Africa Works! 2020 “Innovation for Growth”
By 2030, one in five people will be African. Innovation will play a vital role in catering for the continent’s soaring population needs and can solve the numerous challenges Africa faces. Innovation will not only change the nature of doing business in Africa but will play an important role within the development of the private sector and in turning Africa into this century’s economic growth powerhouse.
The theme of the fifth edition of Africa Works! – the largest Africa-focused Business Conference in the Benelux- is “’Innovation for Growth” and will be held at the Fokker Terminal in the Hague.
On Day 1 of Africa Works! 2020 innovative solutions in the areas of Digitalisation, Food of the Future, Circular Economy, Jobs of the 21st Century and Fintech will be presented during inspiring keynote speeches and further explored in workshops and high-level Innovation Round Tables.
Day 2 of Africa Works! 2020 will feature in-depth country sessions with pre-selected stakeholders focusing on doing business, forming partnerships and connecting African challenges to innovative solutions.
To maximise the potential partnerships and collaborations between African and European companies and organisations, the 2020 edition of Africa Works! will once again welcome strong African delegations with concrete investment opportunities and projects for partnerships and cooperation.
Africa Works! 2020 aims to: