Advancing a Resilient and Sustainable U.S.-Africa Partnership

Corporate Council on Africa and the Government of Mozambique will host the 12th U.S.-Africa Business Summit on June 18 - 21, 2019 in Maputo, Mozambique. The Summit will bring together more than 1,000 U.S. and African private sector executives, international investors, senior government officials and multilateral stakeholders. The Summit will serve as a platform for U.S. and African business and government leaders to:

ENGAGE on key sectors including agribusiness, energy, health, infrastructure, ICT, finance and more;

NETWORK with key private sector and government decision makers;

EXPLORE new business opportunities and meet potential business partners; and

ADVOCATE to shape effective U.S.-Africa trade and investment policies


Since 1997, CCA's U.S.-Africa Business Summit has been regarded as the essential conference on doing business in and investing in Africa.

The multi-day conference will address the rapidly evolving models for business and investment in the continent's most pressing sectors and offer countless opportunities to meet new partners, gather insights, and meet your business development goals.


H.E. Filipe Nyusi

President, Republic of Mozambique

H.E. Paul Kagame

President, Republic of Rwanda

H.E. Hage Geingob

President, Republic of Namibia

H.E. José Mário Vaz

President, Republic of Guinea-Bissau

King Mswati III

Kingdom of Eswatini

H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta

President, Republic of Kenya

H.E. Mokgweetsi Masisi

President, Republic of Botswana

H.E. Edgar Lungu

President, Republic of Zambia

H.E. Emmerson Mnangagwa

President, Republic of Zimbabwe

H.E. Peter Mutharika

President, Republic of Malawi

More African heads of state and senior government representatives will be attending the

2019 U.S.-Africa Business Summit. Speakers will be announced over the next few weeks.

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Highlights from the 2017 U.S.-Africa Business Summit

"Let me also acknowledge with great admiration the critical role that the Corporate Council on Africa has played in promoting investment opportunities in Africa"

H.E. Filipe Nyusi,


Republic of Mozambique

"Our relationship with Africa has to continue its transition from being aid-based to trade-based"

Sec. Wilbur Ross,

U.S. Secretary of Commerce

"A close partnership between the U.S. and Africa, the next investment growth frontier in the world, is so crucial. Let us be great, together!"

Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina,



"Where else would one be exposed to, and have the opportunity to make contact and establish relationships with such a diverse group of companies, government agencies and diplomats in one location?"

Summit 2017 attendee

Sponsors and Partners


Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre
Avenida da Marginal
Maputo, Mozambique

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Contact us

For additional event or venue information, please email cbattle@corporatecouncilonafrica.comYou can also reach us at +1 2022633517

We send our heartfelt condolences to the people of Mozambique for the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai.

We wish you strength and endurance during your recovery.