Conference

Business

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Details

In Washington DC, America’s seat of power, Georgetown University prepares to make history with their inaugural Africa Business Conference, Africa Rising: Business in Action. Hosted by Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business in conjunction with the Walsh School of Foreign Service’s African Studies Program, the conference takes place on February 6th 2016.


The event brings together African leaders from across the continent discussing the growth and potential future impact of the private sector in Africa’s growth narrative. Political, business and academic leaders alike will look at the developments and trends of technology, private equity, music, banking and more, hearing speakers from companies including Atlas Mara, Abraaj, World Bank, TRACE Urban, iRoko Partners, Trade Africa and Coca-Cola.


You will experience:

  • A pre-conference reception on Friday 5th with an afterparty at AfropolitanDC,
  • The main conference, including lunch and a reception on Saturday 6th,
  • Brunch on Sunday 7th, ‘the morning after’!


Register for your tickets for Georgetown University’s inaugural conference, Africa Rising: Business in Action here. Enter promotional code MoveMeBack for a 10% discount!

  • Tickets have already sold out, but join the waitlist for the second release!


Don’t forget, you can connect with all participants using the hashtag #GTABC leading up to, throughout, and even after the conference weekend!

Location and directions

Georgetown University, 3700 O Street NW, Rafik B. Hariri Building, Washington, DC, 20057, United States



About Georgetown University

Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Catholic and Jesuit institution of higher education in the United States.