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THE BUSINESS WEEK AFRIKA 2024 ANNUAL SUMMIT

Business Week Afrika is an entrepreneur support organisation founded to Empower African Entrepreneurs with knowledge, skills, networks and opportunities to help them do business better and drive economic growth across the continent.

Why African Entrepreneurs Should Attend the Business Summit:

Comprehensive Learning Experience

The conference offers a valuable learning platform for African entrepreneurs, focusing on key areas such as market access, logistics, financing, sustainable practices, and building inclusive teams. This summit is essential for gaining insights that can enhance business growth and innovation.

 Networking Opportunities

With over 2000 attendees from various African countries, the summit presents a prime opportunity for entrepreneurs to network, form strategic partnerships, and gain new perspectives. This environment is conducive to discovering growth opportunities and expanding professional networks.

Showcase your ventures

Entrepreneurs can leverage the event’s exhibition and trade show to display their products and services, attract potential investors, and connect with new customers and partners. This exposure is crucial for business visibility and future success.

Access to Funding Markets

The summit provides direct access to funding markets, connecting entrepreneurs with investors and financial experts. This facilitates discussions around funding, investment, and market expansion, making it an ideal place for entrepreneurs aiming to accelerate their business growth.

Showcase and experience different African cultures.

The event celebrates the diversity of African cultures through food, attire, music, dance, and art from different regions. This cultural showcase not only enriches the networking experience but also deepens appreciation for the continent’s rich heritage.

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Summits & Their Goals

Finance | Investment

Our mission is to facilitate seamless access to funding, streamline payment systems, optimise cash flow for entrepreneurs, and enhance the movement of products with improved market access across the continent, fostering an environment conducive to sustainable economic development and innovation.

Day 1: 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM

Market Access

Our goal is to empower African entrepreneurs by facilitating easier market access and streamlined movement of goods, while providing comprehensive education on navigating and tapping into these markets to seize lucrative business opportunities.

Day 1:1 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Development Partners

Our objective is to democratise access to knowledge, essential skills, and networking opportunities for entrepreneurs in Africa, empowering them to scale their businesses effectively, catalyse sustainable economic growth across the continent and provide vital employment opportunities across the continent.

Day 1: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Green Economy Summit

Empowering African entrepreneurs to cultivate sustainable and climate-friendly businesses.

Day 2:9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Diversity And Inclusion

Our objective is to foster inclusivity and diversity within the entrepreneurial landscape of the continent by actively engaging and empowering youth , women and differently abled individuals ensuring equitable access to opportunities and enabling them to thrive as entrepreneurs in the African business ecosystem.

Day 2: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Creative And Digital Economy

The Creative Economy and Digital Economy Summit is a curated gathering aimed at fostering innovation, collaboration, and growth within the creative and digital sectors. This smaller-scale summit provides a platform for entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and ecosystem enablers to converge, exchange ideas, and explore opportunities for economic advancement.

Day 2: 3:00 PM - 5 PM

Countries Attending

The Green Space✦ Money Central✦ Startup Pavilion✦ Development World✦ Virtual Reality hub✦ Creative Economy✦ General Hall ✦

How to
Participate

Partnership

Collaborate- partner with and contribute non-monetary invaluable resources, expertise, and support to amplify the event's impact in empowering African entrepreneurs.

Sponsorship

Sponsorship involves a financial or in-kind support provided by a company, organization, or individual to an event.

Exhibition

A public display or presentation of objects, artworks, products, or information in a specific venue or space.

Attendee

Entrepreneurs who purchase an all-access ticket, enabling them to fully participate in and benefit from every activity, session, and networking opportunity offered throughout the two day event .

Delegate

A delegate refers to an individual who is chosen or appointed to represent a group, organization, or constituency at a meeting, conference, or event.

Event Speakers

Namanya Brian 🇺🇬

Founder & CEO Tubayo

Wole Ayodele 🇳🇬

CEO / FOUNDER FINCRA

Frida Owinga 🇰🇪

Regional Director for Africa WEConnect InternationalPresident Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT)

Anthony Mwangi 🇰🇪

CEO Kenya Association of Manufacturers

Community Partners