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.
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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