Are You An Entrepreneur In Angola? These Heads-Up Are For You

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Entrepreneurs in Angola are not resting on their oars. Going by recent developments and the line of developmental events scheduled for the year that are geared towards business and economic growth, the business clime in one of the fastest growing economies in Africa is set for greater heights.

If you transact business in Angola or you plan to do so in the near future, it will do you good to take note of the following updates:

The First Congress of the Business people of Luanda for the Diversification of Economy is taking place in the Viana municipality of the capital city between the 16th and 17th of July 2015. Announced by the chairman of the Luanda Entrepreneurial Association, Francisco Viana, the event is aimed at supporting the efforts of the Angolan government in the business sector. The congress is expected to host over 500 Angolan entrepreneurs, members, and guests. According to the Angola Press Agency, participants will analyze the business know-how in various fields, find solutions and ways for the consolidation of diversified and competitive economy.

Photo Courtesy: National Geographic

Photo Courtesy: National Geographic

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015 will hold in Angola from 16 to 22 November, 2015. GEW is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. More than just an awareness campaign, it will feature many activities like large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings, connect participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors—introducing them to new possibilities and exciting opportunities. To participate, click here.

In addition, the Benfica Arts Center (Crafts market) was unveiled last weekend by the Angolan head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos. The infrastructure boasts of five main different areas, namely market, studio, coffee space, exhibition space, and auditorium. In the words of the provincial governor of Luanda, Graciano Domingos, the new Benfica Art Centre (Crafts Market) will provide greater dignity to national craftsmen, becoming a catalyst factor for tourism and recreation.


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