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9 - 12 November 2020
Virtual Event

Virtual Africa Tech Festival

Resilience and Growth: Uniting Tech and Talent for Socio-Economic Impact

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

About Africa Tech Festival

Africa Tech Festival is the new name for a week of world-class tech events including AfricaCom, AfricaTech, the AHUB, AccelerateHER Africa and the AfricaCom Awards.

Going virtual in 2020 presents an excellent opportunity to make our events infinitely more accessible both within Africa and beyond. An internet connection is now all that is required to participate and be part of a community that is actively shaping Africa’s digital future.



100+ hours of premium conference content delivered by inspiring, visionary speakers
100+ hours of premium conference content delivered by inspiring, visionary speakers
AI-powered matchmaking to enable efficient, targeted networking
AI-powered matchmaking to enable efficient, targeted networking
Africa’s largest virtual expo with interactive booths and technology-themed expo tours
Africa’s largest virtual expo with interactive booths and technology-themed expo tours

Integrated video chats, interactive polls, Q&As and virtual boardroom sessions
Integrated video chats, interactive polls, Q&As and virtual boardroom sessions
A larger, more geographically diverse audience than ever before
A larger, more geographically diverse audience than ever before
Virtual Resource Hub hosting a range of industry reports, analysis pieces and interviews
Virtual Resource Hub hosting a range of industry reports, analysis pieces and interviews

INVITE YOUR TEAM FOR FREE

Invite your team to register and benefit from attending with your colleagues.

  • Ensure all content is covered as each of you can focus on specific key areas. 
  • Just like the physical event - divide and conquer our sponsors and exhibitors as you navigate around the virtual expo. 
  • Break down our thousands of attendees by sectors/industries/job types and split the networking opportunities. 
  • Create a sense of virtual morale as you sit back and relax after each day and discuss your outcomes. Plus, enjoy our exciting virtual activities together!
  • Unite as a team to present your findings and new strategies to senior leaders.

Invite your colleagues by sharing the below link or registering via social media and sharing your presence at the event. 

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.

View our interactive delegate brochure

Take a look at our interactive delegate brochure to learn more about this year's virtual event including:

  • The key themes for this year
  • Our networking opportunities and events, including the Awards
  • A snapshot of our audience
  • The first speaker announcements
  • Details on the virtual event platform

What Does Going Virtual Look Like?

Take a look at what going virtual looks like for you as an attendee and learn more about our advanced features providing you with the full Africa Tech Festival experience, all from the comfort of your own home or place of work.

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, improve healthcare delivery and protect our planet.

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.

Talent and Skills Development
Talent and Skills Development

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


Economic Resilience and Growth
Economic Resilience and Growth

Reimagining Africa: the importance of tech innovation in a post-COVID-19 world.

Scaling Start-Ups
Scaling Start-Ups

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

Recalibrating Africa’s Workforce for the 4IR
Recalibrating Africa’s Workforce for the 4IR

Designing the workforce of the future.

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
AfricaTech: Enterprise Transformation and Emerging Technologies
  • AI, IoT and Blockchain
  • Data Centres
  • Future of Work
  • Talent and Skills
  • Cyber security
Learn more
AfricaCom: Connectivity Infrastructure and Digital Inclusion
AfricaCom: Connectivity Infrastructure and Digital Inclusion
  • Digital Infrastructure Investment
  • Connecting the Next Billion
  • Service Provider Technology
  • Mission Critical Technologies
  • 5G for Africa
Learn more

accelerateHER at Africa Tech Festival

accelerateHER is coming to Africa Tech Festival this November to deliver content-rich virtual offerings and high impact discussions, debates and masterclasses featuring Africa’s greatest women leaders and technology pioneers.

If you have an interest in driving progress, diversity and inclusion and in shaping the future of tech, secure a spot at our virtual event this November.

Virtual event sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities brochure


Our leading software allows the most influential tech and telecoms companies to demonstrate how they are championing digital transformation across Africa.

Our sponsors and exhibitors will benefit from real-time engagement analytics, AI powered networking, 1-2-1 meetings with your most relevant audience 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! 

Diamond Sponsor

Lead Stream Sponsor

Trade Pavilion Sponsor

AfricaCom VIP Meetings

Session Sponsor

AfricaCom Awards Sponsor

Headline Media Partners