TEF Forum 2018 – the Largest Gathering of African Entrepreneurs

All is set for the much anticipated Tony Elumelu Foundation Forum 2018, a gathering of over 200 entrepreneurs across the continent of Africa.



Registrations & Coffee

8:00 – 10:00am

Welcome Address and Fire side chat anchored by Eleni Giokos of CNN

10:00 – 10:40am

Title: The Role of the Private Sector in Furthering Economic Development across Africa

The CEO’s Address & TEF Documentary

10:40 – 11:30am

Launch of the TEFconnect

11:30 – 11:50am

TEF is set to launch the World’s Largest Digital Platform for African Entrepreneurs. With TEFConnect (available on mobile and web), entrepreneurs will:
– Buy and sell in a thriving marketplace
– Access FREE business tools
– Network with potential investors for funding opportunities

TEF Founder’s Dialogue.

11:50am – 1:15pm

Following the interactive session with President Emmanuel Macron of France, this Forum will find the Founder of TEF, Tony Elumelu moderate a dialogue with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya and President Nana Akudo-Addo of Ghana.

This Dialogue will present an opportunity for entrepreneurs to engage directly with our leaders on the development of the continent.

Partnership Recognition and Call to Action

1:15 – 1:30pm

Opening & Tour of the Market Place

1:35 – 2:00pm

The Marketplace is a creative centre exhibiting products and solutions by Africa’s most promising entrepreneurs – Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs.


2:00 – 2:55pm