African Media Agency (AMA), a leading pan-African PR and communications firm today announced its partnership with Columbia University’s Africa Economic Forum (AEF). The partnership seeks to promote the economic and cultural development of the continent and kicks off with the 18th edition of the Africa Economic Forum (AEF) slated for 22-23 April 2022, in New York, USA.
The Africa Economic Forum is the largest Africa-focused event at Columbia University and a student-led collaboration between Columbia Business School, the Law School and School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). The annual event provides a platform for meaningful engagement and thought-provoking discussions among students, faculty, professionals and members of the Columbia community.
African Media Agency connects businesses with African markets, providing the media industry on the continent with local expertise and knowledge of all 54 African countries. The company offers a variety of communications services and tools that help African businesses both domestic and abroad reach the continent’s growing consumer base. It has a deep understanding of global business trends and African markets and can facilitate discussions about the benefits of investing on the continent.
“Africa is a continent that offers exciting opportunities for investment,” commented AMA Founder and CEO Eloine Barry. “Its vast pools of natural assets and a wealth of experienced entrepreneurs, combined with a favourable market make it the ideal place for companies. The journey of discovering its rich cultural heritage, beautiful landscapes and investment opportunities awaits anyone willing to explore it.”
Speaking about the conference, Africa Economic Forum media chair, Omose Ighodaro, said, “There’s a need for solutions and conferences like AEF create hope as it works to bring together those who have a passion for elevating Africa. The two-day event will be a total immersion in topics such as Healthcare, Venture Capital, and Entertainment and the legacy of AEF is not only felt by those in attendance, but also seen in the impact these ongoing, African-focused discussions will make,” she said. “It is open to all students, alumni, and professionals.”