Wednesday, 16 October 2019 21:55

Entrepreneurs across the continent are championing a new season of how to break into business markets, create investment opportunities for trade and capitalize on business networks and ecosystems that share a common vision.

Tropics Business Summit, has pulled out all the stops to create a platform attracting Prominent African and international entrepreneurs, Business executives and investors representing over 32 countries converging in Johannesburg South Africa from 16 October to 19 October 2019 to explore business opportunities at the 3rd annual TROPICS BUSINESS SUMMIT.

A conscious move to reinforce the Pan African vision of connecting and linking business opportunities to entrepreneurs sees #ECAfrica100 on the dawn of celebrating it’s one year launch align the movement to this business summit.

“We recognise how crippling economies are against entrepreneurs and have realized the power of collaborations and leveraging resources as a collective.  It is for this reason that JT Comms and the #ECAfrica100 which is a movement profiling African entrepreneurs using the power of digital to connect to new markets is throwing its weight to show our support for the Summit,’ said Isabel Tapfumaneyi, Marketing Manager at JT Communication Solutions.

The #TropicsBusinessSummit 2019 is themed, « Branding Africa as a Top Investment Destination ». The 3rd edition will address bridging the funding gap between anglophone, francophone, lusophone and arabophone markets and, at the same time, promote Intra-African trade and facilitate international trade between Africa and the rest of the world.

The 4-day multilingual event will provide a unique experience to delegates, tourists and partners to gain strategic knowledge about Pan-African investment opportunities while leveraging business networking.

Entrepreneur Connect Africa will host a panel discussion on shifting the narrative and connecting Africa to enable Global trade. This is a move to bring together Entrepreneurs in the ecosystem to be part of the 4 day summit that will unpack Branding Africa As A Top Investment Destination at the core of Tropics Business Summit heading to SA this October.

“Having been launched with the aim to connect, profile and amplify entrepreneurs on the continent, ECAfrica100’s collaboration with Tropics Group is to reinforce our vision and belief that Africa’s success lies in Africans mastering the power of collaboration.” says Tapfumaneyi who is also part of a movement to bring Zimbabwean businesses into the #ECAfrica100 network.

The ECAfrica panel will take place on the 17th of October at Workshop 17. To find more about #ECAfrica100, visit