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Africa Tech Festival 2022 - The Home of AfricaCom
Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8-10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7 - 11 NovCape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8-10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7 - 11 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

Back in Cape Town for 2022!

Expo booths selling fast!

Contact us at africacommarketing@informa.com to secure your booth before it's too late!

Africa Tech Festival returns to Cape Town!

Two years ago, the world turned upside down. Technology became less about ‘the future’ and more an integral part of the present. As life moved online, our job of connecting the continent’s innovators and change-makers evolved to ensure you could continue doing what you do best – delivering on the promise of a better, more inclusive digital Africa.

You’ve told us how much you missed your annual trip to Cape Town for Africa Tech Festival, and we know that even the best virtual experience can’t replicate that live buzz – whether that’s for the inspiring speakers or discovery of new tech and telecoms innovation. That’s why we’re delighted to announce we’re back with a bang in 2022! We’ll be announcing more over the next few months, watch this space!

WANT TO SPONSOR/EXHIBIT IN 2022?

DOWNLOAD THE SPONSORSHIP AND EXHIBITOR BROCHURE HERE

Africa Tech Festival Anchor Events

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

ACCESS ALL PREMIUM EVENTS WITH A PAID DELEGATE PASS

Alongside our free pass options, attendees who may not qualify for a free pass are able to join Africa Tech Festival's exclusive premium sessions with a paid delegate pass.

Granting access to all the standard and premium features, the paid pass delivers both inspiring content and powerful networking opportunities with 10,000+ of the most forward-thinking professionals in tech and telecoms.

You can currently save $400 on the final price. But hurry tickets will increase on 16 September!

Book your ticket today to join the most important conversations on the continent's digital ecosystem!

First look at the ATF agenda

If you want to get involved in the program, please reach out to the team at AfricaComMarketing@informa.com

AFRICA TECH FESTIVAL IN NUMBERS

10,000+

ATTENDEES

150+

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

300+

INDUSTRY THOUGHT LEADERS

40%

BUYSIDE AUDIENCE

8000+

COMPANIES REGISTERED

12,872

NEW CONTACTS MADE

2022 Attendees

Discover a sample of the attendees that will join us from 7-11 November. 


YOUR CHANCE TO WIN AN AWARD

The Africa Tech Festival (formerly AfricaCom) Awards celebrate the best in business across the continent. 

We're looking for exceptional business leaders and organisations in the technology and telecommunications industries who are deserving of recognition for their achievements over the past year.

If you or someone you know would like to be in with the chance to win, head over to the Awards page and fill out a short entry form.

Be sure to submit your nominations before the closing date, Monday 12 September 2022. 

Good luck!

See what happened in 2021!

2021 saw over 20,000 attendees register to be part of the continent's most influential tech event. Download the Post Show Report to find out more about:

The event format and key themes

Attendee breakdowns

Statistics from the online platform

Partner and attendee testimonials

How to get involved in 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.