Africa CEO Forum pencilled for March
The third edition of the AFRICA CEO FORUM, which is the foremost international event focusing on African private sector development strategies, will take place in Geneva on 16 and 17 March. For the third time in a row, awards will be given to the businesses and investors whose strategies and performance have contributed the most to Africa’s dynamic growth over the past year. There are five awards in all namely: African Company of the Year, African bank of the year, private Equity Investor of the year, International Corporation of the year and lastly CEO of the year. A jury of investment, consulting and media professionals, will rigorously examine over 300 applications before selecting 10 finalists in each category.
The winners will be announced at the gala dinner on 16 March 2015 in the presence of Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank. Again the nominees for the Africa CEO Forum Awards, whose performance foster the emergence of competitive African companies both in Africa and abroad, are selected for their commitment and achievements in four key areas of African growth in 2014 which will include: promotion of Africa’s private sector, strengthening of regional integration, development of intra-African trade, social and environmental responsibility. The the strategic priorities of African businesses that will top the agenda at the 2015 African CEO Forum will be competitiveness, growth and investment and performance. Upto 800 people are expected to attend this year’s forum in Geneva, which already promises to be just as successful as previous editions. Two months before the Forum’s doors open, many prominent figures from Africa and all over the world including CEOs, bankers, financiers and leading decision-makers have already confirmed their participation in the high-level meetings and discussions that will be held at the 2015 Africa CEO Forum. Interested companies may register now and send their applications for the AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS to the following address, [email protected]