C Moore Media is proud to announce their partnership with Columbia University as the Gold Sponsor of the upcoming 10th Annual African Economic Forum (AEF).
Themed "Africa Ignited: Exploring Ideas, Shaping Outcomes", the 10th Annual African Economic Forum embraces the momentum achieved during the last decade, and explores business opportunities for attendees in the African marketplace.
“We are delighted to sponsor and support the 10th Annual African Economic Forum. We have attended this event since 2010, and when we were invited to sponsor the forum we seized the opportunity to support Columbia University and their dedicated students’ said Claudine Moore, Founder and MD, C Moore Media.
Debuting in 2003, AEF has grown from a small student event to the largest Africa-focused event at Columbia University, gathering over 400 attendees from across the US. In the last ten years, the forum has hosted some of Africa's top contemporary business leaders, scholars and decision makers, including: Lamido Sanusi, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria; Her Excellency Amina S Ali, African Union Representative to the US; Danny Jordan, CEO of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organizing Committee, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance for the Federal Republic of Nigeria; Mark Walton, Executive Vice President of The Africa Channel, and Dr. Jian-Ye Wang, Chief Economist of the China Export-Import Bank.
CMM founder Claudine Moore will also be hosting a panel discussion on Social Media and Africa during the forum. Panelists include Yinka Adegoke, editor in chief of Billboard Magazine, Enyinne Owunwanne, founder of Heritage 1960, and Sandra Appiah co founder of Face2Face Magazine.
Other corporate sponsors of the landmark 2013 event include, Nigeria’s Diamond Bank, Arik Air and Computer Warehouse.
The event was featured in The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, The Network Journal and Applause Africa.