The Host Country of ACA is actively integral to the planning and execution of the events on the ACA calendar.

Past Host Cities / Countries

2019 – Lagos Nigeria 

Oreintal Hotel Lagos


2020 – Lagos Nigeria 

Oreintal Hotels (Virtual)


2021 – Lagos Nigeria

Lillygate Hotel 



  • Socio-Economic Benefits: The city hosting ACA will see a surge in visitors, stakeholders, international and local media. This will provide an increase in spending and inflow of money into local economies that will make an overall impact on the wider economy and grow market share in Africa.
  • Long Term Investment and Job Creation: A significant benefit is the long-term investmen which comes from preparing for the ACA event. The host city will have a legacy of improved event venues, infrastructure and transport systems to cater to the event. These investments will in turn create jobs for citizens of the host city.
  • Continental & International City Branding: Hosting ACA immediately raises the continental and international profile of the Host City and puts it on the global map for positive reasons. This is especially significant for emerging tourists’ destinations.
  • City Development: Hosting ACA encourages the adoption of new benchmarks for city development and prompting real progress in city development. The imposition of external deadlines actually helps the city to achieve disciplined and rapid progress in organisation and project managing international events.
  • Enhanced Partnerships: Hosting ACA will translate to greater commercial activity and investment from new sponsors, media, broadcasters and large corporations.
  • Increased Tourism and Publicity: Hosting ACA will increase with tourism to host city and state. It will also highlight how accessible host country is to potential businesses and investments.