The UCLA Anderson School of Management will hold its inaugural Africa Growth Conference on April 21, 2011. This year’s theme, “Running With The Lions: Ideas, Perspectives and Business Opportunities in Africa,” will introduce attendees to key issues that are essential to doing business in Africa.
Industry trailblazers in the areas of mobile communications, energy, financial services, and social enterprise will provide feedback on the dynamic opportunities on the continent.
Among the event’s many highlights will be a presentation by founder and CEO of Mobile XL, one of the world’s top providers of mobile technology to emerging countries, Guy Kamgaing-Kouam. He will discuss the exciting and revolutionary aspects of mobile technology and where the opportunities are for growth and development. The conversation will provide insight on the significant developments in mobile banking and how this area has become so interconnected to many people in Africa.
Also, there will be a discussion on the importance of investing in companies doing business in Africa and how invested capital can continue to fuel the continent’s growth into the future.
Other panelists will provide perspectives on the direction of industries such as energy and social enterprise. The energy conversation will look at oil & gas and the emerging prospects of solar power.
Concluding the day’s conference will be a networking reception at the Fowler Museum at UCLA. Attendees will enjoy the Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley, which is the first major international exhibition to present a comprehensive view of the arts produced in the region.
Join us for an inaugural conference that is sure to inspire and offer great opportunities.
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