WCA Executive Investment Summit & CEO Forum 2016| March 15-16 | Sheraton Addis Ababa

"Executive Game-Changers & Africa Investors: Closing in 2016"


Summit Day One: Tuesday March 15

    4pm-9pm:    Summit Check-In

    4pm-6pm:    1-on-1 Meetings with Summit Table Hosts


    6pm-9pm:    Summit Welcome Cocktail Reception & Dinner             

Pre-Summit: Monday March 14

Summit Day Two: Wednesday March 16

Pre-Summit: Monday March 14

    7am: Family Office Roundtable

    8:45am: Welcome & Summit Opening

    9am:      ETHIOPIA KEYNOTE SEGMENT(in partnership with Knowledge@Wharton)

                 Private Sector Leaders Roundtable on optimising investment returns     

    10:00am:  Coffee Break

    10:15am: Regional Investment Spotlight

  • Southern Africa: MOZAMBIQUE
  • West Africa: NIGERIA
  • North Africa: MOROCCO (in partnership with Association Marocaine des Investisseurs en Capital)

     12:30pm: Luncheon Meetings with Summit Table Hosts

     1:30pm-6:00pm: Africa's Industry Leaders in 10 key SECTORSdeliver critical business intelligence

     on closing investments in 2016, optimising operational returns, and impactful business leadership

  • Power &  Renewable Energy (co-hosted by CCTV Africa)
  • Agribusiness, Forestry, Husbandry & Aquaculture
  • Technology & Mobile E-Commerce (in partnership with Knowledge@Wharton)

      3:45pm: Coffee Break

  • Consumer Goods & Manufacturing

  • Education & Healthcare

  • Real Estate & Hospitality | Tourism & Entertainment

  • Entrepreneurial Leadership & Impact Investing | Financial Services


    7:15pm: YPO Members Meetingand welcome to Ethiopia executives


      7am-8:45am: 1-on-1 Meetings with Summit Table Hosts

     7am-8:45am: CEO & Family Office Forum Networking Segment

     8:45am:  Keynote Interview: "Africa's Investor Game-Changers"(in partnership The Africa Report)     

     9:45am:  Keynote Leadership Roundtable: "Africa Trailblazers, Innovators, and Entrepreneurs"

     10:30am-12:00noon: INVESTMENT CAPITAL SEGMENTS

     (See  Networking Tab for more details)

  • Ethiopia Investment Segment
  • "Featured" Investor, Firm, and Strategic Partner Presentations
  • Investor Deal and Fund-Raising Forum:Investment opportunities in Venture Capital, Direct Private Investments, Co-Investments, and Fund/LP investments

     12:00noon: Buffet Luncheon & Networking


     12:30pm-5:30pm: INVESTMENT CAPITAL SEGMENTS (Cont'd)

  • Family Office and Direct Investing (in partnership with Family Office Council):The silent "Powerhouse Engine” in Africa Capital
  • Private Equity, Mezzanine, and Alternative Investments: Accelerating portfolio performance, operations and returns; leveraging Mezzanine and Alternative investment structures in an innovative Africa Private Equity landscape
  • Africa Venture Capital: Explosion of institutional Africa Venture Capital, deploying capital efficiently, managing and growing operations and partnerships - from Africa’s Leading Venture Capital Investors

     3:15pm: Coffee Break 

  • Middle East-Africa Investment Partners(in partnership with MENA Private Equity Association) Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Lebanon, UAE


    6:30pm-8:30pm: Networking Cocktails with Wharton/Lauder Executive & MBA Session