2021 ELISA Summit


We come together to support and celebrate high potential entrepreneurs and founders with bold ideas for solving the greatest challenges we face in Africa. 
Attendees include industry executives, investors, venture capitalists, philanthropists, researchers, educators, government regulators, policy makers, founders and entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey.

Curated activities and social time ensure you'll make new contacts and build genuine, lasting relationships while establishing your vision and gaining insight for expanding business ventures in Africa. Join the passionate and brilliant people redefining Africa's future and learn about the ideas that empower them.

ELISA Scholars Cohort Training Session

High potential, Africa focused entrepreneurs and founders receive business training from global leaders in industry.

Workshops, Plenaries & Sessions
7-9 SEPT

An immersive 2 days of thought-provoking sessions and activities led by renowned experts and pioneers of innovation.

7-9 SEPT

We provide ample opportunities to meet and mingle with 250+ global business leaders, investors, policy makers and entrepreneurs attending the summit.

register for the Summit

$2,295 Full Access | Apply to attend

Registration includes all summit events and activities including: Business training session | Workshops & plenaries | Advisory sessions | Networking lunches | Receptions | Black tie dinner | Summit party | Game drive safaris | Morning yoga sessions.

Meet and mingle with 250+ global business leaders, investors, policy makers and entreprenues at curated networking adventures and social activities. The application takes less than 5 minutes to complete. All Summit attendee applications are reviewed by our committee. Not everyone is invited to attend.

  • Summit registrations are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend, your registration can be transferred to a qualified colleague until 1 week prior to the Summit
  • Passes are non-transferrable between colleagues over the course of the Summit
  • Summit 3-day access includes admission to all conference activities as well as the Welcome reception and Black tie dinner
  • Registration at the Summit includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, as well as food and drinks provided during official Summit events
  • Accommodation and airport transfers are not included.


Together we enable entrepreneurs and founders to define their path and develop transformative Africa focused ventures.

The collective knowledge and resources of our members from a diversity of sectors pioneers, tests and raises awareness of inventive new products, services and technologies.


Our virtual community and summit connect a global network of passionate and brilliant people transforming Africa.

The ELISA Portal and annual Summit bring together entrepreneurs, founders, global business leaders, investors and policy makers to showcase and fuel great Africa focused ideas.


The annual summit, global member network and our Grow Spaces provide the ideal ecosystem for the testing and development of new ideas, innovative products, services and technologies.

We also support, celebrate and train high potential, Africa focused founders and entrepreneurs each year through ELISA Scholars.

teams, delegates or groups

To register a group of 4 or more attendees or if you would like to discuss sponsorship and customized opportunities designed to meet your objectives, 
email us: support@icpdprograms.org