Made-In-Africa Leadership Conference (MLC) is an exclusive annual gathering of African business owners and business leaders, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and Managing Directors (MDs) of mid-sized companies.
The leaders attending the conference held on 6th to 7th June 2019 in Kigali, Rwanda convened to learn from each other, inspire each other to greater leadership performance, and network with each other. They also discussed on measures to Promote Made in Africa.
The continental conference is the first of its kind and is organized by Breakfast Club Africa, a Pan African CEO membership organization, formed with a singular purpose of helping leaders of companies to become better leaders, thus benefiting their organizations and employees.
Talks held during the conference revolved around seeking together solutions addressing problems affecting small and medium-sized firms.
After attending the conference , participants toured development projects located in Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Kigali city.
Special Economic Zone is home to renown manufacturing plants including C&H Garment, Africa Improved Food, Pharma Lab producing medicines and Safintra manufacturing roofing sheets among others.
After receiving explanation on activities carried out in SEZ, the leaders also visited different companies operating in Rwanda like telecommunication company Airtel Rwanda, Volkswagen, DMM Hehe, Kigali Innovation City and Carnegie Mellon University Africa branch among others.
They were also taken through challenges facing these institutions and discussed possible solutions.