About The Summit

Africa Future Summit is the world’s most iconic summit curating an active network of investors, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, politicians and business moguls. Each year the program gathers 1000 pioneers from across Africa and around the world to address and tackle challenges that affect Africa’s future.

The summit serves as a platform for influencers who are sourcing innovative solutions and partners that leverage exponential technology to accelerate Africa as the world’s final tech frontier hub.


SAP 10 Hudson Yards
New York, NY, 10001


September 20, 2019

The Future of Africa Starts Here...

Africa Future Week Powered by Forbes8 and the Africa Future Fund

Join 1000 heads of states, pioneers, business moguls, media influencers and cultural activists for a week of full activations during the United Nations General Assembly Week.
September 16 Africa Future Week: Launches with partners Forbes8, Africa Future Fund, SAP Next Gen, IBM Cloud, Grow with Google, Linkedin, Digital Ocean, Global Startup Ecosystem
September 17 Africa Future Times: Roundtable debates and discussions
September 18 Africa Future Tour: at the United Nations (VIP Ticket Holders + Invited Guests Only)
September 19 Africa Future Awards: at Forbes 5th Avenue (VIP Ticket Holders + Invited Guests Only)
September 20 Africa Future Summit: at 10 Hudson Yards, NYC Skyline

Africa Future Summit Goes To 10 Countries

Drawing thousands of the world's technology leaders together to accelerate innovation across the African Continent. Join the Africa Future Fund and Forbes8 Team on tour!

To accelerate developments within the Africa’s tech ecosystem, Africa Future Summit is to host the largest tech tour across the continent from October- December 2019.

The tour will target 10 countries such as Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya , Ethiopia , Egypt, Morocco, Senegal, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Cote D’ Ivoire. The summit will end with the culminating Ghana Tech Summit featuring 100 global speakers on December 13, 2019. This will be the largest tech tour across the continent, welcoming close to 500 speakers and 5000+ guests on the tour.

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