Why Attend?

Coming into its 30th year, AOW remains the best place for deal sourcing and corporate matchmaking for the African energy industry. It has served as the most comprehensive meeting for investment, finance, innovation, and transformation to support end-to-end value creation.

Join us from 7-10 October 2024 to celebrate how far the industry has come and discover what the future holds for Africa's energy industry!


What to expect from AOW 2024



  • Engage with existing and future clients and win new contracts

  • Access the latest information on key projects across the value-chain

  • Network with C-Suite decision-makers, majors, independents and government officials who are ready to make deals


  • Meet operators seeking farm-in equity across key frontiers

  • Meet financiers and equity partners looking to invest

  • Showcase partnerships and ventures to secure new clients


  • Hear and learn from the leaders shaping the future of the African continent

  • Grow your insights into the diversification of the value-chain

  • Establish your benchmarking compared with your peers and competitors

Why should you attend?

Why AOW for... Governments and NOCs
Promote new data, projects and sector plan
Develop new public-private partnerships
Meet new investors
Why AOW for... Geo-services
Engage with global operators and NOCs
Showcase data libraries and services
Develop new business opportunities
Why AOW for... Oilfield Services
Meet major operators across the continent - majors and independents
Learn about projects before your competitors
Forge valuable new contacts
Why AOW for... Business Services
Learn about upcoming projects and technology trends
Meet the people who matter
Network with key leaders from across the continent
Why AOW for... The Whole Industry
Make strong contacts across five days
Get to the heart of what's happening
Bolster your contact book
Why AOW for... The Whole Industry
Make strong contacts across five days
Get to the heart of what's happening in Africa
Bolster your contact book

Companies Attended

View the hundreds of companies who attended AOW 2023.

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National showcase

Shining the light on growing and emerging frontiers. In 2023, we opened the doors to Sierra Leone, South Africa, Senegal, The Gambia, Angola, Cote d’lvoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Morocco, Republic of Congo, Tanzania and Uganda. Stay tuned for our 2024 showcases!

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AOW is constantly evolving with new content added every year to bring you the most crucial developments around the African energy sector. Our forums include the Finance & M&A Forum, Prospects Forum, Technology, Gas, and the African Independents Forum.

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Ministers and energy leaders gather from around the world to discuss the solutions and deals that will build on the African energy sector. AOW:50 is our VIP package made for intimate and private discussions between our most prestigious community members.

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Networking receptions every night to celebrate our 30th anniversary at beautiful venues as well as the Farwell Braai at Cabo Beach Club to close the event.

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