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How we made it in Africa partners with The Economist Group for The Africa Summit

Pan-African business publication How we made it in Africa ( is proud to announce an official media partnership with The Africa Summit, hosted by Economist Conferences, a division of The Economist Group.

The Africa Summit will take place on 5 February 2013 at the Royal Garden Hotel, London to examine the real economic development story across one of the world’s most diverse and dynamic continents. By exploring promising growth sectors and exposing the risks and rewards of building business across the continent, The Africa Summit will seek to help you understand this vast market.

Africa’s must attend event on the next generation

Looking at the numbers alone, the African continent is undergoing nothing short of a renaissance. The scale of economic growth is staggering. Statistics show a continent with scope for investment opportunities and growth.

As the world’s attention turns to this continent, it’s never been more important for investors, business leaders and policy-makers to gain a true understanding of what is powering the world’s upcoming economic engine.

Why attend?

Networking: Meet policy-makers, thought leaders and industry experts who are directly shaping the future course of Africa’s economies.

Insight: Gain the latest analysis covering the key economic, political and social trends defining Africa’s growth – new ideas and non-dogmatic interpretation.

Practical steps: Learn how you can grow your business in Africa from those who have first-hand knowledge of the market.

Who attends?

The summit will be attended by senior executives across a range of industries including infrastructure, financial investment, agriculture, healthcare, information and communications technology, FMCG and retail, energy, automotive and manufacturing.

For more information, visit the official website.