The Commonwealth Trade and Investment Summit

13-14 September 2021

Virtual

The Commonwealth Trade and Investment Summit

CWEIC is delighted to be virtually hosting the Commonwealth Trade and Investment Summit (CTIS) on 13-14 September 2021. The summit will bring together Government and senior business leaders from across the Commonwealth for a high-level two day virtual discussion.   The in-depth discussions will focus on accessing modern financial services, improving sustainable business practices, overcoming vaccine related challenges and exploring the future of African Trade following the ratification of the AfCFTA agreement. Sessions will investigate how member states can leverage their Commonwealth connections to collaborate and drive the global recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic and set up a platform for sustained economic growth.

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The Commonwealth Banquet

13 September 2021

BST

Guildhall, City of London

The Commonwealth Banquet

Held in Partnership with the Royal Commonwealth Society and the City of the London, the Commonwealth Banquet is a mainstay of the Commonwealth Calendar. Not held in 2020 due to the pandemic 2021’s Banquet is expected to exceed all those that have come before, participation is expected from the Royal Family, Commonwealth Governments and the our most senior business leaders. Invitations are only extended to CWEIC Strategic Partners.

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Ocean 30×30 Call for Action Webinar

29 June 2021

BST

1330-1430

Webinar

Virtual

Ocean 30×30 Call for Action Webinar

This webinar led by British-South African endurance swimmer and ocean advocate and UN Patron of the Oceans, Lewis Pugh, seeks to highlight the initiative to have 30% of the world’s oceans to become Marine Protected Areas (MPA) by 2030.

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Supporting the Commonwealth’s development priorities: An ambitious manifesto from the insurance profession

23 June 2021

BST

1445-1600

Webinar

Virtual

Supporting the Commonwealth’s development priorities: An ambitious manifesto from the insurance profession

This webinar jointly hosted by CWEIC, the Chartered Insurance Institute and the Commonwealth Insurance Forum, is a thought-provoking webinar coinciding with the launch of CII’s publication ‘A Commonwealth Insured’. A distinguished panel of insurance and personal finance leaders from across the world will examine how innovation by the insurance profession has helped to support the Commonwealth’s development priorities – and speculate on some of the emerging opportunities for the decade ahead.

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CWEIC Webinar: Attracting Investment – Reset, Recovery and Resurgence

20 May 2021

Webinar

Online

CWEIC Webinar: Attracting Investment – Reset, Recovery and Resurgence

Over the past year, consolidation has been the priority for businesses and governments around the world. They are now starting to look beyond Covid-19. FDI will be key to economic recovery and plays a pivotal role in bolstering local job growth. This webinar will bring together Commonwealth investment promotion agencies to discuss opportunities, innovative methods to attract investments and the road to economic recovery.

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CWEIC Webinar: The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)

13 April 2021

BST

0930-1100

Online

CWEIC Webinar: The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)

In January 2021, the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) was ratified becoming the largest free trade agreement in the world since the establishment of the World Trade Organisation. Nineteen of the 54 Commonwealth nations are in Africa, and despite the ravages of Covid-19, the continent is set to forge a new economic path. The Agreement seeks to create a single market for goods and services by facilitating free movement of goods, services and investment within the African Continent. This webinar will bring together government and business leaders both from Africa, and from those who trade and invest with the Continent to examine the key opportunities for Commonwealth businesses.

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CWEIC Sector Webinar: AI, big data, disruptive innovation and the challenge for regulators

01 April 2021

Online

CWEIC Sector Webinar: AI, big data, disruptive innovation and the challenge for regulators

Artificial intelligence is impacting the future of virtually every industry and every human being. It has acted as the main driver of emerging technologies like big data, robotics and IoT, and it will continue to act as a technological innovator for the foreseeable future. This is more relevant than ever in a post Covid world. This webinar will bring together industry experts to discuss how Commonwealth businesses and regulators can keep ahead of developments and benefit from this era of rapid technological innovation.

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