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Conference & Exhibition: 13-15 November 2018 | CTICC, South Africa

The place to shape Africa's digital future

The countdown is on, with just 4 weeks to go! Don't miss the event where brilliant ideas are born and game-changing deals are done.

Exhibition space 95% sold!

Interested in booking a stand on the exhibition floor? Hurry! Over 95% is taken! Don't miss your chance to showcase your brand at Africa's largest tech and telco event.

What is AfricaCom?

The Free Visitor Ticket
The All-Access Delegate Pass
The VIP Experience

Want to stand out?

Secure an exhibition stand and place your brand at the heart of African Technology and Telcos

Hurry! Exhibition space is now 95% full...

Our top tracks and co-located events at AfricaCom 2018


The world's largest African tech festival is back for its 21st year - take a look at why "AfricaCom is the digital heartbeat of Africa".

Global tech and telco trends impacting African business

For the first time ever leading global events AI Summit and IoT World Africa come to AfricaCom!

Learn about the implementation of game-changing technologies at the forefront of digital transformation that boost productivity, unlock new opportunities and drive efficiencies across all industries and business functions.

The Digital Heartbeat of Africa


The AHUB: Unleashing the power of Africa's tech start-up ecosystem! In partnership with Africa’s leading accelerators and innovation hubs, the AHUB highlights the critical role of entrepreneurship in fuelling Africa's digital economy and connect African tech start-ups and scale-ups to investors and corporate partners.

The Awards

The Awards recognise the achievements of the best companies, solutions, products and personalities improving connectivity and driving Africa through the fourth industrial revolution. Entries close on 5 October, so for your chance to be recognised - enter today!

LeadersIn Africa

LeadersIn Africa is a programme of exclusive content and immersive networking experiences for the most senior and influential AfricaCom attendees. The Chatham House Rule applies so sessions are off-the-record to encourage frank and productive dialogue between industry heavyweights, telecoms and ICT regulators, policymakers, senior subject matter experts and thought leaders.


For 2018, we are delighted to announce that the AFest will be powered by Deezer and UMG Live

Global music streaming service Deezer are offering all AFest 2018 attendees a free 3-month subscription, giving you the chance to experience the most innovative streaming experience around. And if that's not enough, the phenomenal line-up at the AFest 2018 features acts provided by UMG Live - TRESOR, The Muses and Swing City.

The Sponsorship & Exhibition Brochure

With over 14,000 attendees expected, AfricaCom 2018 is the place to raise your profile, showcase your latest solutions and meet the right decision makers with purchasing power. Download the brochure today and find out more about our sponsorship, exhibition, partnership and digital opportunities for 2018.

The Technology Arena

A second large-scale exhibition hall dedicated to mapping Africa's journey through the Fourth Industrial Revolution.


Cape Town International Convention Centre

You're all booked and ready to go - what next? Time to plan your accommodation, travel and places to see!

Plan your visit

What do the AfricaCom 2018 Exhibition Stands Have to Offer?

New product launches? Live demonstrations? Drop in sessions? Find out what's happening at this year's AfricaCom.

Official Learning Partner: Telecoms & Tech Academy

Telecoms & Tech Academy, part of KNect365 learning, is a leading learning provider to the industry having helped 30,000+ professionals advance their careers. Hundreds of businesses - from operators through to organisations from the wider connected innovation ecosystem – have partnered with us.

AfricaCom Telecoms Mini MBA

Together with AfricaCom and designed specifically for the event. the Telecoms & Tech Academy will be once again running the AfricaCom Telecoms Mini MBA during the event.