The Chinese Embassy
Harare , Zimbabwe
The Second Secretary
Attention : Mz Chung Feng
We are delighted to invite you to the Mining Report – Zimbabwe Mining Investment Conference 2017 on the 21st and 22nd November 2017 at a 5 Star Meikles Hotel in Harare , Zimbabwe.
We are seeking the kind assistance of your Good office to invite Chinese stakeholders in Zimbabwe and if possible those in the region and in China.
We would also like to know if His Excellency The Ambassador may want to speak in Panel in line with the theme of the conference which is promote investment into Zimbabwe’s mining scetor.
ABOUT THE EVENT & OBJECTIVES : This goal of the conference is to promote investment into the sector and to very also very importantly for all stakeholders to discuss opportunities and challenges in Zimbabwe’s mining and chart a way to growth and success.Zimbabwe’s mining sector has great potential for growth with the potential to attract USD$12 Billion over the next 5 years if the right policies are implemented. The Government is committed to creating mutually beneficial policies and conditions for the sector’s growth.
An important purpose of this Conference is to showcase and promote investment opportunities in Zimbabwe’s mining companies as well as highlighting new projects coming online such as the various lithium , gold and chrome projects.
The Conference is being held at a time of economic challenges within Zimbabwe and the objective is not to conflate these with Zimbabwe’s mining sector and to urge investors to take a medium term to long term view on Zimbabwe’s mining sector, mining itself being a long term industry. The present economic challenges offer investors a great opportunity to invest and partner with promising Zimbabwean companies by investing now at distressed pricing to benefit on the tremendous upside in the medium to long term. Investors will learn about the existing and planned projects as well as meet with senior executives from various leading mining companies and Government stakeholders.
Zimbabwean financial stakeholders can leverage this event to connect with other financial stakeholders comfortable with Zimbabwe risk whom we are inviting.Our premier mining investment conferences and One to One sessions are an excellent platform connecting investors , corporates and Governments and are must attend events for senior industry stakeholders.
EXPECTED 2017 DELEGATES INCLUDE EXECUTIVES FROM : : Zimplats, Investec, IFC – World Bank, SMM, Blackrock , Bikita Lithium, Johnson Matthey, Prospect Resources, ,Old Mutual , KPMG ,SRK , IDC South Africa , Standard Bank, Toronto Stock Exchange ,JP Morgan Asset Management ,Tesla , Resource Capital Funds , Thebe, IDC, Fieldstone ,Maris Capital , Ambrian Capital , Expoerien, Anglo American , Gold Genius, CADFund ,Gold Genius ,Korea Investment Corporation , CDC ,Standard Bank ,DFid ,Yorkville , Norton Rose,London Stock Exchange, Barclays , Hwange Colliery ,Bloomberg and many more.
Delegates will include : Government Ministers, Government agencies, diplomatic community ,investors, financiers, local and international CEOs , senior executives and entrepreneurs of companies doing business and or interested in Zimbabwe, NGOs, donors, and many others including the media.The broad range of investors and key investors potential partner investors including sovereign wealth funds,Institutional investors , fund managers, corporate investors , offtakers , private equity managers, debt equity financiers, asset managers, investment banks , frontier funds,impact investors , family offices ,DFIs , MFIs , and more.
This will be an excellent high-level networking platform for attaining a first-hand account of investment opportunities in Zimbabwe as well as promoting Zimbabwe as a safe and attractive destination for investors. The conference will be comprised of presentations and panel discussions followed by One To One sessions or meetings.
Speakers Include :
Hon. Walter Chidhakwa Minister of Mines & Mining Development
Alex Mhembere CEO Zimplats
Rhett Groves Head of Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) Stanbic Bank
Thomas Makore CEO Hwange Colliery
Paul Burton CEO Piran Research
Kalaa Mpinga Founder & Former CEO, Mwana Africa Plc
Kevin Hodges Mining Champion IDC South Africa
Martin Matanda CEO Zimbabwe Stock Exchange
Grant Hudson CEO Bikita MInerals
Duncan ‘Harry’ Greaves Executive Director Prospect Resources
Brian Njikizana Managing Partner – KPMG Zimbabwe
Bhekhi Nkomo CEO RioZim
Francois Conradie Head of Research NKC African Economics
George Manyere CEO & Founder MHMK INFRATECH
Dr Chris Hokonya Director Vumba Capital
Richard Honey Director Msasa Capital
Paul Chimbodza CEO Geo Associates
Chirandu Ndhlembeu CEO SMM
Dr Elena Clarici – CEO & Founder Micah Group
More Speakers are being added …………………………….
We look forward to your confirmation speak and support the MiningReport – Zimbabwe Mining Investment Conference 2017. Please find more information on the conference website : www.afrobanking.com
Best Regards, Mandy Case Mining Report London , England Tel : 44 7787 464 600 WhatsApp Tel : 44 7457 124 310
International Delegates Early Bird Ticket USD$600-00 & International Delegate Standard Ticket USD$900-00
Zim Delegates Early Bird Tickets are USD$ 400-00 & Zim Standard Tickets are USD$ 600-00
Zim Small Scale Miners Miners Early Bird USD$250-00 & Standard Tickets USD$400-00