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The AI Summit Cape Town - The World's #1 AI Event for Business

Unlocking the Potential of AI in Africa

The AI Summit will bring together technology leaders and end-user pioneers to debate & discuss how AI is addressing the most urgent challenges on the African continent. Join the discussion.


Africa’s AI future is undeniably bright

With AI’s business value on the continent set to surpass $45bn by 2025, it is becoming increasingly necessary to understand how this growth is being translated into real-world commercial solutions for the enterprise. The AI Summit will bring together technology leaders and end-user pioneers alike to look at how AI is addressing the most urgent challenges on the continent, from developing tech skill sets and expanding entrepreneurial prospects to keeping up with Western competitors.


Across three days of exploratory content, discover how leading African and international enterprises are looking to AI to drive strategy across all key activities, whether it’s interacting with customers, identifying risks, or streamlining operational processes.

Free-to-Access with the AfricaCom Visitor Ticket:
Free-to-Access with the AfricaCom Visitor Ticket:

Visit our Centre Stage located within AfricaTech and hear free content focusing on all things AI in Africa alongside other hot tech topics, all included in the free visitor ticket. 

AI topics include:

  • The Kenyan Government’s AI and Blockchain Taskforce: the role of emerging technologies in driving forward Kenya’s Big Four Agenda?
  • Panel Discussion: How is Artificial Intelligence transforming African business and how can it be used to elevate African economies?
  • Panel Discussion: Africa has one of the youngest and fastest growing population in the world – How do we equip the future workforce for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
The AfricaCom Delegate Experience:
The AfricaCom Delegate Experience:

Take advantage of everything AfricaCom has to offer, including the full AI Summit agenda with the All Access Pass.

Hot topics for 2019 include:

  • Conversational AI in Customer Service
  • Integrating AI in Business Strategy
  • Building the Bridge Between AI and Policy
  • Actionable Insights with Automation in Finance
  • Making Your Data Work for You
  • AI from Africa in the Global Arena

Meet your next inspiration

Full speaker line-up coming soon.

Introducing AfricaTech: Accelerating Enterprise Digital Transformation to Elevate African Economies

Home of the AI Summit Cape Town.

Industry 4.0 is here. To help our audience successfully navigate this revolution, we are pleased to announce the launch of a new event within AfricaCom called AfricaTech. AfricaTech is the place to accelerate enterprise digital transformation, featuring: The AI Summit Cape Town, the AfricaTech Centre Stage, IoT Africa and much more.


With over 15,000 attendees expected at the event, AfricaTech 2019, an event of AfricaCom, is the place to raise your profile, showcase your latest solutions and meet the right decision makers with purchasing power. Talk to us about our sponsorship, exhibition and speaking opportunities.

AI Research & Insight

All the latest, exclusive African AI resources & insight, brought to you by Connecting Africa and AI Business.

Artificial Intelligence Investment Timeline & 2025 Forecast

Explore the interactive timeline featuring brand new, exclusive analysis of the AI technologies set to be deployed by key enterprise markets & the level of global investment projected into 2025.

Telecom Artificial Intelligence Use Cases in Africa Report

The emergence of telecom AI use cases will vary greatly in application and scale across the globe. The deployment of AI on the continent of Africa, in the coming years, will have to overcome a number of market and societal barriers to see the potential of artificial intelligence fully realised. Nevertheless, Tractica estimates that spending on AI-driven software for telecom use cases in Africa will grow from $4.4 million in 2018 to more than $265 million in 2025. Download the new report today to gain insight on seven key telecom use cases. 

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Whitepaper

Within the medical industry, AI has been making rapid inroads into various sectors, from predicting diseases and clinical outcomes to analysing radiology examinations. Access the complimentary whitepaper an explore how AI is revolutionising the healthcare industry, AI applications within the sector, as well as the benefits of AI in the supply chain.

AI's Role in the African Telecom's Evolution

Artificial Intelligence is impacting operations across multiple industry verticals, but how can it be put to good use by communications network operators across Africa? Find out in our free-to-access, on-demand webinar, brought to you in partnership with AI research firm Tractica.

AfricaCom TV

Broadcast live from the 2018 event - tune into the on-demand stream featuring the AfricaCom Headliners keynote presentations and panel discussions, as well as exclusive interviews with MTN, PCCW Global, BBC Africa, Millicom, Stanbic, Project Isizwe and many more...