Conference Venues

For this 2023 edition of the ACI Africa Conference and General Assembly, two venues have been selected: The Abdou Diouf International Conference Center and the Palm Beach Hotel in Saly.
The “Centre International de Conference Abdou Diouf”, CICAD is a modern and accessible infrastructure on 8 hectares of useful built space. It will host the Conference and Exhibition and official ceremony of the 70th General Assembly.

The Palm Beach Resort & SPA will host the Board meeting, Regional Committees meetings and Workshops.

The Palm Beach resort and spa invites you to dive into the heart of Senegalese Teranga, in an idyllic setting in the heart of the seaside resort of Saly Portudal (70 km from Dakar and 30 minutes from Blaise Diagne international airport).

With the sea as far as the eye can see, this 4-star hotel has been completely renovated in a contemporary & afro-chic style, offering you a bubble of well-being where comfort is combined with discreet and attentive service.

With its magnificent sandy beach, its tree-lined and flowery gardens, the hotel offers 250 air-conditioned rooms including 18 suites with a magnificent view of the Atlantic Ocean.

The Palm Beach Hotel also offers state-of-the-art infrastructure for business meetings:

  • 1 plenary room of 588 m² with a capacity of 500 people in theater or banquet style.
  • 4 committee rooms that can accommodate up to 50 people.
  • 1 newly designed Business Center with two 285 m² rooms, each with a capacity of 100 people, which can be converted into 4 rooms with a capacity of 50 people.
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Conference venue