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Africa Tech Festival 2023 – The Home of AfricaCom & AfricaTech
Event dates: 13-16 Nov
Exhibition Opening Dates: 14 - 16 NovCape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town


Powering connections between Enterprise and Africa's top tech talents!

14-16 November 2023, Cape Town

Unlocking opportunities for Africa's top tech talent!

The Next Gen Talent Feature at Africa Tech Festival seeks to tackle challenges pertaining to talent scarcity and the growing demands for recruitment. As the largest tech & telecoms event on the continent, we want to leverage our position as the meeting point for key enterprises, SMEs and government.

We will bring together top talent with technical backgrounds from across the continent, enabling them to meet like-minded peers, establish valuable connections with potential employers, and enhance their skills through engaging workshops. 

Our primary objective is to facilitate meaningful connections between enterprise and young talent, offering companies the opportunity to build their talent pipeline and inspire the next generation. 

Exciting Features

Upskilling Workshops

A series of workshops will be run to upskill the students and early graduates in essential technical skills

Talent Zone on the showfloor:

Dedicated space for talented youth to network with peers and meet potential recruiters


Where talented youth converge to work together, tackle real-world challenges, and showcase their innovative solutions

Networking Lunch

A chance for recruiters to meet and informally network with potential recruiters

Meet & Greet with Exhibitors

An exclusive tour of the exhibition to meet some of our top partners in person

Associate your brand with our Next Gen Talent feature

Thought Leadership

Position your organization as a thought leader in talent development and digital skills by actively promoting and sharing your expertise in these areas.

Expanded Hiring Pool

Benefit from a diverse talent pool by observing prospective candidates in action during the event, enabling you to assess their capabilities firsthand. This experience goes beyond the limitations of traditional hiring processes and allows you to identify talent that may not have been accessible through conventional recruitment channels.

Next Gen Talent Acquisition

Leverage the opportunity to identify, connect with, and recruit promising young talent who possess the technical skills and expertise required for your organization's growth, at a lower cost compared to traditional hiring methods.

Brand Awareness

Increase your visibility and demonstrate your commitment to the next generation of tech professionals, positioning your company as a forward-thinking industry player.