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African Collaboration Summit 2019

There are over 2,000 African diaspora organizations and networks registered in the Netherlands. The goal of the summit is to bring these organizations together and facilitate access and visibility to each other. 

Date: 27 June 2019
Location: Impact Hub Amsterdam
Attendance: 119 people
Agenda: Panel discussion, breakout groups by industry, networking

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27 June 2019
Impact Hub Amsterdam
119 people
Panel discussion, breakout groups by industry, networking

In its first edition, this event took everyone by surprise — the room was filled with successful, like-minded professionals of African descent who were all eager to connect and share their experience and support each other.

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Overview

During the evening we brought together a panel of organizations and leaders from culture, film, healthcare, business, politics, and media to highlight the depth and diversity of talent in our community.

Breakout sessions split up participants into separate groups including Creatives and Media, Business and IT, Politics, and Philanthropy. Each group discussed ideas on how to collaborate and proposed concrete steps on moving forward.

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The evening ended with a networking event where people had the opportunity to meet and engage with each other which led to more connections, new collaborations, business partnerships, and job opportunities.

Impact

10+

Average number of connections each person made

20+

New business partnerships/ collaborations

15+

New job 
opportunities

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