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8 - 12 November 2021
Virtual Event

8 - 12 November 2021
Virtual Event

Prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution with AfricaTech

As part of Africa Tech Festival, AfricaTech saw the largest virtual gathering of individuals and organisations using enterprise technology to accelerate digital transformation and drive Africa's journey to 4IR.

Save the Date

Africa's most influential tech event returns as an online experience for 2021. 

Taking place virtually on 8-12 November, Africa Tech Festival brings together thousands of senior change makers from over 120 countries to learn, network and help build a better, more inclusive digital world.

With all eyes on African tech, there has never been a better time to be part of the conversation.

See you online.

Sponsor or exhibit at AfricaTech 2021

Unmatched brand exposure across new markets, a platform to showcase your latest products and solutions and the opportunity to create meet top tier tech and connectivity professionals

Turn your marketing budgets into valuable enterprise tech business partnerships

Watch to learn how our events, media, training and research platforms can help you thrive within the enterprise community. Key topics covered included:

- Your target market's priorities

- How the marketing of your products and solutions on the continent are affected by Covid-19

- 2021 enterprise IT investment trends

- Africa Tech Festival’s business development platforms

- Reaching your target market through Africa Tech Festival events, media, training and research

- Case study examples

- Q&A

If you would like to find out more, request a call back here

Backed by the Biggest Brands!

As the largest and most influential tech and telecoms event on the continent, Africa Tech Festival is supported by the biggest brands in tech and telecoms - meaning that when you join the event, you know you're networking with the best.

THIS YEAR'S CORE THEMES

Enterprise Transformation

Technology is fundamentally re-shaping the way we do business. How should enterprise leaders respond?

AI for Africa

Artificial Intelligence transforming business and elevating economies.

Cloud and Data Centres

Exploring new opportunities in Africa’s booming cloud and data centre space.

Cyber Security and Data Protection

Building trust in Africa’s rapidly expanding digital economy.

Fintech and Mobile Financial Services

Africa’s mobile money boom and the bright future of mobile financial services.

Technology in Action

AgTech, HealthTech and beyond: how is emerging technology disrupting your industry?

Economy and the Future of Work

Embracing technology transformation to build a more resilient, capable, and productive workforce.

Scaling Start-Ups

Scale start-ups to scale economic impact: entrepreneurship as an engine for growth.

4IR Talent and Skills Development

Investing in people and skills to propel Africa to the forefront of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Building a Better Digital World

Design, build and run a better, more inclusive, digital world with equal opportunities for all

AGENDA AT A GLANCE

Take a look at the Africa Tech Festival agenda at a glance to learn more about the topics and events taking place across the week. 

Introducing Virtual Africa Tech Festival 2021


Africa Tech Festival 2021 will take place virtually from the 8 - 12 November 2021.   Along with its two anchor events, AfricaCom and AfricaTech, Africa Tech Festival is the largest and most influential tech event in Africa boasting more than 400 visionary speakers and over 16 premium conference tracks - each with razor-sharp focus, exploring the hottest connectivity and enterprise tech trends.

 For 24 years, we have informed and connected the business leaders, tech experts, policymakers, and investors, all at the forefront of Africa’s digital transformation, uniting tech and talent for socio-economic impact. Now's your chance to be part of the conversation.

VIEW OUR INTERACTIVE DELEGATE BROCHURE

Take a look at our Africa Tech Festival interactive delegate brochure to learn more about this year's virtual event including:

  • The key themes for this year
  • Our networking opportunities and events, including the Awards
  • A snapshot of our audience
  • The first speaker announcements
  • Details on the virtual event platform

AfricaTech Centre Stage

The centrepiece of AfricaTech, examining how technology innovation can optimise systems and processes, drive efficiencies, boost productivity and delight customers in specific industry contexts such as Agriculture, Healthcare, Smart Cities and Finance.

Connect with thousands of tech and telco leaders

At Africa Tech Festival you will find the largest virtual gathering of individuals and organisations using enterprise technology to accelerate digital transformation in Africa, with technology experts and business leaders spanning start-ups, scale-ups, SMEs, large corporates and multinationals across a broad range of industry verticals. Get insights from your peers about their preparations for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, from the emerging tech they are focusing on, to the key learnings they are building into their roadmap.

VIRTUAL EVENT PLATFORM DEMOS

Take a look at a selection of our virtual platform demos highlighting:

  • The attendee experience - an in-depth walk-through of the platform 
  • Agenda sessions - an overview of how our content features will be displayed
  • The platform itself and why it is different to any other virtual platforms you might experience
  • The exhibitor experience - a summary of how our delegates can interact with exhibitors
  • Networking - a quick look at the networking functionalities available

AHUB: CHAMPIONING Start Up Africa

The AHUB programme is designed to highlight the critical role of entrepreneurship in fuelling Africa’s digital economy and connect African tech startups and scale-ups to investors and corporate partners.

Interested in Connectivity?

AfricaCom: The Home of Connectivity and Communications

Another anchor event of Africa Tech Festival, AfricaCom is the largest ICT exhibition on the continent, driving Africa's journey towards the 4th Industrial Revolution.

accelerateHER at Africa Tech Festival

accelerateHER is coming to Africa Tech Festival this November to deliver content-rich virtual offerings and high impact discussions, debates and masterclasses featuring Africa’s greatest women leaders and technology pioneers.

If you have an interest in driving progress, diversity and inclusion and in shaping the future of tech, secure a spot at our virtual event this November.

Reach your target audience with our digital opportunities - 365 days a year, anytime, anywhere!

Whether you're looking to:

  • Generate qualified new leads
  • Elevate your brand's profile within the tech and telecoms community
  • Position yourself as a thought leader
  • Reach a diverse and engaged digital community of over 400,000 all year round


Our digital offering comprising of, among others, custom e-books, webinars, content syndication, podcasts and newsletter inclusions will enable you to positively impact your business and its bottom line today.

Download the brochure and get in touch with us to find out how we can help you today!

Digital Symposiums

A series of online events looking at the key trends driving Africa's tech and innovation systems

Upcoming Symposium: Connecting the Next Billion | 30 March & 1 April 2021

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