The Best of Congo Conference 2019

Sat, January 18, 2020 11:00 AM – 7:00

Establishing Congolese Excellence in the diaspora through the development of our Economy, Community ,Culture and Awards

About this Event

The Best of Congo (TBOC) host its first annual Conference after the success of two editions of The Best of Congo Awards. The running of the international awards (aimed at identifying and celebrating Congolese Excellence across 10 industry sectors in Europe) confirmed the potential of the Congolese diaspora and industry growth opportunities that need exploring.

TBOC CONFERENCE 2019 will gather industry experts, community leaders and invetsors from France, Belgium and England to discuss how we can advance the progression and movements of the Congolese diaspora and the health our industries.

The conference aim is to form a network of industry experts and community leaders (TBOC Honorable Committee) and a platform for constructive analysis and creative strategic solutions on how we can further develop the Congolese diaspora.


Establishing Congolese Excellence through the globalisation of Congolese Culture, development of Congolese businesses and the unity of Congolese communities across Europe.


  • Economy
  • Community
  • Culture
  • Award

Speakers confirmed so far:

  1. Elvis Adidiema-Media Entreprenuer & Chief Editor at Trace TV
  2. Sinadu Kasongo – Head of Programs and Antenna at BET
  3. Jennifer Opal- Software Engineer, Speaker and Award winner Blogger
  4. Marie -Claire Idikayi – Award winning Entrepreneur & Founder of Congo Film Festival
  5. Berthe Walo – CEO & Founder of Future International243, Social, Economical, Cultural Activist & Community Organiser
  6. Francois Tshimpuki -Entrepreneuer & Events Manager, Founder of Voice of Congo & Miss Congo UK
  7. Vava Tampa- Award winning community Leader & Social Activist, Founder of Save the Congo
  8. Benine Mudymba- Community Orgnaiser, Blogger, Youth advocate & Podcast Host
  9. BM- Singer- Songer- Writer- Producer
  10. JT Bavangila- CEO of the Art of Survival UK & Private Facilitator of Youth Projects and Events
  11. Regis Mutombo Katalayi- Business Developer & Founder of NN
  12. Narcisse Tshimanga- Transaction Banking, Director Program Management at Vocalink, Mastercard
  13. Chantal Bokusa- Chairwoman of Big Ladies Fellowship & Community organiser

And more to be confirmed!

For interests related to speaking, sponsorship, and partnerships, please direct inquiries to


11.15 am- Registration opens (Welcome Brunch)

12.00 pm- Guests start to be seated

12.45 pm- Welcome Message By Founder Marie Pauline Godwin

13.00 pm- Topic 1 – Economy

13.45 pm – Live Q&A

14.00 pm –Topic 2 – Community

14.45 pm -Live Q&A

15.00 pm LUNCH BREAK

16.00 pm – Topic 3 – Culture

16.45 pm- Live Q&A

17.00 pm –Topic 4 – The Best of Congo Awards 2020 & TBOC Research Team

18.00 pm – Live Q&A

18.15 pm – Closing message/Committee Member Registration

18.30 pm- Networking