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5th edition of the Africa CEO Forum in Geneva: AfDB at the African private sector meeting

Event location: 
Geneva, Switzerland

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, will be among the featured speakers at the 5th edition of the Africa CEO Forum, taking place in Geneva on March 20-21, 2017.

AfDB is a partner of the event, whose purpose is to support the development of African enterprises and to participate in their promotion in Africa and internationally.

An expected 1,000 African and international attendees, including some of the most influential of Africa’s CEOs, heads of iconic companies, investors, financial decision-makers and public officials will gather for the annual event where major business opportunities are identified.

The objectives of the gathering are, among others, to promote the successes of the African private sector and to have a unique platform for debate and reflection on Africa’s economic and industrial challenges.

Some 20 themed panel discussions will be led by 100 top-level speakers.

The organizers are expecting exceptional mobilization on the part of leading financial actors, including nearly 100 fund managers and representatives of capital investment firms who are keen to invest in Africa.

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Official hashtag: #ACF2017

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