FAQs

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Q. I am not a young professional African entrepreneur or leader. Is this event for me?
Do away with your worries! You are still welcome. The Summit is designed to deliver practical content that will empower and inspire you regardless of your nationality.
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Q. Who is expected at the Summit?
  • People who embrace diversity
  • Great minds who cherish and love Africa and friends of Africa(ns)
  • Young professional leaders and entrepreneurs
  • Global health and social advocates
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Q. What should I bring to the Summit?
Bring your positive self and a readiness to connect, learn, and be empowered. You may also bring your business cards, notebooks, and some snacks.
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Q. How should I dress during the Summit?
You’ll want to look professional. We recommend business casual. Feel free to dress to impress.
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Q. How long is the Summit?
The Summit will start at 9 AM and end no later than 3PM. Please check our tentative agenda.
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Q. What are the benefits for VIP Ticket holders?
VIP ticket holders can attend both the Summit and the Gala/ Awards ceremony.
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Q. Can general ticket holders attend the Gala/ Awards ceremony?
They can attend by purchasing a separate ticket.
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Q. Are there discounts for students?
We do offer discounts for qualified full-time students; contact us to find out if you qualify and to receive your special discount code.
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Q. How can my company or I sponsor the Summit?
We offer attractive sponsorship opportunities. Use the contact form to express your interest, and we will get back to you with more information about the benefits of Summit sponsorship.
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Q. How can I volunteer?
We have volunteer opportunities available for the right person; use the contact form to express your interest.
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Q. Do you have ticket payment plans?
Unfortunately, we don’t offer payment plans.
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Q. Are meals provided during the Summit?
Yes. We will provide a light breakfast and a full-menu lunch.
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Q. Will there be Internet access at the Summit?
Yes, the venue offers complimentary Wi-Fi.
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Q. What is the refund policy?
Tickets for the Summit are not refundable.
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Q. Which hotel(s) should I stay at?
Discount rates are available through our main hotel, Courtyard by Marriot in Aksarben Village. Other options include in the Aksarben Village include the Residence Inn and the Hilton Garden.
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Q. Which airport should I fly into?
We recommend that you fly into Omaha’s Eppley Airfield airport.
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Q. Why is this event held in Omaha?
Omaha is a vibrant city in which to do business, live, and work, but it is unknown to many. Home to thousands of young professionals, the city has been ranked as one of the best places to live in the nation. Its geographical position in the center of the nation gives a unique advantage to the Summit’s participants; all attendees can converge easily in Omaha, no matter where in the country they come from.
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Q. What is the dress code for the gala?
Either you want to dress classy or in your formal evening gown, cocktail dress, suits, African’s attire, dress to impress.