News February 01, 2016 at 01:58 pm

Harvard Business School Hosts 18th Annual Africa Business Conference

F2FA February 01, 2016 at 01:58 pm

February 01, 2016 at 01:58 pm | News

 

Africa Business Conference

Hosted by the Africa Business Club, a student club of Harvard Business School, the 18th Annual Africa Business Conference is scheduled between February 26 and February 28 in Boston, Mass., on the campus of Harvard University.

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This year’s theme, “Unite.  Innovate.  Disrupt:  Homegrown Models for Africa’s Prosperity,” highlights the conference’s focus on existing innovative solutions that have worked in Africa. A stellar line-up of accomplished business leaders, entrepreneurs and community advocates are confirmed to share lessons learned in creating prosperity across Africa.

As with previous years, the conference will bring together roughly 1,500 diverse professionals and students from across the country. The goal of the conference annually is to engage Africans and allies in the Diaspora and continent in building success and business opportunities in Africa.  The conference will feature engaging keynote sessions, a new venture competition and professional networking opportunities with current and future Africa business leaders.

This year’s keynote speakers include Makhtar Diop, VP, Africa at the World Bank, and Ashish Thakkar, entrepreneur and founder of Mara Group. The panel discussions include sessions on finance, infrastructure, sports, consumer, natural resources, entrepreneurship and much more. We have lined up a series of thought-leaders on each of these topics, and we look forward to stimulating and honest conversations.

Finally, the conference will continue its legacy of providing meaningful opportunities for attendees to network with others. Tickets for the popular event are now available on the conference website – get your ticket soon!

Early Bird 1 (ENDED) Early Bird 2 (ENDED) Regular
Nov 22nd – Dec 19th Dec 20th – Jan 16th Jan 17th – Feb 26th
Student – Conference Only $80 $100 $120
Student – Conference + Party $100 $120 $140
Student – Conference + Banquet + Party $160 $190 $220
Student – Party Only $40
Professional – Conference Only $100 $120 $140
Professional – Conference + Party $130 $150 $170
Professional – Conference + Banquet + Party $200 $230 $260
Professional – Party Only $50

Face2Face Africa Magazine is a proud media sponsor for the 2016 Harvard Business School African Business Conference. Share your insights and inspirations on the conference using the hashtag @Face2FaceAfrica.

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