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100’s of expert speakers sharing visionary insights, cutting edge technologies from 450 exhibitors, the hottest networking events the industry has to offer, plus a brand new Innovation Hall packed with future tech trends and the newest digital products.

Why you can't afford to miss AfricaCom 2017...

Discover the latest technologies from 450 exhibitors
Take away expert advice from 100's of influential speakers
Meet 1000's of professionals from across the TMT industry...

A bigger, broader free content programme for 2017...

The AHUB - showcasing talent and facilitating ICT partnerships


The AHUB will showcase talent, facilitate partnerships and encourage investment in a Africa's growing sector of ICT and web based start-ups who are aiming to become the leading SMEs of tomorrow.

In partnership with Africa’s leading accelerators and innovation hubs, the AHUB is the meeting place for Africa's start-up community; linking business ready entrepreneurs, developers and start-ups with accelerators, investors, VCs and business mentors. 

AfricaCom 20/20 - Visionary insights on future tech trends


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

Expect a vibrant showcase of new digital solutions presented by AfricaCom’s top innovators, thought-provoking conference content built around the theme ‘providing clarity of vision on future tech trends’, and special demo pods enabling attendees to interact with next generation technologies.

Discover the latest technologies from 450 exhibitors

Meet 450 exhibitors offering innovative solutions to your most pressing business challenges

The Connectivity Stage


The 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

SDN & NFV POC ZONE


At the SND & NFV PoC Zone African operators and connectivity service providers will explore strategies and solutions to effectively manage the transformation of their networks to automation and virtualization.

The zone acts as a go to area for thought led demos and a networking area for everyone interested in finding out more about what SDN, NFV and virtualisation solutions can do for their operations. Industry experts will share insights on the foundational changes that will affect technologies, business plans, and organizational structure and the impacts on CAPEX and OPEX.

Innovation Stage


Our new Innovation Stage will showcase next generation ICT solutions and explore the implications of disruptive forces sweeping through the converging TMT industries in Africa. 

Including features such as the Digital Health Clinic, and covering topics from ICT4D to Digital Skills, the Innovation stage is the hub for some of the most exciting tech trends coming out of AfricaCom this year. Across a combination of quickfire presentations, lively debates, product pitches, prize giveaways and more.