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The most influential East African telecoms and technology event

Join the 600+ TMT leaders at the fore of digital transformation and innovation in the region, in Nairobi this May. Secure your Free Operator & Enterprise Pass today!

But hurry...Free passes are limited and subject to availability.

Please note, free delegate passes are reserved for licensed network operators, enterprises and SMEs who have registered company status in an East African state; telecoms and finance industry regulators, ministers and government officials; and select web-based companies. 

Why attend East Africa Com 2019?

The 16th edition of East Africa Com reflects the rapid convergence between telecommunications, technology and digital media. It’s a premium ICT show that connects and informs the entire East African digital ecosystem. Take a look at what's going on at the show...


2 days of content with our market leading agenda
2 days of content with our market leading agenda

We're back with a bang for 2019 with another market leading agenda. Gain strategic insight into the latest TMT trends to enable you and your business to identify new opportunities and stay ahead of the game. 

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. Don't get left behind. 

Full Agenda
Meet those who matter the most
Meet those who matter the most

The 16th edition of East Africa Com is expecting over 700 tech and technology leaders, with a 30% c-level attendance. Over 70% of countries in East Africa are represented.

From the CTO of SafariCom to the CIO of the Co-Operative Bank of Kenya, don't miss your chance to network with those at the fore of digital transformation in East Africa. 

View the 2018 Attendee List
Celebrate at the East Africa Com Awards
Celebrate at the East Africa Com Awards

The East Africa Com Awards is back with a bang for 2019, following the successful launch last year. It celebrates the achievements of the people, companies, solutions and services improving connectivity, bridging the digital divide and accelerating digital transformation in East Africa.

Gain recognition in the industry with our 6 categories, from 'Best Network Improvement' to 'East Africa CXO of the Year' - who will be our winners this year..? 

The Awards

Disrupt at the AHUB East
Disrupt at the AHUB East

The AHUB East is our startup initiative, now in it's second year, unleashing the power of East Africa’s tech startup ecosystem. 

Explore dedicated conference content and an informal networking space for startups, investors, MNOs and corporates interested in partnerships and collaboration. Featuring the Disrupt Africa Live Pitch Event! More information coming soon!

The AHUB East
Lead the way at our LeadersIn Africa Boardrooms
Lead the way at our LeadersIn Africa Boardrooms

These exclusive, closed-door sessions will tackle challenging and controversial issues in an informal and intimate setting. 

The Chatham House Rule applies so all exchanges are strictly off the record to encourage frank and productive dialogue between industry leaders, policymakers and regulators. To find out more please get in touch with Sharifa Marshall.

Get in touch
Book meetings on our networking app
Book meetings on our networking app

The East Africa Com app enhances your event experience and maximises your networking.

Book meetings, plan your day and download the presentations after the event.

Register your free pass today!

But hurry...Free passes are limited and subject to availability.

Who were our 2018 world class speakers?

Digital disruption in action

Strategic insights into the latest telecommunications and IT trends to enable you and your business to identify new opportunities and stay ahead of the game.


Connectivity and Communications
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
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
Inclusive Digital Economies
  • Delivering affordable internet access to the next billion
  • Improving access to transformative digital products and services
  • Ensuring a more inclusive journeytowards Africa 4.0