OUR CALENDAR APPEARS in two sections:
- Events with specific dates or months are right here up top
- Events happening in a quarter or other range of time with no specific date / month appear at the bottom of the calendar.
September: Central Bank of Egypt’s Innovation and Financial Technology Center to launch incubator for 50 fintech startups.
September: Egyptian-German Joint Economic Committee.
September: A delegation from Germany’s Aldi will visit Egypt to look at potential investments.
September: Government to launch an international promotional campaign for Egyptian tourism.
13-27 September (Tuesday-Tuesday): UN General Assembly, New York.
19-22 September (Monday-Thursday): EFG Hermes One on One Conference, Dubai.
20-21 September (Tuesday-Wednesday): Federal Reserve interest rate meeting.
21 September (Wednesday): The Egyptian Virtual Food Show (pdf).
22 September (Thursday): Central Bank of Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting.
22 September (Thursday): Deadline to submit prequalification applications for companies interested in submitting a proposal for sea water desalination projects
25-27 September (Sunday-Tuesday) A delegation of executives at Egyptian real estate companies visit Saudi Arabia to present developers with potential investments in Egypt’s real estate sector.
25-29 September (Sunday-Thursday) FRANEGYPT will hold its first virtual expo on franchises in the country.
26–27 September (Monday-Tuesday): The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) at the Cairo Marriott Hotel.
27-28 September (Tuesday-Wednesday): Egypt-Spain Multilateral Partnership Forum, Sofitel Gezira, Cairo, Egypt.
27-29 September (Tuesday-Thursday): Africa Renewables Investment Summit (ARIS), Cape Town, South Africa.
27-29 September (Tuesday-Thursday): HSBC Energy Transition Webinar series.
28-29 September (Wednesday-Thursday): The sixth edition of Arab Pensions and Social Ins. Conference in Sharm El Sheikh.
30 September (Friday): Winter opening hours for shops and restaurants begin.
October: House of Representatives reconvenes after summer recess
October: Air Sphinx, EgyptAir’s low-cost subsidiary to commence operations.
October: Fuel pricing committee meets to decide quarterly fuel prices.
1 October (Saturday): Start of 2022-2023 public school year.
1 October (Saturday): 2022- 2023 academic year begins for public universities.
4-8 October (Tuesday-Saturday): The Chemical and Fertilizers Export Council of the Trade and Industry Ministry is organizing a trade mission to Kenya.
6 October (Thursday): Armed Forces Day, national holiday.
8 October (Saturday): Prophet Muhammad’s birthday, national holiday.
10 October (Monday): The CEO Women Conference.
10-14 October (Monday-Friday): Gitex Global, Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai, UAE.
10-16 October (Monday-Sunday): World Bank and IMF annual meetings, Washington, DC.
15 October (Saturday): Cairo Metro will launch a global tender for maintenance work on the power stations and overhead catenary system of Line 1.
16-19 October (Sunday-Wednesday): Cairo Water Week 2022, Nile Ritz Carlton, Cairo.
17 October (Monday): Fifth Egypt and UN-led regional climate roundtable ahead of COP27, Geneva, Switzerland.
27 October (Thursday): European Central Bank monetary policy meeting.
27-30 October (Thursday-Sunday): Cairo ICT, Egypt International Exhibition Center, New Cairo.
Late October-14 November: 3Q2022 earnings season.
Late October: First Abu Dhabi Bank to complete full integration with Bank Audi’s Egyptian operations after merger.
1-2 November (Tuesday-Wednesday): Federal Reserve interest rate meeting.
1-2 November (Tuesday-Wednesday): Arab League annual summit, Algiers, Algeria.
3 November (Thursday): Central Bank of Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting.
3-5 November (Thursday-Saturday): Egypt Fashion Week.
4-6 November (Friday-Sunday): Autotech auto exhibition, Cairo International Exhibition and Convention Center.
6-18 November (Sunday-Friday): Egypt will host COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh.
7 November (Monday): The inauguration of the first line of the high-speed rail.
7-13 November (Mon-Sun): The International University Sports Federation (FISU) World University Squash Championships, New Giza.
