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Event Date Tue Oct 12 CET - Sat Oct 16 CET (9 days ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Mon Oct 11 7:00pm - Sat Oct 16 9:00am
Location Online
Region All

TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT is the most important business meeting on investing in Africa! Successfully bridging the funding gap between Anglophone and Francophone markets for Africa’s industrialization, the TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT is a unique opportunity for your organization to connect with 250+ Speakers, Panelists and Investors and a global audience close to 500,000 digital attendees in Africa and beyond in a variety of government and private sectors.

The organizing committee is committed to engaging with delegates through an energizing, result-oriented and informative program of Speakers, Panelists and facilitating networking and business opportunities for Sponsors and Partners through an interactive exhibition and a dynamic program of business-focused and social activities

Delegates include investment professionals and associated professions, heads of governments, embassies, business leaders, institutional partners and investors, representatives of public authorities, media and thought leaders.

Business creators, startups, buyers, franchisees, auto-entrepreneurs, VSEs-SMEs, independents, investors & institutions, take part in the largest multilingual gathering on the promotion of intra-African trade!

Take advantage of testimonials from young entrepreneurs, expert advice and best practices, and conferences specially designed for you.


2021 Speakers

Dr. Fouad Zmokhol

Alexandrine Holognon
Multimedia Journalist & Radio Host, Bbc Afrique

Denise Senghor
Ceo & Founder Splendeurs D'afrik, Senegal

Stevyne Nzabainternational Journalist & Broadcaster, Congo/france

Angel Adelaja-kuye
Senior Special Assistant on Agriculture to the Governor of Ogun State, Nigeria

Nondumiso Mabaso
Personal & Professional Development Speaker, South Africa

Tobias Bauer
Principal at Blockchain Founders Fund (Speaker, Panelist, Investor), Singapore

Christine Namaraventure
Partner, The Baobab Network

Kenya Nneka
Managing Director, Vested World (Investor), Ghana, Nigeria & Kenya

Isabelle Fosterboard
Member Girls Who Venture, Usa

Patricia Montheceo
Medx Ehealth Center

Dieudonné Okongo Otete
Coordinator Initiative 100% Jeunes Pour Le Developpement, Drc

Alimatu Dimonekene
Award-winning Women & Girl's Rights Advocate, Uk/sierra Leone

Nadia Rawjee
Director, Uzenzele, South Africa

Se Hawa Béavogui
Juriste Et Femme Politique Guinéenne, Ministre Des Droits Et De L'autonomisation Des Femmes

Yannick Achille Fogne
Data Analyst & Writer, Cameroon

He Ameenah Gurib Fakim
Former President of Mauritius First Woman Elect of Her Country

Rahel Getachew
Founder & Managing Director, Abrabrand

Habib Bamba
Directeur De La Transformation Du Digital Et Des Médias Chez Orange Côte D'ivoire

Helen Lin
Principal, at One Ventures, Uk

Modupe Adeyinka-oni
Founder & Super- Intendent, Standard Bearers School, Nigeria

Melissa Tickle
Investment Manager Finca Ventures, Usa

Vincent Samba
Attorney - Business Law & Fiscal Management Ceo, Sblegal, France/congo

Seynabou Dia Sall
Ceo & Founder Global Mind Consulting, Gabon/senegal

Lynsay Mabe

Tahir Hussain
Founder and Ceo the Unstoppable Millionnaire Serial Investor, Malaysia, Singapore,uae, Qatar, Oman

Kayi Dogbégood
Governance Specialist & E-leadership Coach, Togo

Tony Elumelu
Chairman Heirs Holdings, Nigeria

Myriam Adotevi
Managing Director Sunu Insurance, Togo

Edem D'almeida
Dirigeant Et Fondateur D'africa Global Recycling (Agr), France/togo

Samatar Abdi Osman
Ceo & Founder Centre De Technologie Et De L'innovation Pour Le Developpement, Djibouti

Lova Andriamitondra
Founder Violet - Cosmetic Brand, Madagascar

Elizabeth Pambukaafrica-focused
Investor Early Stage Startups and Women Investor, Zimbabwé/malaysia

Max Fontaine
Fondateur De Bondy, Madagascar

Vincent Garrigues
President & Founder Meroe Global, France

Sariaka Ratsimbazafy
Fashion / Luxury Entrepreneur, Madagascar

Leocadie Ebakisse
Founder Talent's Awake, France/cameroon

Thierry Lézin Moungalla
Ministre De La Communication Et Des Médias, France/congo

Stanislas Zeze
Chairman of the Board of Directors Bloomfield Investment, Cote D'ivoire

Rodrigue Vodounou
Ceo & Founder Goya Paris, France/benin

Sandrine Joseph
Head, Programme Management Office, Digital Transformation, Orange France

