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Since the last U.S.-Africa Business Summit in 2017, the U.S. administration and African governments have demonstrated a renewed commitment to developing business-friendly initiatives and policies that foster greater economic engagement.

The 2019 Summit is specifically designed to facilitate and elevate business-to-business and business-to-government engagement. The Summit will address the most important challenges to investors in Africa today.

From high-level roundtables and sector focused ministerials, to private meetings and doing business in Africa county forums, there will be countless opportunities to meet new partners, gather insights, and meet your business development goals. 


Plenary Sessions and Sector-Focused Panels

Hear from an exceptional line up of 100+ business and government leaders on industry-tested solutions to today's business challenges in agribusiness, aviation, finance, energy, health, infrastructure, ICT, security, tourism and more...

Doing Business in Africa Country Forums

These two hour forums are organized and run by the public sector of a featured country and give investors from both the U.S. and Africa the opportunity to meet face to face with country policymakers and decision makers to gain insight on how to enter or expand in local market.

B2B and B2G Networking 

Access a trusted network of 1000+ business and government leaders and discover new business partners. Networking is the #1 reason participants attend the Summit. In addition to networking time between sessions, several events are being planned including:

  • Welcome Reception | Tuesday, June 18
  • Cultural Event at the National Ballet Center in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Eduardo Chivambo Mondlane, Founder President of the Moazambican Liberation Front (Frelimo) | Thursday, June 20
  • International Jazz Festival (open to the Public) | Friday, June 21

Please check back to see additional activities that will be added once confirmed.

Private Meetings

Engage in closed-door conversations with key decision makers to discuss business needs and concerns.

High-Level Roundtables

Connect with high-level African government delegations including Heads-of-State in intimate by-invitation only roundtables. 

The Marketplace *New*

Negotiate new business deals at the Summit Marketplace, a platform uniquely designed to connect businesses and entrepreneurs on the continent to multinationals.

Sector-Focused Ministerials *New*

Participate in our sector-focused Ministerials to establish relationships with cabinet ministers and advocate for your business interests. 

CCA Members Doing Good in Africa *New*

Gain insight from various CCA members highlighting the social impact of their work in various African communities.

Doing Business in Africa with USG Agencies *New*

Engage with representatives from key USG agencies and discover the resources and tools to aid businesses investing in Africa.

Exhibition Center

Showcase your company to leading businesses and key government officials and amplify your brand in the U.S.-Africa business and investment community.