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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

Accelerating digital transformation to strengthen East African economies

One stand left!

Following a record breaking year in 2018 for East Africa Com, stand space is in hot demand and we have one stand remaining in the exhibition. It's your last chance - get in touch with Fiona!

Connecting the entire East African digital ecosystem

Connectivity and Communications
  • Beyond connectivity: developing a winning digital service portfolio
  • Network evolution to support the needs of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • Positioning for the next decade of mobile financial services development
ICT Policy as an Enabler
  • Building globally competitive digital economies in Africa
  • Creating an environment more conducive to investment and innovation
  • Policy evolution to support the application of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain
Inclusive Digital Economies
  • Delivering affordable internet access to the next billion
  • Improving access to transformative digital products and services
  • Ensuring a more inclusive journey towards Africa 4.0
Enterprise Digital Transformation
  • Managing security and risk in a data-driven enterprise
  • New business models in a volatile digital landscape: disrupt or be disrupted?
  • An intelligent public sector driven by technology adoption and innovation
Disruptive New Technologies
  • How will Artificial Intelligence transform business and elevate economies?
  • Blockchain for business: exploring the enterprise opportunity
  • Embracing cloud computing to accelerate innovation
Championing East African Tech Start-Ups
  • Stimulating the development of East Africa’s tech start-up ecosystems
  • What can large corporates learn from tech start-ups and vice versa?
  • Realising synergies between MNOs and tech start-ups

Meet those who matter the most

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

East Africa Com networking app live!

Want to network and book meetings with 700+ telecoms and technology leaders?

Make sure you've got your pass to East Africa Com for access to the networking app! Create your public profile, book meetings with other delegates and access presentations after the event.

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

Call for Press!

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

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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