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17 - 18 September 2024, Fleuve Congo Hotel, Kinshasa, DRCCreating Wealth for the DRC and Africa's Battery Metals Industry

The DRC-Africa Battery Metals Forum leads Africa's battery industry development, driving collaboration for a robust future, positioning the DRC as a leading hub for battery metals production and manufacturing in Africa.

The DRC-Africa Battery Metals Forum contributes to building an inclusive and equitable battery metals industry in the heart of Africa, underpinning broad-based sustainable growth, local beneficiation and socio-economic development.

  • Demonstrate thought leadership and raise your company’s profile
  • Network with top tier decision- makers across the battery metals supply chain
  • Increase exposure and brand awareness at the event and beyond
  • Consolidate your market presence in the DRC and the region

Our Partners

Our Partners

About DRC-Africa Battery MetalShaping the Future of African Battery Metals

The DRC-Africa Battery Metals Forum is the premier gathering for stakeholders involved in the African battery metals industry, including producers of cobalt, copper, lithium, nickel, graphite, manganese, rare earths, and 3 T, as well as battery manufacturers, traders, end-users, investors, and NGOs.

With a focus on fostering an open and transparent environment, the event serves as the driving force behind the establishment of a battery manufacturing industry in the DRC, driven by the growing demand for batteries and electric vehicles.

  • Comprehensive Platform: uniting stakeholders from across the battery metals industry to foster partnerships and dialogue
  • Strategic Focus: establishing the DRC as Africa's key hub for battery metals production and innovation
  • Inclusive and Sustainable Growth: promoting a battery metals industry that supports local beneficiation, sustainable development, and socio-economic progress in the DRC and Africa.
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Event HighlightsKey Features & Activities

Groundbreaking keynote address

Join us for the highly anticipated keynote address at the DRC-Africa Battery Metals Forum, where industry leaders will converge to shape the future of battery metals in Africa. This keynote will delve into the transformative potential of beneficiation, localisation, and sustainable practices in building a robust industry in the DRC and beyond.

Exclusive matchmaking platform


Our 'concierge-style' matchmaking programme will connect you with new business opportunities. Delegates, sponsors, exhibitors and speakers have the opportunity to connect with solution providers, exploring solutions to their challenges and opening doors to new prospects

Engaging panel discussions

Engage with industry leaders and experts in a series of compelling panel discussions at the DRC-Africa Battery Metals Conference. These panels will provide deep insights into the strategic and operational aspects of building a thriving battery metals industry in Africa.

Our Brands

Our Brands

Sponsor/Attendance opportunities at DRC-Africa Battery Metals ForumJoin Us at the DRC-Africa Battery Metals Forum

Seize the opportunity to sponsor or delegate at the DRC-Africa Battery Metals Forum, where industry leaders and innovators meet to shape the future of the battery metals industry. Don't miss your chance to participate and make a significant impact!

Become a Sponsor

Position your brand in front of a targeted audience at the DRC-Africa Battery Metals Forum. Gain valuable exposure, differentiate from competitors, and build connections with key industry stakeholders.

Key Sponsorship Opportunities
Choose from a variety of sponsorship options that align with your marketing goals:

  • Venue/Executive Lounge
  • Forum Session/ Opening Session
  • Cocktail Function
  • Delegates Lunch/ Bags/ Refreshments
  • Badges/Lanyards/Registration Desk

Become a Delegate

Send your company representatives to the DRC-Africa Battery Metals Forum to learn, share knowledge, and network with peers from across the globe. Attending as a delegate offers valuable insights into the latest industry trends, best practices, and opportunities to connect with like-minded professionals.

Why Attend the 2-Day Forum?

  • Build relationships with vendors and industry peers
  • Get inspired by industry leaders and trends
  • Connect with suppliers and source products/services
  • Gain exclusive industry education/content not publicly available
  • Engage with a community of like-minded professionals

“I really appreciated the quality of the event, organising team and moderators. Overall, it’s a great success! Congratulations on your beautiful work and achievement!”

Sebastien Goethals

Managing Director, CITILINKS

Netherlands/China

How to InfluenceYour Opportunity to Influence Thinking of Key Stakeholders

Maximise your results with DRC- Africa Battery Metals Forum’s 365 marketing opportunity. Influence your prospect before, during and after the event, ensuring they not only know who you are, but are excited to converse. Our team works with you to ensure your expertise is recognised by those you want to connect with. We help you, achieve your goals.

  • Create evergreen brand visibility 365 days per year.
  • Targeted marketing before, during & after events.
  • Leverage trusted industry media to present your brand.

WHO ATTENDS DRC- AFRICA BATTERY METALS FORUM?POSITION YOURSELF AND IDENTIFY WHO TO INFLUENCE

Battery Metals connects people and organisations to information and each other with an objective to create opportunity. Whether you are an investor looking for potential partners, interested in new trends or ready to source new projects, a government representative looking for policy recommendations and best practice or a project owner chasing funding, Battery Metals ecosystem of like-minded professionals will ignite the spark of change.

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FREE Download: DRC-Africa Battery Metals Post-Event Report

Dive into the comprehensive post-event report of the DRC-Africa Battery Metals Forum, where the brightest minds in the industry came together to chart the future of battery metals in Africa. The Post-Event report contains key stats and figures from DRC-Africa's Battery Metal Forum 2023.

  • Who was in attendance
  • Participant Feedback
  • Forum Highlights
  • Statistics related to the events success

THANK YOU TO OUR
2023 SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS

Cobalt Plus
AVZ Minerals Limited
Cobalt
ARSP
Fair Cobalt Alliance
tantalex
Copper
Axis House Group (Pty) Ltd
CRDB Bank DR Congo
Glencore
USAID- AFRICA TRADE & INVESTMENT (ATI) / USG
Lithium
AKATA
Momentum
Bronze Sponsors
AFRICA TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION SARL (Afritech)
africell
CARMEUSE HANDYMAN’S LIME
Knight Piésold Consulting
MMG KINSEVERE
SRK Consulting South Africa

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