Since its establishment in October 2008, WAFA has organized successful high profile events, which have brought together thousands of people from all walks of life locally and internationally.
- Organized Ethiopia & Italy Trade and Investment forum in March 2012 which opened door for investment in Ethiopia
- Organized Ethio-UK Trade, Investment and Tourism Forum in London in early June 2011 that successfully promoted investment potentials and opportunities in Ethiopia.
- Organized The Ethiopian Trade and Investment Forum in India, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Embassy of Ethiopia in India.
- The Washington D.C. Ethiopian Trade Investment Forum: organized by WAFA in September 2009 to introduce Ethiopia’s trade, investment, and tourism potentials and opportunities to potential U.S investors. This forum was the first of its kind in: - Getting the attention and recognition of US and other countries’ higher officials including secretary of states, Hillary Clinton, who participated and delivered speech in the forum; - Bringing together many politicians, business community and investors from all over America to meet with Ethiopian investors and exporters
- Successfully organized the 2nd Ethio-US Trade, Tourism & Investment forum in Washington DC in October 2011.
- Organized Ethio-Italy Trade & Investment Forum in March 8th, 2012
- Organized Ethio-Russia Business & Investment Forum, March 5,2013