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Conference & Exhibition: 7-9 November 2017
Cape Town International Convention Centre,
South Africa

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

New startup report published

Connecting Africa and La French Tech - Collaboration fuelling economic and social empowerment. 

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

13,000+
Engaged and enthusiastic attendees from across the entire digital ecosystem
400+
Inspirational, visionary speakers
450+
Exhibitors offering innovative solutions to your most pressing challenges

Audience profile

1000+
CEOs and Managing Directors present
130+
Different countries represented
9.5%
Attendee growth YOY

New report - the most promising startups disrupting the African tech ecosystem


From data-driven insights for SMEs and e-Commerce platforms for the Diaspora, to food aid solutions and pioneering prenatal technology, La French Tech and Connecting Africa explore how cross-border collaboration has successfully facilitated economic development and social empowerment on the African continent.

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.