Building the next generation of ports and rail in West Africa

Improved trade and transport linkages between West African countries are driving new markets for business and investment.

The 3rd annual West African Ports and Rail Evolution conference unites hundreds of ports and rail officials from across the region to mobilise intra-regional collaboration efforts and catalyse infrastructure delivery for the establishment of competitive trading hubs in West Africa.

Interactive sessions will bring you up to date on how the 4th industrial revolution is shaping the next generation of ports and rail infrastructure across the region.

Four reasons why you cannot miss the conference

Get facilitated access to doing business in West Africa’s burgeoning transport sector

Increase connectivity, integration, throughput and efficiency in West Africa

Meet West Africa’s
leading ports and rail

Propel West African transport infrastructure
into the 4th industrial revolution

What\’s new this year

Ports and rail professionals together under one roof

Gain perspective during comprehensive discussions on hinterland and coastal connectivity with both ports and rail professionals present in every conference session.

Facilitated access to one of Africa’s largest economies

Held for the first time in Nigeria, the conference provides
a strategic gateway for doing business across West Africa
through inside access to Africa’s most populous nation
and one of its largest economies.


Who should attend

Ports professionals

  • C-level representatives
  • Director Generals
  • Managing Directors
  • Heads of Department
  • General Managers
  • Terminal Operators
  • Harbour Masters
  • Port Engineers
  • Port Directors
  • Customs Officials
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Investors

Rail professionals

  • C-level representatives
  • Inspectors
  • Signalling engineers
  • Investors
  • Technical Officers
  • HSSE Directors
  • Principal Track Engineers
  • Engineering Directors
  • Procurement Managers
  • Maintenance Engineers
  • Rolling Stock Engineers
  • Project Directors