Lunches
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Saturday
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12:25 pm
Batten Hives 306

Thematic Lunch: Investing in Africa

Connect with folks that are interested in and/or investing in Africa.

Thematic Lunch: Investing in Africa

Connect with folks that are interested in and/or investing in Africa.

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 12:25 PM
Batten Hives 306

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Other Sessions

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Breakout 1
Saturday
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10:15 am
Aldrich 112
Navigating Global Fashion Markets with African Identity
How can African brands build sustainable business models that enable their products to be accessible to local and global clientele?
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Navigating Global Fashion Markets with African Identity

The past few years has seen a renewed focus on African arts on the global stage: Afrobeats, Nollywood on global streaming platforms, African fashion being shown at various global fashion weeks and carried by global retailers. How can African brands leverage this momentum to build sustainable (economically and ethically) business models that enable their products to be accessible to local and global clientele and withstand the test of time? What are the opportunities to innovate across the value chain and what unique competitive advantages do we have on the continent? This panel will dive into these questions through the lens of various ecosystem stakeholders - designers, retailers, investors, manufacturers - at the forefront of innovating African fashion and bringing it to the global stage

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 10:15 AM
Aldrich 112
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Lunches
Saturday
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12:25 pm
Aldrich 011
Sponsor Informational Lunch: TGI Group
Sponsor Informational Lunch
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Sponsor Informational Lunch: TGI Group

The sponsor informational lunch will include a company presentation and the opportunity to connect with some of the company's executives.‍

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 12:25 PM
Aldrich 011
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Keynotes
Saturday
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2:30 pm
Klarman Hall
Africa Forward: Enhancing Africa’s Global Competitiveness
The state of financial services in Africa
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Africa Forward: Enhancing Africa’s Global Competitiveness

Financial services have made tremendous progress in Africa, yet access to affordable credit remains a long way away for everyone from consumers to SMEs to governments. This panel seeks to ask the tough questions and understand why the cost of capital in Africa is still so high.

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 2:30 PM
Klarman Hall