Director, Centum Investment
THE FOREMOST INTERNATIONAL MEETING FOR AFRICAN CEOs, BANKERS AND INVESTORS
The AFRICA CEO FORUM is the foremost meeting for CEOs of African and international companies, bankers and investors as well as high-level decision-makers. The forum accompanies African companies as they develop and provides a platform to promote their activities in Africa and internationally.
The participation of the largest African companies, public figures from more than 40 African countries, some of the most significant bankers and investors in Africa as well as well-known business personalities from Africa and across the globe make the AFRICA CEO FORUM an exceptional platform for discussion and debate around the economic and industrial challenges facing Africa.
75% of the participants identify or clinch business opportunities
55% Francophone 45% Anglophone
+1 000 African and international participants
1 600 participating companies since the first edition
18 panels and + 100 speakers
+ 60 sponsors and partners
TESTIMONIES FROM MOVERS AND SHAKERS IN AFRICAN BUSINESS
CEO, Africa RE
CEO, Azalaï Hotels
CEO, Allianz Global Corporate Specialty Africa
AN EXCLUSIVE NETWORKING PLATFORM FOR AFRICA’S BUSINESS ELITE
Whether through debates, B2B meetings, networking sessions or the dedicated mobile app: The AFRICA CEO FORUM provides an excellent opportunity to share your experiences, build effective business relationships and engage with world-class experts on strategies and practices needed to remain at the cutting edge of business.
Since the first edition, more than 1600 game-changing companies have gathered at the AFRICA CEO FORUM.
A WIDELY PUBLICIZED EVENT
The AFRICA CEO FORUM draws a great deal of attention from the most influential African and international media houses. At the AFRICA CEO FORUM 2016, more than 100 journalists have contributed to making the voice of the African private sector heard, with over 600 press articles published online and in print.
FRESH INSIGHTS AND NEWS IDEAS FROM INDUSTRY INNOVATORS AND INFLUENCERS
The AFRICA CEO FORUM offers a unique program of plenary and knowledge sessions. Developed in partnership with business leaders and high-profile experts in African and international affairs, the forum gives you all the practical resources you need to be up to speed with the latest trends in your sector, make your business even more competitive, and facilitate its expansion into new markets in Africa and worldwide.
The AFRICA CEO FORUM is committed to promoting the African private sector and offers you a unique opportunity to share the vision and experience of very high-profile contributors on cutting-edge business issues in relation to the African business context.
The AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS: HONORING AFRICAN EXCELLENCE
THE AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS reward companies and investors whose strategies are proof of their sheer determination to play a part in Africa’s growth.
Over the past four years, more than 150 African and international companies and investment funds, as well as 30 high-profile CEOs influential in driving Africa’s growth have been nominated.
6 Awards commanding African business excellency :
- AFRICAN COMPANY OF THE YEAR
- AFRICAN BANK OF THE YEAR
- PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTOR OF THE YEAR
- INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION OF THE YEAR
- CEO OF THE YEAR
- YOUNG CEO OF THE YEAR