SHAPING THE FUTURE OF AFRICA

CEOs of the largest African and international companies, political decision makers from more than 40 African countries and the most active bankers and investors on the continent gathered on the 20 and 21 March 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland, for the 5th edition of the AFRICA CEO FORUM.

The AFRICA CEO FORUM is a unique platform for discussion and debate around the economic and industrial challenges facing the African continent. Organized by the Group Jeune Afrique and rainbow unlimited, in partnership with the African Development Bank, the forum has become the foremost international event dedicated to the development of the private sector in Africa.

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Presidents of Ghana and Senegal discuss regional trade and investissement at the AFRICA CEO FORUM 2017

22 Mar 2017

Africa’s female leaders: challenging the status quo & breaking the glass ceiling

#ACF2017 live

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WHY YOU MUST ATTEND THE AFRICA CEO FORUM

The AFRICA CEO FORUM is an opportunity not to be missed for you to develop your business,
shape your strategy and network with Africa’s most prominent CEOs.

  1. Expand your network of top-level business contacts
  2. Find new financial partners
  3. Be a driving force in the development of Africa’s private sector
  4. Learn from the best practices of fast-growing companies
  5. Promote your company in Africa and internationally

AN UNPARALLELED ROSTER OF AFRICAN AND INTERNATIONAL TOP CEOS

THE ONE AND ONLY NETWORKING PLATFORM FOR AFRICAN BUSINESS LEADERS

At the AFRICA CEO FORUM, participants have several opportunities to broaden their professional network, identify new partners and establish new business partnerships through the range of meeting formats and dedicated networking spaces. These include plenary sessions, sectoral and functional panels, round tables, presentations of investment projects, the mobile application, cocktails, the gala dinner and a networking lounge.

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Chris Kirubi
Director, Centum Investment

Corneille Karekezi
CEO, Africa RE

FRESH INSIGHTS AND NEW IDEAS FROM INDUSTRY INNOVATORS AND INFLUENCERS

The AFRICA CEO FORUM offers an exclusive program of thematic sessions around the latest trends in the African business landscape and the corporate environment. High-level business personalities and public figures from Africa, Europe, the Americas and Asia will participate in the debates which will be led by experts in the field.

AFRICA CEO FORUM 2016 – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

AFRICA CEO FORUM 2016 – Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina

THE AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS: HONORING EXCELLENCE IN AFRICAN BUSINESS

The AFRICA CEO FORUM brings together business leaders driving African growth. Every year, the AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS ceremony is a highlight of the event. During the Gala Dinner, the AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS honor the companies and investors who have shaped the year in Africa and contributed to economic growth on the continent.

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