25 - 26 April 2023|Radisson Blu Upper Hill Hotel, Nairobi
Uniting the Tech & Telecoms ecosystem to drive digital inclusion across East Africa
East Africa's premier event for technology, telecoms, media and broadcasting
**BREAKING NEWS** SAFARICOM JOINS US AS HOST OPERATOR PARTNER
BACK IN NAIROBI FOR OUR 20TH ANNIVERSARY!
Big anniversaries deserve big celebrations: and that's exactly what we're planning for our return in Nairobi on 25-26 April!
- A jam-packed programme of inspiring content delivered by 60 tech champions on stage
- A future-focused exhibition
- A vibrant platform to help propel regional start-ups to new heights
- A VIP Summit
- Exciting networking features with 700+ attendees from c-suite telco executives, enterprise leaders, senior government officials, start-up founders, investors and more!
East Africa Com really has it all - Make sure to join us!
FIRST 2023 SPEAKERS UNVEILED!
Here are the 2023 tech and connectivity experts who will share their expertise on stage:
East Africa Com In A Nutshell
East Africa Com is a buzzing conference and exhibition where new ideas are sparked, new partnerships are forged and powerful business ideas come to life from 25 to 26 April!
From tech leaders to telco c-suite, start-up founders, investors and top government officials, we're uniting the who's who of East African tech under one vibrant roof
60+ TRAILBLAZING EXPERTS
These movers and shakers of the industry will once again be eager to share their experiences around breaking down barriers and seizing new opportunities
1 HUB FOR START-UPS
Start-ups drive the Eastern African region forward, and the AHUB is here to help them fast-track their journey by exchanging with other founders whilst meeting investors!
1 VIBRANT EXHIBITION
We work with tech and telco leaders to help showcase some of the most pioneering solutions on the market!
1 AWARD CELEBRATION
Join us to celebrate the movers and shakers of East African tech across six exclusive categories
1 VIP EXPERIENCE
A select group of senior tech and telco leaders will be our VIP guests to enter in-depth, strategic discussions as part of our LeadersIn East Africa platform.
Getting inspired with innovative content is vital... but so is connecting with the right people. That's why we're building an exciting programme of networking activities! Because it's always easier to connect in a relaxed atmosphere.
Discover who you could meet on 25-26 April at the 20th anniversary edition of East Africa Com
The Role of 5G as a catalyst in East Africa’s 4IR Journey
The Battle for East Africa's Top Talent: How can local businesses compete
Empowering SMEs through digital skills development
Africa’s Energy Superpower: How Kenya is leveraging green energy to combat climate change
Tracking progress: the path towards liberalisation for Ethiopia’s telecoms market
How agritech can help alleviate the region's food security challenges
Building policies fit for a digital economy: Striking the right balance in regulating the sector
Interoperability is key to unlocking the next phase of East Africa’s fintech revolution
Novel routes to connecting East Africa's rural communities
East Africa is becoming a new hub for Data Centers on the continent
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: How East Africa can lead in an era of economic disruption
Combatting the increasing threat of Cyber Attacks against East Africa’s enterprises
Why is East Africa the top target for cybercriminals across the continent?
Telcos of tomorrow: Putting Digital at the heart of East Africa’s telcos’ strategies
AHUB EAST: APPLY FOR OUR LIVE PITCH-OFF COMPETITION
AHUB East will feature an exciting pitch showcase where East Africa's most innovative and pioneering start-ups will come on stage to demo their early stage products and solutions in front of a jam-packed room of experts.
Interested in taking part? HURRY: APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON 31 MARCH!
- live pitch session in front of hundreds tech leaders
- 1-2-1 feedback from expert judges
- free exhibition booth during the event
- great PR and marketing opportunities
- The winner will win a £500 prize
Click the link below to view our application tips and start your nomination
AHUB East's Pitch Competition: Discover the Judges
We're thrilled to introduce the judges who will listen and probe some of East Africa's most promising start-ups whilst delivering powerful tips during their 1-2-1 feedback.
Founder & Director
Developer Ecosystem Program Manager
THE EAST AFRICA COM AWARDS ARE BACK!
Join us to celebrate the region's tech movers and shakers during an exclusive drinks ceremony on 25 April, LIVE in Nairobi!
The shortlisted nominees for our 7 award categories are now unveiled. Make your voice heard and cast a vote for the individual or company whose achievement should be celebrated!
Discover the shortlisted nominees and make sure to cast your vote(s) by 14 April!
Exclusive Report for International Women's Day 2023
Download this exclusive report and deep dive into the challenges and opportunities for women in tech across Asia, Europe and Africa, including:
- The state of women's work situation in the tech sector
- The factors that influence the careers of women in tech
- Barriers and opportunities for women in tech
- Evolution of the gender pay gap and gender discrimination
Let's get down to business
East Africa Com makes the tech business world move forward!
We offer a wide range of partner packages that are designed to meet ONE goal: make you meet YOUR goal!
Whether you're trying to ascertain leadership in your market space or are looking to launch a new product or simply are eager to stay tuned with your market and generate new leads, our team will work closely with you to identify your goals and design a bespoke package that is geared towards success.
Let's start chatting to build those opportunities that will power your business!
A space for leaders
Exploring new trends. Paving the way. Building powerful networks.
That's what our VIP proposition is all about. From VIP areas to the exclusive LeadersIn Africa Summit, we provide an exclusive space where East Africa's top leaders can gather to power digital inclusion and power positive change.
Would you like to apply for a VIP pass? Contact us at Info.EastAfricaCom@informa.com.
East Africa Com was a very well organized event. The opportunities for learning, discovering new possibilities and making new industry contacts were simply fantastic.
PROUD AAXO MEMBER
We are proud to be a member of the Association of African Exhibition Organisers.
AAXO is committed to promoting the African exhibitions industry, encouraging businesses to invest and participate in exhibitions, affording our members the tools and resources for successful exhibition management, and encouraging world-class industry standards.