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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The Free Visitor Ticket
The All-Access Delegate Pass
The Free Delegate Pass
Want to stand out?
Secure an exhibition stand and place your brand at the heart of African Technology and Telcos
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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
Introducing our brand new digital learning programme, the AfricaCom Digital Badges
The digital learning programme is available for four of the AfricaCom conference tracks - 5G, AI, IoT and Fintech. Successful completion of each programme will result in a digital badge...
Meet the AfricaCom Headliners
We're excited to announce our headliner speakers for 2018! The AfricaCom Headliners feature 30 of Africa's most prominent digital thought-leaders, taking place on all three days of the show. And the best bit? They're completely free to attend!
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
What else is happening at AfricaCom 2018? Explore a few more 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 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 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 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.
THE AFEST RETURNS TO SHIMMY BEACH CLUB ON TUESDAY 13 NOVEMBER
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.
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.