We offer a range of innovation support, helping our members, communities and partners address economic challenges from multiple angles.
Our industry engagement is organized into the following cross-industry and interdependent platforms that work to shape the future of: Policy, Economy, Business growth, Innovation, Technology, STEM, Creativity and Culture
We host a series of meetings that brings together some diverse business leaders, entrepreneurs, officials, economists and journalists to discuss economic barriers and issues, proffer innovative and practical solutions.
Our meetings also provide a platform for delegates to share insights, opportunities, establish new connections and to collaborate on multiple projects and initiatives that support growth. Our networking events will help you to connect with professionals and business peers who may be facing similar questions and challenges or have experience, insight and expertise to share as well as useful contacts.
We host a number of conferences annually focusing on major topics including:
OAN Business Forum
OAN Leaders Forum
OAN Tech Forum
OAN Diversity and Inclusion Forum
OAN STEM Forum
We host and offer a range of live and on-demand discussion and masterclass webinars.
We are offering a range of business growth masterclasses to support our members start and grow their businesses. Sign Up Now to join on Eventbrite
With funding from Innovate UK, One Africa Network (OAN) is offering mentoring and advisory support to professionals and UK based businesses in the wake of COVID-19. Support covers areas such as employability, career change, business start-up, transformation and growth strategies for existing businesses. Sign Up Now
The OAN Excellence Awards is an annual award presented to "the person, persons or businesses deemed by members of OAN to have made the most significant contribution to the improvement of business and profession community". Our awards highlight and recognise entrepreneurs, businesses and professionals from the UK who are changing their industries, the economy and society in unique, original and positive ways.
OAN Project was awarded funding as part of the £20 million Business-led innovation funding competition in response to global disruption (de minimis) and urgent needs in UK during and following the Covid-19 pandemic to support BAME businesses and professionals affected to manage changes and transform for growth.