THE 28th



1,000 guest entrepreneurs
Apply until
31 January 2020

Better Cities for Better Lives

Bordeaux From 4 to 6 June 2020

The desire to build Sustainable Cities is not just for metropolises. The inclusion of all territories is an exceptional challenge but also a necessity. Come build the future here and now, all together.


An exceptional gathering of actors from sustainable cities and territories in Bordeaux

The French President, Emmanuel Macron, will welcome leaders from all over Africa in Paris and Bordeaux.

The Summit aims to develop new long-term partnerships, with the shared ambition of building lasting innovative urban ecosystems that stimulate maximum economic activity for minimal investment, while accelerating the establishment of a structure integrating the economic sectors that form sustainability.

54heads of state or government

500African and French companies

50 000m2 of exhibition space

2 000French and international journalists invited

15 000sustainable city stakeholders invited

15 000visitors expected

1 0001,000 African entrepreneurs invited



The Summit

The French President, Emmanuel Macron, has organised this major political event which, for the first time, will gather political and economic stakeholders from Africa and France. Together, they will take action and work towards developing the sustainable city of the future.

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The City of Solutions

An event for the economy at the Parc des expositions in Bordeaux, bringing together over 500 companies from France and Africa that are developing solutions linked to subjects including the environment, energy, mobility, healthcare, education, finance, safety and agriculture.

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The Summit will also focus on sport and culture, rallying everyone around two big events: a football match between Africa and France at the Matmut Atlantique stadium and an urban music concert at Place des Quinconces.

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Project Plateform

The Summit will be a unique opportunity to champion and showcase your public or private sector project and attract the attention of the right people to bring it to life.

Partner companies

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Official partners

Media partners