Mayors / Local government

If are a mayor or a member of local government in Africa or France, and you are concerned by different issues regarding the development of your city and the well-being of your citizens, and wish to:

  • Improve how citizens get around the city/region, develop sustainable solutions for public and personal transportation that would improve air quality in cities;
  • Develop of a circular economy including the use of shorter food supply chains, and the sorting and recycling of pollutants such as plastic;
  • Implement urban policies based on a sustainable urban planning scheme that respects your citizens and the environment, or develop strategic planning tools;
  • Seek support for the financing of public or private projects.

The three-days long ‘City of Solutions‘ event is a unique opportunity to meet all the stakeholders involved in the transition towards sustainable cities and regions in Africa and in France.

Policymakers, economic leaders, non-state actors, solution providers and funders will all be present and accessible.

  • Present your projects and solutions to politicians and different media.
  • Find technical, technological and financial solutions adapted to your region and your populations.
  • Meet and share your experiences with your French and African counterparts.
  • Discover innovative solutions and tried-and-tested projects that are up and running in various cities and regions.
  • Forge lasting partnerships with all the companies and key players involved in your different projects and build the sustainable solutions of tomorrow.


Project owners

The Summit will be a unique opportunity to present your projects to key public or private stakeholders while attracting the attention of the right people to bring them to life.

How to present a project:

  • Publish your project on the dedicated platform eight months before the Summit.
  • Pitch your project to decision-makers from both the public and private sectors during B2B and B2G meetings or at mini-events at the trade fair.
  • Identify partners that can help develop your projects.
  • Find funding solutions.
  • Share your experience with other project leaders from Africa and France.

Project pitch formats :

5"fot start-up pitch

10"for Tedx talk

30"for expert interview et intervention

45"for conferences