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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

Elevate your brand, generate quality leads and reach new audiences by Sponsoring or Exhibiting at Virtual Africa Tech

Discover how to become a leader of Africa’s enterprise digital transformation through our extensive range of Sponsorship and Exhibitor packages.

Virtual AfricaTech - you'll get so much more than just an online event.

Going virtual we knew we couldn’t, and shouldn’t, replicate a physical event in a digital space. When interacting online, people behave, network and consume content differently.

We scoured the virtual event landscape and have invested in a leading virtual platform, Swapcard - a platform very similar to a social platform. It allows attendees from across the globe to consume content, connect with you and one another and explore your products and solutions in a way that’s very natural and intuitive to them. And, through the AI-powered networking functionality (filtering contacts by their interests), it also allows our partners to engage with only the most qualified leads.

We believe that this platform will create the most beneficial online experience for both our partners and attendees.

Choose from one of our bespoke sponsorship and exhibitor packages or chat to us to learn more about the virtual platform.

How does a virtual event work?

Virtual AfricaTech will take place from 10 -12 November, as an anchor event of Africa Tech Festival. 

The event has been redeveloped to suit the virtual platform and the business objectives of both our partners and attendees while maintaining Africa Tech Festival's overall mission - equip and inspire people to design, build and run a better, more inclusive, digital world – to unify Africa’s response to the Fourth Industrial Revolution and, in doing so, accelerate socio-economic development across the continent. 

Check out some of the features of our virtual event platform below:

Three Days of Live Content

Shorter, more interactive sessions, filmed live, ‘as-live’ or on demand – accessible to all attendees with extended real time
Q&A sessions with AfricaTech speakers.

Virtual Interactive Expo

Custom designed to allow exhibitors to showcase their latest products and services online to help drive the business forward. As an exhibitor, you will have the unique opportunity to capture leads' engagement in real time, live stream product demos and live chat with current and prospective clients. 

Throughout the show, there will be time dedicated for attendees to explore the expo, engage with the exhibitors and interact with their next potential business opportunity. 

On-Demand for 90 days

All content from Africa Tech Festival (conference sessions, exhibitor booths & resource hub content) will be available to attendees on demand for 90 days after the event. This ensures our partners continue to generate quality leads even after the event has ended.

Networking Sessions

Over the five days, enjoy an variety of networking opportunities including 1-2-1 meetings, a networking lounge, discussion around live events and invite-only round tables. This is your chance to engage with leading professionals across all tech and telecoms industry verticals - the individuals most eager to listen and enter into mutually beneficial business arrangements with you.

VIP Networking Lounge

This is a designated virtual area for our senior attendees during Virtual AfricaTech. Our VIP team will work with you to pre-arrange meetings with your most preferential prospects.

Insights Resource Hub

Share your latest industry content pieces, whitepapers and product reviews with operators in our resource library available to all attendees for 90 days after the event.


To learn more about the the virtual platform, Swapcard, and how you can take full advantage of it during Africa Tech Festival to meet your business objectives, check out the webinar we held in July

Topics covered include:

  • Why we chose the virtual platform, Swapcard
  • Exploring sponsored panels and how they work
  • All your exhibitor booth questions answered
  • General Q&A

If you have any other questions, please contact us here


With little opportunity to connect with target audiences this year, it is crucial that companies have a platform to promote their latest connectivity solutions and engage in meaningful conversations that turn in to profitable business deals. We have the platform for you to do this, and more...

Virtual AfricaTech 2020 enables exhibitors to connect with some of the most influential enterprise professionals across the tech  landscape, ensuring increased brand exposure and quality lead generation opportunities. 

As an exhibitor, you will be able to showcase your products and services, engage with your customers via the live chat function, capture and track leads in real time and demonstrate how your offering is vital in strengthening Africa's connectivity and digital infrastructure gaps live. 

Virtual booth features

  • Set up meetings with prospective clients
  • Quantify and qualify your leads with enhanced analytics and lead scoring
  • Display your company’s solutions and product offerings by uploading a video and online collateral to your booth
  • Live stream product demos with Q&A

Demonstrate your ROI

  • Number of attendees that have visited your booth
  • Number of meetings held
  • Scoring of leads and average score
  • Contact information of those attendees you have connected with
  • Contact information from the meetings your team have held