NEW YORK CITY, NY – October 30, 2023 – In a celebration of unity and the power of collaboration, Columbia Business School announced its 20th annual Columbia Africa Conference, to be held on November 3rd and 4th, 2023 at its prestigious location on 665 W. 130th Street. Aptly themed “Strengthening Our Ties,” the event promises to be an unforgettable experience, highlighting the importance of rekindling bonds and igniting progress.
This landmark conference, previously known as the Africa Economic Forum, stands as a testament to two decades of building bridges between Africa and the world. Organized through a collaboration between Columbia Business School, Columbia Engineering, and the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, the event has been pivotal in providing a platform for meaningful discussions around Africa’s potential.
Attendees of this year’s conference can expect a lineup of distinguished speakers hailing from across the African continent. Over the course of the two days, participants are anticipated to leave with a renewed sense of optimism for Africa’s future and the inspiration to contribute to the continent’s progression.
Among the many highlights of the conference are thought-provoking panels, intimate fireside chats, and engaging keynote speeches. For those with an artistic inclination, a cultural gallery and gallery walk are on the itinerary. The Afro-themed ball, a signature feature of the event, promises to be an immersive experience for all. To top it all off, attendees will receive a specially curated swag bag.
Early bird tickets for the event are now available for purchase on the conference’s official website at http://www.columbiaafricon.com and will be held on Friday, November 3rd, and Saturday, November 4th, 2023. Given the significance of the event and the experiences on offer, seats are expected to be filled quickly.
For further details or inquiries related to the 20th Columbia Africa Conference, interested parties are encouraged to reach out via the official event website and purchase a ticket here
About the Columbia Africa Conference
The Columbia Africa Conference is a student-led collaboration between Columbia Business School, Columbia Engineering, and the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs. Over the last 20 years, we have provided a forum for meaningful engagement and thought-provoking discussions. This year, you’ll hear from an impressive lineup of speakers from across the continent and we expect participants to leave with a renewed sense of hope for Africa’s success and to be inspired to do their part in moving the continent forward.