What you get as a member

Martin Luther King Jnr III at an ALC event in Atlanta, USA

24/7 Networking via our online platforms and dedicated members' services team.

A technology driven and online networking experience with active players and key stakeholders on the continent, supported by our dedicated clients’ services team.


Direct contact and access to key African leaders across diverse fields, and other multilateral stakeholders via the Council’s platform, exclusive VIP events and personalised introductions.

Insider Insight

Exclusive Monthly members-only Council meetings with opportunity to network, connect and get introduced to Africa’s business and policy insiders. Be armed with key insights, trends, insider tips, and opportunities on the continent.

Business-to-Policy Leaders Linkages

Assistance with setting up private meetings, trade missions and business linkages with strategic business and political leaders on the continent – bridging the gap between the business community and policy makers.

One Community, Multiple Working Groups

Be a part of the larger African Leadership Community of influencers, entrepreneurs, policy makers and playmakers for Africa’s growth and development through our peer-based working groups. Meet council members during your Africa and global trips, developing lifetime relationships and quality networks across the world.

Loyalty Programs, Member Discounts, Partner Benefits

Automatic enrolment into the ALM Lifetime Loyalty program with tonnes of upgrades, discounts on PR packages and media management, Reputation management, partner services, etc. All spending with us or our accredited partners builds towards elite status with amazing benefits.

Strategic Lifetime Relationships & Partnerships

Access to strategic in-country African and global partnerships, connections and business development opportunities and relationships with potential for a lifetime value.

Opportunity to contribute to African Leaders Coalition Against Poverty Project

Learn about how to contribute your quota towards implementing SDG Goal 1 and help to solve some of humanity’s greatest problems, starting in Africa; help eradicate extreme poverty.

Media Visibility & PR

Access to tons of diverse, credible international media coverage and reputation management, actively managed by the council, helping you to be published internationally so your name comes up in conversations – for all the right reasons.

Thought Leadership Opportunities

Nurture and influence Africa’s business growth story by being a mentor to mentors – a leader of other business leaders via speaking engagements, international showcases, and board membership of leading fast-growth organisations, etc.

Bespoke Events, Dinners & VIP Receptions

Key into our conferences and bespoke events for unrivalled networking and relationship building that enables deal making, financing opportunities and projects partnerships.

Awards & Recognition

Merit based nominations for ALM and other credible international third party endorsements and recognition awards for outstanding achievements.

Plus Other Premium Benefits

Membership options

(Individual Membership)


  • Opportunity to Network With Other Key Leaders In Your Category
  • Assistance with introductions for deal making and strategic partnerships
  • Access to (Live+Virtual+Blended) VIP receptions and Networking events with Key Leaders
  • Access to Members-only weekly briefs with key insights, trends, and opportunities
  • Discounts on key Partner events and third party products
  • One Product Showcase to Our Network of Leaders (Newsletter Only)
  • Access to peer-based working groups

(Individual Membership)


Include all Regular membership benefits, plus;

  • Assistance with entries in winning awards and recognitions for contributions to people, industry and society
  • Thought leadership showcase and editorial profiling on leading African media platforms (one per quarter)
  • Bespoke strategic representation services in major cities globally upon request – T&Cs apply
  • Opportunity to speak or introduce speakers at major third party and African Leadership events
  • Access to a dedicated Account manager

(For Organizations)


  • Five free Press Release distribution service and discounts on additional press releases
  • One complimentary Elite and two Regular memberships for company reps
  • Discounted Cover focus publication of member or nominee on African Leadership magazine and others with focus on Africa
  • VIP and Board status privileges at African Leadership and partner events globally
  • Complimentary quarterly media coverage and thought leadership promotion
  • Corporate advert in 3 editions of ALM and sister publications

Hall of Fame
(Membership by Invitation)


  • Listing and Induction into the African Leadership Hall of Fame
  • Opportunities to feature on Magazine covers of leading Africa publications
  • Opportunity to influence Africa’s business growth story by being a mentor to mentors, speaking engagements, international showcases, and Africa board memberships
  • Access to other key policy or business leaders, or other strategic stakeholders
  • Personalised Business Representation Services and customised benefits
  • Special projects development & Implementation Assistance in major cities around the world

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