Australia Zambia Business Forum
Lusaka Zambia
Australia-Zambia Trade Mission
Lusaka capital of Zambia, 6 - 8th of May 2019
Zambia has remained politically stable since its independence in 1964. It has maintained the Westminster system and English Rule of Law principles. Zambia’s 17.2 million people share borders with:

  1. More than 86.7 million in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
  2. 50.0 million in Tanzania
  3. 28.2 million in Angola
  4. 29.5 million in Mozambique
  5. 14.9 million in Zimbabwe
  6. 19.2 million in Malawi
  7. 2 million in Botswana
  8. 2 million in Namibia

The headquarters for the ‘Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa’ (COMESA) is in Lusaka. Zambia is strategically placed as a hub for Australian companies.

This Trade Mission will facilitate opportunities in Zambia and Its potential for business in the eight neighboring countries.

B2B will be arranged on request.

Delegates will be invited to visit the Multi-Facility Economic Zone specially created to meet the needs of foreign investors.
Key Principles
Underpinning Principles:
  • a) Only those who believe in ‘win win’ business practices need apply
  • b) Only the best applicant in each ‘sector’ will be selected to participate
This should mean that you will not be facing Australian business competitors during the mission.

  • a. To identify mutually beneficial business opportunities in Zambia
  • b. To establish and promote business relationships
  • c. To provide the framework for sustainable development of the relationships
Market Sectors
  • Agri-business
  • Aviation
  • Education
  • Food processing
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Mining Technology
  • Renewable Energy
  • Technology Transfer
  • Safari/Tourism

Additional Sectors will be considered upon request

Package Includes
Off-site business meetings upon request
Welcome package, including market intelligence,name badges
Meeting with Government and Industry officials upon request
Market briefings
Arranged B 2 B meetings with selected Businesses
Media Coverage
B 2 B Mission Schedule
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
Draft Program for the Zambia Australia Business Forum - 6 to 9th May 2019
Sunday 5th May 2019
Time Activity Presenter
17:00-20:00 Registration/Welcome Reception Radisson Blu Hotel
Day 1: Monday 6th May 2019
08:00-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:10Welcome Remarks by Zambia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ZACCI) Representative Prisca Chikwashi, C.E.O. - ZACCI
09:10-09:15 Remarks by Beltz Pty Ltd Representative Nkandu Beltz, CEO - Beltz Pty
09:15-09:20 Remarks by Australia Zambia Business Council Representative Dr. Patrick Nkhoma
09:20-09:25 Remarks by Australia Africa Business Council Representative Roger de Robillard, President - AABC
09:25-09:35 Remarks by Lusaka City Mayor Miles Sampa
09:35-09:45 Remarks by Representative of Western Australia Government Representative (To be confirmed)TBA
09:45-09:55 Remarks by Provincial MinisterHon. Bowman Lusambo M.P.
09:55-10:05 Official Opening Remarks by Minister of Commerce Trade and IndustryHon. Christopher Yaluma M.P.
10:05-10:25 Presentation on Doing Business in Zambia (Trade and Investment Opportunities)Matongo Matamwandi, Director Investments - ZDA
10:25-10:40 Q&A
10:40-11:10 Morning Tea
11:10-11:30 Presentation on Investing in the Lusaka Multi Facility Economic Zone (LS-MFEZ) Mukela Lubasi, Managing Director LS-MFEZ
11:30-11:50 Q&A
11:50-13:00 B2B Meetings
13:00-14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00-15:30 B2B Meetings
15:30-15:45 Afternoon Tea
15:45-17:30 B2B Meetings
17:30-17:40 Closing Remarks H.E Frank Bwalya,
High Commssioner of
Zambia to Australia
Day 2: Tuesday 7th May 2019
09:00-13:00 Visit to LS-MFEZ LS-MFEZ
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17:00 Visit to a Succesful Foreign Company Investing in Zambia
19:00 Closing Dinner/Reception
Day 3: Wednesday 8th May 2019
9:00 Visit to the Lusaka National Park - Optional
9:00 Sector Meetings with Ministries (On Request)
Please complete and submit application form to
Written approval of your application will be received within seven days
Participation fee and visa: $3700-person payable within seven days of application approval.
General Terms and Conditions
  • The applicant must have submitted a completed and signed registration form including information on products or services and primary market objectives.
Terms and Conditions
  • Applicants are responsible for all travel to and from lusaka
  • Applicants are responsible for their own accommodation and meals
Participation Fee
$3700 per person
Registration and B to B form
Applicant Information and Company Profile
Please complete and submit this registration form to

    Agri-businessAviationEducationFood processingManufacturingMiningMining TechnologyRenewable EnergyTechnology TransferSafari/Tourism
    Meeting with Ministers
    Indicate the Government Official for sector meetings you would like to meet.