The 5th annual Ocean Innovation Africa Summit is set to take place in Cape Town from the 20th to the 22nd of February 2024. Hosted at The Avenue Conference and Events Centre, V&A Waterfront, this premier event promises a dynamic platform for engagement, collaboration, and inspiration all in the ocean economy.
The summit will feature a dynamic mix workshops, tours and site visits, ocean experts, ocean stories, networking sessions and a startup pitch competition.
Set within the African ocean impact space, the summit aims to inspire more impact entrepreneurs, entice private investors, and catalyse partnerships for a sustainable and equitable ocean economy from all over the world. Although the strong focus remains within the context of the African Blue Economy, the event will expect delegates from all over the world to attend, highlighting the global interest in Africa’s untapped ocean potential.
The event will bring together authorities, representatives from ocean industries, scientists, researchers, foundations, NGOs, private impact investors, and ocean-impact entrepreneurs.
Key highlights from last year’s edition:
- Over 500 delegates from 59 countries, with representation from 35 African nations.
- 88 distinguished speakers.