AWIEF 2022

ADVANCING AFRICA THROUGH GENDER INTEGRATION

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The Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum is heading to North Africa for the first time. The 2022 edition of AWIEF will take place on 26 & 27 September in Cairo, in partnership with Egypt’s Ministry of International Cooperation and co-organised by the Egyptian Businessmen’s Association.

Egypt’s Minister for International Cooperation H. E. Dr. Rania Al-Mashat officially announced Egypt as AWIEF2022 host at a press conference in Cairo saying: “The hosting of this event reflects Egypt’s keenness and support for empowering women and enhancing their economic participation and important roles in innovation and entrepreneurship to achieve sustainable development.”

AWIEF CEO Irene Ochem added: “Egypt is at the forefront of African entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem drive. Hosting AWIEF in a country known for its strong support for women’s economic empowerment and sustainable development is important for us.”
Now in its 8th year, the annual AWIEF conference is one of the continent’s leading innovation and entrepreneurship events.
The conference brings together more than 1,300 entrepreneurs, start-ups, thought leaders, policymakers, international development partners, investors, CSOs, academia, and media for dialogue and discussions on issues of women empowerment, entrepreneurship, investing, technology, and innovation in Africa.
AWIEF2022 is a hybrid event (in-person in Cairo and online), with an easy-to-access virtual platform for speakers, delegates and virtual exhibitors to participate.
AWIEF2022 is a platform where issues will be debated and new ideas explored. The event offers participants and stakeholders an opportunity to engage, connect and build new business relationships on the sidelines of thought-provoking conference sessions, while the AWIEF Awards recognise and celebrate excellence in African female entrepreneurship and innovation.

Who should attend

Previous high-level guests and speakers include a former African President and Vice-president, Ministers, Mayors, a UN Under-Secretary General and UN Agency representatives, Development Finance Institutions and Finance Institutions, Multinationals, a Nobel Laureate, Vice-Chancellors and C-Suite corporate business leaders, amongst others.

Join us as a sponsor and partner

AWIEF2022 provides a conduit to quality buyers from key multi-industry sectors gathered from across Africa and beyond. By joining us as a sponsor and partner, you will raise the recognition of your company and promote your brand to an untapped Africa-wide audience demographic which offers huge business opportunities. Connect with our highly engaged participants, take advantage of targeted marketing and measure the ROI of your investment with our analytics capabilities.
For more information on AWIEF2022 sponsorship and partnership opportunities, email info@awieforum.org or international@eba.org.eg

Exhibit at AWIEF2022

We invite you to come and showcase your work, businesses, products or services, projects, innovation and technologies at AWIEF2022 on-site at The Nile Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Cairo, Egypt. 

AWIEF2022 also offers a perfect virtual platform to promote and showcase your business, products or services, projects, innovation, solution, and technology to a pan-African and international professionals and business audience, getting you set to leverage and access opportunities unleashed by AfCFTA.

For more information about our on-site and virtual exhibition opportunities, email us at info@awieforum.org

2022 Speakers

AWIEF2022 will see a stellar lineup of experts, thought leaders, policymakers, researchers, investors and women entrepreneurs tackle the big issues facing Africa’s entrepreneurs and find the way forward. BOOK YOUR ON SITE OR VIRTUAL TICKET NOW

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