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9 - 13 November 2020
Virtual Event

Africa Tech Festival

Inspiring Africa's digital leaders to design, build and run a better, more inclusive, digital world.

About Africa Tech Festival

Africa Tech Festival is the new name for a week of world-class tech events including AfricaCom, AfricaTech, the AHUB, the AFest and the AfricaCom Awards. This year, Africa Tech Festival will take place as an online, fully virtual experience - allowing you to access from anywhere in the world!

A celebration of Africa’s vibrant, diverse community of technology champions, Africa Tech Festival exists to equip and inspire people to design, build and run a better, more inclusive, digital world. It is the culmination of 23 years of connecting and informing business leaders, technology experts and policymakers on the continent.


Experience the full picture
Experience the full picture

Africa Tech Festival connects the dots between digital infrastructure investment, enterprise transformation, emerging tech, ICT policy and regulation, start-up investment, digital skills development and tech for good. It delivers a 360-degree view of Africa’s diverse technology ecosystem and the critical role it plays in elevating economies.

Meet those at the forefront
Meet those at the forefront

Africa Tech Festival is the largest and most influential tech event on the continent. Everybody who is anybody in African tech will be joining – 15,000 business leaders, policymakers and technology experts. It’s the only event to join for those serious about shaping Africa’s future.

Make a difference
Make a difference

The Africa Tech Festival community is united by a strong sense of purpose. Maximising the positive impact of technology on lives and businesses really matters and it’s an integral part of what we do. Build relationships with people who are as passionate as you about driving positive change.


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Our Mission


Technology investment is creating infinite opportunities to accelerate Africa’s socio-economic development. It is empowering entrepreneurs, creating jobs, scaling businesses, tackling inequality, transforming lives and stimulating economic growth. It will elevate Africa to the forefront of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Africa Tech Festival is the culmination of 23 years of connecting and informing business leaders, technology experts and policymakers on the continent. Our mission is to equip and inspire people to design, build and run a better, more inclusive, digital world – to unify Africa’s response to the Fourth Industrial Revolution and, in doing so, accelerate socio-economic development across the continent.

Africa Tech Festival Anchor Events

Our record-breaking anchor events, AfricaCom and AfricaTech, will be bolstered by a stunning line-up of new features and experiences: the Africa Tech Festival Ministerial Summit, the LeadersIn Africa VIP programme, Industry Deep Dives covering tech deployment in a range of different contexts, Women in Tech Africa, Future of Work Africa and the Africa Tech Academy.


AfricaTech: The Home of IT and Enterprise Digital Transformation
AfricaTech: The Home of IT and Enterprise Digital Transformation

Dedicated to accelerating Africa's enterprise digital transformation, AfricaTech attracts over 11,000 technology experts and business leaders across a broad range of industry verticals. With premium content dedicated to AI, IoT, blockchain, fintech, cloud, data centres & security.

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AfricaCom: The Home of Connectivity and Communications
AfricaCom: The Home of Connectivity and Communications

The largest and most influential telecommunications event and by far the largest gathering of Africa-focused connectivity leaders in the world. With premium content dedicated to Cyber Security, Service Provider Technology, Digital Infrastructure Investment & 5G.

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Virtual event sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities brochure


Virtual Africa Tech Festival is so much more than another online webinar. 

Through our leading software, our prestigious partners will benefit from real-time engagement analytics, AI powered networking, 1-2-1 meetings and the ability to track and score incoming leads before, during and after the event. And with no travel restrictions, you will be able to make connections with larger, more diverse audiences than ever before!

Our sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities brochure outlines a variety of ways to become involved in the event. Our packages are not fixed - so if you have any ideas, contact us today! 

Backed by the Biggest Brands

Africa Tech Festival is the largest and most influential tech event on the continent. Interact with 15,000 business leaders, policymakers and technology experts. It’s the place to be for those serious about shaping Africa’s future.

Capitalise on our exciting DIGITAL OPPORTUNITIES

Our extensive range of digital propositions will enable your business to:

  • Generate valuable new leads
  • Elevate your brand's profile
  • Position yourself as a thought leader
  • Reach a diverse and engaged digital community of over 400,000 all year round


Our offering includes custom e-books, webinars, content syndication, podcasts, newsletter inclusions and much more...

Whatever your business objective, get in touch with us. We have a platform and solution to help you meet it today!

Africa Tech Festival's Key Themes


Digital Infrastructure Investment
Digital Infrastructure Investment

Building the foundations of digital connectivity and empowering Africa’s connectivity champions.

4IR for Africa
4IR for Africa

Propelling Africa to the forefront of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Enterprise Tech
Enterprise Tech

Technology is fundamentally re-shaping the way we do business. How should enterprise leaders respond?


Connecting the Next Billion
Connecting the Next Billion

Bridging the digital divide to enable everybody to participate in Africa’s thriving digital economy.

Tech for Good
Tech for Good

Technology investment to drive socio-economic development.

ICT Policy and Regulation
ICT Policy and Regulation

Creating an enabling environment to support prosperity through technology innovation.


Diversity and inclusion
Diversity and inclusion

Design, build and run a better, more inclusive, digital world with equal opportunities for everybody.

Future of Work
Future of Work

Drive workplace innovation and discover how emerging technologies will impact skills requirements and optimise processes in your organisation.

Skills Development
Skills Development

Investing in talent and the skills necessary to derive real value from disruptive technologies.


Women in Tech
Women in Tech

Championing African women in tech.

Scaling Start-Ups
Scaling Start-Ups

Scale start-ups to scale economic impact: entrepreneurship as an engine for growth.

Service Provider Technology
Service Provider Technology

Technology to enable new consumer and enterprise services: priorities, spending trends and practical implementation.