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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

AFest: The Official Networking party!

AFEST is THE must-attend networking party!

With a lineup of incredible acts, exclusive networking areas, photo booths and more fun features and activities, get ready for an UNFORGETTABLE evening of music, entertainment, and the opportunity to network with thousands of industry leaders!

2023 Acts

We are thrilled to announce our stellar lineup of confirmed acts who are set to turn the evening into an electrifying musical journey! With their unique styles, chart-topping hits and eclectic mixes, AFEST is shaping up to be an event that you won't want to miss. 

So, mark your calendars and prepare to dance the night away as we bring you the very best in music and networking, all under one roof.


Recognized as an MTV Africa award winner, a distinguished doctor, and a top 5 contestant on Idols in 2014, Kyle Deutsch's journey as an artist has been nothing short of exceptional. 

He has graced the stage alongside international icons including Justin Bieber, John Legend, Diplo, and Sam Feldt. He has also collaborated with some of Africa's most prominent musical talents and producers.


Marn De Bluum is an accomplished, versatile DJ who has travelled the globe to play an array of events - from festivals and clubs, to private and corporate music events across South Africa, Bali, the Philippines, and Europe.


Paxton Fielies made the headlines when she won Idols SA Season 13 - the youngest female musician to do so.

In 2018, the music icon released the first debut album, ‘This Is Me’, and has collaborated with top musicians such as Kyle Deutsch, Tresor, and Craig Lucas.


Liyabona Sigwabe is a 23-year-old house DJ and UCT alumni with residence at Souk Cape Town and Coco Nightclub, Cape Town. 

He is also a founder of and creative director of lifestyle conglomerate "House of Gratified" which currently houses his playlist-sharing platform "Gratified Sessions" and newly-launched clothing brand "Gratified Threads".

Branding & Hospitality Opportunities

AFEST is more than just a party.

This event is also an exclusive opportunity to enjoy the most sought-after taste of Africa in Cape Town!

Joining in the festivities again this year, taking place on 14th November - we will be tantalising your guests’ taste buds with some of the continent's most elite food stalls, amongst other entertainment.

This is client entertainment at its peak - get involved today!

Host at the AFest

Many of our clients host dinners, drinks and events, so why not host yours at our party? Choose from private areas like the Jameson Bar, where you can host whiskey tasting for small groups of clients, to our Absolute Deck, a scenic outside lounge suitable for larger parties.

The VIP Experience

Take a peek at our luxurious VIP Deck for Sponsorship packages that we think would benefit your business, and bring your brand to the forefront of everyone's minds. With mind blowing views of the main stage and glittering ocean, there's no better place to make a good impression on senior TMT leaders. Shmüz or loose!

Book an area

If you want your meetings at AFest to be memorable, why not book one of our VIP Lounges? With seating for up to 10 guests, and views of both the stage and a private beach, the lounges offer comfortable surroundings for you to network, relax and get business done.

AFest 2022 Highlights

2022 was INCREDIBLE! 

And we can't wait to welcome you all back in 2023 for an even bigger, even better edition of AFEST!

Got FOMO? Re-live the highlights from 2022 (below, 2019, and 2018 HERE.