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18 December 2018
Vienna, Austria
B2B Meetings High-Level Forum Africa-EU


What is a Brokerage Event? (Video)

Up to 400 participants from more than 40 countries and approx. 600 pre-booked B2B meetings are expected for this event.

Benefit from the opportunity to talk with representatives from startups, corporates, investors, incubators, trade commissioners, etc. receiving advice on market development and access to foreign markets.


Seize the opportunity to benefit from the international network at this conference. With the “b2match” matchmaking tool you can book individual b2b meetings with African and European participants

NOTE: The more detail you provide in your b2match profile, indicating your business fields, offers and interests, the more you will benefit from the conference matchmaking tool.


  • Grow your existing business network in Europe and Africa
  • Acquire new cross-border contacts and expand your international business opportunities
  • Initiate networks, collaboration, and new business models
  • Facilitate the setup of consortia and secondary contract work
  • Link to public decision makers
  • Build quality partnerships to do projects together.


Take advantage of the opportunity and introduce your company by publishing a clear profile.

1. Online registration

Your company profile

  • In English, clear and relevant to the event.
  • It will be reviewed before it is approved and published

Contact details of the person attending the event

Market place

  • Explain the technology/product/expertise you are offering/looking for
  • Specify the type of partner you are looking for
  • Write a co-operation profile for each offer/request

Your Availability

  • Chose the time slots you are available for Brokerage Event meetings
  • Make sure that you do not book meetings outside the Brokerage Event in these time slots

Your co-operation profile is your business card. Write a high quality and meaningful profile.

2. Promotion of published profiles

  • Approved cooperation profiles will be published online
  • All published profiles will be extensively promoted by the organizers of this event
  • High quality profiles are visited 50-150 times BEFORE the event and will still be viewed AFTERWARDS


3. Selection of bilateral meetings

E-mail notification when to book B2B meetings

  • You will receive an e-mail reminding you that you can start booking bilateral meetings

Booking bilateral meetings

  • Filter cooperation profiles and find the ones aligned with your goals
  • Request meetings with the companies you are interested in
  • Accept/refuse the meetings requested of you

Your schedule

  • Receive your meeting schedule (time & table number) a few days before the event

4. At the event

  • Check the lastest version of your meeting schedule through the platform
  • Be at the Brokerage Event location 5 minutes before your meeting
  • RESPECT the other participant's time and show up to all your meetings
  • If an unforeseen circumstance arises and you will not attend a meeting, please cancel your meetings through the platform. This way, the other participant will be notified
  • IPR recommendations for Brokerage Events

Our staff will be at your disposal during the matchmaking event.

Location Austria Center Vienna
Organised by
Participants 729
Meetings 383
Algeria 3
Angola 3
Austria 485
Belgium 23
Botswana 1
Bulgaria 1
Burkina Faso 1
Burundi 2
Cameroon 5
Canada 2
Congo 1
Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The 2
Côte d'Ivoire 2
Croatia 7
Czech Republic 27
Denmark 4
Egypt 21
Estonia 3
Ethiopia 18
Finland 2
France 22
Gambia 1
Germany 34
Ghana 19
Greece 1
Guinea 5
China (Hong Kong) 1
Hungary 69
Ireland 1
Italy 2
Kenya 11
Latvia 7
Lesotho 4
Lithuania 2
Luxembourg 2
Mali 11
Malta 3
Mauritius 2
Morocco 3
Mozambique 1
Namibia 6
Netherlands 7
Nigeria 30
Poland 38
Romania 6
Rwanda 13
Senegal 10
Serbia 1
Sierra Leone 1
Slovakia 3
Slovenia 8
South Africa 16
Spain 1
Sudan 2
Sweden 8
Switzerland 6
Tanzania, United Republic Of 6
Tunisia 1
Uganda 9
United Kingdom 9
United States 4
Zambia 1
Zimbabwe 4
Total 1004
Company 465
Start-up 134
Investor 26
Business Angel 9
Authority/Government 85
Consulting 130
Other 155
Total 1004