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ANDE Annual Conference 2017
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 Export to Your Calendar 9/25/2017 to 9/27/2017
When: September 25 to 27, 2017
Where: Lansdowne Resort
44050 Woodridge Parkway
Leesburg, Virginia  20176
United States
Contact: Mina Alemzadeh

Online registration is available until: 9/15/2017
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ANDE 2017 Annual Conference - Registration Open! 
Each year, the ANDE Annual Conference is the largest gathering of members from around the globe. The event is targeted at senior-level executives of ANDE member organizations, including leading investors, capacity development providers, foundations, banks, corporations, DFIs and research institutions. The highly interactive agenda features workshops on solutions to common challenges, networking sessions, and plenaries with leading thinkers in the SGB space.
Want to learn more? Read our Conference FAQs and our Annual Conference Overview.  
REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Up to two people can register per member organization. We have a limited number of spots and would like to accommodate as many members as we can, so register now to secure your spot! Member rates are listed below and in the registration form.  


Members only registration
guaranteed through
August 26th

After August 26th

ANDE Member

750 USD

825 USD


not available

1500 USD


  • You will be asked for credit card information in order to complete your registration. 
  • If you would like to pay by electronic funds transfer, please contact Mina Alemzadeh
  • Please note, registration is non-refundable.
  • ANDE members must be logged in to receive member pricing. Forgot your password? Click here to reset it.

Submit ideas for breakout sessions at the annual conference. Please be advised that we expect to receive many great ideas, and your session is not guaranteed a slot in the agenda and may also be subject to alteration. We will review the sessions carefully and design the agenda based upon the ideas that we receive from ANDE members.The session idea submission deadline has passed. We are currently in the process of reviewing the 50+ sessions that were submitted and will notify all applicants by August 10.

There are limited scholarship funds available for ANDE members who need financial support. Funds are limited to ANDE members in good standing, and first priority will be given to international members. Only one person from each organization is eligible for a scholarship.The scholarship application deadline has passed and we are currently reviewing the 60+ scholarship applicants that were submitted. We will be in touch with all applicants by late July. Thank you for your patience!

Attendees are highly encouraged to book their rooms on site at the conference venue in order to gain the most out of your experience at the conference and to network with other members. ANDE members have a booking code that can be used to receive a discounted rate. Room rates cover meals, select conference facilities, and lodging. Room rates cover meals, select conference facilities and lodging.

Please note: If you do not plan on staying at Lansdowne Resort or are commuting in, you must purchase a day pass, which you may purchase when completing the registration form. Day pass rates are $145 per day and cover the cost of meals and conference facilities. 

Click here to directly book your room with ANDE's group rate.


Magatte Wade is the founder of Tiossan, a skin care company based on Senegalese recipes, sold in the U.S. at Nordstrom and boutique retailers. Her first company, Adina World Beverages, was also based on recipes from her home country of Senegal. She was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economics Forum as well as one of the “20 Youngest Power Women in Africa” by Forbes in 2011. In 2014, she was featured on the cover of Forbes Afrique for being the person in Francophone Africa having the greatest positive impact on the future. She writes for The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and Barron’s. As a speaker and consultant she specializes in helping indigenous entrepreneurs from around the world brand and market their products in the U.S. She is fluent in Wolof, French, and English.

Sponsoring the Annual Conference is a great way for your organization to promote your brand, create awareness about your work, and have a more active role in shaping the agenda. For the complete sponsorship brochure, please click here. Sponsorship packages can also be customized.

If you are interested in sponsoring this year's conference, please check out our sponsorship brochure and reach out to Kate McElligott if you have questions or to express interest in sponsorship.