In 2022, the US-Africa Business Summit will take place next month in Marrakech, Morocco.

(CORPORATE COUNCIL ON AFRICA) – The Corporate Council of Africa (CCA) has officially launched the website of the US-Africa Business Summit, which is now open for registration. The Summit on Building Together will take place in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 19 to 22 July 2022 in partnership with the Kingdom of Morocco and Africa50 (Pan-African Infrastructure-Oriented Investment Platform).

in summit will focus on renewed commitments from public and private sector stakeholders build stronger trade, investment, and trade ties between the United States and Africabecause we are starting from unprecedented health and economic problems.

The US-Africa Business Summit is the first major conference between the United States and Africa to meet the demands of a number of countries and companies to resume dialogue and cooperation since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CCA offers an exciting program of high-level discussions and roundtables, opportunities, communication, and activities that will allow participants to meet face-to-face to address key economic issues between the United States and Africa and restore important business contacts that have not been possible over the past two years. years.

This year’s summit will be attended by African heads of state, African and US governments, as well as CEOs and CEOs of American and African companies working in sectors that promote Africa’s economic growth and recovery. This will include infrastructure, ICT, healthcare, energy, mining and the creative industries. The CCA is pleased to announce that the following African Heads of State have confirmed their participation and will be invited speakers:

  • His Excellency Dr. Mokgvitsi EK Masisi, President of Botswana
  • His Excellency Philippe Nyusi, President of Mozambique
  • His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana

The 2022 summit will feature more than 35 sessions on US-African business cooperation, such as agribusiness, infrastructure, energy and climate change, health, cybersecurity and ICT, manufacturing and other industries. The sessions will focus on the following topics:Building a fair transition to clean zero in Africa “,” Innovation for agricultural transformation“and SMEs: supporting economic recovery and growthParticipants will participate in high-level roundtables, panel discussions and national forums, as well as many opportunities to interact with business leaders and governments to develop new business partners.

During the summit, Africa50 is organizing, in partnership with the Corporate Council of Africa, a series of discussions on infrastructure investment in Africa. The sessions will include a presidential dialogue, a panel discussion on ways to mobilize capital from institutional investors to finance infrastructure projects, a session on opportunities to expand public-private partnerships in the electricity transmission sector, and a panel on technology infrastructure.

Alain Ebobisse, Africa50’s CEO, said the partnership: “We are excited to work with the African Corporate Board for this crucial event, which will take place at a crucial time when the continent is facing unprecedented external shocks and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. “Provide strong, innovative and bold responses to accelerate recovery, while promoting sustainable and climate-sustainable growth, and infrastructure playing a key role.”


The Kingdom of Morocco, co-organizer of the CCA, will facilitate site visits and excursions to Marrakech and other Moroccan cities for special guests of the summit. As the only African country to have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States, it is a major investor in sub-Saharan Africa and has succeeded in penetrating key global manufacturing ecosystems (including aviation, agribusiness and the automotive industry). There is much to offer in terms of increasing intra-African trade, as well as strengthening trade, investment and commercial relations between the United States and Africa. sights.

CCA offers a discount for those who register before June 20. With more than 1,000 American and African private sector executives, international investors, high-ranking officials and multilateral speakers who plan to attend the summit during the high season in Marrakesh, participants are strongly encouraged to register earlier.

CCA is extremely grateful for the excellent partnership of the Kingdom of Morocco as the host of the Summit, as well as our summit partner, Africa 50, as well as sponsors of the summit, including Royal Air Maroc (official airline Sommet), OCP, Axxess, Jean Boulle Group, Pfizer, Visa, USP, Amazon, Gilead, Trimble, IHS Towers, Trade and Development Bank, Acrow Bridge, Trinity Energy, Citi, Flutterwave Inc, P&G, DLA Piper LLP, Attijariwafa Bank, Maroc Telecom, Creative Associates, Google, CrossBoundary, ONHYM, AMDIE, Frontier Bridge and our media partners 35 ° Nord, All Africa, Jeune Afrique and the African Media Agency. Without their cooperation, support and generosity, this year’s US-Africa Business Summit would not have been possible.

For more information on US-Africa Business Summit 2022, please visit the website at www.usafricabizsummit.com.

The ACC looks forward to seeing many familiar and new faces at this year’s summit and to continue to promote the growth and improvement of trade, investment, and business interaction between the United States and the United States. Africa to support the prosperity of the United States, its African partners, American and African businesses and people.

ABOUT US-AFRICA BUSINESS SUMMIT

The US-African Business Summit provides a platform for African and US governments and the private sector to participate at the highest level on a range of issues affecting US-African economic relations. The summit will focus on key sectors such as agribusiness, energy, health, infrastructure, security, trade facilitation, ICT, the creative industries and finance. Summit participants will be able to communicate with key representatives of the private sector and government, explore new business opportunities, meet with potential business partners and enter into new agreements. The summit is also an opportunity to develop and advocate for effective trade and investment policies between the United States and Africa. Over the past 23 years, the CCA has hosted more than 50 American and African heads of state and more than 15,000 participants at its summits.

ABOUT THE CORPORATE COUNCIL OF AFRICA (CCA)

The Corporate Board of Africa (CCA) is America’s leading business association, working exclusively to unite the business interests of the United States and Africa. The CCA uniquely represents a wide range of member companies, from small and medium-sized enterprises to multinational, as well as American and African companies. To learn more, visit the website www.corporatecouncilonafrica.com.

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