Unrivalled networking platform

At the AFRICA CEO FORUM, 80% of participants identify or conclude deals.

Who attends ?

Each year, the AFRICA CEO FORUM brings together more than 1,500 participants: CEOs and shareholders of African companies, international investors, directors of multinationals, heads of state, ministers, and representatives of the main financial institutions active on the continent. The participants come from 70 countries and are 50% anglophone and 50% francophone. They represent the economic sectors that are strategic for Africa’s growth: energy, finance, infrastructure, telecoms, agro-industry, education, health, etc.

In order to guarantee the quality of the event, each participant must respond to strict admission criteria: they must be a CEO, member of an executive board or member of a management board at a company with an annual turnover of at least 10 million euros for African companies and 30 million euros for international companies.

How to connect ?

80% of participants identify or close on business deals during the 2-days event. To this end, tools and dedicated networking spaces are provided:

  • a mobile app before and during the Forum
  • a networking lounge
  • meet-and-greet cocktails
  • a gala dinner

A powerful and influential community of decision-makers in Africa

Live the AFRICA CEO FORUM experience all year round with the AFRICA CEO NETWORK, the first networking and business development community for decision-makers active in Africa. To boost your business on a daily basis, the Africa CEO Network offers:

  • A web and mobile platform optimized for networking and available every day of the year, giving you visibility and contact with potential business partners;
  • A dedicated team of relationship managers managing your contacts throughout the year, who will recommend people you should meet according to your business interests;
  • Exclusive events every three months in the main African economic hubs, including Abidjan, Kinshasa, Lagos, Nairobi, Casablanca, Paris, London, etc.