The FIDIC Africa Annual Conference is one of the biggest networking events for African consulting engineers. It provides a forum for consulting engineers, government officials from all three spheres of government (National, Provincial and Local), State Owned Entities, funding agencies, contractors, suppliers of construction equipment and materials, investors and other stakeholders in the built- environment from the public and private sectors to share ideas on best practices. The conference also provides opportunities to from one another, effective ways of dealing with diverse challenges, in order to achieve value for money and improve the quality of life of the people.