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Africa Tech Festival 2022 - The Home of AfricaCom
Core Agenda & Exhibition: 14-16 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 14 - 16 NovCape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

Core Agenda & Exhibition: 14-16 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 14 - 16 Nov,
Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

Africa Tech Festival - the home of AfricaCom

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

New dates for 2023!

AFRICA TECH FESTIVAL 2022 IN NUMBERS

After a two year hiatus, Africa Tech Festival 2022 has come back with a bang in Cape Town!

2

ANCHOR EVENTS: AFRICACOM & AFRICATECH

25,000+

REGISTRATIONS

12,000+

ONSITE ATTENDEES

8,000

ACTIVE ATTENDEES ON THE DIGITAL PLATFORM

7000+

ATTENDING COMPANIES

400+

INDUSTRY THOUGHT LEADERS

300+

PIONEERING EXHIBITORS

110+

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

45%

BUYSIDE AUDIENCE

Back with a bang!

From 7 to 10 November 2022, Africa Tech Festival has reunited our community in person, putting the spotlight on Africa's vibrant tech and telecoms scene. With well over 12,000 experts joining us, the week was filled with vibrant knowledge exchange, intense contact-building and epic partying.

Delivering on the promise of a better, more inclusive digital Africa, Africa Tech Festival 2022 has once again shared exclusive insights on pressing challenges and exciting opportunities whilst sparking new connections between corporate leaders, start-up founders, investors and senior government officials!

Africa Tech Festival in replay!

Did you miss Africa Tech Festival 2022? Or do you suffer from post event blues and would like to re-live the highlights of this unforgettable edition?

You will be thrilled to learn that you can now watch, on demand, over 30 sessions broadcast during Africa Tech Festival, including: 

  • All our Headline Keynotes from 8 to 10 November
  • The Broadband Africa Forum

Hurry as the sessions will only remain available on demand for a short period of time!

Africa Tech Festival Anchor Events

Our anchor events in 2022 hosted 10+ tracks of exclusive content that included fireside chats and keynote presentations to panel discussions, pitch showcase, case studies, etc., covering everything from Connectivity, Fintech, AI, Green ICT, Digital Infrastructure Investment, Cloud Services, Data Centres, and so much more!

AfricaTech: Enterprise Transformation and Emerging Technologies

  • AHUB: Africa’s Start-up Scene
  • AI, IoT & Disruptive Tech
  • Talent, Skills & The Future of Work
  • Cloud Services & Data Centres
  • Fintech, Blockchain & MFS
  • Cybersecurity & Data Protection

AfricaCom: Connectivity Infrastructure and Digital Inclusion

  • Headline Keynotes
  • Connecting Africa’s Next Billion
  • Digital Infrastructure Investment
  • Telcos of Tomorrow
  • Sustainable Development & Green ICT
  • Future Visions: Web3, The Metaverse & Beyond

2022 Attendees

See a sample of the attendees that joined us from 7-11 November 2022.


Connecting Africa: Our Community For Africa's digital architects

Connecting Africa is the premier online community dedicated to tackling the immense scope of the African digital landscape. Connecting Africa offers a comprehensive, informed and nuanced understanding of the region's communications networking and ICT sector and the commercial opportunities such insight can afford. 

Join a community of decision makers from across the entire communications technology ecosystem that are either based in Africa, conducting business with African enterprises or seeking to learn more about one of the communications industry's growth hot-spots!

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.

We are a sustainable event:

  • We are carefully designing our feature areas to minimise the level of waste generated
  • Our catering uses fresh and seasonal products, providing a variety of plant-based options
  • We’re minimising the level of single-use plastic at the event
  • Our event agendas, event guides and floorplans are available on Swapcard, reducing paper wastage