You are invited to join us for the 2022 ANDE West Africa Regional Conference. First held in 2017, the ANDE West Africa Conference is a destination event for ANDE members and regional partners, including corporations, investment firms, development finance institutions, capacity building agencies, accelerators, academic institutions, foundations, governments, and research institutions.
This year’s theme is “Accelerating SGB Growth in Africa,” and will focus on critical talent challenges in the SGB sector, as well as how SGBs can help developing economies achieve the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, particularly in the context of rebuilding a sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem post the COVID-19 pandemic.
The two-day conference will feature an interactive agenda with sessions focused on solutions to common challenges for SGBs, informal networking sessions, and plenaries with speakers working to build the culture of entrepreneurship in the region.
The West Africa Regional Conference delivers the following value to ANDE members:
Connect local and international ANDE members and partners working in or with interest in West AfricaPromote best practices in the development of the small and growing business (SGB) sector.Dive deep into topics in policy, use of gender lens, impact measurement, and impact investment through practitioner-led breakout sessions.Analyze trends in the West African entrepreneurial ecosystem and potential opportunities that stakeholders can prepare for.Sustain the growing network of West African SGB support providers.
Who should attend?
The ANDE West Africa Regional Conference is a destination event for ANDE members and regional partners, including corporations, investment firms, development finance institutions and venture capitalists, capacity building agencies, accelerators, academic institutions, foundations, governments, and research institutions.