Saudi-East African Forum
The Saudi-East African Forum 2009 has been organized under the auspices of the business community of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the United Nations Conference Center. The purpose of the Forum was to promote partnership and cooperation between the business community of Saudi Arabia and East African countries. The Forum aims to ensure that the benefits of the successful relations that currently exist between the government of Saudi Arabia and East Africa will be shared by all businesses and bring about a better life and economic opportunities for the peoples of the East African region.
The Saudi-East African Forum included different elements, which were collaboratively done with other organizations in Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.
Exhibition and Conference
Tamesol staffed the information desks in the major hotels, at the conference and at the exhibition. The conference assistants were selected and trained by Tamesol. It was a selection of well-educated young people with good command in foreign languages.
A special film was edited to provide the international guests information about Ethiopia, especially targeted for business investment in the country. The film used material, which was filmed by Ethiopia First (for a promotional film about Ethiopia) and edited by Tamesol to attract investors from abroad.