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8 - 12 November 2021
Virtual Event

8 - 12 November 2021
Virtual Event

Africa Tech Festival

The Home of AfricaCom and AfricaTech | Uniting Business and Technology To Create a Better, More Inclusive Digital World

Bringing together leading events AfricaCom, AfricaTech, The AHUB, Video Exchange Africa and more!

Introducing Virtual Africa Tech Festival 2021


Africa Tech Festival 2021 will take place virtually from the 8 - 12 November 2021.   Along with its two anchor events, AfricaCom and AfricaTech, Africa Tech Festival is the largest and most influential tech event in Africa boasting more than 300 visionary speakers and over 10 premium conference tracks - each with razor-sharp focus, exploring the hottest connectivity and enterprise tech trends. 

For 24 years, we have informed and connected the business leaders, tech experts, policymakers, and investors, all at the forefront of Africa’s digital transformation, uniting tech and talent for socio-economic impact. Now's your chance to be part of the conversation.

About Africa Tech Festival

Africa Tech Festival is home to world-class tech events including AfricaCom, AfricaTech, the AHUB, AccelerateHER Africa and the AfricaCom Awards.

As long as you have an internet connection, you can be part of Africa Tech Festival. All sessions will be streamed on our virtual platform.

100+ hours of premium conference content delivered by inspiring, visionary speakers

AI-powered matchmaking to enable efficient, targeted networking

Africa’s largest virtual expo with interactive booths and technology-themed expo tours

Integrated video chats, interactive polls, Q&As and virtual boardroom sessions

A larger, more geographically diverse audience than ever before

Virtual Resource Hub hosting a range of industry reports, analysis pieces and interviews

Backed by the Biggest Brands!

As the largest and most influential tech and telecoms event on the continent, Africa Tech Festival is supported by the biggest brands in tech and telecoms - meaning that when you join the event, you know you're connecting and doing business with only the best.

8 - 12 November 2021
Virtual Event

Green ICT Forum - 7 December 2021, 10:00 - 13:20 (GMT+1)

PROVIDING INSIGHTS, BEST PRACTICES AND KEY LEARNING ON HOW TO PROVIDE THE PEOPLE OF AFRICA AND THE ICT INDUSTRY WITH ACCESS TO CLEAN, RELIABLE ENERGY.

This popular virtual event returns for a 2nd edition - running as part of Africa Tech Festival 2021 in partnership with Huawei

AFRICA TECH FESTIVAL 2020 IN NUMBERS

12,000

REGISTERED ATTENDEES

300

SPEAKERS

170

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

40%

BUYSIDE AUDIENCE

17,000+

CONTACTS MADE

54,000+

MESSAGES EXCHANGED

Agenda at a glance

Take a look at our overarching agenda across Africa Tech Festival, AfricaCom and AfricaTech.

Africa Tech Festival Anchor Events

AfricaTech: Enterprise Transformation and Emerging Technologies

  • AI, IoT and Blockchain
  • Data Centres
  • Future of Work
  • Talent and Skills
  • Cyber security

AfricaCom: Connectivity Infrastructure and Digital Inclusion

  • Digital Infrastructure Investment
  • Connecting the Next Billion
  • Service Provider Technology
  • Mission Critical Technologies
  • 5G for Africa

Our Mission

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 4IR and, in doing so, accelerate socio-economic development across the continent.