12th JA Africa Company of the Year Competition

The JA Africa Company of the Year (COY) Competition is Africa’s premier pitch competition for high school-aged youth who have completed the flagship JA Company Program. The 3-day event brings together students (aged 14-17) from countries across Africa to compete in teams for cash and prizes, in this contest of business skills, ingenuity and innovation.

JA Africa will host its first in-person Company of the Year competition post COVID, after two successful virtual competitions. The competition will be held in Nigeria from December 7 to 9, 2022. 

Countdown to #AfricaCOY 22


Competing Teams

Finalist Judges

Signature Award Judges

Branded Award Judges

COY 2022 Sponsors