Welcome to the 7th annual edition


Brazzaville, October 24 - 28, 2023

Brazzaville, Republic of Congo is the Official Host City of the next summit!

Brazzaville, Republic of Congo is the Official Host City of the next summit!

Now in its 7th edition, the TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT (TBS) is a firm fixture in the calendar of the developing countries, most prominent leaders and influential investors/family offices in emerging African markets – as well as those who want to do business with them. 

TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT is the most important business meeting on investing in Africa! Successfully bridging the funding gap between Anglophone, Francophone, Lusophone, Arabophone and Hispanophone markets for Africa’s industrialization. We are the foremost summit of leading entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, family offices and public-private partnership champions accelerating the Intra-African Trade era and promoting a win-win bilateral and/or multilateral cooperation with the rest of the world.

Action-results oriented, the previous TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT has successfully attracted an envelope of $500 million worth of investment dedicated to SME founders, thanks to the investment mobilization of its investors network in Africa, Europe and Southeast Asia. The summit has an unparalleled ability to...

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Our events

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Tropics Business Summit
Tropics Tech & Influence Summit
Tropics Tech

Tropics Tech & Influence Summit

Theme: "Digital Economy: innovation, growth and social prosperity"

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Our speakers

The summit has an unparalleled ability to connect with 800+ Speakers + Panelists, 75+ Governments, and 100+ Investors

H.E Olavo Correia
Minister of Finance, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Technology of the Republic of Cabo Verde

H.E Olavo Correia

H.E Jose Ulisses Correia e Silva
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Cabo Verde

H.E Jose Ulisses Correia e Silva

H.E Abraao Vicente
Minister of Blue Economy and Creative Industries of the Republic of Cabo Verde

H.E Abraao Vicente

Key Tracks


  • Agribusiness, Aerospace, Aviation, Angel Investment
  • Banking, Beauty, Business Services, Chambers of Commerce
  • Climate Action, Creative Industries, Circular Economy, Communications
  • Competition and Consumer Protection, Construction, Digital Economy
  • Economic Diplomacy, e-Commerce, EdTech, Energy
  • Environment, Family Offices, Fashion, Finance
  • Financial Services, Fishing, Food Processing, Food Security
  • FMCG, Gaming, Gender Equality, Green Finance
  • Health Technologies, Hedge Funds, Human Resources, Incubators and Accelerators
  • Industrial Production, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Import/Export
  • Infrastructure, Innovation, Informal Sector, Legal Tech
  • Luxury, Logistics, Manufacturing, Maritime
  • New Media, Natural Resources, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), Philanthropy
  • Policymakers, Real Estate, Services, Smart Cities
  • Smart Mobility, Social Impact, South-South Trade Partnerships, Sports
  • Sustainability, Technology
  • Training, Transports, Textiles, Telecommunications
  • Wealth Management, Youth Development, Venture Capital, Tourism

Our partners

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