21 November-18 December (Monday-Sunday): 2022 Fifa World Cup, Qatar.
3 December (Saturday): Dior Men’s pre-fall collection show in Giza.
13-14 December (Tuesday-Wednesday): Federal Reserve interest rate meeting.
13-15 December (Tuesday-Thursday): US-Africa Leaders Summit.
15 December (Thursday): European Central Bank monetary policy meeting.
22 December (Thursday): Central Bank of Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting.
December: The Sixth of October dry port will begin operations.
December: Egypt to expand Sudan electricity link capacity to 300 MW.
January: EGX-listed companies and non-bank lenders will submit ESG reports for the first time.
January: Fuel pricing committee meets to decide quarterly fuel prices.
1 January (Sunday): Use of Nafeza becomes compulsory for air freight.
1 January (Sunday): Residential electricity bills are set to rise as per the government’s six-year roadmap (pdf) to restructure electricity prices by 2025.
7 January (Saturday): Coptic Christmas.
24 January-6 February: The 54th Cairo International Book Fair, Egypt International Exhibition Center
25 January (Wednesday): 25 January revolution anniversary / Police Day.
26 January (Thursday): National holiday in observance of 25 January revolution anniversary / Police Day.
11 February (Saturday): Second semester of 2022-2023 academic year begins for public universities.
13-15 February (Monday-Wednesday): The Egypt Petroleum Show (Egyps), Egypt International Exhibition Center, Cairo.
March: 4Q2022 earnings season.
23 March (Wednesday) — First day of Ramadan (TBC). Maghreb will be at 6:08pm CLT.
17 April (Monday): Sham El Nessim.
22 April (Saturday): Eid El Fitr (TBC).
25 April (Tuesday): Sinai Liberation Day.
27 April (Thursday): National holiday in observance of Sinai Liberation Day (TBC).
Late April – 15 May: 1Q2023 earnings season.
1 May (Monday): Labor Day.
4 May (Thursday) National holiday in observance of Labor Day (TBC).
22-26 May (Monday-Friday): Egypt will host the African Development Bank (AfDB) annual meetings in Sharm El Sheikh.
19-21 June (Monday-Wednesday) Egypt Infrastructure and Water Expo debuts at the Egypt International Exhibition Center.
28 June-2 July (Wednesday-Sunday): Eid El Adha (TBC).
30 June (Friday): June 30 Revolution Day.
18 July (Tuesday): Islamic New Year.
20 July (Thursday): National holiday in observance of Islamic New Year (TBC).
23 July (Sunday): Revolution Day.
27 July (Thursday): National holiday in observance of Revolution Day.
Late July-14 August: 2Q2023 earnings season.
26 September (Tuesday): Prophet Muhammad’s birthday (TBC).
28 September (Thursday): National holiday in observance of Prophet Muhammad’s birthday (TBC).
6 October (Friday): Armed Forces Day.
Late October-14 November: 3Q2023 earnings season.
EVENTS WITH NO SET DATE
2H 2022: The inauguration of the Grand Egyptian Museum.
2H 2022: IEF-IGU Ministerial Gas Forum, Egypt. Date + location TBA.
2H 2022: The government will have vaccinated 70% of the population.
3Q 2022: Ayady’s consumer financing arm, The Egyptian Company for Consumer Finance Services, to release its first financing product.
3Q 2022: Swvl to close acquisition of Urbvan Mobility.
4Q 2022: Infinity + Africa Finance Corporation to close acquisition of Lekela Power.
4Q 2022: Electricity Ministry to tender six solar projects in Aswan Governorate.
4Q2022: Raya Holding subsidiary Aman and Qalaa Holdings’ Taqa Arabia to launch their fintech company.
End of 2022: Decent Life first phase scheduled for completion.
End of 2022: e-Aswaaq’s tourism platform will complete the roll out of its ticketing and online booking portal across Egypt.
2023: Egypt will host the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors in 2023.
1Q 2023: Adnoc Distribution’s acquisition of 50% of TotalEnergies Egypt to close.
**Note to readers: Some national holidays may appear twice above. Since 2020, Egypt has observed most mid-week holidays on Thursdays regardless of the day on which they fall and may also move those days to Sundays. We distinguish above between the actual holiday and its observance.