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The AFRICA CEO FORUM is the largest annual meeting of the African private sector and brings together over 1,800 business leaders, investors, policy makers and 145 journalists from more than 70 countries, including about 40 African countries, to put Africapitalism at the forefront of the global agenda and advance the issues critical to the future of the continent and its companies.

By covering the AFRICA CEO FORUM, you will benefit from privileged access to the most important African and international decision-makers. Press conferences, special reports, one to one interviews and a dedicated TV studio will provide you with what you need for your stories. The numerous conferences will allow you to receive exclusive information on the latest economic trends in Africa.


“The AFRICA CEO FORUM reflects the will of participants, African companies and countries, to revitalize investment flows toward the African continent in order to drive the implementation of their infrastructure and development projects.”


The Guardian Nigeria


“As part of the African Women in Business initiative launched at this year’s Africa CEO Forum, a high-level panel of female leaders gathered to discuss barriers to women climbing the corporate ladder and solutions to tackling the gender gaps in leadership across the continent.”


The Citizen


“Having cemented its status as the foremost meeting dedicated to the development of the African private sector, the Africa CEO Forum will bring together more than 1000 personalities, key decision makers in industry, finance and politics from the African continent and around the globe.”


How we made it in Africa

“Le AFRICA CEO FORUM est aujourd’hui la rencontre internationale de référence sur les enjeux de développement de l’Afrique et de ses entreprises dans un environnement professionnel de haute qualité.”



“The conference offers a unique platform for facilitating thought-provoking and forward-thinking discussions, as well as unique opportunities for business development, strategy refinement and improving the overall competitiveness of African businesses.”


Ventures Africa

“The AFRICA CEO FORUM is more than a talk shop… While the forum could have been nothing more than a networking event, it’s been successful in rounding up the best from across the continent and sparking debate.”