The summit will aim to provide a platform for Africa’s football management community to discuss the game’s future in Africa, highlighting critical issues for stakeholders to address.
The second edition of the Africa Football Business Summit (AFBS) organized by the Football Foundation for Africa set to take place in Nairobi is just 50 days away, and there are less than 100 tickets left, with the early bird offer set to expire on Monday, 31st July.
The event promises to offer exciting programmes, with excellent speakers confirmed to attend including former Chelsea and current Zambia National Team head coach, Avram Grant, former South Africa International Doctor Khumalo, FIFA’s Senior Governance Services Manager Sarah Solemale and FIFA High-Performance Specialist Abdul-Faisal Chibsah.
06:00 - 25.07.2023
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Some of the topics expected to be covered include strategic management in club football, financing grassroots football, sustainable data-driven sponsorship, and talent development.
Interested parties are advised to Register here. AFBS has also announced that the Weston Hotel will serve as its official hospitality partner and accommodation can be booked directly from the link above with a 50% discount guaranteed.
10:00 - 20.07.2023
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What is the Africa Football Business Summit?
The Africa Football Business Summit was created out of the need for Africa to invest in knowledge creation, dissemination systems, and progressive leadership structures to transform the continent’s football.
07:20 - 26.07.2023
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Due to the rich football talent across the continent, some of which has gone on to feature in the big European leagues, many conclude that Africa is continuously failing to achieve its full potential, judging by its performance at the FIFA World Cup, with no nation ever managing to reach the final of the World Cup since its inauguration in 1930.
What are the objectives of the Africa Football Business Summit?
The summit will aim to provide a platform for Africa’s football management community to discuss the game’s future in Africa, highlighting critical issues for stakeholders to address
10:11 - 28.07.2023
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It will bring together the government, private sector, academia stakeholders to understand the football ecosystem and explore synergies and collaborations to develop football across the continent.
It will also provide a platform for local, regional and international service providers to showcase their products and source for opportunities in the growing African sports industry.
08:07 - 28.07.2023
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It will serve to equip stakeholders with the fundamentals needed to help improve the governance of football in Africa and collaborative development of the African football industry
Why attend the Africa Football Business Summit?
The Africa Football Business Summit will serve as the platform to set the benchmarks to measure the development and growth of the football industry in Africa at the confederation, national association, league, and club levels. It is, therefore, crucial for decision-makers in these institutions to attend.
07:06 - 27.07.2023
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The summit will provide a meeting point for all industry stakeholders to meet outside of the traditional silos creating a rich environment for launching cross-industry, cross-country, cross-continent and global collaborations.
Moreover, it will provide a platform for businesses to showcase their products and services with the opportunity to participate in panels and targeted workshops available during the conference.
16:00 - 26.07.2023
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It promises a rich learning experience with solid curated content and a highly experienced roster of speakers from across the continent and abroad.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to experience Kenya’s hospitality and culture. They will see first-hand the progress Kenya has made in developing its economy, including notable developments in infrastructure.
09:55 - 22.07.2023
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East Africa offers breathtaking scenery, world-class safaris, enthralling cultures, and gorgeous beaches. Take time before or after the Summit to see the region.