8 - 12 November 2021
The largest digital infrastructure event in Africa, focused on connecting the next billion people
Driving Inclusive, Sustainable Growth Through Tech Investment
Save the Date
Africa's most influential tech event returns as an online experience for 2021.
Taking place virtually on 8-12 November, Africa Tech Festival brings together thousands of senior change makers from over 120 countries to learn, network and help build a better, more inclusive digital world.
With all eyes on African tech, there has never been a better time to be part of the conversation.
See you online.
WEBINAR ALERT! Digital Skills Enhancing Human Capacity - 4 August at 11AM SAST
An important conversation has emerged – centred on the key question of ‘how do we equip people with the knowledge and skills to fully exploit the opportunities offered by tech-centred, digitally driven societies?’. Digital skills training and education are tools central to answering this question.
CONNECTING THE CONTINENT
AfricaCom, anchor event of Africa Tech Festival, is the meeting place of Africa’s largest community of tech champions and the largest tech event on the continent.
For 24 years, we have informed and connected the business leaders, tech experts, policymakers, and investors, all at the forefront of Africa’s digital transformation.
AfricaCom is the largest live tech event in Africa with more than 400 visionary speakers and over 16 premium conference tracks, each with razor-sharp focus, exploring the hottest connectivity and enterprise tech trends.
Anchor Event of Africa Tech Festival
Africa Tech Festival is the culmination of 24 years of connecting and informing business leaders, technology experts and policymakers on the continent.
2021 HOTTEST THEMES
Connecting Africa’s Next Billion
Uniting Africa’s connectivity champions to deliver on the promise of affordable, reliable, and sustainable digital connectivity for all.
Digital Infrastructure Investment
Ensuring infrastructure investment remains at the top of Africa’s tech agenda.
Africa’s 4IR: Extracting Real Value
Examining the continent’s pursuit of an equitable Fourth Industrial Revolution that drives tech-enabled digital economies.
Telcos of Tomorrow: The Evolution of African Telecoms
Exploring the biggest trends in Africa’s evolving telecoms sector to keep telcos at the centre of its digital transformation journey.
Green ICT & Sustainable Development
Championing sustainable energy as a route to affordable and reliable electrification for all, as a central pillar of Africa’s 4IR.
Policy, Governance & Leadership Through Change
Highlighting the most important issues of governance and leadership to facilitate fair and progressive development.
MEET OUR 2020 SPEAKERS
AfricaCom equips you with fresh insights about the latest innovations and trends, including connectivity, 5G Africa and African video during four days of industry led virtual content. The 2021 speaker line-up will be announced soon!
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.
2020 Post Show Report
Download the report to discover:
- An overview of the event
- A breakdown of our attendees
- Key highlights
- Content covered
- Upcoming opportunities
DIGITAL OPPORTUNITIES TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF IN 2021
Generate qualified new leads
Elevate your brand's profile within the telecoms and service provider community
Position yourself as a thought leader
Reach a diverse and engaged digital community of over 400,000 all year round
Our digital offering comprising of custom e-books, webinars, content syndication, podcasts and newsletter inclusions will enable you to positively impact your business and its bottom line today.
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.
CONNECTING AFRICA - AfricaCom's Official COMMUNITY FOR THE ARCHITECTS OF AFRICA'S DIGITAL FUTURE
Connecting Africa is the premier online community dedicated to tackling the immense scope of the African digital landscape. Connecting Africa offers a comprehensive, informed and nuanced understanding of the region's communications networking and ICT sector and the commercial opportunities such insight can afford. Connecting Africa's readers include decision makers from across the entire communications technology ecosystem that are either based in Africa, conducting business with African enterprises or seeking to learn more about one of the communications industry's growth hot-spots.