Udochi Nwogico
Founder Bias in African Fashion, Uk/nigeria

Jehu Ndoumi
Pdg Netoil Group Sa / Founder & Ceo, Yunus Sa (Vyzyo Branch of Cameroon) / Ceo, Perform Africa (Turkish Company), Cameroon

Theophile Tchaha
Master Coach, Pnl Practictioner, Cameroon

Will Mbiakop
Senior Director Africa National Basketball Association, Nba

Moussa Wague
Pdg, Keyzit

Christelle Kedi
Awards Winning Fashion Stylist, Makeup Artist and Writer, France/cameroon

Nomsa Nteleko
Founder & Ceo Os Holdings, South Africa

Chef Rubia

Chef Coco Reinarhz
Chef Patron Epicure Restaurant, South Africa/buundi/drc

Chioma Adiele-okpar
Gender & Social Inclusion Manager, West Africa Trade & Investment Hub, West Africa

Linda Ochugbua
Digital Sales Manager Business Day Media, Nigeria

Michael Sudarkasa
Ceo & Founder Africa Business Group, South Africa

Nj Ayuk
Attorney, Entrepreneur, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber, South Africa

Elie Kuame
Creative Director Elie Kuame Couture, Cote D'ivoire/lebanon

Claire Renee Mendy
Presenter, Producer at Bbc World, Editor in Chief, Femmes Au Pluriel, Uk/senegal

Fay N Shao
Founder & Director Dira Afrika, Tanzania

Allegra Wattoula
Senior Specialist Risk Management, Mtn, Congo 🇨🇬

Luana Karen Andriamamonjy
Women in Games Wigj Ambassador, Madagascar

Baya Ciamala
Ceo & Founder Baziks, Dr-congo

Ammin Youssouf
Co-founder Afrobytes

Virginie Mounanga
Directeur Général Blanc Cristal | Coordinatrice De La Cellule Genre Et Handicap | Ambassadrice Linkedin

Lynda Aphing-kouassi
Founder & Ceo Kaizene, Cote D'ivoire

Rudy Stephen Mpiere-ngouamba Ambila
Managing Director Sme - Congo, Congo-brazzaville

Christedy Djembo
Ceo & Founder Aurizons Luxury Watches, Congo

Florent Michel Okoko
Responsable De La Division Pétrole, Mines Et Énergie Hydraulique, Congo

Alain Foninassociate
Director Agribusiness Investment Management Sarl, Cameroon

Anicet Nemanifounder Bimstr, Cameroon

Sonia Essobmadje
Research & Development Specialist Societe Generale, Luxmbourg/cameroon

Caleb Menou
Ceo & Founder Safari Textiles, Benin

Madame Racine
Personal Stylist & Influencer, Benin

Aly Madhavjimanaging
Partner Blockchain Founders Fund, Singapore

Defustel Ndjoko
Italy - Belgium - Cameroon

Rachel a. Aronceo
Rumble Sports Africa, South Africa/rwanda

Mireille Mouéllé
President & Founder Mireille Mouelle Groupe Coonseils, France

Dr Rutendo Hwindingwi
Bioprogramme Director: Alchemy by Deloitte School of Leadership Business Development Leader: Africa and Emerging Markets

Phumza Dyani
Partner Regional Consortium of Experts for Development, Southern Africa

Aminata Kone
Managing Director Environmental Africa & Energy Regulation Analyst, France

Ileana Santos
Cofounder Je M'engage Pour L'afrique, France

John Clifford
Team Leader Africa Rise by the European Union, Uk

Jaly Badiane
Activist & Blogger, Senegal

Yann Cédric Lohore
President & Founder Young Job Network, Cote D'ivoire

Natalie Beinisch
Executive Director of Circular Economy Innovation Partnership, Nigeria

Saura Panigrahi
Business Consultant & Founder, Agrigate Global, Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, India, Sri Lanka & Zimbabwe

Fatoumata Binta Diallo
Fondatrice Women's Meeting Day, Guinea

Nobandla Gobodo
Founder & Director Sange-sa, South Africa

Mohamed Zoghlami
Managing Director, Axismed International Consultant Cofounder, Afric'up, Tunisia/france

Bré Kelly
Co-founder, West of Ivy, Nigeria , Usa

Cathy Babirye Tamale

Dr. Jochen Biedermann
MD World Alliance of International Financial Centers (Waifc), Belgium/germany

Sally Kimangu
Edtech Social Entrepreneur Focusing on Economic Development Projects.

Luana Karen
Ambassadrice De Women in Games Wigj, Madagascar

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partners

• Afrisia
• Baziks
• Bics
• EcoBank
• Essect
• Health
• JAmooFuding
• Keyzit
• Kujenga Digital
• Mastercard
• Melanin Kapital
• Merge Global
• Mutualism
• Orange
• KJ Panga
• Princess Communications
• Universal Music Africa
• Uko Sokoni
• Unitel
• Versus Bank
• ADS Group
• Afrika Synergies