cross the globe the Scottish diaspora has immense economic, social and cultural value. Here in Africa, it’s no different. 

The Africa Scotland Business Network is a fully independent membership network of highly skilled business people and companies. While predominantly Scottish and African in focus, we welcome businesses from other countries who have a genuine interest in connecting with companies in our network.

How do we help your business internationally between Scotland and Africa?
In Scotland:

Scotland, as an international brand, is distinctive and powerful. The country’s progressive trade and immigration policies are attractive to foreign investors; as a forward-thinking nation, Scotland welcomes global commercial opportunities and partnerships. We work with strategic partners in Scotland, enabling us to directly connect our members with relevant individuals, companies, government and commercial opportunities.

In Africa:

Africa is a majestic, beautiful continent. It’s also enormous, complex and culturally diverse. Businesses looking to export or grow into Africa must skilfully navigate its scale and complexity to achieve success. This prospect, while exciting, can also be daunting … This is where we come in. Spanning the continent, our network will actively assist you by providing significant industry and geographical expertise, market knowledge and trusted industry contacts. Therefore, ensuring the smoothest possible business interaction and transactions.

Connecting the unique spirit of Scotland and Africa
Be part of a great network and even bigger impact.

Scots and Africans are connected by their incredible spirits, generosity and strong cultures.  As a business network, we believe in applying business solutions to social issues, creating a more sophisticated and sustainable approach to long term change.

ive entrepreneurs are given the opportunity to apply for free membership. Their applications will be judged on criteria covering scalability, business plan and motivation for wanting to join the network. 


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f you’d like to start an Africa Scotland Business Network national chapter outside of South Africa, please contact our team.

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