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14 – 15 May 2019 | Radisson Blu, Nairobi Upper Hill, Kenya

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

Embracing digital transformation to strengthen East African economies

Stand space is going fast!

Want to stand out in 2019? Following a record breaking year for East Africa Com, stand space is in hot demand! Interested in sponsoring or exhibiting for 2019? Get in touch, we'd love to hear from you.

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

Meet those who matter the most

700+
tech and technology leaders
70%
of countries in East Africa represented
27%
C-Level attendees

The most influential place for TMT leaders...

ICT driving socio-economic development
Enterprise ICT investment trends, strategies & priorities
Equipping tech start-ups to become engines of future economic growth
ICT policy to facilitate & accelerate the spread of internet connectivity
The digitisation of government services
Data analytics and information security
Improving rural connectivity
Fintech innovation and Mobile Money interoperability
The big three: Internet of Things, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence

What's lined up for 2019?

East Africa Com Awards & Afterparty

Following the successful launch in 2018, the East Africa Com Awards is back with a bang in 2019 to 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

Expand your network

East Africa Com Awards and Afterparty

The East Africa Com Awards is back with a bang for 2019, following the successful launch last year. The Awards was dedicated to celebrating the achievements of the people and organisations improving connectivity, bridging the digital divide and accelerating digital transformation in East Africa.

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 and enterprise attendees

East Africa Com Mobile App

Our state-of-the-art mobile app enhances the conference experience and maximises networking value for all attendees. Message other delegates, book meetings and plan your schedule.

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

Venue

Radisson Blu, Nairobi Upper Hill

East Africa Com has special group rates on rooms at the Radisson Blu - check back soon for our exclusive rates to book and save!

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