Sponsor Information - International Economic Forum on Africa, 11 June 2010


The eleventh International Economic Forum on Africa (IEFA) will bring together hundreds of representatives from governments, international organisations, civil society, foundations, the media, corporations and academia to debate the position of the continent in the global economy.


No other public meeting in Europe gathers more people interested in, or working on Africa.


Why become a sponsor?

Hosted by the OECD Development Centre, the African Development Bank and the UN Economic Commission for Africa, and the UN Development Programme, four of the most trusted institutions on the forefront of Africa’s development, the Forum provides your company with a respected, high-profile environment in which to transmit your message and image.


This year, discussions on Africa and the G20; Africa’s economic growth and development during the last decade, as well as its ties with emerging partners and the political economy of reforms will guarantee an important turnout with key stakeholders. High-level policy makers from Africa, political and corporate leaders and distinguished opinion-makers have already confirmed their attendance.


Sponsorship guarantees access to an audience experts and associates your brand with the leading policy dialogue forum on one of the most dynamic regions in the world today.


Online simultaneous broadcasting of the Forum by the French Ministry of the Economy will guarantee optimal exposure and visibility of the meeting – and your brand— in France and around the world. The meeting video will remain on the official Forum website for one year.


The sponsorship package


Forum sponsorship includes:

  • Corporate logo visibility:
    • in advertising campaign in major newspapers and magazines (in previous years the Forum was advertised in publications like Le Monde and Jeune Afrique)
    • on all conference materials (programme, informational brochure) distributed to over 600 participants
    • in the main meeting room (visible on the live webcast and event video)
    • on the 2011 Forum website (hosted by the OECD) which remains live until September 2012.
  • Promotional materials in the information package, which includes the African Economic Outlook 2009 report, the OECD Development Centre’s flagship annual report distributed to all participants
  • A 4m X 5m stand on which to display your organisation's materials in the lobby
  • Media exposure (previous years' coverage included Radio France Internationale (RFI), CNBC and France 24)
  • Participation in a restricted VIP lunch with panelists and select journalists
  • Privileged networking opportunities with high-level Forum personalities


Official partners of the forum


To receive an official sponsor information kit, please contact: Papa-Amadou Sarr.



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