East Africa Com is part of the Connecting Africa series alongside Africa Tech Festival (home of AfricaCom and AfricaTech), the continent's largest tech event. Participants include senior corporate leaders, telco c-suite, start-up founders, investors and senior government officials across a variety of industry verticals.
East Africa Com truly covers the entire tech ecosystem and here's why you can't miss out our 20th anniversary edition:
In East Africa for East Africa
With a unique focus on East Africa, East Africa Com celebrates the region as a tech powerhouse. We highlight the region's success stories to extract applicable lessons to help others power more inclusive, digital societies.Thanks to an impressive line-up of experts, we cover the innovations, strategies and solutions that will power the region's buzzing tech scene.
At East Africa Com, content is king and networking is the king-maker.
Sparking new connections is at the heart of what we do. That's why we craft a solid programme of networking functions to give our attendees a chance to connect in a relaxed environment. From networking drinks to parties and VIP functions, East Africa Com is where you can meet new business partners to boost your projects.
East Africa Com is the only event in East Africa that connects the entire value chain, from telecoms to media, broadcasting and technology. It's all about cross industry learning! That's why we deliver strategic content to empower business and technology leaders on how to develop targeted digital strategies and successfully navigate digital disruption across a wide variety of industry verticals.
A Start-up Powerhouse
East Africa is home to the Silicon Savannah and is a vibrant powerhouse for African start-ups to flourish! With AHUB East, we deliver a unique space where founders can interact, share experiences as well as best practice, whilst connecting with the VCs and investors that can help propel projects to new heights.
An International Audience
From international guest speakers to VIPs travelling from around the world, we attract a wide variety of global movers and shakers to celebrate East Africa's vibrant tech scene and deliver new opportunities for the region. International attendees represent 40% of our participants.
Recognising emerging talents and outstanding achievements by individuals and companies across East Africa's sector, the East Africa Com Awards are a powerful way to put the spotlights on the pioneering tech trailblazers and champions.
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
Who will you meet?
Tech and Telco Leaders