What is AfricaCom?
The place to meet everybody who’s anybody in African telecoms and technology, AfricaCom brings together 14,000 attendees, 450 speakers and 400 exhibitors.
Whether your focus is connectivity infrastructure, disruptive technologies, digital services or ICT strategy, this is the place to network, learn and get deals done.
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Our top tracks and co-located events at AfricaCom 2018
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ELEVATE YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND PROFESSIONAL STATUS AT AFRICACOM
This year, we introduced our brand new digital learning programme, the AfricaCom Digital Badges
The digital learning programme was available for four of the AfricaCom conference tracks - 5G, AI, IoT and Fintech. Successful completion of each programme resulted in delegates receiving a digital badge from the AfricaCom executive education team
Meet the AfricaCom Headliners
Meet 2018's headliner keynote speakers! The AfricaCom Headliners featured 30 of Africa's most prominent digital thought-leaders, taking place on all three days of the show. And the best bit? They were completely free to attend for the first time in 2018!
Global tech and telco trends impacting African business
In 2018, we welcomed leading global events AI Summit and IoT World Africa to AfricaCom!
Delegates learnt 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
What happened at AfricaCom 2018? Explore a few of our best bits!
The AHUB: Unleashing the power of Africa's tech start-up ecosystem! In partnership with Africa’s leading accelerators and innovation hubs, the AHUB highlighted the critical role of entrepreneurship in fuelling Africa's digital economy, and connected African tech start-ups and scale-ups to investors and corporate partners.
The Awards recognised the achievements of the best companies, solutions, products and personalities improving connectivity and driving Africa through the fourth industrial revolution. See who our winners were for 2018!
LeadersIn Africa was a programme of exclusive content and immersive networking experiences for the most senior and influential AfricaCom attendees. The Chatham House Rule applied so sessions were off-the-record to encourage frank and productive dialogue between industry heavyweights, telecoms and ICT regulators, policymakers, senior subject matter experts and thought leaders.
THE AFEST WAS BACK WITH A BANG IN 2018, RETURNING TO SHIMMY BEACH CLUB!
For 2018, we were proud to announce that the AFest would be powered by Deezer and UMG Live
Global music streaming service Deezer offered all AFest 2018 attendees a free 3-month subscription, giving them the chance to experience the most innovative streaming experience around. And if that's wasn't enough, the phenomenal line-up at the AFest 2018 featured acts provided by UMG Live - TRESOR, The Muses and Swing City.