The Russia–Africa Economic Forum has been named one of the five finalists of the SABRE EMEA Awards 2020 in the Multicultural Marketing nomination. The shortlist was put together by a 68-member jury from over 2,400 applications across 15 categories.
The prestigious SABRE EMEA Awards were inaugurated in 2000 to recognize achievements in public relations. Their focus is on companies that demonstrate excellence in strategic planning, creativity, and obtaining results in business.
The Russia–Africa Economic Forum was a unique event in 2019. It brought together 6,000 people, including official representatives from all 54 African nations, with 45 being represented by heads of state and government. The Forum was also attended by media representatives from 105 countries.
The event operator was the Roscongress Foundation, with the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation acting as organizer.