The Centre of Gravity for Africa at UNGA 2018

Africa House NY @ 10 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019

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AFRICA HOUSE is an exclusive members-only pop-up offering communal work and collision space, front-of-house reception, secure high-speed Wi-Fi, and world-class hospitality provided by The Pierre New York

Timed to coincide with UNGA 2018 and located in a 17,000 square foot Beaux Arts mansion, AFRICA HOUSE will convene an eclectic group of shakers, movers, makers, innovators and dignitaries for a dynamic programme of creative conversations, fun discussions, marquis roundtables, and pop-up meet ups, which will be catalysed, curated and captured by media partner aKoma, an integrated platform for Africa s cultural and creative marketplace founded by former CNN anchor Zain Verjee and product chief Chidi Afulezi.

EXPERIENCE & PARTICIPATE:
aKoma, interviews on The Hot Seat plus talks on African media and creativity, content and storytelling;

Lagos Fashion Week, making its NY debut and showcasing leading designers;, and talking opportunities and lessons learned with founder Omoyemi Akerlele, Fashion Culture Design's Simon Collins Made in Africa's Chid Liberty, Studio189's Abrima Erwiah, and others;

The Second Generation, a thought-provoking exhibition of African and African-American artists from the diaspora, curated by break-out Moroccan artist Walid Layadi-Marfouk;

Pioneering a Public Private Partnership for conservation in 9 countries and counting, meet African Parks, recently named 1 of the 10 most innovative companies on the continent;


NETWORK & CONNECT:
Members include African country-delegations, corporates, industry leaders and innovators in media, mobile and IT, Fintech, infrastructure and energy, manufacturing and special economic zones, conservation and ecotourism, fashion, art and design.

ON-SITE MEDIA:
The Wall Street Journal, Maghreb Arab Press

aKoma - The Hot Seat with Zain Verjee, Isha Sesay, and more

pre-registration discount for individual 1 and 5-day memberships Capacity is limited. Please book early to avoid the waitlist.



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