Cape Town, South Africa – The African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) is pleased to announce the upcoming AWIEF2024 Conference, Exhibition and Awards.

The conference is set to take place from 28 to 29 November at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa.

The AWIEF2024 Conference promises to be a dynamic and empowering event, bringing entrepreneurs, industry leaders, corporates, policymakers, and international development partners from across Africa and the African diaspora for two days of quality dialogue and learning on entrepreneurship, women’s empowerment issues, impactful networking, investment facilitation, commerce, and relationship-building opportunities.

As AWIEF celebrates 10 Years of Impact; supporting women entrepreneurs across Africa establish and expand high-impact and sustainable businesses through our events, capacity-building programs, partnerships, and advocacy, this year’s conference will focus on the relationships and collaborations required to catalyse greater impact, under the theme: Future for All: Collaborate for Growth. Solve Inequity. Act on Climate.

Attendees can look forward to gaining valuable insights from industry experts, engaging in thought-provoking conversations, and exploring opportunities for collaboration and partnership.

In addition to the insightful keynotes, panel discussions, workshops and masterclasses, AWIEF2024 will also feature an exhibition showcasing innovative products and services from women-owned businesses, our glittering AWIEF Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner, as well as opportunities for participants to connect with potential mentors, investors, and partners.

AWIEF invites entrepreneurs, business leaders, policymakers, investors, and all stakeholders passionate about advancing women’s economic empowerment to join this transformative gathering.

For more information and to register as a delegate or exhibitor for AWIEF2024, please visit or contact

About AWIEF:

The African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) is a pan-African non-profit organisation that promotes and supports women’s economic empowerment and entrepreneurship. Through its various initiatives, AWIEF aims to create a conducive environment for women to thrive in business, drive inclusive economic growth, and contribute to sustainable development across Africa.

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