The 2019 Africa CEO Forum will welcome top international executives, investors, experts and policymakers in Kigali, Rwanda in its 7th edition. The forum will be held between March 25 and 26, 2019, with a representative from both francophone and anglophone countries discussing how to promote Africa’s economic prosperity.
The event will attract more than 1,500 participants across the continent, pushing a common transformation agenda.
With the theme; ‘Open Africa: from continental treaties to business realities,’ the forum will also focus on topics such as how can Africa navigate the new realities of global trade, rethinking regional expansion for the digital age and discussion on potentials of tourism in Africa.
“It’s the best forum to debate the economic future of the continent,” Issad Rebrab, Chairman of Cevital and African billionaire, said.
The two-day event will feature 40 panels, public-private workshops and case studies in which business leaders, shareholders, investors, heads of state and ministers will debate major topics and address other major challenges for the private sector in Africa, including: including the representation of top women executives in the boardroom and the modernisation of family business governance.
Some of these topics include intra-African trade and investment, Africa’s interests and industries, how to create pan-African financial services industry among others.
Since its creation in 2012, African CEO Forum has attracted over 3,000 companies and nearly 700 top executives in it’s gathering.
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