The fifth edition of the East Africa Finance Summit is to be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Conference Center in Addis Abeba.
This year’s summit is organized with the theme of “Reshaping the Future of Finance Sector in the Age of Disruption”, according to i-Capital Africa, which is the organizer of the annual summit.
The summit is co-hosted by Association of Ethiopian Insurers, Jimma University and Accounting Society of Ethiopia.
This year’s summit mainly focuses on the developments, trends, challenges in the financial sector of the largest market in East Africa – Ethiopia.
Gemechu Waktolla (PhD), Founder and CEO of i–Capital Africa, told Origins Media that surveys about financial sector policies and digital financing matters will be presented and panel discussions are also slated to be held.
Furthermore, global experts and stakeholders will participate in the summit. Awareness creation events about global financial conditions and other programs are part of the summit.
The organizers stated that the event “will facilitate unparalleled networking and business matching, providing a catalyst for investments partnerships, business growth, and development in propitious of the East African finance sector”.
The East Africa Finance Summit is a platform with power-packed networking opportunities by creating a multilateral dialog among leading Industry experts, researchers, bankers, executives, and entrepreneurs, among others.
Aimed at shaping the future of the finance sector, the East Africa Finance Summit also engages fintech providers, policymakers, and government officials from across the value chain to foster collaboration, discuss current challenges, business opportunities, develop market strategies, share knowledge, and identify solutions, according to i-Capital.
Founded in 2015, i-Capital are a professional services firm offering a full range of human capital development solutions to clients in various sectors.