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AFRICA’S GREEN ECONOMY SUMMIT I 21-23 FEBRUARY 2024 | CAPE TOWNConnect Global Capital and African Projects

From entrepreneurial start-ups to national scale infrastructure projects, we connect project owners with a network of global investors who fund opportunities that will accelerate Africa's journey to a just and inclusive Green Economy.

  • Aligned to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
  • Showcasing a diverse portfolio of project opportunities
  • Catalysing investment across local and international stakeholders
  • Engage institutional and private investment partners
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21-23 February 2024
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About Africa's Green Economy SummitGain Unparalleled Access to African Opportunities

Our team is dedicated to achieving your mission, ensuring that you walk away inspired and equipped with the tools to take the next big step in Africa's green economy transition.

This 3-day deal-making platform showcases investable African projects from across Africa, both large and small scale, in closed and open deal making environments. Connecting stakeholders to deals and to fast-track the just transition is core to the objective of the Summit.

We're committed to helping you connect with the right people, so that you can expand your network and achieve your business objectives. At Africa’s Green Economy Summit, we're more than just an event - we're a catalyst for growth and progress.



African Union CommissionScaling Up Green Investments to Address Climate Change

The AUC roundtable aims to mobilise financial commitments for green and sustainable projects, foster partnerships, promote innovative investment approaches, share knowledge and advocate for policy changes to incentivise green investments in AU member States.

Our Incredible 2024 Speakers

Our industry speakers aim to share knowledge, experience, learning and support to bring awareness, ideas and solutions to the African sustainability sector.

INVESTORS AT THE SUMMIT

GO GREEN AFRICAACCELERATING AFRICA'S TRANSITION

A unique and motivated cohort of industry influencers connect under a shared mission of a net zero Africa, with a diversified and sustainable economy able to provide all of its citizens with the desired quality of life. Africa will need to embrace the green transformation that is now underway across the globe and Go Green Africa is starting this journey in Cape Town, with an initial focus on the e-mobility sector and the huge opportunity that it holds to drive this transition.

Event featuresWhat to Expect From This Influential Summit

With a focus on Africa’s transition to a Green Economy, this conference is a must-attend for stakeholders eager to shape a greener and inclusive future for all.

Inspiring Conference Speakers

Be inspired by a line-up of expert speakers who will share their knowledge and insights on the latest green economy trends, challenges and opportunities. A special focus will be given to renewable energy, e-mobility, water services and waste management sectors.

  • Hear thought leadership on sustainable growth
  • Access to knowledge & expertise from top industry professionals
  • New ideas & inspiration for your business strategies and goals

Innovation Showcases

Discover a display of exciting projects, solutions and technologies coming out of Africa!.

  • Delve into innovative technologies and sustainable initiatives that are reshaping industries within the green space and ready to scale or expand.
  • Engage directly with the pioneers driving green advancements on the continent
  • Gain insights into their passion and dedication to driving positive change

Solution-driven roundtables

Select which topics spark your interest. Listen and discuss various topics with selected experts at our intimate round table discussions.

  • Collaborate on real-world challenges and sustainable solutions
  • Connect with diverse stakeholders and experts
  • Drive actionable strategies for a greener Africa's future.
  • Engage with thought leaders and add your input

Project investment pitches

Witness 30+ exciting projects valued at $800M+ coming out of Africa!

  • Get inspired and explore high potential solutions poised to make a lasting impact
  • Evaluate the viability of new ideas, business models, and potential for scalability
  • Identify high-potential projects in line with your investment criteria and risk appetite (ranking from $1M to over $300M)
  • Forge strategic partnerships that not only yield returns but also contribute to a sustainable future

Deal-making rooms

Enjoy the open deal making environment or choose to take your conversations behind closed doors after a staged pitch session, discuss potential deals and engage with potential partners.

  • Enjoy the privacy of a deal-making room without time constraints
  • Get the opportunity to drill down to detailed information about your project or solution
  • Transform green ideas into actionable collaborations, driving Africa's eco-friendly progress

Influence Networking

Meet and connect with like-minded professionals. With networking opportunities galore, you'll build valuable relationships that will last long after the conference is over.

