Media enquiries

The Forum is now open for media registration

The Africa Energy Forum welcomes enquiries from the European, African, Asian, North American and other international press in the run up to the Forum. Please direct press enquiries to amy.offord@energynet.co.uk

Press passes are available on request to editorial staff writers employed by a trade publication, mainstream media outlet (newspaper, radio, TV, etc), or online magazines. Freelance writers, contributing editors, or bloggers may request press passes if the event is being covered for a specific publication or topic-related article.​

Please complete the press pass request form to apply and we will contact you to confirm if your request has been successful.*

Request press pass
 
*In accepting an EnergyNet press pass, the recipient agrees to abide by the terms and conditions applicable to all delegates who attend the event as detailed below.

Media who attend and cover the Forum will receive:

A press briefing with organisers of the conference to highlight key agenda sessions
Access to private interview opportunities with speakers
A press pack containing key facts and information about the conference
A conference guide, exhibition map + other conference literature 
Access to evening drinks receptions to continue networking with attendees
Access to all presentations, speeches and case studies presented during the Forum
Access to selected photographs from the Forum

Press releases

If you have newsworthy information relating to the meeting, its speakers, sponsors, media partners, or related topics as a whole, please email amy.offord@energynet.co.uk 
Media may utilise the event and organizer logos for editorial reporting purposes only. Any additional usage is prohibited unless express written permission is granted.

View latest Press Release from the Forum

Speaker interviews

These can be arranged prior to the event or onsite. Speakers will be notified of any interview requests and connected directly upon their acceptance.

Confirmed public sector speakers include:

H.E Bachir Ismael Ouedraogo, Minister of Energy, Burkina Faso
H.E. Bruno Kapandji Kalala, Mission Leader of the Head of State, In charge of the Agency for the Development and Promotion of the Grand Inga Project, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
H.E. Honourable Patrick Eyogo Edzang, Minister of Mines, Energy and Hydraulic Resources, Gabon
H.E. Honourable William Aidoo, Deputy Ministry for Power, Ministry of Energy, Ghana
H.E. Seleshi Bekele Awulachew, Minister of Water, Irrigation and Electricity, Ethiopia
H.E. Honourable Gesler E. Murray, Minister of Mines and Energy, Republic of Liberia
H.E. Honourable Kornelia Shilunga, Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy, Namibia
H.E. Minister Irene Muloni, Minister for Energy and Mineral Development, Uganda
H.E. Honourable Ambassador Simon Khaya-Moyo, Minister of Energy and Power Development, Zimbabwe

For a full list of public sector officials due to speak at the Forum, please visit out speakers page or contact amy.offord@energynet.co.uk 

Press Policy

You will need to present an official press ID to gain access to the forum. 
The conference is not public. Press pass holders may be asked to leave at any time, for any reason, including violating the following protocol:

• For admittance, media members are required to show press credentials. Members of the media without proper ID will not be admitted
• Media members must identify themselves as media at all times. That includes, but is not limited to:
• Wearing a press badge (easily visible)
• During Q&A, first introducing yourself as (your name), reporting for X publication. Then asking your question
• During interviews, formal or informal, with speakers or attendees
• At the registration desk
• Tape recording is forbidden, without prior speaker (or attendee) consent
• Media members are not to pass information to conference-producing divisions of their companies.

For further enquiries about the forum please contact amy.offord@energynet.co.uk or call on +44 2073848068.