The Forum for Building Capacity & Networks for Students, Young Professionals & Start-up Entrepreneurs in Africa's Food Industry

Key Details

DATE: JUNE 15-17, 2023

VENUE: SARIT EXPO CENTRE, NAIROBI, KENYA

TIMINGS: 09.00 – 18.00 HOURS

Co-Located With

Welcome to Africa's food industry young people's empowerment Summit

The AFMASS Youth Summit, a new addition to our AFMASS FOOD EXPO events, is Africa’s first event focused on improving capacity, building networks and mentoring young people in Africa’s food industry.

The AFMASS Youth Summit is the pan-African conference and expo focused on providing the platform for students in tertiary institutions, young  professionals and start-up entrepreneurs in the food and agriculture value chain to discover new opportunities, knowledge and skills, networks and mentors that are vital for their personal and business growth.

With an overarching objective of building the knowledge, capacity and networks of young people in Africa’s food and agriculture value chain, more than 3,000 young people are expected to attend the Summit physically and virtually from 30+ countries.

The conference sessions will comprise of keynote speeches, presentations and panel discussions from subject matter experts, covering some of the key topical issues that are vital for young people in Africa’s food and agriculture sector.

Apart from the conference sessions, a parallel Expo Hall will showcase a number of products and services from leading local, regional and global companies and organisations to the Summit attendees.

The Summit will also avail a number of networking opportunities to enable young people to network with their peers, industry leaders and investors, government officials and other stakeholders from Africa and beyond.

The 2023 edition of the AFMASS Youth Summit will be co-located with AFMASS Food Expo Eastern Africa – offering young people and other attendees the best opportunities to meet, network and do business with a varied profile of contacts and organisations from across Africa and beyond.  

Past Speakers

Agenda Issues

The conference sessions at the AFMASS Youth Summit are focused on the following key topical issues:

PERSONAL BRANDING & GROWTH

Discover the key soft skills and essentials that will shape your personal and career growth in the industry, academia and entrepreneurship

INNOVATIONS & MARKET TRENDS

Discover the latest food innovation technologies and market trends you can tap into in Africa

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Hear from inspirational leading food industry leaders and learn the ropes of investing and managing food businesses across Africa

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Learn the career and business opportunities available for you and how you can tap into new growth sectors.

SUSTAINABILITY & COMMUNITY IMPACT

Discover the opportunities to make your contribution towards a better, cleaner and more empowered community

The Program

The program consists of high-level conference sessions and abundant opportunities to meet and network with peers, industry leaders, government agencies, NGOs and more . . .

Specials at the Summit

Below are some of the highlights of this pan-African Summit:

High Level Conference

Discover the opportunities and market trends in Africa’s food and agro sector through high level conference sessions addressed by leaders in the private, public, non-profit and academic sectors from Africa and beyond

Vibrant Expo Hall

Discover some of the solutions to Africa’s food industry that you can source for your personal and business growth

Networking & More

 Meet and network with industry leaders, government agencies, peers and suppliers of various solutions to the industry at several high level networking opportunities

Choose your plan

Please choose your preferred option of attendance below:

Youth Delegate

$ 30
KSH 3000 + VAT per person
  • Access to 3 Days of physical and virtual Summit
  • Access to Teas, Lunch & Dinner
  • Networking opportunities with Sponsors, Exhibitors & Partner Organisations
  • Meet & Network with leading suppliers of New Technologies to the Food & Agro Industry
  • One year membership to the Food Safety Africa Member's Club
  • Certificate of Attendance

Regular Delegate

$ 99
KSH 9900 + VAT per person
  • Access to 3 Days of physical and virtual Summit
  • Access to Teas, Lunch & Dinner
  • Access to Teas, Lunch & Dinner
  • Networking opportunities with Sponsors, Exhibitors & Partner Organisations
  • Meet & Network with leading suppliers of New Technologies to the Food & Agro Industry
  • One year membership to the Food Safety Africa Member's Club
  • Certificate of Attendance

Virtual Delegate

$ 0
Per Person
  • Access to the Virtual Summit for 3 Days
  • Virtual Networking Opportunities with Sponsors, Exhibitors, Speakers & Partners
  • Virtual Networking with leading suppliers of New Technologies to the Food & Agro Industry
  • Certificate of Attendance

Location

Discover more events

AFMASS food industry events offer you the opportunity to discover more than one market in Eastern and Central Africa. With 3 countries already covered with previous trade shows, we look forward to bringing you more AFMASS events across Africa in the future . . .

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