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The 8th edition of the largest annual gathering of the African private sector will take place in Abidjan

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Why attend?

  • Benefit from an unrivalled networking platform with top decision-makers.
  • Identify new business opportunities with the world’s most influential business leaders.
  • Learn from the world-class consultants and experts on how to navigate your company’s greatest challenges.
  • Gain exclusive insights on the most promising investment projects in Africa.
  • Build lasting relationships with government officials who are looking to create strong alliances and business partnerships.
  • Adjust your strategies to the current economic and geopolitical outlook.
  • Showcase your country's strategies and vision for attracting investors into your country.
  • Get deeper insights into sector to build new projects.
  • Turn the world’s top investors into partners.
1800 Participants in 2019
70 Countries represented in 2019
150 Journalists in 2019
800 CEOs in 2019
3000 Participating companies since 2012
140 Heads of state and ministers since 2012

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