate title “Africa PPP Investment & Development Summit 2014“.

Why Attend?

Africa is unique. It is crucial to understand the continent where the economy has boomed for the past decade. As the economy boomed the needs for infrastructure growth is inevitable. Partnership with the private sector to meet these infrastructure demand is given, however the question is whether the project will be able to meet the needs of public sector and commercially viable for the private sector. The opportunity is huge if we can strike a balance between public needs and commercial viability of a project. This is what we are trying to achieve in this summit.

For the past 3 years we had received requests from many countries in Africa to a conference that would gather both public and private sectors in order to put everyone in the same page. The Africa PPPs Investment and Development Summit (APIDS) 2014 will provide this platform and enable the discussion needed to get PPPs initiatives in Africa moving.

Ghana has been selected as venue of this summit as the country is in the early stage of PPPs implementation and presents many investment opportunities for various entities with expertise in PPPs.

We are looking at both networking and capacity building through this summit. APIDS 2014 provides many great opportunities for capacity building as various international best practices will be demonstrated through case studies.

For more information (Agenda/Delegate fee/Sponsorship/Speaking slot), please send your detailed contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.com. Please indicate title “Africa PPP Investment & Development Summit 2014“.

Google+ page: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/strategic-managment/africa-public-private-partnership-apids-conference-2014/

Africa PPPs Investment & Development Summit launching in West Africa

Africa PPP Public Private Partnership Investment & Development Summit 2014

 

Following the success of various workshops on Public Private Partnerships, PPPs in short, that Neoedge have been running across Africa in the past 3 years, Neoedge is proud to announce the maiden edition of Africa PPPs Investment and Development Summit 2014 (APIDS 2014) in Accra, Ghana, West Africa.

Public Private Partnerships is vital in addressing the infrastructure challenges that Africa face, however it has to be administered correctly. Projects bankability, capacity building and government commitment are the few must have in every successful PPPs.

In this summit the company will be gathering senior officials from public sectors across the globe and PPPs experts from the global arena. Neoedge hope is that capacity will be built as international best practices are demonstrated in various case studies. At the same time they believe that this summit will be an excellent platform for both public and private sector to explore potential collaborations in meeting Africa needs via Public Private Partnerships.

Neoedge

Neoedge successfully launched Executive Learning Tour Programme

14th April 2014 (Singapore) – Neoedge, a Singapore based company, has successfully conducted a 5 days Executive Learning Tour in Malaysia with delegations from the Republic of Ghana, compromising from the Ministry of Roads & Highway, Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Finance.

The delegation, led by Honourable Adjei Isaac-Mensah, Deputy Minister of Roads & Highways, MP for Wassa East constituency, Western Region, was welcomed by Unit Kerjasama Awam Swasta, PPP Unit of the Prime Minister’s Department in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The Ministry of Works, Malaysia Highway Authority, UEM Group, PLUS Berhad and Infrastructure Department from Penang State Government, with presentations from Zenith Consortium BUCG, have also extended their hospitality to host the delegation.

The 5 days programme aims to build a long term relationship with stakeholders of Public Private Partnerships, PPP in short. The role of PPP aims for private sectors is to play an important role in stimulating economic growth, with the public sector ensuring overall macroeconomic stability and a conducive environment for both foreign and domestic investments.

Some photos taken during the programme:

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The above event is for in preparation of an upcoming new and exciting conference on “Africa PPP Investment & Development Summit 2014”, organised by Neoedge Pte Ltd Singapore. The conference will take place in Ghana on the 21st to 22nd October 2014.

Africa PPP Public Private Partnership Investment & Development Summit 2014

Africa PPP Public Private Partnership Investment & Development Summit 2014

Official Event website: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/strategic-managment/africa-public-private-partnership-apids-conference-2014

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About Neoedge:

Neoedge Pte. Ltd is a business media company that aims to serve the corporate world with integrity and excellence by providing cutting edge business intelligences and creating high value networking opportunities.

Neoedge is your long term corporate business partner. For more information about Neoedge, visit www.neo-edge.com

For more information contact:
Rueburn Liang
DID: +65 6557 9166 FAX: +65 6557 9188
Email: rueburn@neo-edge.com

Executive Learning Tour – Urban Planning

Urban Planning Executive Learning Tour – an Integrated Learning Approach

Official Website: http://neo-edge.com/executive-learning-tour/

Program Overview 

Urbanization has been a global trend. Rapid urban population growth is posing tremendous challenges to employment, housing and other basic urban services, as well as the improvement of urban infrastructure and protection of living environments.

By focusing on the experience of Singapore and its applications to participant’s country, this executive development program aims at assisting urban planners and administrators to acquire the valuable experience, skills and competence required to design and implement effective urban and regional development policies and strategies.

The program is structured through a mix of in-class learning and field visits.

Why Singapore and its Applications to Participant’s Country

The Singapore development story has highlighted the constant trade-offs for scarce natural resources, limited land and the burgeoning population, the need to sustain economic growth, high quality of life and economic competitiveness.

Forward-looking planning plays an essential part in transforming Singapore’s city development. It is of great value to tap into Singapore’s expertise in urban development and management, in an effort to effectively deal with the problems that arise alongside urbanization.

Why You Should Attend

  • best practices and insights into Singapore’s development strategies
  • interactive courses featuring highly selective topics, case studies and group discussions
  • site tours to get a first-hand experience at Singapore’s successful urban planning projects
  • study visits to relevant government agencies and companies
  • networking and peer learning with experts and participants

Program Themes

Experts and senior practitioners from urban planning background will be engaged to facilitate in-depth exploration of the following themes. Participants can also select certain themes to focus on.

  • Singapore Urban development
  • Integrated Land-use planning
  • Public housing
  • Land transport
  • Water management
  • Sustainable urban development
  • Public-Private Partnership for Infrastructure Investment
  • Maritime management
  • Civil aviation management
  • Industrial development

Our Edges

  • Professional customized learning solutions

An experienced learning specialist will be assigned to liaise with various stakeholders on finding out their specific learning objectives, based on which our Project Team will customize the program content and learning format.

  • Comprehensive and quality logistical arrangements

Accommodation, meals, transport and field visits will be attended by us to ensure fruitful learning and pleasant stay in Singapore for all participants.

Training time and location are customizable according to your preference. Kindly contact us for more information. 

Interested to find out more? Please contact:

Rueburn Liang
Marketing  & Project Manager Executive Learning Tour & Site Visits
Neoedge Pte Ltd
DID:                       +65 6557 9230
Mainline:             +65 6557 9166
Fax:                        +65 6557 9188
Email:                   rueburn@neo-edge.com