A networking experience unlike any other
THE OFFICIAL NETWORKING EVENT OF AFRICACOM, THE AFEST BRINGS 1,000s OF INDUSTRY LEADERS TOGETHER IN ONE OF CAPE TOWN'S HOTTEST VENUES.
Thank you to everyone who attended the AFest at Shimmy Beach Club on Tuesday 13 November.
Free 3-month subscription to Deezer
Global music streaming service Deezer are offering all AFest 2018 attendees a free 3-month subscription, giving you the chance to experience the most innovative streaming experience around.
Our fantastic 2018 Line-Up!
The phenomenal line-up at the 2018 AFest featured acts provided by UMG Live - TRESOR, The Muses and Swing City.
TRESOR is a stylish, multi award-winning and platinum-selling singer-songwriter who first made a splash with his 2015 VII debut release. The album housed collaborations with Beatenberg, Khuli Chana and The Soil and won Best Pop Album at the 2016 South African Music Awards.
Johannesburg-based electric string quartet, The Muses, have a passion for entertaining. Combining evergreen classics with monster hits, this funky four-piece from Gauteng draw from The Muses of Greek mythology who inspired the creation of literature and the arts - playing, singing and dancing as they stir others to do the same.
It's easy to see why Swing City is called 'SA's Sexiest Swing Act' - these are three singers on their A-game! Swing City is made up of Lonehill Estate's Nathan Ro; Graeme Watkins, whose background in music started as a swing singer before his success on Idols or in the Graeme Watkins Project; and Loyiso Bala, whose classically trained career placed him in the frontline of the TZKee crew and in The Bala Brothers.
Glitter make-up artist
Helping you get into those festival vibes,glitter make up artist Nabz Make Up will be onsite.
2 ways to book
Attend AfricaCom as an all-access delegate
The all-access pass includes entry to the AFest, as well as access to 15 premium conference tracks, 450 world-class speakers and various networking events. Register for an all-access pass here.
Doors Open: 19:00
End of Event: 00:45
Sponsorship & Hospitality Opportunities
The AFest is more than just a party, it's a ready made, hassle-free opportunity for you to wine and dine the industry elite in one of Cape Town's most stylish and sophisticated locations. With spectacular ocean views, a buzzing atmosphere and exceptional performances from leading artists, this is client entertainment at its very best!
Branding & Hospitality Opportunities include
The VIP Experience
Talk to us about branding opportunities on our luxurious VIP deck. With unbeatable views of the main stage and ocean, there's no better place to make a good impression on senior TMT leaders.
Host at the AFest
Many of our clients host dinners, drinks and events, so why not host yours at our party? Choose from private areas like the Jameson Bar, where you can host whiskey tasting for small groups of clients, to our Absolute Deck, a scenic outside lounge suitable for larger parties.
Book an area
If you want your meetings at AFest to be memorable, why not book one of our VIP Lounges? With seating for up to 10 guests, and views of both the stage and a private beach, the lounges offer comfortable surroundings for you to network, relax and get business done.