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Africa Business Summit 2024

JULY 1-3, 2024 • SAFARI PARK HOTEL | NAIROBI, KENYA

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TAKING THE LEAP IN AFRICA THROUGH INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP & DIGITALISATION – SUSTAINABLY

THE EXECUTIVE LEVEL EVENT ON THE FUTURE OF STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & AFRICAN TRANSFORMATION

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The Africa Business Summit – the Africa CEO & Leadership Forum – is the ground-breaking conference and exhibition that brings together the key decision makers to define the future of strategic leadership, entrepreneurship, sustainability and the transformation of Africa.

This pan-African high-level conference is attended by high-impact business leaders (Chairmen, Directors, CEOs and other C-Suite executives) from leading global and African enterprises; government ministers and officials; officials from the non-profit and development sector; academicians/researchers and change makers and innovators who run start-ups and emerging businesses in Africa. 

The 2024 edition of the Africa Business Summit will bring together more than 1,000 change makers from across Africa and globally, making this the most important gathering for top decision makers in Africa, and the source of inspiration that will unleash entrepreneurship, enhance leadership and  sustainability in the Continent.

The 3-day Summit will comprise of  a number of premium sessions such as Leadership Dialogues, CEO Roundtables, Plenary and Panel Discussions and a B2B Deal Connect Service as well as presentations by influential people and change makers who are making waves – and who are also inspiring the next generation of business leaders in the Continent.

To add some spice into the proceedings, the Summit will also have a number of premium networking opportunities including lunches, dinners and the Africa Business Awards ceremony and Gala Dinner, that celebrates some of Africa’s leading companies and individuals that have made their mark in accelerating Africa’s growth and transformation.

The event will also feature an Expo Hall showcasing their latest innovations, products and services – providing the paltform for the attendees to discover tha new technologies and ideas that are required as Africa transitions into a major player in the World’s economy.

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SPEAKERS & PANELISTS

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SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

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CO-LOCATED WITH

The Africa Business Summit will be co-located with the following special events:

KEY AGENDA

The Africa Business Summit will provide the attendees with the perfect platform to be informed on some of the key issues that are crtical to the transformation of Africa, including . . . 

JOIN THE CHANGE MAKERS FROM PAST SUMMIT

The first edition of the Summit took place in June 2023 and was addressed by the following change makers and business leaders . . .

WE ARE JOINING FORCES WITH PEGASUS VENTURES TO BRING TO YOU THE STARTUPS WORLD CUP PITCHING COMPETITION TO KENYA!

SIGN UP TO PARTICIPATE AT THE STARTUP WORLD CUP - AFRICA REGIONAL EDITION

We are honoured to announce that we shall be hosting the Startup World Cup – Africa Regional edition pitching competition at the Africa Business Summit 2024 edition!!

The competition is open to startups operating in Africa and that are offering innovative, groundbreaking and impactful solutions to Africa’s and global challenges and market opportunities.

Stand the chance of winning US$ 1 million at the global Startup World Cup Grand Finale in San Francisco, United States in October 2024.

PAST SPONSORS

The first edition of the Summit was sponsored by the following companies . . . 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

SPONSOR THE SUMMIT

Showcase your leadership and showcase latest technologies, products and services at the Summit

SPEAK AT THE SUMMIT

Influence the future of leadership, sustainability and African transformation by speaking at the Summit

ATTEND THE SUMMIT

Create new business and personal networks and build on current ones by attending the pan-African Summit of business leaders

ATTEND THE AWARDS

Join Africa’s elite as we celebrate impactful businesses and change makers at the premium Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner

Frequently Asked Questions

When and where does the Summit take place?

The event is expected to take place June 26-28, 2024 at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. We shall keep you updated from time to time on the latest plans about the Summit. Please sign into the email newsletter to get the latest updates from the organisers.

Who attends the Summit?

Africa Business Summit, co-located with the Africa Sustainability Symposium, is targeted at and is attended by investors and C-Suite managers and change makers in the private sector; and top officials in government ministries and agencies, NGOs and development organisations, academic and research institutions from Africa and globally.

Why do I have to apply to attend the Summit?

The organisers of the Summit believe that having the right key decision makers at the Summit will add more value to the attendees, more than having an event with thousands of people who do not match the profile of the event. 

They would also like to maintain a high standard of the event and to enable better networking and business connection activities – and this begins with having the right people in the room.

You are encouraged to make your application as early as possible to ensure you do not miss your chance to attend this high-level pan-African conference and exhibition

When does the Early Bird Rate end and what if I apply later than the date?

The Early Bird Rate applies up to March 31, 2024, after which the regular will apply. 

You are adviced to make your booking early so that you do not miss the discounted Early Bird Rates.

Does the registration fee cover for my accommodation and flights?

No. However, we plan to have discounted packages with partner hotels and airlines from which you can receive discounted rates for your accommodation and travel to the event. Look out for announcements of our partnerships from time to time

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES

The Africa Business Summit, co-located with the Africa Sustainability Symposium, is ispired by the following voices from Africa and beyond . . .

Everything is possible. Impossible just takes a little longer

Wendy Ackerman

Director, Pick n Pay Supermarkets

Today is the beginning of the rest of your life. You are the pilot of your life. Lock in your destination; take off to it from where you are

Vimal Shah

Chairman, Bidco Africa

The harder you work, the luckier you get

Mike Adenuga

Founder, Globacom

Entrepreneurship means Africans no longer have to find a job or to be trained to be employees.Instead, it will enable our young people to create jobs, become employers and take charge of their future, instead of letting the future happen to them

Tony Elumelu

Founder, Heirs Holdings & Tony Elumelu Foundation

In life, you dont get anywhere or do anything you hope to, without some form of sacrifice.

Stephen Saad

Founder & CEO, Aspen Pharmacare

Each of us must have a purpose and an essence to live for; a cause for which we want to be identified for. A cause that you can make a contribution; and if you look, I made my purpose changing lives and livelihoods and am really glad that shaped what Equity Group is today

Dr. James Mwangi

Group MD & CEO, Equity Group Holdings

In today’s world, paradocically, it is the boldest action which is the safest. Remaining where you in a world that is changing so rapidly is, infact, the most dangerous of all spaces to be in

Hakeem Belo-Osagie

Chairman, Metis Capital Partners

Am guided by these three questions: “What are you fixing?”, “What are you making?’ and “Who are you helping?”

Juliana Rotich

Founder, Ushahidi

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