2015 Africa CEO Forum Awards calls for nominees

•Holds event in Geneva

THE third edition of the Africa CEO Forum, an international event focusing on African private sector development strategies, will take place in Geneva on March 16 and 17. 

 About 800 people are expected to attend this year’s forum, which already promises to be just as successful as previous editions, according to the organisers. 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 forum. 

   At the event, awards will be presented to businesses and investors whose strategies and performance contributed the most to Africa’s dynamic growth over the past year.
   The five awards to be presented include: African Company of the Year, African Bank of the Year, Private Equity Investor of the Year, International Corporation of the Year, and CEO of the Year. A jury of investment, consulting and media professionals will preside and examine over 300 applications before selecting 10 finalists in each category.
    The winners will be announced at the gala dinner on March 16, 2015 in the presence of Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank.

    The event is geared towards highlighting businesses that are taking part in value creation in Africa. 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, namely: promotion of Africa’s private sector, strengthening of regional integration, development of intra-African trade, and social and environmental responsibility. 

    The event will be a meeting of top African and international business leaders. Discussions on competitiveness, growth, investment and performance, which should be the strategic priorities of African businesses, will top the agenda at the latest edition of the Africa CEO Forum. 

 Interested companies are called to register and send their applications for the Africa CEO Forum Awards to the following address:awards@theafricaceoforum.com or http://www.theafricaceoforum.com/fr/awards/presentation-awards/

 



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