the 3rd edition in Casablanca on 19 and 20 October 2022

More generally, the Choiseul Africa Business Forum will be a training ground between heads of state, ministers, business leaders, donors and representatives of African and European business circles.

The Choiseul Africa Business Forum will be held on October 19 and 20 in Casablanca, Morocco, dedicated to sharing experiences and deciphering trends in the African business world.

Pascal Lorot, President of the Institut Choiseul

This 3rd edition organized by the Institut Choiseul, in partnership with the General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM) and the Casablanca-Settat region, will gather around 600 key economic and institutional decision-makers from Africa, Europe and the Gulf around operational work sessions and privileged moments with network.

More than 600 international leaders and economic decision-makers gathered on the major African economic issues.

The President of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina, will be present

Chakib Alj, President of CGEM and Abdellatif Maazouz, President of the Casablanca-Settat Region will inaugurate this 3rd edition to promote the economic vitality of Morocco and the Casablanca-Settat Region.

The event will also put Madagascar in the spotlight: the President of the Republic Andry Rajoelina accompanied by a ministerial delegation will be among the distinguished guests at the opening ceremony. Many Malagasy private sector stakeholders will actively participate in the exchanges.

More generally, the Choiseul Africa Business Forum will be a training ground between heads of state, ministers, business leaders, donors and representatives of African and European business circles. In particular, the forum will welcome Morocco’s Minister of Economy and Finance Nadia Fettah Alaoui, Benin’s Minister of Tourism, Culture and Arts, Jean-Michel Abimbola, Executive Director of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Hani Salem Sonbol, the Director General of the Center for the Promotion of Investments in the Côte d’Ivoire Solange Amichia or the Egyptian businessman Naguib Sawris.

Casablanca, the economic capital of Africa for 2 days

After two years in Nice, this 3rd edition of the Choiseul Africa Business Forum will be held for the first time on the African continent.

Economic capital at the crossroads of European, North African and sub-Saharan dynamics, Casablanca will for two days be the crucible for economic and geostrategic reflections and expertise. Cyber ​​security, the African cities of tomorrow, energy, education or even digital transformation: thirteen themes at the heart of contemporary pan-African issues will be addressed by leading experts and decision-makers who bring the economic news on the continent.

With more than 50 countries represented, including 40 Africans, the Choiseul Africa Business Forum will be a real accelerator for inter- and intra-continental synergies thanks to a fertile business climate.

“Africa will be at the heart of tomorrow’s global recovery. It is from this conviction that the ambition for the Choiseul Africa Business Forum was born, and it is by virtue of this observation that every year we seek to strengthen all the areas of value creation in Africa” , says Pascal Lorot, chairman of the Institut Choiseul.

Choiseul Institute

Institut Choiseul is an independent, non-partisan non-profit think tank based in Paris. It is dedicated to deciphering the major economic issues and to the association of the young economic generation. The Institut Choiseul implements high-level events that combine friendly networking, testimony from experts and practitioners and exchanges on potential topics, in different territories and economic verticals, in France, Europe and Africa. At the crossroads between business and think tanks, the Institut Choiseul offers a platform for private and public economic decision-makers to identify with each other, network, promote their initiatives and reflect on tomorrow’s major economic trends.

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