Conference & Exhibition: 7-9 November 2017
Cape Town International Convention Centre,
The Largest African Telecoms, Media and Technology Event in the World
13,000 attendees, 450 exhibitors & 400 visionary speakers from across the entire digital ecosystem
Launching the Innovation Hall
The Innovation Hall is a brand new exhibition hall in the CTICC dedicated to the cutting edge of Africa’s technology revolution
The Innovation Hall will host our new AfricaCom 20/20 show floor feature, the AHUB, our new Innovation Stage, and TV Connect Africa. Expect visionary insights on future tech trends and a vibrant showcase of new digital products and services.
Why get involved in 2017?
A brand new exhibition hall featuring more stands, content stages and hospitality areas
More space means more exhibiting opportunities, a broader range of attendees from new industries, and an even better networking experience.
Connectivity and Innovation stages delivering premium content direct to the show floor
Our new Innovation Stage will showcase ICT solutions and explore the implications of disruptive forces sweeping through the rapidly converging tech, media and telecoms industries.
New content features on e-health, digital education, digital advertising, and clean energy
The new programme will consist of 20 action-packed tracks and features. What will be the next major disruptive tech trends in Africa? Dive into the debate in November 2017.
AfricaCom 2017 in numbers
AfricaCom audience profile
New report: The UN's Intracen organisation and its 'trade impact for good'
From building a more conducive ecosystem for SMEs to thrive, becoming a key driver for tech innovation and women-owned businesses, to facilitating effective public-private partnerships - Connecting Africa explores how the UN's Intracen (ITC) organisation are pioneering IT and IT-enabled services in East Africa.
The community for the architects of Africa's digital future
The essential, independent online resource providing insight into the key issues, opportunities and trends shaping the African tech and telco ecosystem.
Connecting Africa is the largest and most sophisticated meeting place for telecommunications and technology professionals shaping ‘Digital Africa’. Dedicated to tackling the immense scope of the African tech and telco landscape, Connecting Africa seeks to enable a more comprehensive and nuanced understanding of the sector and the opportunities such an insight can afford.
The atmosphere was electric
Frost & Sullivan
The digital heartbeat of Africa
Technical Advisor to the Minister
Ministry of Telecommunications
The best AfricaCom event this decade – definitely taking digital communication to the next level
Strategy & Sales Director
You can achieve more in three days at AfricaCom than you can in three months in the field. The buzz is electrifying!
Tony Gordon Smith
Chief Executive Officer