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East Africa Com
25 - 26 April 2023
Radisson Blu Upper Hill HotelNairobi

25 - 26 April 2023
Radisson Blu Upper Hill Hotel,

East Africa Com connects 700+ tech, telecoms and media professionals

Be part of exploring the region’s biggest tech and telecoms trends with top industry experts and inspiring leaders

Why Attend?

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.

Unrivalled Networking

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.

360 View

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.

Celebrating Excellence

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




Expert Speakers




Solution Providers

50+ Investors


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