Conference, Global Leaders Debate

The Annual Investment Meeting produces a world-class investment conference with a faculty of topnotch global experts, renowned academics, and seasoned practitioners to enlighten AIM audiences with current investment trends in an ever-changing world of FDI.

The eighth edition of the Annual Investment Meeting had the theme “Linking Developed and Emerging Markets through FDI: Partnerships for Inclusive Growth & Sustainable Development”. AIM 2018 Conference gathered more than 100 influential FDI thinkers and renowned experts offering participants the latest investment intelligence, trends and updates.


The Conference explored key global investment issues in the limelight Global Leaders Debate as well as the rich plenary sessions. For the first time this year, AIM has also held the Invest in Series – regional discussions on Latin America and Africa.

Business leaders, senior public officials, heads of international institutions and academia representing major stakeholders of the international investment community were invited to take part in this important inaugural session of the Annual Investment Meeting.

Plenary Sessions

Global Leaders Debate

A New Wave of Economic Opportunity & Digital Innovation: Understanding the Promise of Blockchain

The Rise of Protectionism: Impact of Globalization and Sustainable Development

Creating Value through Technology and FDI

How to Compete for Investment in Industry 4.0

The Evolution of FDI: How Technology is Changing the Future of Productivity and Growth

Sovereign Wealth & Private Equity Funds and Sustainable Investment Strategies

Public-Private Partnerships for Public Infrastructure Development

Incentives Policies for the Benefit of Nations

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