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The AfricaCom 2020 Social Calendar

Work hard, play hard at Virtual AfricaCom! Make sure you take time out to enjoy our social activities and benefit from maximised networking opportunities.

Our social calendar will be available soon.

Last year's social calendar

Monday 11 November

VIP Welcome Reception in the VIP Village

Monday 11 November | 18:00 – 20:00
VIP Village, CTICC1

TUESDAY 12 NOVEMBER

The AfricaTech Opening Party

Tuesday 12 November | 17:00 – 18:30
The AfricaTech Centre Stage Bar


Have a drink on us at the AfricaTech Opening Party, with
music and entertainment from DJ’s in Tech!

Video Exchange Networking Reception

Tuesday 12 November
17:00 - 19:00
Stand A90, CTICC 1

The AFest

Tuesday 12 November
19:00 – 01:00
Shimmy Beach Club

Open to Delegates, VIPs, Speakers & Press. Don’t miss out on the AFest – our official networking party featuring music performances by Mafi kizolo, Early B and DJ Zinhle. Please bring your wristband to gain access. 


Exhibition visitors can purchase an AFest ticket for just $40. Visit the registration area to get your wristband.

WEDNESDAY 13 NOVEMBER

Happy Hour

Wednesday 13 November
15:00 – 16:00
The AfricaTech Centre Stage Bar

Join us for the first of our Happy Hours and have a drink on
us, while networking with other attendees.

Networking Receptions


Emerging Tech Networking Reception
Emerging Tech Networking Reception

Wednesday 13 November | 17:00 – 18:00
Delegate Lunch Area | AfricaTech

Connectivity Champions Networking Reception
Connectivity Champions Networking Reception

Wednesday 13 November | 17:00 – 18:00
Outside the Connecting Africa conference room,
Jasminium Restaurant, CTICC 1

The AfricaCom Awards


The Main Event
The Main Event

Wednesday 13 November | 19:00 – 22:00
The Lookout, Cape Town

The AfricaCom Awards Ceremony recognises and
celebrates the most impressive achievements in African
tech and connectivity over the past year.

The Awards Afterparty
The Awards Afterparty

Wednesday 13 November | 22:00 – Late
The Lookout, Cape Town

Join our Award winners for a Secret Garden-themed
celebration with drinks and live entertainment!

THURSDAY 14 NOVEMBER

Happy Hour


Thursday 14 November | 14:00 – 15:00
The AfricaTech Centre Stage Bar

Join us for Happy Hour today and enjoy a complimentary
drink, while networking with other attendees.