Important Informations

What you need to know before you book your flight

Ladies and gentlemen,

We would like to provide you with important information regarding the 4th edition of Opportunities in Africa Summit 2023. Please take a few moments to carefully read the details below.

Important dates:

  • Monday September 18, 2023
    • Location: Pace University
    • Address: One Pace Plaza, New York, NY 10006, USA
    • Start time: 9:00 a.m.
    • End time: 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday 19 & Wednesday 20 September 2023
    • Location: Marriott Hotel Downtown
    • Address: 85 West Street At, Albany St, New York, NY 10006, USA
    • Start time: 8:00 a.m.
    • End time: 6:00 pm

Program :

The detailed program of the event is available on the link below Please consult it regularly to stay informed in real time on the latest updates.

Entering the United States:

To enter the United States from Africa, you may need the following documents. These tips are given for information purpose only, please check for your particular case.

  1. Passport: A valid passport is required to enter the United States of America. Make sure it is valid for the duration of your stay.
  2. B1/B2 Visa: Depending on your citizenship and the reason for your trip, you may need a valid visa to enter the United States of America. You will need to apply for an appropriate visa, such as a business visa (B-1), tourist visa (B-2), etc. See for official information.
  3. ESTA: If you are a national of a country participating in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), you may be eligible to apply for an ESTA electronic travel authorization at least 15 days before your departure. This mainly applies to travelers for tourism or business stays of 90 days or less. This is mostly the case of European Union citizens. See for official information.
  4. Airline ticket: You may need proof of your return or onward airfare to another destination after your stay in the United States of America.
  5. Proof of funds: It may be helpful to show that you have enough funds to cover your expenses while in the United States of America including travel, accommodation, and living expenses.
  6. Proof of accommodation: Proof of accommodation may be requested.
  7. Letter of invitation for our official sponsors: If you are traveling for specific reasons such as a conference, event or visiting friends or family, a letter of invitation or support from your host in the United States States may be required. We provide, upon request, an invitation letter to all of our official sponsors. To become a Sponsor, contact us.
  8. Other documents: Depending on your personal situation and the reason for your trip, other documents may be required, such as proof of employment, proof of education, medical documents, etc.

It is important to verify the specific requirements for your country of origin and the reason for your trip by checking the official website of the American embassy or consulate in your country. Rules and procedures may vary, so make sure you are well informed before traveling to the United States of America.

Shuttle services for our official sponsors:

We provide shuttle service to our official sponsors from their Airport of Arrival (mainly JFK) to Marriot Hotel Downtown. Below is the contact for the shuttle upon your arrival at JFK airport ( If you need any other transport assistance, please let us know in advance so that we can provide you with the necessary details.

Contact via email ( ) or phone ( +1 347 951 8650 )

Accommodation for our official sponsors:

For our official sponsors, we have booked for practical and comfort reasons a quota of rooms at the Marriott Hotel Downtown where the event will take place. For those who are interested, we offer preferential rates in this prestigious hotel much cheaper than on the official website for the period.

Please contact us to take advantage of our reduced rates if there are still some available.

Contact via email ( ) or phone ( +1 347 951 8650 )


Gastronomic delights as well as exquisite refreshments will be offered free of charge during the whole event in accordance with the indications carefully included in the program. For any special culinary requirements or allergic sensitivities, please let us know your preferences in advance.

Why you should attend the Summit ?

$1B Investment Opportunities
Pitch to Investors
Meet Founders & CEOs
C-Level Networking