Annual Gathering

November 1 - 3, 2017

An eclectic, inspiring and fast-paced gathering of hundreds of the world’s most influential leaders – crafting the future for Africa

What makes the Annual Gathering different?


Build valuable, lasting relationships with influential leaders through a program specifically tailored to relationship building. In a few short days, meet everyone you need to know to succeed in Africa.


Be a part of insightful conversations with Africa’s new thinkers, disruptors, and changemakers and develop new ideas that will move the continent forward.


Celebrate Africa’s leading enterprises at the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship gala dinner, and meet its most promising early-stage entrepreneurs at the ALN Ventures Dragon’s Den event.


Experience the continent’s rich cultural heritage in the form of music, dance, poetry, and art.

Who attends?

400+ people: public sector leaders, top business leaders, as well as celebrities, academics and authors
from 40+ countries — 80% in Africa, 20% outside Africa.

Past Attendees Include

Why should you attend?

Do Business Efficiently

With access to hundreds of leaders from over 40 countries, you can conduct a year’s worth of meetings all under one roof.

Trends Shaping Africa

You will participate in conversations about Africa’s future as they happen & be the first to know about the “next big thing”.

Build Relationship Capital

Cultivate genuine relationships with high-caliber attendees, develop trust & and build your reputation on the continent.