2017 Partners

Platinum sponsor:


ARES Project Management
ARES Project Management LLC
Global project management leaders, ARES Project Management LLC offers enterprise project lifecycle management software solutions that support the planning, execution and completion of capital projects for reliable forecasts, cost control and performance measurement. The suite of software incorporates modules that are tailor made to manage every aspect of a project, including estimating, cost management, engineering, procurement, contracts, field management as well as integrated reporting.

For further information contact Scott Hyman, Vice President at shyman@Aresprism.com

Magazine: www.portsevolution.com/downloads/RA_6-2016_ARESprism.pdf

Exhibitors:


Railways Africa
Railways Africa™
Railways Africa™ is the African continent’s authoritative trade, technical, business-to-business publication, and online news service covering all aspects of the rail sector, for the last 61 years. With the current investment and future potential investment being made in rail and rail infrastructure projects, Railways Africa brings both global and local consultants, manufacturers, suppliers and OEM’s to the fore.

Railways Africa
Santrack
Santrack offers comprehensive NDT and Engineering solutions within the rail, water, energy, infrastructure maintenance and construction industries throughout Southern Africa.

A Black Female owned company managed and supported by a dynamic team of experienced professionals.

Association partners:


Maputo Corridor Logistics Initiative (MCLI)
Maputo Corridor Logistics Initiative (MCLI)
The Maputo Corridor Logistics Initiative is a non-profit membership company which plays a pivotal role in promoting the Maputo Corridor as the first choice for the region’s stakeholders. MCLI’s successes are encapsulated in the key relationships built across the public and private sector which enable the organisation to engage at the highest level to address issues on the corridor and to continue to ensure interventions aimed at creating a cost effective and reliable transport corridor. Comprising Road, Rail, Border Post, Port and Terminals, the Maputo Corridor is a fine example of how a transport corridor has acted as a powerful catalyst for regional integration, economic cooperation and cross border trade and investment.

Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG)
Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG)
The Walvis Bay Corridor Group is a public-private partnership established to promote the utilisation of the Walvis Bay Corridors, which is a network of transport corridors principally comprising the Port of Walvis Bay, the Trans-Kalahari Corridor, the Trans-Caprivi Corridor, the Trans-Cunene Corridor, and the Trans-Oranje Corridor.

The Walvis Bay Corridor Group’s public-private partnership set-up allows it to pool resources and authorities of both transport regulators and transport operators, thus effectively serving as a facilitation centre and one-stop shop coordinating trade along the Walvis Bay Corridors and linking Namibia and its ports to the rest of the southern African region.

The ports and corridors in Namibia are strategically positioned to give the country a competitive positioning as a transport hub for all regional and international trade between Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries, Europe, the Americas, and the rest of the world.

The new and well-maintained port and corridor infrastructure and the safe and efficient transport services provided by the transport industry, coupled with the reliable support of the regulatory authorities, give the Walvis Bay Corridor Group a competitive positioning in achieving its aim of becoming the leading trade route in southern Africa.

Strategic partners:


German Chamber of Commerce and Industry
German Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The Southern African – German Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the official authorized representative of German industry and trade in Southern Africa. As a private, non-profit organization, our primary goal is to offer the best service for building bilateral business relationships between Southern Africa and Germany.

With offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Maputo and Lusaka coming soon, our Chamber has been facilitating the establishment of business links between Southern Africa and Germany since 1952 by supplying information on the economic situation in both countries, bringing together potential trade partners, and offering a wide range of other services.

The Southern African – German Chamber of Commerce and Industry offers a multitude of services. Our field of expertise covers all aspects of trade and investment between Southern Africa and Germany, and we assist with trade information and market research, trade fairs and exhibitions, legal assistance, marketing support, publications, events, training and education, translating and interpreting, business delegations/travel arrangements and organising business partner searches and B2B platforms.

Media partners:


3S Media
3S Media
3S Media offers quality information to business communities through magazines and digital media (www.miningne.ws and www.infrastructurene.ws). 3SMedia trade and technical magazines include:

IMIESA Official magazine: Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA).
Water and Sanitation Africa Official magazine: Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA).
Inside Mining Focusing on mining and exploration in Africa and the rest of the world.

African Business Central (ABC)
African Business Central (ABC)
African Business Central (“ABC”) is a leading online media company showcasing curated and original news on African Business, primarily, and all things Africa, in general.

ABC’s rapidly-growing site attracts tens of thousands of visitors every month that read and watch news, analyses, and opinions of business, economic, political, and cultural events in and about Africa. ABC is making its mark around the world telling Africa’s success stories and highlighting the continent’s swift socio-economic ascent to a rapidly-growing global audience.

ABC’s core values are based on the notion that business, in general, and entrepreneurship, in particular, is the surest path to Africa’s socio-economic progress.

Cargo Connections
Cargo Connections
Based in the UK, Cargo Connections was formed in the summer of 2014 by Rachel Humphrey, almost 15 years after starting her first companyUniversal Freight Organisation (est. 2000) and then Project Cargo Network(est. 2010).

Cargo Connections is an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified general cargo network offering a Restricted Representation policy, which means membership will be offered to a limited number of forwarders who offer air, sea and road freight services in each country.

Esaja.com
Esaja.com
Esaja.com is a marketplace that’s connecting companies across the great continent of Africa to each other & beyond. We believe in a connected future, where trade flourishes from Cape to Cairo. As a result of this, we’re working to give every business with the will & zeal, access to relevant markets. The Africa of today is a continent pregnant with opportunity. Our mission is to democratize information so that any business, big or small, can have a seat at the table.

