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9 - 12 November 2020|Virtual Event

AfricaCom becomes a virtual event as part of the new Virtual Africa Tech Festival

Resilience and Growth: Uniting Tech and Talent for Socio-Economic Impact

2020 Partners

As the largest and most influential tech and telecoms event on the continent, Africa Tech Festival is supported by the biggest brands in tech and telecoms - meaning that when you join the event, you know you're networking with the best.

Africa Tech Festival

Africa Tech Festival is the culmination of 23 years of connecting and informing business leaders, technology experts and policymakers on the continent.

Broken down into a series of events running across the week, Africa Tech Festival will enhance our mission to unify Africa’s response to the 4IR and, in doing so, accelerate socio-economic development across the continent.

Let us break it down for you...

Leadership wisdom and visionary insights

AfricaCom equips you with fresh insights about the latest innovations and trends during three days of industry led virtual content, with over 85% of 2019 attendees stating AfricaCom as a must attend event.

With live and on demand content, plus speaker Q&As and polls, you wont want to miss out on hearing from our experts. 

Invite your team for free

Invite your team to register and benefit from attending with your colleagues.

  • Ensure all content is covered as each of you can focus on specific key areas. 
  • Just like the physical event - divide and conquer our sponsors and exhibitors as you navigate around the virtual expo. 
  • Break down our thousands of attendees by sectors/industries/job types and split the networking opportunities. 
  • Create a sense of virtual morale as you sit back and relax after each day and discuss your outcomes. Plus, enjoy our exciting virtual activities together!
  • Unite as a team to present your findings and new strategies to senior leaders.

Invite your colleagues by sharing the below link or registering via social media and sharing your presence at the event. 


Take a look at our Africa Tech Festival interactive delegate brochure to learn more about this year's virtual event including:

  • The key themes for this year
  • Our networking opportunities and events, including the Awards
  • A snapshot of our audience
  • The first speaker announcements
  • Details on the virtual event platform

This Year's Hottest Themes

Digital Infrastructure Investment
Digital Infrastructure Investment

Building the foundations of digital connectivity and empowering Africa’s connectivity champions.

4IR for Africa
4IR for Africa

Propelling Africa to the forefront of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Tech for Good
Tech for Good

Technology investment to drive socio-economic development, improve healthcare delivery and protect our planet.

Enterprise Tech
Enterprise Tech

Technology is fundamentally re-shaping the way we do business. How should enterprise leaders respond?

Connecting the next Billion
Connecting the next Billion

Bridging the digital divide to enable everybody to participate in Africa’s thriving digital economy.

ICT Policy and Regulation
ICT Policy and Regulation

Creating an enabling environment to support prosperity through technology innovation.

Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity and Inclusion

Design, build and run a better, more inclusive, digital world with equal opportunities for everybody.

Future of Work
Future of Work

Drive workplace innovation and discover how emerging technologies will impact skills requirements and optimise processes in your organisation.

Talent and Skills Development
Talent and Skills Development

Investing in talent and the skills necessary to derive real value from disruptive technologies.

Scaling Start-Ups
Scaling Start-Ups

Scale start-ups to scale economic impact: entrepreneurship as an engine for growth

Recalibrating Africa’s Workforce for the 4IR
Recalibrating Africa’s Workforce for the 4IR

Designing the workforce of the future.

Economic Resilience and Growth
Economic Resilience and Growth

Reimagining Africa: the importance of tech innovation in a post-COVID-19 world.

2020 sponsorship and exhibitor opportunties

Virtual Africa Tech Festival is so much more just another online event. As a partner, enjoy real-time engagement analytics, AI powered networking, 1-2-1 meetings with your most relevant audience and the ability to track and score incoming leads before, during and after the event. And, with no travel restrictions, you will be able to make connections with more diverse audiences than ever before!

It is the ideal platform for the most influential tech and telecoms companies to demonstrate how they are championing digital transformation across Africa.

Our sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities brochure outlines a variety of ways to become involved in the event. Our packages are not fixed - so if you have any ideas, contact us today! 

Backed by the biggest brands

accelerateHER at Africa Tech Festival

accelerateHER is coming to Africa Tech Festival this November to deliver content-rich virtual offerings and high impact discussions, debates and masterclasses featuring Africa’s greatest women leaders and technology pioneers.

If you have an interest in driving progress, diversity and inclusion and in shaping the future of tech, secure a spot at our virtual event this November.


Become a partner or visit Africa Tech Festival's dedicated critical connectivity arm

Connect with 1000+ business and mission critical professionals and gain insight into this year's most relevant critical communications and command and control topics.


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