Amplify Africa presents the second annual AFRICON 2023 conference! Where conference meets culture- featuring interactive panels, a music festival, our annual Afroball Gala, afterparties with PVO and Afrochella and so much more!
The conference officially begins with a day of interesting panels centered around entertainment & culture, leadership & advocacy, and business & tech.
7pm – 10pm: AFRICA DAY RECEPTION (Gold & Conference + Only)
Africa Day is observed annually to commemorate the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) which was created on May 25, 1963. In honor of that, we will be kicking off AFRICON with an Africa Day celebration.
10pm – 2am: AFTER PARTIES
May 26 – FRIDAY
10am – 2pm: CONFERENCE DAY 2
7pm – 10pm: AFRO BALL GALA (Gold & VIP Only)- The Majestic DTLA
The last day of panel conversations and our highly anticipated Afro Ball Gala. The Afro Ball Gala, hosted by Amplify Africa, is a fashion-conscious, philanthropic event that celebrates individuals who are amplifying Africa and the diaspora by excelling within their respective professional and creative fields.
10pm – 2am: AFTER PARTIES
May 27 – SATURDAY
11am – 2pm – COMMUNITY BRUNCH (Hosted by different community partners)
1pm – 2am – DAY AND NIGHT AFTER PARTIES
May 28 – SUNDAY
5pm – 10pm: MUSIC STAGE
Celebrate the last day of the conference with some amazing music acts from the Continent and Diaspora
San Diego, CA – AFRICON, the highly anticipated annual African conference, is proud to announce its official community partnership with Afropanda Entertainment, a leading promoter of African culture, music, events, and strategic partnerships in San Diego, California. This exciting collaboration will bring together the vibrant energy and passion of both organizations to create an unforgettable experience for attendees.
Taking place from May 25 to May 28, 2023, in Los Angeles, AFRICON celebrates its third edition by coinciding with the 60th anniversary of Africa Day. This significant milestone marks a time of reflection, unity, and visibility for the African continent. The conference aims to unite champions of Black excellence and provide a platform for discussions, fireside chats, keynote addresses, and panels across various industries such as entertainment, technology, and business.
Afropanda Entertainment, known for their dedication to promoting African entertainment and cultural experiences, will serve as the official community partner for AFRICON in San Diego. With a focus on Afrobeats, Afropanda Entertainment seeks to elevate and showcase the richness of African music and events, leaving a lasting impression on attendees.
“We are thrilled to partner with Afropanda Entertainment in San Diego as our official community partner for AFRICON 2023,” – Amplify Africa, the organizing body behind the conference.
As part of this partnership, Afropanda Entertainment will contribute its expertise in promoting and marketing the exceptional musical experiences. On the last day of the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy a captivating performance by the popular and talented artist Asake, who will headline the AFRICON Music Stage. This electrifying concert promises to be a highlight of the event, showcasing the vibrant rhythms and infectious beats of Afrobeats music.
“We are honored to be the official community partner for AFRICON,” expressed Ayo Oshodi, Founder of Afropanda Entertainment. “Our goal has always been to promote African entertainment and foster cultural exchange. This partnership allows us to bring the best of African music, events, and experiences to the diaspora.
Their commitment to promoting African culture aligns with our mission to celebrate the achievements of the diaspora and also be part of the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Africa Day.”
AFRICON’s dedication to recognizing and honoring the achievements of the African diaspora, coupled with Afropanda Entertainment’s commitment to promoting African entertainment, guarantees a conference experience like no other. This partnership promises to inspire, entertain, and create lasting connections among attendees, further strengthening the bonds within the African community.
For more information about AFRICON 2023 and Afropanda Entertainment, visit their respective websites and social media channels. Join us in Los Angeles from May 25 to May 28, 2023, as we celebrate Africa Day’s 60th anniversary and embark on a journey of cultural appreciation, knowledge sharing, and empowerment.
About AFRICON: AFRICON is an annual African conference that brings together champions of Black excellence from various industries. It serves as a platform for discussions, panels, and keynote addresses, with a focus on entertainment, technology, business, and more. AFRICON aims to celebrate the accomplishments of the African diaspora and commemorate the 60th anniversary of Africa Day.
About Afropanda Entertainment: Afropanda Entertainment is a leading promoter of African culture, music, events, and strategic partnerships in San Diego. With a focus on Afrobeats, they strive to create unforgettable experiences that promote the rich heritage.