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Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8-10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7-11 NovCTICC, Cape Town

Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8-10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7-11 Nov,
CTICC, Cape Town

Accelerating digital transformation

The Technology Arena is an entire exhibition hall dedicated to ICT innovation, entrepreneurship and digital transformation

Immerse yourself in the whirlwind of technology innovation and convergence that’s sweeping through the continent.

NEW FOR 2018

This year we’re very excited to announce the launch AI Summit Cape Town and IoT World Africa. These global event brands will touch down at AfricaCom to provide our best enterprise digital transformation content and networking experience ever! Also in the Technology Arena...

Over 100 exhibitors

IoT World Africa

AI Summit Cape Town

AfricaCom 20/20

Africa Video Forum

The Content Hub

Enterprise Digital Transformation

AfricaCom Enterprise Power Hour

The AfricaCom 20/20 Bar


A selection of top African tech start-ups

The Investor Green Room

Highlights include:

Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8-10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7-11 Nov,
CTICC, Cape Town

More than 100 technology focused exhibitors

The Technology Arena hosts exhibitors showcasing the latest innovations in Fintech, AI, Big Data, Smart Cities, IoT and more, with 'demo pods' that will allow you to interact with next generation technologies

Technology focused exhibitors

The Technology Arena in 2017 hosted industry heavyweights including;

AfricaCom 2020- Visionary insights on future tech trends

The centerpiece of the Technology Arena, AfricaCom 2020 is dedicated to accelerating Africa's digital transformation. Expect visionary presentations on: AI, IoT, african smart cities, blockchain, technology innovation in sport, cryptocurrencies, enterprise digital transformation, digital health, agri-tech, africa’s sharing economy, VR/AR in Africa, closing the digital skills gap and more.

THE AHUB - Unleashing the power of Africa's tech start-up ecosystem

The new AHUB programme is designed to highlight the critical role of entrepreneurship in fueling Africa’s digital economy and connect African tech start-ups and scale-ups to investors. The programme features briefings for both start-ups and investors as well as live pitch sessions, AHUB Start-Up Academy skills workshops and lively panel discussions covering topics ranging from understanding investor mentalities to developing a disruptive mindset.


The pioneering conference and trade show for AI, the AI Summit touches down in Africa for the first time in the AfricaCom Technology Arena. Find out how the innovators utilizing AI technologies to fill the skills gap and embrace the burgeoning digital economy.

Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8-10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7-11 Nov,
CTICC, Cape Town


In 2018, Africa Video Forum will succeed TV Connect Africa as the new hub for media, content and broadcasting in Africa.

Broadcasters, content owners, operators, OTT providers and internet powerhouses will meet in one place to share case studies, try out new tech and walk away with the tools they need to thrive in the new digital age.

Explore inside a Mobile Health Clinic bus

Explore inside a mobile health clinic bus, capable of delivering quality healthcare to patients in their communities - and featuring state-of-the-art medical equipment, data capturing software, internet connectivity and more.

Discover everything you need to drive Africa's tech future