enterprise summit

British Council

Thank you for joining us at the 1st Enterprise Africa Summit, hosted in Accra, Ghana.

With 558 delegates, 45 exhibitors and 92 speakers from 23 countries across Sub Saharan Africa and the UK, the Summit was a groundbreaking gathering of governments, academia, policy-makers, development partners, civil society groups, investors, and entrepreneurs, establishing the need to explore innovative pathways in connecting entrepreneurship to resilient development in Africa.

The Summit was made possible with support from KPMG, KOSMOS Innovation Center, Premium Bank, Association of Ghana Industries, Social Enterprise Ghana, Coventry University, the Ministry of Trade and Industry in Ghana, Invest in Africa, MBC Africa, Multimedia Group, Pop Up Africa, TEDx Accra, InnoHub, Reach4Change, ServLed Africa, Impact Hub Accra, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, Africa Fashion Guide and Hatch Africa.

We are proud to acknowledge that we have been overwhelmed with the enormous positive feedback which includes us bringing the world to Africa to explore and develop the role of entrepreneurship and social enterprise in building sustainable, resilient economies in Africa.

The Summit featured 30 sessions, including 12 Enterprise clinics, 8 master classes and 6 policy forums covering a wide range of topics including Africa’s competitiveness in the Global Digital space, Building on Africa’s Creative Arts Economy for a global market, Transformational Entrepreneurship Education and Policy-making for impactful African enterprises.

The British Council remains committed to supporting African entrepreneurs, especially social entrepreneurs towards building sustainable businesses. We will very much appreciate you sharing how the Summit was beneficial to you and any outcomes you achieved. Please take our quick survey here to share your thoughts about the Summit, and how we can make this a better event in the coming years.

We are glad you and your organisation were a part of this historic Summit, and we look forward to working with you in the future as we shape the African enterprise narrative.