Frequently Asked Questions

Africa Business Convention (ABC) is a premier business convening, powered by BusinessDay (Nigeria), for business leaders, governments, policymakers, investors, and entrepreneurs across Africa and beyond.

ABC is a global event for: 

  • Insightful debates around the prevailing challenges confronting businesses in the continent of Africa; 
  • The exploration of emerging opportunities; 
  • Keeping abreast with global industry trends and developments; 
  • Showcasing worthy ideas and projects for matching investments; 
  • Trade promotions within Africa and with the rest of the world and;
  • Policy reviews and agenda-setting for Africa’s prosperity.

Individuals can request to attend the Convention, however, participation at ABC is designed to be by organizational representation or by invitation. So, largely, many businesses, institutions and governments send their senior decision makers to the Africa Business Convention.

Amplify your brand

Africa Business Convention (ABC) is an important platform where brands, products and services are showcased to both local and global audiences in a way that engenders trust and improves brand visibility and equity.

Be at the frontiers of knowledge

In a world of ever-rising uncertainties, new knowledge is as much a defining feature as it is a differentiator in the marketplace. To stay ahead of the curve in disruptive times, business and government leaders need potent insights to make quick and critical decisions. ABC is a unique platform to gain and share new knowledge and refreshing ideas.

Be at the frontiers of knowledge

In a world of ever-rising uncertainties, new knowledge is as much a defining feature as it is a differentiator in the marketplace. To stay ahead of the curve in disruptive times, business and government leaders need potent insights to make quick and critical decisions. ABC is a unique platform to gain and share new knowledge and refreshing ideas.

Shape the future with us

Africa Business Convention (ABC) has as part of its objectives, agenda-setting for leaders in the government and private sector. With its immersive conference programmes, ABC contributes to the shaping of opinions and narratives that lead to positive changes in multiple spheres of society. A collaborative partnership with you will help deepen our impact.

A non-resident or non-citizen planning to attend the Africa Business Convention in person may require an entry visa to Nigeria. Interestingly, the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) offers visas on arrival at the port of entry. To commence this process kindly visit the NIS website.  

For general enquiry about the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) operations, please visit its official online portal.

The health, safety and wellness of everyone planning to attend the Africa Business Convention in person is very important to us. So we are happy to inform you that all necessary and recommended COVID-19 protocols advised by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control and the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 will be adhered to before, during and after the Convention. 

To understand Nigeria’s COVID-19 travel requirements for residents and non-residents, please visit the NCDC website

The mode of delivery of the Africa Business Convention is hybrid. Delegates can either participate in person or virtually. Intending participants are required to select their preferred mode of participation during registration.  

The events at the Africa Business Convention 2022 are designed to cater to delegates’ varying business interests. 

Investors looking for opportunities in healthcare, edtech, innovation & technology, agriculture, smart projects, infrastructure, etc. are most likely to find matching initiatives at the convention. However, if you are looking for any specific opportunities, kindly send an email enquiry to odinaka@africabusinessconvention.com.

Yes. There are limited exhibition spaces up for grab. The allotment will follow this order: 

1. partner exhibitors, 
2. Country-focused exhibitors
3. Other exhibitors

We expect exhibitors in the following sectors healthcare, edtech, innovation & technology, agriculture, smart projects, infrastructure, etc. to feature at the Convention. More information about the exhibition and other partnership opportunities are contained in our partnership brochure

If you are based in Nigeria and would like to have the quoted rates in naira, simply use the official U$D rate to convert.

We do not charge any delegate fee at the Africa Business Convention 2022. However, delegates who are interested in having lunch and dinner at the Convention may be required to pay for their consumption. Precise details on this will be communicated to all shortlisted delegates before the event. 

Nigeria falls within the West Africa Standard Time (WAT) which is equivalent to GMT+1 (or UTC+1). 

Yes! We are having conversations with Eko Hotels and Suites and local airlines to provide us with special discount codes and email addresses for delegates to access discounted rates. The specific details will be communicated to the shortlisted delegates as soon as possible.