The African Energy Chamber is proud to announce that Basketball Africa League, Johnnie Walker and Black Impact Foundation will sponsor the Just Energy Transition Concert, taking place ahead of African Energy Week 2023.
The African Energy Chamber (AEC) is proud to announce the sponsors of the Just Energy Transition Concert this year, taking place ahead of African Energy Week (AEW) 2023. Basketball Africa League, Johnnie Walker and Black Impact Foundation (BIF) have joined AEW 2023 as sponsors of the Concert, laying the foundation for the integration of various industries across Africa. Both AEW 2023 delegates and interested concert attendees are encouraged to secure their passes before tickets are sold out.
Making its return to Cape Town, the Just Energy Transition Concert represents a platform for the celebration of the continent’s potential and progress towards a sustainable energy future, thereby driving impactful change across the continent. Underpinned by the AEW 2023 theme the African Energy Renaissance: Prioritizing Energy Poverty, People, the Planet, Industrialization and Free Markets as well as mandate to make energy poverty history, the concert offers a platform for engagement on key topics such as energy security and industrialization, integrating Africa’s economies, and strategies for driving awareness regarding the continent’s sustainable future. With support from the sponsors, the concert promises to be both informative and inspirational.
Representing the continent’s premier basketball league, Basketball Africa League is an organization featuring 12 teams from across Africa. A partnership between the International Basketball Federation and the NBA, the professional league completed its third season in May 2023, and marks the first collaboration by the NBA outside of North America. As a sponsor, Basketball Africa League promotes the rising potential of Africa’s sports and basketball industry.
Meanwhile, Johnnie Walker, a brand established in 1805, represents the highest selling Scotch whisky worldwide, sold in nearly every country globally. The brand has become an icon worldwide, receiving various strong scores at international spirits ratings competitions and from review bodies. As the brand took on a global presence, its mark on economies grew, with distilleries creating jobs, generating revenue and driving economic growth. The brand has also been the sponsor of various global sports and entertainment competitions, reaffirming its commitment to celebrating sports, culture and economic progress worldwide.
The BIF, on the other hand, has emerged as an instrumental platform for the development and protection of an inclusive society. The organization aims to be a solid pillar and catalyst to empower, build and sustain an equal society through entrepreneurship, education, research and legal support. Through various events and initiatives, the BIF continues to make great strides towards creating a cohesive global Black community where people across the globe are empowered to take control and drive social, economic progress.
The objectives of all three sponsors aligns with the Just Energy Transition Concert, and with their support, the event promises to be a celebration of success and a foundation whereby long-term economic growth can take off.
“The Just Energy Transition Concert at AEW 2023 is a celebration of music, culture and collaboration. In line with the theme of the conference, the concert brings together the African music and energy sectors to forge a future of unity and sustainable progress. Africa is more than just a continent; it is a destination of rich heritage, vibrant culture, innovative minds and unparalleled potential,” stated NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber (AEC).
There is still time to secure your ticket for the Just Energy Transition Concert, taking place on the eve of the AEW 2023 conference this October. Tickets are selling fast, visit www.aecweek.com now to avoid disappointment.
AEW is the AEC’s annual conference, exhibition and networking event. AEW 2023 will unite African energy policymakers and stakeholders with global investors to discuss and maximize opportunities within the continent’s entire energy industry. For more information about AEW 2023, visit https://aecweek.com.