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Global Attain Advancement

Contact: Bako Ambianda | Director of Operations


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Global Attain Advancement is a trade show, publishing, and trade missions company that formulate a portfolio of high-level investment, trade and development summits, forums, meetings, exhibitions and exploratory trade missions in the manufacturing, agriculture, power, construction, technology, and tourism industries. We focus on seven key areas which are designed to create opportunities for companies to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, market knowledge delivery, facilitating fantastic networking opportunities, promote brands and expand markets. Our flagship shows are Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit ( ATIGS), Dubai Business Engagement Forum (DBEF), and Solar Business Festival (SBF).


  • The Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) is a high-level, prestigious, biennial business platform (conference + trade show), designed specifically to promote and facilitate international trade and foreign direct investment in Africa, with a focus on bringing together investment promotional agencies (IPA’s) and trade promotional organizations (TPO’s) from across Africa to showcase the wide range of trade and investment opportunities that are available in their respective countries in an international pavilion & country pavilion formats. http://www.atigs2018.com
  • The Solar Business Festival (SBF) is the leading solar conference and trade show that focuses on Texas markets and provides a significant business platform for knowledge sharing, connectivity, marketing, and sales, with side-events covering microgrids & energy storage, sustainable buildings, smart grid, clean innovations, sustainable & smart agriculture, community solar, and more. http://www.sbftexas.com
  • The Dubai Business Engagement Forum (DBEF) is a high-level event designed specifically to connect global business minds with Dubai, and promote the destination as the hub for foreign trade, with a current focus on highlighting the vibrant creative scene of Dubai Expo 2020 which promises to be a game changer for Dubai. [email protected]


  • Trade Missions Program (TMP)
  • Travel To Invest Program (TTIP)
  • Business Linkage Programme (BLP)
  • International Pavilion Program (IPP)
  • International Delegations Program (IDP)


  • Trade and Investment World News
  • Industrialize Africa Outlook
  • Electrify Africa Review
  • GAA Monthly Update
  • Africa Infrastructure Development Review
  • Africa Trade and Investment Yearbook


  • Africa Financial Services Tour
  • Africa Tourism and Hospitality Tour
  • Africa Manufacturing Business Tour
  • Africa Logistics and Transportation Tour
  • Africa Infrastructure Development Tour
  • Africa Telecommunications and ICT Tour
  • China Manufacturing Business Tour
  • Electrify Africa Business Tour
  • EU Manufacturing Business Tour
  • Select Africa Agribusiness Tour
  • UAE Digital Innovation Tour
  • U.S Manufacturing Business Tour


  • Participant Company, United Nations Global Compact
  • Signatory Company, International Trade Centre (ITC)
  • Signatory Company, Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce


  • Official White House Manufacturing Press Release Acknowledgement 2016
  • New Co Austin Finest Companies 2016
  • IREX/YALI Partnership Expo 100 African Focus Companies in U.S.A 2016


  • International Trade Council: Member
  • Smart Promotion Network (SPN), Member
  • Africa Business Portal, Member
  • Global Innovation Exchange: Member
  • World Investment Network: Member
  • US Chambers Small Business Nation, Member
  • Austin 2030 District, Member
  • Commonwealth Trade Initiative: Member
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Member
  • EPI Center Power Network: Member
  • World Affairs Council of Austin, Member
  • Meetings Net: Member
  • Meeting Professionals International: Member
  • Grow Africa: Member
  • Property Assessed Clean Energy: Member

KEY GAA APPEARANCE (Featured Events GAA Has Participated)

  • SEforALL FORUM 2017 – New York
  • Houstex 2017 – Houston, Texas
  • International Exhibition for Enterprises (“Promote 2017”) – Yaoundé, Cameroon
  • PCMA’s Annual Convening Leaders Conference 2017 – Austin, Texas
  • Power Gen: Renewable Energy World International 2016 – Orlando, Florida
  • Belgian Economic Mission to the United States of America (Texas) 2016 – Austin, Texas
  • Abu Dhabi & ADNEC Business Breakfast 2016 – Las Vegas, Nevada
  • IMEX America 2016 – Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Cote D’Ivoire Economic Promotion Days 2016 – New York
  • Mandela Washington Fellowship Partnership Expo 2016 – Washington D.C
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 2016 – Kenya, Nairobi
  • Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo 2016 – Austin, Texas
  • UN Global Compact Leaders’ Summit 2016 – New York
  • Offshore Technology Conference 2016 – Houston, Texas
  • International Festival for Business 2016 – Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • European Development Days 2016 – Brussels, Belgium
  • World Energy Congress 2016 – Istanbul, Turkey
  • Texas-EU Business Summit 2016 – Austin, Texas
  • The World Energy Innovation Forum 2016 – Fremont, California,
  • Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group 2016 – Washington D.C
  • Annual Investment Meeting 2016 – Dubai, UAE
  • Powering Africa: Summit 2016 – Washington D.C
  • World Future Emery Summit 2016 – Abu Dhabi, UAE













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