By Oke Peter
An international business forum, Business for African forum has announced its Africa 2017 forum. The forum is to bring important and influential leaders in Africa to discuss and develop African affairs.
The programme, organized by the Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation and COMESA Regional Investment Agency (RIA), with the theme: “Driving investment for inclusive growth”, with a focus on strengthening intra-African investment and private sector collaboration.
Last year’s Forum had the participation of 6 African heads of state and over 1,000 delegates from 45 countries.
Also, there are confirmations from a number of high level speakers and Africa 2017, who will provide participants with the opportunity to hear directly from experts on market trends and its outlook on future growth. The event is set to be the most important private sector Forum to take place in Africa this year.
Some of the highlight of the events include: a Young Entrepreneurship Day on the 7th that will connect Africa’s emerging talent with some of the continent’s more established entrepreneurs. The main Forum will take place on the 8th and 9th December; on the sidelines of the Forum there will also be roundtables between Africa’s leading CEOs and heads of government.
Source: Business for Africa Forum