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Africa Tech Festival 2024 – The Home of AfricaCom, AfricaTech & AfricaIgnite
Event dates: 11-14 Nov 2024
Exhibition Opening Dates: 12 - 14 Nov 2024Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

Partner Events Programme

Taking over Cape Town for a week of maximised opportunities!


As global tech leaders from around the world fly to Cape Town to see and be seen at Africa’s biggest and most influential tech event, we will work with a host institutional and corporate partners to join forces and help them organise their own events. 

Together, we will take over the Mother City and assert its position as hype global tech destination!

We will soon release a list of partner events on this page!

Please note that you will need to register for each event separately as attendance to our partner events is not included nor guaranteed in the Africa Tech Festival tickets. The partner event organisers will be responsible for admission criteria to their events.  


AWS Cloud Essentials for Business Leaders Course

13 November; 13.00 – 15.30 SAST

AWS Skills Centre, 57 Heerengracht St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 7800, South Africa


AWS Cloud Essentials for Business Leaders: This course for business leaders covers the fundamental concepts of cloud computing and how a cloud strategy can help companies meet their critical business objectives. You'll explore the key advantages of cloud computing while reviewing topics such as security and compliance to facilitate discussions with other business and technology leaders.

The course will be followed by a site visit of the AWS Skills Centre. 

IMPORTANT: Attendance is limited to 100 cloud business owners and leaders only.

PLEASE NOTE - You will need to set up an Amazon Account when registering for the course and Site Visit 

InspiringFifty Award Dinner Africa

13 NOV 2023


Under the banner of EQL:HER, a leading network for women in technology, InspiringFifty is a global initiative dedicated to increasing diversity in the tech industry by amplifying the visibility of women role models. By highlighting their accomplishments, we hope to inspire more girls and women to pursue tech careers and become future leaders and entrepreneurs.

These awards hold immense importance as they provide a well-deserved platform for acknowledging the inspirational efforts of women in our industry. The winners of InspiringFifty Africa 2023 will be unveiled during a prestigious invitation only, highly curated awards ceremony and gala dinner in Cape Town as part of the Africa Tech Festival on 13 November.

Nominations are now closed. The next steps in the InspiringFifty Africa initiative include a rigorous selection process to identify the fifty most inspiring women in tech and innovation across the continent.

The shortlist will be announced on Friday 6th October. Our esteem judging panel will then unveil the winners during a prestigious awards ceremony and gala dinner on 13th November as part of Africa Tech Festival.


14-16 NOVEMBER 2023



EQL:HER returns to Africa Tech Festival, hosting a dedicated networking space for women and allies to come together, connect and share their experiences. Engage in Q&As with main stage speakers, listen in to intimate fireside chats, and join power hour networking sessions, co-hosted across the three days with Digital Council Africa, WomHub, and Inspiring African Women NPC.

Hackathon Powered by Zindi

Zindi will host an exclusive, virtual Hackathon on 15 November from 9am. 

Tune in to their virtual link to join a thrilling coding session bringing together some impressive tech minds. 

What kind of partner events can you expect?

Get ready to be amazed by the variety of our partner events, both in nature and opportunities!

breakfast briefings @ Africa Tech Festival 2023

Breakfast Briefings

Wine Tours at Africa Tech Festival 2023

Wine Tours

Mini Conferences


Seminars at Africa Tech Festival


Social Functions at Africa Tech Festival 2023

Social Functions

Workshops at Africa Tech Festival 2023


Trainings at Africa Tech Festival 2023


Golf Day at Africa Tech Festival 2023

Golf Days

Interested in affiliating your event with Africa Tech Festival?

With our Official Event Partner proposition, we’re creating a tech-centred movement that will take over Cape Town for an entire week. 

As the city hosts a myriad of partner events running alongside Africa Tech Festival, these events will deliver concentrated opportunities for all attendees, speakers and partners to maximise their participation across the Africa Tech Festival week by expanding networks and accelerating their projects and businesses.

Discover now how to affiliate your event with Africa Tech Festival and capitalise on the power of our super brand to supercharge your business and initiatives.