Workshop Africa

Scale, replicate, accelerate: growing inclusive business in Africa

29-30 October 2013, Nairobi – Kenya
Hotel Hilton Nairobi

The G20 Inclusive Business Workshop Africa is a unique multi-stakeholder forum bringing together the G20 Challenge Winners with more than 150 delegates  from the private sector, government, development and inclusive business community. The objective of the workshop is to foster the spread of inclusive businesses in Africa through showcasing successful examples, developing solutions to their growth challenges, and encouraging new business relationships. The workshop

partners are the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Siemens Stiftung (Foundation), the United Nations Development Programme  – African Facility for Inclusive Markets (UNDP AFIM) and Business Call to Action.

The G20 Inclusive Business Workshop is a two-day event, which offers a variety of opportunities for peer-learning and networking:

  • Discussions with the G20 Challenge winners and further successful business leaders on scaling-up and replicating inclusive business models
  • International forum to learn from successful business models and find out about the latest trends in inclusive businesses in Africa
  • High-level public-private dialogue to create a favorable ecosystem for inclusive businesses
  • Interactive sessions and inspiring keynotes with renowned business leaders, policy makers and inclusive business experts
  • Insights into the innovative approaches  of the winners of the empowering people. Award from the Siemens Stiftung (Foundation)


B2B workshop 29 October

The B2B Workshop will offer inclusive businesses the opportunity to explore how to successfully replicate inclusive business models in new markets, especially in the African context. It will bring together the G20 Challenge winners and other business leaders in working groups, sharing and further developing successful replication approaches.

The B2B workshop is by invitation only. If you are interested in participating and for more information, please contact us.

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Cross Sector Forum 30 October

The Cross-sector Forum will host a variety of discussion forums and inspiring keynotes on the topic “scale-up and replication of inclusive business models in Africa”. Participants will learn from successful expansion strategies of businesses working with the Base-of the Pyramid and the latest trends in inclusive businesses in Africa.

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Venue and Hotel

The workshop is taking place at the Hotel Hilton Nairobi.
Mama Ngina St
Nairobi, 00100

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