The African Champion trophy rewards the company whose involvement throughout the continent has increased the most, specifically by increasing its presence in several regions, and that implements a consistent, coherent regional expansion strategy.


Eligible candidates :

Any African company that has generated at least €50 million in turnover and is present in at least three African countries.

Candidature by application, third-party nomination (company or individual), or identification by the AFRICA CEO FORUM’s editorial team.
 
Winner of 2019 award can not compete.
 
Criteria :

- number of African countries in which the company is present and breakdown by region
- number of subsidiaries opened in Africa over the past year (excluding country of origin)
-number of jobs created in Africa over the past year (excluding country of origin)
-portion of total income generated in Africa (excluding country of origin) over the past year 
-level of increase (%) of turnover generated in Africa (excluding country of origin) over the past year
-pan-African expansion strategy: primary components of the strategy and progress made versus overall plan

Award ceremony : 
The call for applications will be open until December 27.

The winning company will receive its award during a special session at the next AFRICA CEO FORUM, to be held in Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) on March 9 and 10, 2020. 

All pre-selected companies will be notified two months prior to the event. They must commit to sending one of their leaders to the Africa CEO Forum.
 
Please fill-in the application form. 
 
For any question, please contact: awards@theafricaceoforum.com
 

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* 1. Candidate information

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* 2. Number and list of African countries in which the company is present

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* 3. Number and list of subsidiaries opened in Africa in 2019 (excluding country of origin)

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* 4. Number of jobs created in Africa in 2019 (excluding country of origin)

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* 5. Share of revenues generated in Africa (excluding country of origin) in 2019

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* 6. Level of increase (%) of revenues generated in Africa (excluding country of origin) from 2018 to 2019

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* 7. Pan-African expansion strategy: primary components of the strategy and progress made versus overall plan
(Describe the deployment strategy in Africa (excluding country of origin) – include all useful details such as the nature and timing of objectives, financial structure, income goals, expected synergies, etc.) – 300 words

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* 8. I certify the truth, accuracy, and completeness of the above information. 

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