The Diplomat and the Diplomat Business Networking Club, co-host several high-level events and programs that presents unique platforms for decision makers and influential members of the society to share knowledge and experiences, discover opportunities and cement collaborations.
We organise high profile events with strong networking power, interesting topics and B2B connections for our members. These include Breakfast meetings, luncheons and social events. We also facilitate business and cultural exchange programs for our members and partners. Some of our major events include:
We host monthly Breakfast meetings that spotlight on different countries or UN entities, amplify the attainment of SDGs and promote business involvement in sustainable development.
Open Walls Embassy Day
This is an annual international exhibition where all embassies and UN Agencies in Zimbabwe exhibit and interact with Zimbabweans outside embassy walls. Open Walls Embassy Day provides guests with a tour of the world without jetlag.
The various embassies assist with information on education, employment, travel, and investment. They also showcase their culture and tradition through cuisines, music, fine art, and dance the event is held annually during the first week of April. Build up to the event is the Global Agenda discussions which start on a Wednesday and end on Friday. Exhibitions take place on Saturday from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm and the music concert closes the event from 5.30 to 7.30 pm.
Diplomat Charity Ball
The Diplomat Business Networking Club in partnership with The Diplomat, host the annual Diplomat Charity Ball. The event held during the second week of December is the end-of-year party for the Diplomatic community and development agencies.
The Diplomat Charity Ball is the Club’s biggest charity fundraising initiative. Proceeds from the Charity Ball benefit five charities selected by the Club each year.
The ball presents enormous networking opportunities It is attended by members of the diplomatic corps, diplomatic spouses, expatriates, representatives of United Nations missions, donor communities, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, government representatives, and the corporate world.
It starts with a welcome cocktail, then dinner, dancing competitions, silent auctions, raffles, and several entertainment activities. The Charity Ball is held annually on the 2nd Friday of December.
WeCan Marathon and Healthy Lifestyle Fair
Each country has its challenges, each family have its aspirations, and each one of us is a dreamer! Let’s inspire each other to make a change in our lives, let’s motivate each other to live our dreams, and let’s hold each other’s hand to the crossline. Yes, we can. That’s all WeCan Marathon and Healthy Lifestyle Fair is all about, making this world a better place.