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What's new for 2017?

From a brand new exhibition hall - The Technology Arena - to AfricaCom 20/20 - our brand new show floor feature - plus a host of new networking experiences, AfricaCom's 20th anniversary is not to be missed!

The Technology Arena

Launching the technology arena: A brand new exhibition hall at AfricaCom where we will be mapping Africa's journey towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Exhibitors include:

- Microsoft
- Amazon Web Services
- Red Hat
- Gemalto
- Verimatrix
- MediaTek 

See the full list here.

AfricaCom 20/20

AfricaCom 20/20 is a brand new show floor feature dedicated to accelerating Africa’s digital transformation. As the centrepiece of the Technology Arena, AfricaCom 20/20 will host the Technology Arena Launch Party as well as acting as the base of our 20th anniversary celebrations.

THE TECHNOLOGY ARENA LAUNCH PARTY - TUESDAY 7 NOVEMBER / 16:30 - 18:00

AfricaCom 20/20 - a brand new show floor feature - will act as the base for the 20th anniversary celebrations where you can look forward to complimentary drinks and one of the best free networking opportunities AfricaCom 2017 has to offer.

The Innovation stage

Our FREE to attend Innovation Stage will showcase next generation ICT solutions and explore the implications of disruptive forces sweeping through the converging TMT industries in Africa. Topics include:

  • IoT 
  • Digital Health
  • Woman in Tech
  • Fin Tech
  • Big data



DELEGATE NETWORKING DRINKS - WEDNESDAY 8 NOVEMBER / 16:30 - 18:00

Rub shoulders with the industry elite at this exclusive networking party. Located in the AHUB and open to AfricaCom's VIP’s and delegates only, this is a networking opportunity not to be missed.

The Connectivity Stage

The FREE to attend Connectivity Stage reflects the cutting-edge developments at the forefront of digital connectivity in Africa. With live interviews, tech demos, open Q&As, interactive sessions, product pitches and prize giveaways it is one of the most vibrant areas of AfricaCom. Topics include:

  • Powering Telecoms
  • Towercos
  • Satellite Operator Sessions
  • Sim Registration
  • Broadband infrastructure