AWIEF Conference 2023

Leveraging the power of the digital economy

Join us at Africa’s premier women and entrepreneurship event

The annual AWIEF Conference and Awards will once again bring together the African entrepreneurial ecosystem for impactful dialogue, a glittering awards ceremony and gala dinner, a multi-sector exhibition and plenty of opportunities for B2B networking.

AWIEF2023 takes place on 9 & 10 November 2023 at the Kigali Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda, in partnership with Rwanda’s Ministry of ICT and Innovation and Rwanda Convention Bureau.

The event aims to promote and accelerate MSMEs and SMEs advancement for Africa’s inclusive economic growth with a stellar line-up of global speakers tackling key issues of empowerment, entrepreneurship, technology, innovation, intra-Africa trade, investment, sustainable  development, food security and climate action.

Who should attend AWIEF2023

  • Entrepreneurs, SMEs, and startups from across Africa and its diaspora
  • Government representatives
  • International and development/donor organisations
  • UN Agencies
  • Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) and Finance Institutions (FIs)
  • Investors
  • Business service providers
  • Enterprise development agencies/organisations
  • Corporates
  • Civil Society Organisations (CSOs)
  • Academia
  • Media
  • Persons interested in Africa & International Development


Nov 9 - 9:00 - Nov 10, 2023 - 17:00
Organizer Africa Woman Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF)
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Kigali, Rwanda
Targets Africa
Business services, Consulting and business development, Creative, media and entertainment, Information technology