What is the S.T.E.P. Conference all about?

The 2022 INT International S.T.E.P. Conference is about awakening African professionals world-wide to their responsibility to re-build the broken moral and ethical, educational, economic, governance, social, communication, healthcare and infrastructural systems in Africa.

Who is expected at the conference?

Experts, professionals and emerging leaders who have passion for Africa transformation and are skilled within one or more of the following sectors:

  • Health & Social Sectors
  • Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Good Governance and Policy Affairs
  • Sports and Entertainment Industries
  • IT, Communication & Media Industries
  • Engineering and Infrastructural Development
  • Education and Human Resource Development and

Other critical areas of need in Africa.

What is the conference fee per participant for the conference?

Please click this link to see the conference fee (and what it covers) per participant, for online and onsite attendees, and all the options available for onsite attendees.

Will the conference be held online or onsite?

The conference will be a hybrid event. It will be held online via Zoom and onsite at Hotel Le Vaisseau, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Will the sessions be recorded and how can I access the recordings after the conference?

The sessions will be recorded. Conference participants can write to to request the recordings.

Is the cost of travelling included in the conference fee?

No. Each participant makes travel plans individually, though INT can source for bulk rates from an airline if we have the numbers. Also note that the cost for visa (where required) is not included in the conference fee.

What is the cost of visa for Côte d'Ivoire?

Cote d’Ivoire is visa-free for countries in West Africa, but the cost is $48 for other countries outside the West African region.

Is there any special COVID-19 procedure for air travel in Côte d'Ivoire?

Travelers departing, arriving and in transit in Côte d’Ivoire will now be subject, in addition to health measures related to COVID-19, to filling in a Declaration of Air Travel form (DDVA). This form is available online via the address:

Can I have an idea of the flight cost to Côte d'Ivoire?

Flight costs vary by airline, timing of booking and location. It is advisable to make flight reservations as soon as possible to avoid potentially higher rates closer to the event date.

What are the types of accommodation available for the conference?

Please find hereunder the number of rooms available at Hotel Le Vaisseau, by accommodation type:

▪️Standard Room:

       .  1 room (with bathroom)

▪️3 or 4-bedroom Apartment:

       .  1 master bedroom (with bathroom)

       .  2 or 3 secondary bedrooms (without bathrooms)

       .  1 external bathroom

       .  1 visitors’ toilet

       .  1 common sitting room

▪️Senior Suite VIP:

       .  1 bedroom with bathroom

       .  1 visitors’ toilet

       .  1 sitting room

▪️Panoramic Suite:

       .  1 master bedroom (with bathroom)

       .  1 secondary bedroom (without bathroom)

       .  1 external bathroom

       .  1 sitting room

Will there be tourist visits during the conference? If so what are the tourist destinations to be visited?

Yes, there will be tourist visits. The tour details are:

Location: Grand-Bassam

  • The historic city of Cote D’Ivoire, this piece of land is full of architectural wonders from colonial times, perfect for a good dose of culture and discovery, you will be delighted to set foot there.

On the visit agenda:

  • Diaw House Tower
  • School of 1895
  • Museum of the Glorious Ladies

•Museum of costume

What are the payment options available for the conference?

To confirm your registration, please send evidence of payment by email to


For your reference, these are the three payment options available:

Bank Details (Cote D’Ivoire):

Account name: Evangile Du Royaume
Account number: 120283624001
Bank name: Ecobank Cote D’Ivoire
Address: 01 BP 4107 Abidjan 01
Swift Code: ECOCCIAB
IBAN: C193CI0590103712028362400148


Bank Details (USA)

Bank name: Ameris Bank, N. A.
Acct Name: Institute for National Transformation (INTUSA), Inc.
Bank address: 1120 Commerce Dr, Decatur, GA 30030 USA
Routing number: 601207754
Account number: 0410005590


Transfer through Zelle

Account name: INTUSA
Zelle Email:

You can also reach out to your INT country leadership for potential bulk funds transfer arrangements.

What if I have a separate/personal accommodation and feeding arrangement in Abidjan?

If you have personal accommodation and feeding arrangements, then you will only have to pay the $200 registration fee, self-cater for meals and accommodation, and pay for tour option if interested