The Stakeholders in the sustainability and corporate social responsibility industry in Africa will gather in Lagos on September 15th, 2023 to discuss the theme of the 2023 African Brands Congress ‘Sustainability, CSR And Green Goodness”,
The African Brands Congress 2023 (ABC), which comes with a brands exhibition and Awards Ceremony, is scheduled to be held at Civic Centre, Victoria Island on the 15th of September, 2023.
According to the Chief Executive Officer of African Brand Congress, Desmond Esorougwe, “This year’s congress themed “SUSTAINABILITY, CSR AND GREEN GOODNESS: An Opportunity for Brands Growth”, will have in attendance experts from Sustainability, CSR, and Green ENERGY to discuss and share insights on the theme.”
Esorougwe said, “The 2023 ABC Brands Showcase/ Exhibition seeks to showcase ideas, goods and inventions of various types that are original and creative as well as those with the potential for Enterprises and Return on Investment. It aims to demonstrate brand/company to the audience by showing that your organization is at par with leading organizations. It is also a suitable platform to build and reinforce strategic relationships with customers.”
According to him, the Africa Brand Leadership Merit Awards 2023 is aimed at celebrating leadership, innovation and creativity in Africa. “It recognizes the brilliant minds and institutions that deliver positive change and shape Africa’s future. It is to honour the CEO’s Businesses, Brands, Products and Services as well as Public Officers that have excelled and demonstrated uncommon initiative, drive and leadership in the African economy,” he added.
The winner would have made an outstanding contribution to the development of the continent, the economic aspiration of its citizenry and the transformation of Africa’s image in the international markets while displaying a high standard of good corporate citizenship, and social and environmental responsibilities.
The African Brands is an initiative that provides visibility for African Brands, Products and Services through its magazine publication where organizations advert their products and services, its annual congress brings together brand experts to discuss how growth can be achieved in Africa, the exhibition/showcase helps brands to display their products and services to their customers and the awards presentation celebrates brands that have exhibited leadership excellence in their respective field, said Goddie Ofose, ED African Brands Congress.
Special guests of honour expected at the event included African dignitaries such as the president of South Africa and current Chairman African Union, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, Vice President, the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Kashim Shettima, President, the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo, President, Republic of Kenya, H.E. Dr William Samoei Ruto, C.G.H., President of African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, Chairperson, African Union Commission, H.E. Mr Moussa Faki Mahamat, President, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, Minister of Trade and Industry of Egypt, Tarek Kabil, President, Afrexim Bank, Prof. Benedict Orama, Secretary General AfCTFA, H.E. Wankele Nene to mention a few.