Event Contacts

To contact Event Organizers: wabf-info@wharton.upenn.edu

Direction to the Conference

The 21stWharton Africa Business Forum will be held at:

The Wharton School

University of Pennsylvania Huntsman Hall 3730 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Gala Dinner

The Gala Dinner for the 21st Wharton Africa Business Forum will be held at:

The Inn at Penn

3600 Sansom Street, Philadelphia PA 19104


The following are suggested travel options. However, please conduct your own research to determine the best option for you.

Getting to Philadelphia by Public Transportation:

By Air Nearest Airport: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
By Train Nearest Train Station: 30th St Train Station

  • Amtrak
  • NJ Transit

Dress Code

Saturday Conference: Business Attire
Saturday Gala: Cocktail Attire

General Reminders

Since weather can be difficult to predict, we encourage you to pack an umbrella and a warm coat. Please check the weather forecast for Philadelphia prior to travel. Please have a government issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license, passport) with you at all times during the course of the conference for security check-in procedures at the various locations.

Forum Sponsors


Logo Standard Chartered


Logo bcg Logo McKinsey & Company Logo IBM


Logo J.P. Morgan Logo IFC Logo Intrepid Logo Bain & company Logo Dalberg

Other Sponsors

Logo Lauder
Logo African Studies
Logo MIT

Media Partners

Logo This is AfricA
Logo African Leadership Network
Logo Oxford Business Group