Absa in Davos
Annual Meeting of the WEF
We are participating in the 2019 WEF Annual Meeting, taking place from 22-25 January in Davos, Switzerland.
Our delegation will be led by Wendy Lucas-Bull (Chairman), Maria Ramos (Group CEO) and Peter Matlare (Deputy Group CEO) who will attend the official gathering, meet clients and stakeholders and host three events at the Absa pop-up venue at Promenade 72 in Davos.
If you’re interested in attending one of our events or booking a meeting with our team, please contact:
Attend an event
We are hosting a number of events at our venue. Should you be interested in attending one of our events email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, 24 January | 07:00 for 07:30 - 08:30
South Africa is a sophisticated and promising market, offering a unique combination of highly developed first world economic infrastructure with a vibrant emerging market economy.
Hosted by President Cyril Ramaphosa, this seminar will discuss market opportunities in South Africa, and policy advancements that are in place to offer competitive benefits, capital growth and export opportunities for investors.
Thursday, 24 January | 19:00 - 21:00
At this drinks reception featuring a range of South African wines, Inga Gubeka, the founder of Inga Atelier, will share his African journey from humble beginnings to international recognition.
Inga is a perfect example of why Absa are so optimistic about the continent we call home...and why you should be too.
Friday, 25 January | 07:00 for 07:30 - 08:30
Developing well regulated, deep and liquid capital markets is at the top of Africa’s development agenda.
Now in its second year, the Absa Africa Financial Markets Index has become an African benchmark for the global investment community, to gauge countries’ performance and highlight how they can learn from others.
This event will discuss findings of the 2018 report and initiatives required to boost the maturity and accessibility of the 20 African financial markets it covers.
We will hear perspectives from leading finance and development experts, including South African Reserve Bank Governor and Chair of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, Lesetja Kganyago.