  • Form relationships with high-value individuals in the industry
  • Build relationships with potential clients, partners & suppliers
  • Access a wider network of industry experts and opportunities

Matchmaking

Connect with new business opportunities through our 'concierge-style' matchmaking programme. We work with you to identify your business objectives and partner you with your best match.

  • Decide which key stakeholders you want to meet
  • Let us set up your meetings and meet in the dedicated lounge
  • Available to all delegates, sponsors and speakers

Outside of the Meeting Room

Day 3 is held to provide an opportunity for attendees to connect in a less formal environment and enjoy the wonderful attractions of the Mother City. Deep relationships are often created in shared experiences and that is a principle that resonates with this Summit.

Select from a number of custom created field tours that showcase some of the award winning green economy projects delivered in the Western Cape, followed by entertainment and socialising in the world famous winelands.

EXPERT KNOWLEDGE IS PARAMOUNT

Africa's Green Economy Summit's programme is developed in close collaboration with The Advisory Board, a group of dedicated energy specialists, intimately involved in the most critical issues of this transition. Representatives from utilities, vendors, regulators, start-ups and other green economy transition stakeholders take part in this group, bringing their thoughts and day-to-day experiences to the discussion during the live event.

Africa's Green Economy Summit Connecting PeopleCreate Powerful Connections

Attended by the most influential companies, and key decision makers, at Africa's Green Economy Summit you will meet the people you most need to know – and those you didn’t realise you needed to know..

Africa's Green Economy Summit will bring you face-to-face with the best thought-leaders, innovators and disruptors in the sector, representing representing green transport, renewable energy, water services, waste management and clean technologies.

Don’t be a bystander in Africa's Green Economy be a participant.

IMAGINE ENJOYING LIFE AND GIVING BACK TO LIFE A LITTLE BIT MORE THAN YOU USED... BE A NET CONTRIBUTOR.

Ian Banner
Founder
Go Green Africa

How to InfluenceYour Opportunity To Influence Thinking of Key Stakeholders

Maximise your results with the Africa's Green Economy Summit 365 marketing opportunity. Influence your prospect before, during and after the event, ensuring they not only know who you are, but are excited to converse.
Our team works with you to ensure your expertise is recognised by those you want to connect with. We help you, achieve your goals.

  • Create evergreen brand visibility 365 days per year
  • Targeted marketing before, during & after events
  • Leverage trusted industry media to present your brand

Who Attends Africa's Green Economy Summit?Position Yourself and Identify Who to Influence

Africa’s Green Economy Summit connects people and organisations to information and each other with an objective to create opportunity. Whether you are an investor looking for potential partners, interested in new trends or ready to source new projects, a government representative looking for policy recommendations and best practice or a project owner chasing funding, Africa’s Green Economy Summit’s ecosystem of like-minded professionals will ignite the spark of change.

Industry Verticals

Renewable energy
Energy storage
Green transport
Clean technologies
Waste management
Water services
Green buildings
Agriculture & forestry
Mining
Manufacturing
Real estate
IT & ICT

Attendee Profiles

Financiers & investors
Project developers, owners,
promoters
Incubators and Accelerators
Government & regulators
Municipalities & cities
Manufacturers & OEMs
Utilities
Solution Providers
Legal & advisory services
Consulting
Insurance
Property developers
R&D
Universities
Media

Without a doubt, Africa’s inclusive green growth and sustainable development rise is a reality. The conversations at AGES demonstrated policy makers’ and financiers’ commitments to unlocking sustainable finance to build innovative infrastructure projects across Africa. While the growing number of innovative and purpose driven companies engaged gives comfort that the specific nuances of the infrastructure gaps within the continent will be filled.

JEROTICH KARONEY Infraco Africa

The conference was great and I really enjoyed the panels and met and made some great connections. Thanks for the wonderful curation!

SAUL WAINWRIGHT Sun Exchange

There was some good and unique content in some of the sessions (e.g., e-mobility ecosystem) The project pitches were also very worthwhile. There were varying needs/ask across the group and it catered to the needs of different investors. Overall, I found it very useful in building networks and getting a better understanding of some on the local climate action linkages e.g., Wesgro.

