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Accra, Ghana
 | December 28 & 29 | 2023
Full Circle Africa Economic Conference logo
A Celebration of Ancestry & Achievement
An Opportunity for Economic Advancement

The Conference

The inaugural Full Circle Africa Economic Conference "FCAEC" will convene 50 of the most prominent business leaders, entertainment icons, activists and academics from all over the world to facilitate collaboration and engagement on critical issues and opportunities facing the continent today. It will feature curated conversations, thought provoking breakout sessions and innovative iconoclast discussions to engage and inspire attendees. Solution driven dialogue will be at the core of the event, open to local guests and visitors.

FCAEC will be a transcendent gathering and a critical step in developing sustainable concepts to invest in global business in Africa.

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Areas of Focus

IPO Africa

Investing in the Continent through agriculture, manufacturing, banking, infrastructure, mining, energy


Balancing nuclear, fossil and renewables to support Africa’s growth

Education & Stem

Investing in education infrastructure today. Are Africa’s youth ready for the global employment market?

End Of Aid

The historical origins of economic inequality


FCAEC will offer inspiring and fun activities aside from conference sessions. Our guests and their families will share adventures ranging from attending music festivals (AfroFuture) and visiting UNESCO Heritage sites, to experiencing Accra’s incredible nightlife, shopping and food culture. Beautiful beaches and exclusive daytime events frame this transformative week in Ghana.

Day 1: Dec 27

  • Arrivals
  • Welcome Party

Day 2: Dec 28

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Conference Sessions
  • President’s Garden Reception

Day 3: Dec 29

  • African Leadership Academy
  • Conference Sessions
  • AfroFurure Concert Series

Day 4: Dec 30

  • Visit to Cape Coast Slave Dungeon


Nana Akufo-Addo
Nana Akufo-Addo

President, Ghana

Nikole Hannah-Jones

Pulitzer Prize Winning Author & Producer of The 1619 Project

Boris Kodjoe

Co-Founder, Full Circle Africa Economic Conference

Fred Swaniker

Co-Founder, African Leadership Academy; CEO, Sand Technologies


Image of a coastal African city with the Full Circle Festival logo.

Full Circle Festival

In December 2018, the Full Circle Festival kicked off the Year of Return with a mission to reconnect the African Diaspora to the continent and to change the narrative about Africa. Watch the experience that is growing into a crucial movement.

Changing the African Narrative

Boris Kodjoe
Rosario Dawson
Michael Jai White
Anthony Anderson

Travel & Lodging

5-Star accommodations at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel and the Kempinski Gold Coast City Accra.

Special first class, business or economy rates with our partner airlines, as well as airport transport from and to Accra Kotoka International Airport, are available to our guests.


Our guests have a collective social media footprint in excess of 100 million fans/followers. With media partners like Bloomberg, ESSENCE Communications and Conde Nast as well as general world-wide media coverage across digital, print, TV and social media, FCAEC will be able to distribute your brand messaging across the globe.

The Kodjoe Family Foundation supports Global Health and Wellness Initiatives in multicultural communities