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Core Agenda & Exhibition: 14-16 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 14-16 NovCape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

Core Agenda & Exhibition: 14-16 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 14-16 Nov,
Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

Work hard, play hard at AFest - our official networking party!

Taking place at an exciting Cape Town location, the AFest is back in 2022 for an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment and your opportunity to network with 1000s of industry leaders.

AFest 2019 Highlights

Work hard. Play hard. This was the AfricaCom AFest. For our 25th birthday, we will be coming back stronger and better than ever before!


For our return to our physical event in  Cape Town and the celebration of our 25th anniversary, we're bringing out all the stops. For those of you who joined us in our previous physical events, you know that our parties are unforgettable. Our previous guests have included world-class acts like Black Coffee, Mafikizolo, DJ Zinhle and Early B, amongst many others. 


Mafikizolo is a South African singing duo consisting of Theo Kgosinkwe and Nhlanhla Nciza. The duo has swept many awards including the SAMA Best Duo/Group of the Year award multiple times.


South African DJ and music producer Black Coffee has built his legendary house music career over the last two decades, becoming one of Africa's biggest DJs.


Born in Dannhauser, a small town in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Zinhle Jiyane aka DJ Zinhle has become one of the most celebrated female house DJs in South Africa.


Port Elizabeth's hottest rap artist who is breaking barriers with dedication, hardwork, passion and prayer. Pump Early B Music tot jou ma skel!
In 2012, Port Elizabeth gave rise to one of its best solo rap artists yet. Early B, the 28 year old Ghoema Award winning rapper claimed his spot in the music industry as a solo artist with music that catapulted him onto national levels and created a demand for himself both nationally and internationally. Early B became the sort after name at music festivals across the country and a household name to hip-hop fans.


Cape Town Afro-fusion duo Freshlyground's impressive career has spanned over the past two decades, blending musical style elements from traditional South African music, blues, jazz, and features of indie rock.


Johannesburg based house music trio Mi Casa have been making waves in the music soundscape since they started releasing music, with their second studio album reaching number one in South Africa in 2015. 

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.