Freightbook
Freightbook
Freightbook aims to be a comprehensive online freight directory where companies can promote their services on a global scale, and use the latest Internet technology to network and communicate with each other.

IMIESA
IMIESA
The official magazine of the Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA)

IMIESA promotes the knowledge and practice of infrastructure development, maintenance and service delivery in southern Africa.

The magazine contains valuable information for municipal engineers, consulting and civil engineers as well as civil engineering contractors, making it the most important source of business intelligence for the infrastructure market.

It also provides essential content for municipal managers and senior public officials involved in all facets of infrastructure development, facilitating better decisions.

The magazine offers readers various print and online platforms to access its unique content and is distributed throughout Africa.

Infrastructurene.ws
Infrastructurene.ws
Infrastructurene.ws is the digital hub for the infrastructure development, maintenance and service delivery sectors, including water and sanitation, waste and wastewater management and construction. If you’re a supplier to these sectors, this platform gives you reach into the highly targeted African market in an instant. Infrastructurene.ws is the digital home of IMIESA, ReSource and Water & Sanitation Africa and the infrastructure newsletters.

Logistics Update Africa
Logistics Update Africa
Logistics Update Africa (LUA), a bi monthly magazine dedicated to the transport and logistics industry of the African continent- the next business frontier. We are confident that LUA has been persistent since 2011 with its in-depth research & continuously playing an important role, showcasing the African continent’s trade potential to the world. Logistics Update Africa reaches to the top Air Cargo, Sea Cargo, Rail Transport and Road Transport Industry players. This will definitely serve as a useful tool for you to reach to the Transport & Logistics community and other service providers in Africa and around the world.

Project Cargo Network
Project Cargo Network
Project Cargo Network was established in August 2010 (Registered in the UK. Company No 7334156) to provide heavy lift and project cargo specialists access to a trusted, worldwide network of agents who could handle their specialist shipments, whilst working professionally and safely under a strict Code of Conduct.

Railway Africa
Railways Africa™
Railways Africa™ is the African continent’s authoritative trade, technical, business-to-business publication, and online news service covering all aspects of the rail sector, for the last 61 years. With the current investment and future potential investment being made in rail and rail infrastructure projects, Railways Africa brings both global and local consultants, manufacturers, suppliers and OEM’s to the fore.

Railway News
Railway-News
Railway-News is the leading Rail News and Information portal. Our purpose is to provide operators and manufacturers with the latest information globally on the sector and suppliers in the field. Our range of digital products includes:

The portal www.railway-news.com
The weekly railway-news newsletter
The quarterly magazine railway-news digital magazine

We have a dedicated team of writers, editors and social media experts to ensure the highest-possible quality of information with the maximum reach. Our front-of-house team meanwhile are committed to outstanding client support.

RailwayPro
RailwayPro
Railway Pro Communication Platform is the most effective communication tool of the railway business environment, tailored for the specific needs of railway professionals and investors in order to provide them with the latest business opportunities existing on the market.

SA Building Review
SA Building Review
SA Building Review is a national annual resource handbook with its central focus on the identity of building products and services within the built environment in South Africa. It allows the supplier and manufacturer the opportunity to be identified and exposed in a more detailed and comprehensive manner to the building, architectural and design industry. SA Building Review’s main focus is on advertorial, therefore giving it a more informative and personal approach to the targeted audiences.

“An advertorial is an advertisement that is written and presented in the style of an editorial or journalistic report” This allows the reader more insight and knowledge of the products and services offered. SA Building Review is ABC Certified.

South African Business Integrator
South African Business Integrator
South African Business Integrator is a national audited business to business publication with its focus on both the public and private sectors in southern Africa. The main focus of the publication is to synchronize business information, business cultures and align strategies and business goals between the public and private sectors. The publication serves as an interaction medium between businesses. Its main objective is to inform, educate and advise key industry leaders on business objectives, strategic decisions, good management practice and governance, sound financial management practice and ultimately bridging the gap of transformation and transparency between the public and private sector.

To Build
To Build
To Build is an ABC certified business-to-business mainstream publication which is an effective medium to use for building your brand and communicating directly to your targeted audience. The handbook focuses on the latest developments and trends within the Built Environment as well as educating its readers through informative industry news. The editorial is distinctive in the way it conveys information on interior or exterior décor, architectural trends, the latest building technologies and projects throughout South Africa. To Build is an easy to use tool for the industry player and consumer when planning on building or renovating.

Transport Rail
Transport Rail
Transport Rail is dedicated in bringing you up to date news from inside the Rail industry. Our goal is to present the stories that matter to you the most. As well as all the news we also bring you rail related events, trade shows, training courses, recruitment and in depth features on suppliers and manufacturers to the rail industry. Transport Rail is written by the Industry for the Industry.

Contact us: info@transportrail.com

Universal Freight Organisation
Universal Freight Organisation
Universal Freight Organisation (UFO) is an ISO 9001:2008 certified association built on a foundation of mutual trust, shared knowledge, experience and resources to help each Member company grow their business by either referring one another or doing business directly with one another. UFO is a Founder Member of Elite Association of Logistic Networks (ELITE), the industry’s only recognized grouping of quality independent freight forwarder networks.