Manager Training Programme BMWK/GIZ

(Cologne, 16 - 27 May 2022)

The Manager Training Programme is financed by funds from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). On behalf of the BMWK, the GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) acts as general programme manager on the German side of the programme. The Manager Training Programme is an element of the foreign economic policy of the BMWK and it promotes the business relations between Germany and Egypt. 

The programme includes a preparation phase and a 6-week online phase with virtual trainings and virtual company visits. This phase is intended to prepare the participants for the 2-week stay in Germany, where the programme includes training as well as "first-hand experience of the German economy". This practice phase is mainly based in Cologne. The programme includes preparation for long-term business relations with German companies as well as support in organising and conducting individual meetings. 

All trainers have a profound professional experience in companies or as entrepreneurs. Beyond  that the majority has many years of experience in an intercultural business context. All virtual and non-virtual company visits will be introduced by the tutors. Support or individual assistance will be provided if required. Besides trainings and business contacts you are requested to work out a paper on a specific cooperation topic of your choice, related with your personal and company’s goals for the programme.  

The participants will have to work on this task individually, focusing on the skills and insights gained during the programme as well as on obstacles and problems that might arise when implementing new structures in your own company. The tutors are always available for you to discuss and structure the cooperation project. During the evaluating workshop, which takes place at the end of the programme, individual interviews concerning the above-mentioned paper will give a profound summary of the main results of the programme and a basis for critical reflection and discussion on practical applications in Egypt.  

This programme is financed by funds of the German federal budget. Every participant of the management programme is expected to take an active part in all programme events. Theirsuccess in this programme will be measured by concrete indicators as your corporation project and the success in carrying it out will be evaluated.   

The Commercial Office is joining the participants for their opening workshop in Cologne and is ready to connect any interested German company with interesting Egyptian companies ready for succesful business cooperations. 


Webinar on the Suez Canal Economic Zone

(online, 01 September 2020 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.)

See the agenda

Global trade in times of Covid 19 faces enourmous challenges. The Suez Canal is vital for maritime traffic and the Suez Canal Economic Zone offers opportunities for companies to diversify and secure supply chains.

A discussion about strategies by:
H. E. Khaled Galal. Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt  to Germany
Engineer Yehia Zaki ,Chairman of the Suez Canal Economic Zone
Eng. Karim Sami Saad - Chairman of the East Port Said Development Company /
Dr. Ahmed Fikry Abdelwahab - Managing Director of the East Port Said Development company
Khaled Morsy  - CEO Schenker Egypt
Eng. Emad Ghaly - Managing Director Siemens Energy
Ahmed Elsaadany - Head of Professional Education , Siemens


In order to receive the MSTeams link please register via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  before Monday, 31st August.



Egy Home Tex

(Cairo, 20-23 February 2020)

The international trade fair EGY HOME TEX takes place at the Cairo International Conference Center between 20.-23.02.2020.

With the textile industry representing 27% of total industrial production, Egypt is the most thriving marketplace and one of leading exporters for home textiles in the MENA Region.

EGY HOME TEX is the most distinctive business event of its kind all around the MENA region as far as home textiles are concerned. It is a specialized International Exhibition for Home Textiles and Houseware, showcasing Upholstery Fabrics made of cotton, silk or velvet; Curtains of different styles like  Embroidery – Voile – Organza – Jacquard – Blackout and Towel Fabrics & Bed Linen Fabrics.

For more information on the fair and the products displayed please visit the website

Kindly note that for selected companies the organizer may bear the cost for accommodation, transport and flight. The respective form is available for download.

Fruit Logistica

(Berlin, 05-07 February 2020)

FRUIT LOGISTICA is one of the largest exhibitions for fresh fruit and vegetables annually held in Berlin. At this year’s issue between the 5th and 7th February 2020, the Economic & Commercial Office of the Egyptian Embassy would like to invite you to visit the Egyptian pavilion. This year Egypt is represented with 80 companies. The Egyptian booths are situated in hall 2.1

The Egyptian exports to Germany include fruits like Grapes, Strawberries, Oranges, Melons, Guava, Mango, fresh and dried Dates, as well as vegetables like Early potatoes, Onions, Green Beans, Garlic, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, regular Potatoes and Artichokes.

More details are available in the Trade Fairs section.

ICT Cairo

(Cairo, 01-04 December, 2019)

The leading international ICT trade fair and forum for the Middle East and Africa, held under the patronage of the President of Egypt at Egypt International Exhibition Center (EIEC). With 22 years of success, Cairo ICT reaches across regional markets, connects the industry and enables exhibitors to grow. Every year Cairo ICT draws attendees from the MENA region ready to do business. There is an option for sponsored participation in the fair for interested German companies. Please approach our office for further details.

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