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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.

The most influential East African telecoms and technology event

Connectivity and communication is at the heart of East Africa Com. Connectivity champions are critical in enabling digital transformation and empowering more people and enterprises to participate in Africa’s thriving digital economy. Recent years have also seen a surge in interest in enterprise digital transformation. 

Disruptive new technologies such as Internet of Things, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence, once considered to be ‘on the horizon’, are now being implemented across Africa. Major industries are already being disrupted and the ability to embrace digital transformation is becoming a defining feature of leading enterprises on the continent.

East Africa Com 2019 will explore these disruptive new technologies and more...Whether your focus is connectivity infrastructure, digital services, cutting edge technologies, ICT strategy or enhancing the transformation impact of technology on business and society, this is the place to learn, network and get deals done. 

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.

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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