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10 - 12 November 2020
Virtual Event

Prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution with Virtual AfricaTech 2020

The largest virtual gathering of individuals and organisations using enterprise technology to accelerate digital transformation and drive Africa's journey to 4IR. Experience AI-powered networking, 100+ use-cases, and insight and solutions from the world's leading tech vendors.

Africa Tech Festival is going virtual in 2020!

Africa Tech Festival is the new name for a week of world-class tech events including AfricaCom, AfricaTech, the AHUB, AccelerateHER Africa and the AfricaCom Awards. Going virtual in 2020 presents an excellent opportunity to make our events infinitely more accessible both within Africa and beyond. An internet connection is now all that is required to participate and be part of a community that is actively shaping Africa’s digital future.

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

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

Virtual AfricaTech is this year’s most important platform to truly connect with the leaders driving tech and digital transformation across Africa

Be recognised by the industry by getting involved with one, or more, of our dedicated technology zones – AI, IoT, Blockchain, Fintech and Data Centres.

Leadership wisdom and visionary insights

Get insights from leading global vendors and enterprises. Find out how they have led successful implementations of emerging tech around the world and discover the opportunities and pitfalls you need to be aware of during interactive panel discussions, deep-dive presentations and over 100 use-cases!

NEW digital opportunities to take advantage of

Our extensive range of digital propositions will enable your business to:

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


Our offering includes custom e-books, webinars, content syndication, podcasts, newsletter inclusions and much more...

Whatever your business objective, get in touch with us. We have a platform and solution to help you meet it today!

Connect with 15,000+ tech and telco leaders


At AfricaTech 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.

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.

Who will you meet?

From industry titans to agile start-ups, Africa Tech Festival is the place to meet and get insights from the entire African tech ecosystem. Download the 2019 sample attendee list and take a look at who you will meet when you sponsor or exhibit at AfricaTech 2020.

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.

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.

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. 

THIS YEAR'S CORE THEMES


Digital Infrastructure Investment
Digital Infrastructure Investment

Building the foundations of digital connectivity and empowering Africa’s connectivity champions.

4IR for Africa
4IR for Africa

Propelling Africa to the forefront of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.


Tech for Good
Tech for Good

Technology investment to drive socio-economic development, improve healthcare delivery and protect our planet.

Enterprise Tech
Enterprise Tech

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


Connecting the next Billion
Connecting the next Billion

Bridging the digital divide to enable everybody to participate in Africa’s thriving digital economy.

ICT Policy and Regulation
ICT Policy and Regulation

Creating an enabling environment to support prosperity through technology innovation.


Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity and Inclusion

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

Future of Work
Future of Work

Drive workplace innovation and discover how emerging technologies will impact skills requirements and optimise processes in your organisation.


Talent and Skills Development
Talent and Skills Development

Investing in talent and the skills necessary to derive real value from disruptive technologies.

Scaling Start-Ups
Scaling Start-Ups

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


Economic Resilience and Growth
Economic Resilience and Growth

Reimagining Africa: the importance of tech innovation in a post-COVID-19 world.

Recalibrating Africa’s Workforce for the 4IR
Recalibrating Africa’s Workforce for the 4IR

Designing the workforce of the future.

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