Venue
The Sofitel Abidjan
The Sofitel Abidjan, Boulevard Hassan II, 08 Bp 01, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

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Event Date Mon Mar 9 UTC - Tue Mar 10 UTC (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Mon Mar 9 4:00am - Tue Mar 10 4:00am
Location The Sofitel Abidjan
Boulevard Hassan II, 08 Bp 01, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Region EMEA
Details

Why Attend?
CEO's:
• Benefit from an unrivaled 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.

Investors:
• 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.

Governments:
• 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.

Speakers

2020 Speakers

Paul Kagame
President, Rwanda

Nana Akufo-Addo
President, Ghana

Alassane Ouattara
President, Côte d'Ivoire

Philippe Le Houérou
CEO, IFC

Jim Ovia
Founder and Chairman, Zenith Bank

Folorunso Alakija
Vice-chairman, Famfa Oil

Snowy Khoza
Executive Chair, Bigen Africa

Naguib Sawiris
Chairman & CEO, Orascom Investment Holding

Bella Disu
Executive Vice Chairman, Globacom

Mohamed El Kettani
CEO, Attijariwafa Bank

Olusegun Obasanjo
Former President, Nigeria

Diego Aponte
President & CEO, MSC Group

Issad Rebrab
Chairman, Cevital

Ade Ayeyemi
CEO, Ecobank

Abdulsamad Rabiu
Executive Chairman, BUA Group

Oluwatoyin Sanni
CEO, Emerging Africa Group

Kuseni Dlamini
Chairman, Massmart

Joshua Oigara
CEO and MD, KCB Group PLC

Grégory Clemente
Managing Director, Proparco

Stephanie Von Friedeburg
COO, IFC

Alioune Ndiaye
CEO, Orange Middle East & Africa

Vijay Iyer
Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, MIGA

Sergio Pimenta
Vice President Middle East & Africa, IFC

Christina Foerster
CEO, Brussels Airlines

Patrick Njoroge
Governor, Central Bank of Kenya

Valerie Levkov
Senior VP Africa & Middle East, EDF

Junior John Ngulube
CEO, Sanlam Emerging Markets

Benedict Oramah
Chairman, Afreximbank

Patrick a.k Akorli
CEO, Managing Director & Executive Director, Ghana Oil Company Limited

Ojunekwu Augustine Avuru
CEO and Managing Director, SEPLAT Petroleum

Basil El Baz
Chairman and CEO, Carbon Holdings

Aboubaker Omar Hadi
Chairman, Great Horn Investment Holding SAS

Luis Lopez
CEO, Honoris United Universities

Alain Ebobissé
CEO, Africa 50

Bassim Haidar
Group CEO, Channel VAS

Richard Bielle
Chairman, CFAO

Phuthuma Nhleko
Executive Chairman, MTN

Jasandra Nyker
CEO, BioTherm Energy

Felix Bikpo
CEO, African Guarantee Fund

Oba Otudeko
Chairman, Honeywell Group

Jean Kacou Diagou
CEO, NSIA

Mossadeck Bally
CEO, Azalaï Hotels

Delphine Maïdou
Chief Operating Officer Allianz Africa

Rogério Samo Gudo
Vice President, Confederation of Economic Associations of Mozambique (CTA)

Pascal Agboyibor
Partner, Orrick

Edoh Kossi Amenounve
Managing Director, BRVM

Sebastien Kadio-Morokro
CEO, Pétro Ivoire

Chris Kirubi
Director, Centum Investment Group

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsors

COHOST:
• IFC

MAIN SPONSOR:
• Bua Group

DIAMOND SPONSORS:
• Huawei
• Conseil Cafe Cacao
• Bollore Transport & Logistics
• Glo
• MCB
• Mota-Engil Africa
• AFC
• Societe Generale
• MSC
• OCP
• Orange
• Djibouti

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS:
• African Development Bank Group
• Badea
• European Investment Bank

NATIONAL INSTITUTIONAL PARTNER:
• CGECI

GOLD SPONSORS:
• Absa
• Afreximbank
• Aktif Bank
• Bereau Veritas
• Cepici
• CIE
• Dassault Aviation
• Elsewedy Electric
• HP
• Jesa
• Olam
• Petroci
• Sanlam
• Snedai
• Sofi Banque

PARTNERS:
• GE
• Amethis
• Asafo & Co.
• Azito Energie
• BCG
• BRVM
• Career Connections
• Cfao
• Deloitte
• Ecobank
• Engie
• EY
• Générale de Banque de Mauritanie
• GVG
• Kaydan Group
• Keys Finance Partners
• KPMG
• Master Card
• Proparco
• Sanofi
• Tanger Med Special Agency
• Veolia

MEDIA PARTNERS:
• France Media Monde
• Nation Media Group
• Canal
• CNN
• Jeune Afrique
• The Africa Report
• CGTN Africa
• RTI
• BBC News Global