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Danish Agribusiness Delegation to Morocco, 4-7 December 2022

After a successful delegation visit in 2021, the Danish Embassy in Morocco and the Danish Agriculture & Food Council are pleased to invite your company to participate in this 2022 agro-business delegation to Morocco.

MOROCCO – A LEADER IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND YOUR GATEWAY TO AFRICA
Morocco’s resourcefulness, ambitions and actions in the field of sustainable development in several areas have caught the international community’s attention, and foreign investments has risen noticeably the last years. This delegation visit aims at enabling the delegates to meet local key partners and potential customers, display their products and services and gain knowledge about the Moroccan agribusiness industry and market.

WHY MOROCCO?

  • With a rich array of agricultural resources and access to rich fishing areas, Morocco’s agro-industrial and food processing sector has long been an extension of the country’s competitive advantages.
  • These years, Morocco is ambitiously focusing on securing sovereignty and security in, as well as expanding, both the food sector and industrial sector, e.g. by implementing its Generation Green Plan (2020-2030) and its Industrial Recovery Plan (2021-2023).
  • Morocco is the most attractive African Country to invest in according to Ernst & Young Africa Attractiveness Survey 2018 and the third most competitive African Economy according to the latest World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report.
  • From Morocco, it is easy to reach out for European, Mediterranean and African Market due to the strategic geographic location. The Tanger Med port is e.g. a leading port in both the Mediterranean area and Africa, and has connections to 71 countries and 184 ports. Participating in this visit opens doors not only to the Moroccan, but also to the African market.

WHO SHOULD JOIN?
The delegation is open to participation from companies working within the agribusiness industry, e.g.:

  • Food technology and food solutions
  • Food processing technology
  • Agricultural materials
  • Agro-services, machinery, equipment

YOUR BENEFITS

  • Get to know the Moroccan market for agriculture and agro-industry technology
  • Meet the right stakeholders including decision makers, relevant association as well as importers, factories and manufacturers of the agro-industry
  • Expand or maintain your network through B2B meetings and site visits
  • Promote your company in Morocco
  • Learn about best practices in the region

PROGRAMME

Sunday 4 December (Marrakech)

  • Arrival, airport in Marrakech
  • Hotel check-in
  • Welcome dinner with the Honorary Consul

Monday 5 December (Marrakech)

  • B2B meetings at the Chamber of Commerce
    • Welcome speech by the Head of Trade, Embassy of Denmark
    • Welcome speech and presentation by the president of the Chamber of Commerce
    • Presentations by the delegates
    • B2B meetings
  • Lunch at the medina of Marrakech
  • Factory visits (details to be announced)
  • Sightseeing in the medina of Marrakech

Tuesday 6 December (Casablanca)

  • Check-out from hotel and drive to Casablanca
  • B2B meetings at CGEM: the General Confederation of Companies in Morocco
    • Welcome speech by the president of CGEM
    • Welcome speech by the Ambassador of Denmark, Jesper Kammersgaard
    • Presentations by the delegates
    • Networking and B2B event
  • Lunch at Rick’s Café
  • Factory visits (details to be announced)
  • Check-in at Casablanca Hotel
  • Free evening

Wednesday 7 December (Casablanca)

  • Check-out from the hotel and drive to Rabat
  • Meeting at the AMDIE: The Moroccan Agency for Investment and Export Development
  • Meeting at the Ministry of Industry and Commerce
  • Lunch
  • Free afternoon/sightseeing
  • Closing event, dinner at the Residence of Denmark in Morocco with the ambassador, Mr. Jesper Kammersgaard
  • Check-in at Sofitel Hotel

Thursday 8 December

  • Check-out from hotel and flight to CPH from Rabat

PRICE

The total price for participation in the business delegation to Morocco is 12,950 DKK excl. flight, hotel and VAT per company for 1 representative and 5 guests at the reception. Extra representative 2,000 DKK per person.

NOTE: The price is based on 7 participating companies and an expected 50% subsidy from the Trade Council of Denmark.

Upon registration, you can, if relevant, add the contact information of the local participating person/company. Invoicing will always be issued in DKK to the Danish company address.

We reserve the right to offer you participation at a different price should any of the above criteria change. Should this result in a higher price than quoted, you have the right to cancel your participation. Other expenses not mentioned above are at own cost, including visa, flights, dine & drink, and hotel.


PHYSICAL DELEGATION VISIT DURING COVID-19
Regarding C19, The Embassy of Denmark will constantly update the participants with prevailing Moroccan regulations on these matters.

If the situation requires, we will cancel the delegation. Until 4 November 2022, you will not be billed if we are forced to cancel. After this date we cannot guarantee refunds.

HOTEL AND TRAVEL INFORMATION
Flights and hotel are not included in the price. Upon registration, you will receive a travel suggestion.

REGISTRATION
Please register here no later than Monday 3 October 2022.

THE ORGANIZERS

Danish Agriculture & Food Council

Jeppe Søndergaard Pedersen, Chief Advisor
E-mail: jspe@lf.dk, tel: +45 2331 7450

Embassy of Denmark in Morocco

Houda Kaddioui, Head of Trade Council
E-mail: houkad@um.dk, tel: +212 661562 831

Salma Zahraoui, Commercial Officer
E-mail: salzah@um.dk, tel: +212 (0) 648 159 563

 

 

Jeppe Søndergaard Pedersen