The 2014 East Africa Business Summit which was scheduled to start mid next week has been pushed to October to allow members more time to plan.
The organizers of the event titled:Positioning East Africa for Inclusive Prosperity in 2020 and beyond,has been shifted from 4th– 6th June 2014 to October 23 to 25 given proximity of this year’s summit to the recently concluded World Economic Forum in Nigeria where a good number of the target participants took part.
Conveners of the two-day summit, will bring together over 100 top Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), financiers and government representatives to address wide – ranging development issues affecting the region.
According to the Chairman of the Convenors’ Committee Linus Gitahi, the Conveners took the collective decision to move the summit to October in the interest of delivering the very top CEOs of the region while aligning the biennial forum with previous summit dates.
“We are committed to deliver a summit attended by captains of industries across East Africa while maintaining consistency on the schedule for the summit which will allow targeted delegates and sponsors to plan ahead for this integral summit that continues to outline significant focus areas for East Africa states to drive inclusive regional development”, noted Gitahi.