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BBB 2016 Edition

Kenya France Business Club (KFBC) held the first “Business Beyond Borders”forum in Paris, France on 2nd December 2016.

In attendance for the 2016 edition were:

  • Government officials from Kenya & France
  • Kenya County Governments
  • Kenyan and French Company Managers
  • Private Sector Investors
  • Investment Fund Managers

The Site Visit:

KFBC organised a site visit to Suez, a leader in waste management in France, a day before the start of the BBB conference.

1 day conference, 3 themes:

The one day conference was centered around:

Ease of doing Business in Kenya

  • Tourism
  • Environment
  • Renewable Energy

B2B meetings :

Numerous one on one meetings between attendants were organised during the day, upon requests by participants.

Examples include:

  • Meetings between Kenyan and French National Chamber of Commerces
  • Meetings between the Minister of Tourism and CCI French Riviera

BBB 2016 SPEAKERS

  • Hon. Najib BALALA – Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism
  • Mr. Kiprono KITTONY – President, Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and
    Industry
  • Eng. Stanley KAMAU – Director, Public Private Partnerships (PPP), The National Treasury, Kenya
  •  Mr. Boris VARNITZKY – Founding Partner, Rwenzori East Africa, France
  • Mr. Laurent TAPADHINAS – Deputy Commissioner for Renewable energies, Ministry of
    Environment, Energy and the Ocean of the Republic of France
  •  Mr Slim FAICAL Aixo Environnement et Comité National des Conseillers et Commerce National
    de Luxembourg
  • Mr. Fabrice DABOUINEAU – Director, Africa, Voyageurs du Monde, France
  • Mr. Olivier GEHIN – President, Engageo Business Solutions

BBB 2016 – REPORT