About CIGC

The continent’s foremost communications conference bringing together policymakers, government officials, industry experts and communications practitioners to discuss key topics and issues relevant in Africa’s modern public sectors.


Provide an information infrastructure to facilitate world-class communication practice in Africa’s public sector.

Foster capacity-building and development opportunities through practical workshops, highlevel plenary sessions, and interactive discourse.

Facilitate collaboration, business opportunities and innovativeness among key industry experts.

Event Program

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What is the expected outcome

Connect with high-level decision makers

Set to be the largest gathering of communication experts in the public sector; meet over 50+ government officials, top diplomats, business directors, and academic scholars in public governance.

Leverage insights for next-level engagement

With a strategic line-up of diverse issues to be addressed in plenary sessions, workshops and fireside chats, engage with wellexperienced speakers on current issues to strengthen existing business objectives.

Top-Tier Media Coverage

With some reputable media partners and 30 journalists in attendance, hundreds of stories expected to be published and shared across traditonal, online and social platforms. With various experts across several industries in attendance, there are various business angles to be explored.

An Upscale Venue for a Premium Event

To deliver premium service befitting of our participants, the Pullman Hotel has been shortlisted to host the flagship edition of CIGC. Pullman Abidjan embodies the ideal high quality environment for regional and international gatherings.


THOP Institute is a leading think tank committed to fostering Africa’s economic and human development through research, advocacy, and strategic communication. Its mission is to challenge the dominant narratives about Africa and to promote a more nuanced and accurate understanding of the continent’s diverse cultures, economies, and societies.