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7th Annual Conference “Universities, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development in Africa”

September 13 - September 14

africon is happy to invite you to the upcoming conference “Universities, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development in Africa” taking place at our partner the Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany on 13 – 14 September 2018.

africon GmbH will not only be a conference participant, but the Managing Director, Mr. Marc Zander, will moderate the panel discussion of the day and lead the discussion on FMCG. Furthermore, our Senior Consultant, Mr. Erik Deitersen, will also moderate “World Café”.

The conference is part of the project “German-African University Partnership Platform for the Development of Entrepreneurship and SMEs”, financed by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and jointly conducted by Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, University of Cape Coast in Ghana and University of Nairobi in Kenya.

The conference will continue the successful tradition of the previous years and will provide a unique platform for exchange among businesses and between industry and academia in both Germany and Africa. The conference highlights the issues of

  • opportunities of cooperation between universities and businesses,
  • entrepreneurship and SMEs in Africa,
  • market entry and development in Africa,
  • international business between Germany and Africa,
  • development of enterprises and the training and recruitment of qualified personnel

with a special focus on certain sectors, such as tourism, digital entrepreneurship, consumer goods any more.

africon will be very happy to meet you during the event and further assist you with any inquiries.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for registration or a personal meeting during the event.


September 13
September 14
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Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
Grantham-Allee 20,
Sankt Augustin, North Rhein Westfalia 53757 Germany
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+49 2241 865-9676