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15 – 16 May 2018 | Radisson Blu, Nairobi Upper Hill, Kenya

The premier strategic event for telecoms, media, broadcasting & technology leaders in East Africa

Connectivity Champions Unite: Delivering the Digital Society

Calling all Press!

If you are an accredited member of the press you are entitled to a free, all access East Africa Com press pass! 

Connecting the entire East African digital ecosystem

Strategic insights
  • Telkom and Airtel views on mobile money interoperability and tackling Africa’s digital connectivity deficit

  • CIO insights from KENGEN, Consolidated Bank of Kenya and the National Transport and Safety Authority

  • Get to grips with new tech trends: is the convergence of IoT, big data and AI a perfect storm of opportunity?
Top quality networking
  • East Africa Com Awards and Afterparty: party with those at the forefront of East Africa’s digital transformation

  • AHUB East: a new networking space for start-ups, investors, MNOs and corporates interested in collaboration and partnerships

  • LeadersIn Africa Boardrooms: exclusive closed-door discussions for TMT leaders, policymakers and regulators
Stay ahead of the game
  • Communications Authority, Telkom and Airtel perspectives on aligning public policy and private sector development

  • Realising the seamless cross-border money transfer vision in East Africa: finding a win-win scenario for MNOs and consumers

  • From hype to reality: how is IoT shaping Africa’s digital future? See real IoT implementation case studies

New for 2018!

East Africa Com Awards & Afterparty

The inaugural East Africa Com Awards will celebrate achievements of the people and organisations improving connectivity and accelerating digital transformation in East Africa.

AHUB East start-up space

Unleashing the power of East Africa’s tech start-up ecosystem. Dedicated content and a new networking space for start-ups, investors, MNOs and corporates interested in partnerships and collaboration.

Technology in Focus sessions

Receive a whirlwind tour of blockchain technology adoption and usage trends in Africa, see real IoT implementation case studies, master the art of big data analytics and size up new opportunities in the digital health space.

Digital Broadcasting Breakout

An expert lead breakout session, exploring sustainable growth strategies for African Broadcasting.

LeadersIn Africa Boardrooms

These exclusive sessions will tackle challenging issues in an intimate setting. The Chatham House Rule applies so all exchanges are strictly off the record to encourage frank dialogue between industry leaders and regulators.

Expert guidance on ICT strategies

Leading East African CIOs will separate novelty and hype from practical application and ROI and share guidance on what new technologies you should be investing in.

Who will you meet?

600+
Engaged Attendees
20+
Solutions-Focused Exhibitors
50+
Visionary Speakers

Tata Communications and Simbanet Cocktail Evening


Kick off East Africa Com 2018 in style by joining Tata Communications and Simbanet at the Radisson Blu, Nairobi for an evening of cocktails and networking! It's the perfect occasion to make new friends and reconnect with old ones. 

Agenda:

4:00 - 4:15pm: Arrivals

4:15 - 4:30pm: Introductions

4:30 - 4:50pm: A Tata perspective

4:50 - 5:10pm: A Simbanet perspective

5:10 - 5:30pm: Q&A

Date and Time:

Day 1: Tuesday, 15th May 2018

Time: 4.00 pm to 5.30pm onwards

Venue:

Room: Mount Kenya, First Floor
Radisson Blu, Nairobi Upper Hill, Kenya

There's no need to register, simply join us onsite! We hope to welcome you on the evening of the 15th May.

Venue

Get our special rates for the Radisson Blu, Nairobi Upper Hill!

East Africa Com has a special group rate on rooms at the Radisson Blu. These rooms have limited availability so book now and save!

Plan Your Visit

Expand your network

Poolside Networking Drinks Reception

Relax and unwind with leading telecoms, media, and technology sector figures in a more informal setting

Facilitated VIP Meeting Service

Create a bespoke wish-list of who you want to meet and receive one-to-one introductions to our most senior and influential VIPs

Executive Speed Networking

A guaranteed opportunity to pitch your most successful solutions to top level operator attendees

East Africa Com Mobile App

Our state-of-the-art mobile app enhances the conference experience and maximises networking value for all attendees

Extended Informal Networking Breaks

Coffee breaks and lunches are the perfect opportunity to explore the buzzing exhibition, interact with VIPs and speakers, and chat to clients

Exclusive Invite-Only Networking Dinner

Wine and dine with our VIP community to ensure a more meaningful networking experience