25-27 November 2022

Venue: Sofitel, Abidjan

CANEX WKND, presented by African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) in partnership with the Government of Côte d'Ivoire will be a 3 - day gathering of creatives from across Africa and the diaspora in Abidjan between 25 - 27 November 2022.

What to expect at CANEX WKND

CANEX WKND will ensure creatives are able to do business with an emphasis on meeting and networking opportunities between creatives, but more importantly between creatives and buyers and potential partners and investors.

A visual feast

A visual feast of fashion and art design will be on display through a unique installation designed specifically for the event, combining the works of top African fashion designers and visual artists. This along with a runway fashion show will present the incredible talent and skill of African and diaspora creatives.

Address key challenges facing the industry

CANEX WKND will see a range of smaller break-away and highly interactive sessions / masterclasses focused on topics across creative sectors. These sessions will be designed to address some of the key challenges facing the African creative environment and recommend implementable interventions

Exciting sports, cultural, and technology driven activations

Other exciting sports, cultural and technology driven activations will also take place throughout the weekend. There will also be a spotlight on investment opportunities in Africa's sports ecosystem, including e-gaming.

Key highlights will include:

  • Market
  • B2B/G Networking
  • Capacity Building
  • Conversations
  • Live Performances
Contact us should you wish to exhibit at CANEX 2021, or if you would like to know more.

Janice Costa

Intra-african trade fair

+971 524 638 976 +27 (0)71 098 6509