the 3rd edition in Casablanca on October 19 and 20, 2022

The Choiseul Africa Business Forum will more generally be a field of emulation between heads of state, ministers, business leaders, donors and representatives of African and European business circles.

Dedicated to sharing experiences and deciphering the trends at work in the African business world, the Choiseul Africa Business Forum will be held on October 19 and 20 in Casablanca, Morocco.

Pascal Lorot, President of the Institut Choiseul

This 3rd edition organized by the Institut Choiseul, in partnership with the General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM) and the Casablanca-Settat Region, will bring together some 600 key economic and institutional decision-makers from Africa, Europe and the Gulf around operational working sessions and privileged moments of networking.

More than 600 international leaders and economic decision-makers gathered around the major African economic issues.

The President of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina, Guest star of the event

Chakib Alj, President of the CGEM and Abdellatif Maazouz, President of the Casablanca-Settat Region will inaugurate this 3rd edition to promote the economic vitality of Morocco and the Casablanca-Settat region.

The event will also put Madagascar in the spotlight: the President of the Republic Andry Rajoelina accompanied by a ministerial delegation will be among the distinguished guests of the opening ceremony. Many Malagasy private sector stakeholders will actively participate in the exchanges.

The Choiseul Africa Business Forum will more generally be a field of emulation between Heads of State, ministers, business leaders, donors and representatives of African and European business circles. The Forum will notably welcome the Minister of Economy and Finance of Morocco, Nadia Fettah Alaoui, the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Arts of Benin, Jean-Michel Abimbola, the CEO of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Hani Salem Sonbol, the Director General of the Center for the Promotion of Investments in Côte d’Ivoire Solange Amichia or the Egyptian businessman Naguib Sawris.

Casablanca, networking capital of Africa for 2 days

After two years in Nice, this 3rd edition of the Choiseul Africa Business Forum will be held for the first time on the African continent.

Economic capital at the crossroads of European, North African and sub-Saharan dynamics, Casablanca will be for two days the crucible of economic and geostrategic reflections and expertise. Cybersecurity, African cities of tomorrow, energy, education or even digital transformation: thirteen themes at the heart of contemporary pan-African issues will be addressed by leading experts and decision-makers who make the economic news of the continent.

With more than 50 countries represented, including 40 Africans, the Choiseul Africa Business Forum will be a real accelerator of inter- and intra-continental synergies, thanks to a fertile business climate.

“Africa will be at the heart of tomorrow’s global recovery. It is from this conviction that the ambition of the Choiseul Africa Business Forum was born, and it is on the strength of this observation that we seek each year to strengthen all the fields of value creation in Africa”, indicates Pascal Lorot, President of the Institut Choiseul.

The Choiseul Institute

The Institut Choiseul is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit think and do tank based in Paris. It is dedicated to deciphering the major economic issues and to the federation of the young economic generation. The Institut Choiseul deploys high-level events combining friendly networking, testimony from experts and practitioners and exchanges on prospective subjects, in different territories and economic verticals, in France, Europe and Africa. At the crossroads of the business community and the think tank, the Institut Choiseul offers a platform for private and public economic decision-makers to identify with each other, network, promote their initiatives and reflect on the major economic trends of tomorrow.

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