“I am launching Inspiring Expeditions to go where people haven’t been before or go differently (..) I’m zeroing in on seeing unusual things and unusual animals while we still have them” said Geoffrey Kent to the New York Times recently. As the founder and CEO of the luxury tour company Abercrombie & Kent (350 tours in more than 100 countries), Mr Kent has accompanied Prince Charles in Oman, designed a China trip for Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, and experimented with space travel. When it came to list the very few unique places he is yet to see, the insatiable explorer said, “the Congo”.
The Republic of the Congo is widely regarded as one of Africa’s greatest gems thanks to its pristine, untouched, lush nature. As home to the world’s second largest rainforest and to some of the last populations of gorillas and elephants, the Congo is a recurrent, magnetic feature in Western popular culture from Hollywood movies to literature and comics.
Yet, for all its pure …
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I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be speaking and mentoring at the Global Entrepreneurship Week in Pointe Noire Congo in November 2017.
Filled with high energy and focus, packed with projects and ideas, this platform takes place simultaneously in 170 countries every year.
On Nov 15, I do the Women Entrepreneurs Day, then on Nov 17, I talk in an agri-business conference. All the action takes place at the Chamber of Commerce of the city of Pointe Noire, the Congo’s economic pulse.
After Nigeria in July-August 2017, these Congo dates represent a new opportunity to empower talents, entrepreneurs and leaders. I’ll be delivering actionable insights and concrete examples, sharing true ideas and concrete solutions, and fostering networking.
As I’m writing this, I’m readying the packages that I’ll surprise and delight worksh…