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8 - 12 November 2021
CTICC, Cape Town and Virtual Event

Africa Tech Festival

Driving Inclusive, Sustainable Growth Through Tech Investment

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

Align your brand with Africa's largest tech events series

Meet your objectives through integrated digital marketing services, media, training and events solutions* View our key themes for 2021

* Detailed breakdowns of our community and data

* Events and webinars calendar

* Training and bespoke solutions

Digital Symposiums

A series of online events looking at the key trends driving Africa's tech and innovation systems.

Upcoming Symposium: Connecting the Next Billion | 13 April & 15 April 2021

Agenda at a glance

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

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 networking with the best.

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR: Africa Tech Festival's Enterprise Tech Offering

If you're looking to enter or sell your products in the African enterprise tech ecosystem, this webinar is a MUST-WATCH! Discover how our events, media, training and research platforms can help you thrive throughout 2021. Key topics covered included:

- Your target market's priorities

- How the marketing of your products and solutions on the continent are affected by Covid-19

- 2021 enterprise IT investment trends

- Africa Tech Festival’s business development platforms

- Reaching your target market through Africa Tech Festival events, media, training and research

- Case studies from Huawei, Ericsson, Microsoft and AWS

- Q&A

If you would like to find out more, request a call back here

2020 Post Show Report Now Available

Download the report to discover:

  • An overview of the event
  • A breakdown of our attendees
  • Key highlights
  • Content covered
  • Upcoming opportunities

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

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.

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.

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

MISSION CRITICAL TECHNOLOGIES AFRICA 2020

Connect, learn and do business with 1000+ business and mission critical professionals at Africa Tech Festival's dedicated critical connectivity arm

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.

Platinum Sponsor

Lead Stream Sponsor

Session Sponsor

AfricaCom Awards Sponsor

AfricaCom VIP Meetings

Headline Media Partners

Wine Farm Partner

Association Partner

Digital Symposium Platinum Sponsors