NICK NDIRITU Olduvai Capital

Sponsor & Showcase at Africa’s Green Economy SummitMaximise Your Exposure: Showcase or Sponsor

By showcasing your brand, you're creating a powerful presence in front of your target audience, establishing your business as a market leader, and opening up opportunities for valuable conversations with key decision-makers.

Showcase your project / Innovation

Gain maximum exposure for your project / innovation aimed at transforming our planet and the way we think and connect with potential investors and partners.

  • Pre & post-event marketing available to achieve your goals
  • Receive full support to plan your display & all the logistics

Sponsor The Conference

Sponsoring the event positions you as a market leader, providing premium brand exposure and VIP treatment. Connect with key decision-makers and elevate your brand.

  • Unmatched opportunities for branding, networking & more
  • Open doors to new opportunities with local & foreign contacts
  • Gain special access to key industry leaders and officials

2024 Delegate Ticket Packages & Pricing Experience Africa's Green Economy Summit

1. Public Entity, NGO & Academic

2. Private Entity

2-Day Pass

Package includes:

  • Summit Sessions Access
  • Pitch Stage Access
  • Round Tables Access
  • Matchmaking
  • Teas & Coffee on Arrival
  • Coffee Breaks
  • Lunches
  • Networking Function

3-Day Pass

Package includes:

  • All 2-Day Pass Features
  • Dinner on Day 2
  • Visit to 1 of 2 sites of interest in Cape Town or in the Western Cape Province
  • Wine tasting
  • Lunch


Start-ups and group bookings can apply for a special rate for their participation, contact Sindi Buthelezi for more information. Please Contact Sindi Here.

GET THE LATEST GREEN ECONOMY NEWS STRAIGHT TO YOUR INBOX

Stay updated with the latest African green economy news. Don’t fall behind – stay current with the latest news, trends, deals, tech, policies, and ideas by subscribing to the Green Economy Express at no cost, and gain access to:

  • Monthly green economy news from across Africa and the world
  • Exclusive interviews with experts in the field
  • Updates on activities taking place across the continent

2024 Sponsors & Partners

Title Sponsor
Partner Organisation
Title Sponsor
Sanlam Investments
Partner Organisation
African Union
Host Province
Host City
Host Province
Western Cape Government
Host City
City Of Cape Town
Gold Sponsors
Milken-Motsepe Prize
Nedbank CIB
Investment Promotion Partner
Empowerment Partner
Investment Promotion Partner
WESGRO
Empowerment Partner
USAID
Partner Institute
Host Media Partner
Knowledge Partners
Partner Institute
Global Green Growth Institute
Host Media Partner
ESI Africa
Knowledge Partners
Frost & Sullivan
Project Partners
Alex Searle
AP3
Bellcrescent Partners
Circular Energy
Edge Growth
Grindstone
Holocene
Supporting Partners
ABAN
African Green Infrastructure Investment Bank
AVCA
BATSETA
C40
MADI
National Business Initiative
SACEEC
SAVCA
Media Partners
African Banker
African Business
AFRIK21
Creamer Media’s ENGINEERING NEWS
Global Africa Network
Global Water Intelligence
Green Economy Media
Green Times
Highways Today
Mining Review Africa
Savvy Investor
South African Business

Latest News & Offers

Keep up to date with the latest news and offers from Africa's Green Economy Summit and our partners.

Feb 20, 2024

The Milken-Motsepe Prize in Green Energy: “We want to find people who have bold new ideas”

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Feb 16, 2024

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Feb 15, 2024

World Resources Institute: “Less than 1% of the required climate investment goes to water services in Africa”

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It's Race WeekAn Official Event of the Cape Town E-Prix

 

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship speeds through the streets of Cape Town over an action packed weekend at the end of February and the excitement is not to be missed with over 30,000 race ticket holders enjoying the hospitality, entertainment and street racing of the leading global electric racing series.

Africa's Green Economy Summit is organised in partnership with the e-Movement, the local race promoter, and speaks directly to the vision of accelerating change to a net zero sustainable future. This is a purpose driven sport, and it is exhilarating.

  • Attend the Summit, stay on, and buy a race ticket or hospitality at the circuit
  • Formula E drives a leading global sustainability programme
  • Get closer to the race teams, and learn what technology influences the future