East Africa Com connects 700+ tech, telecoms and media professionals
Be part of accelerating digital connectivity and enterprise transformation to develop winning partnerships, strategies and drive the region's 4IR.
Returning as a virtual event this May, East Africa Com will unite the entire East African digital ecosystem over two days of online learning and networking. From enhanced networking opportunities, including speaker Q&As and AI-matchmaking, panel sessions, presentations and pitches, to the latest innovations in tech and telecoms demonstrated and the East Africa Com Awards celebration, you will be sure to meet your business objectives for this year and beyond. Best of all? It's completely free to attend, all from the comfort of your own home or office!
Driving ICT growth and innovation in East Africa for 18 years, with a heritage of bringing the tech and telecoms ecosystems together.
Guaranteed interaction with leaders from all major East African operators and enterprises. For connectivity vendors, this is a unique and extremely efficient opportunity to engage clients and prospects in the same place at the same time.
The only event in East Africa that connects the entire value chain – telecoms, media, broadcasting and technology. A complete view of new opportunities created by digital disruption and transformation in East Africa, not offered at smaller events.
Designed to equip business and technology leaders to develop targeted digital strategies and successfully navigate digital disruption. Attendees will benefit from expert briefings on the business case for new technologies as well as case studies on successful technology adoption and implementation.
Ministerial & Regulatory Presence
A more significant ministerial and regulator presence at the event to reflect the importance of legislation and regulatory frameworks in creating productive tech ecosystems.
LeadersIn Africa Boardrooms
Exclusive closed-door sessions tackling challenging and controversial issues in an informal and intimate setting. Chatham House rule applies so all exchanges are strictly off-the-record to encourage frank and productive dialogue between industry leaders, policymakers and regulators.
East Africa Com Awards
The East Africa Com Awards returns for 2021, to celebrate the individuals, businesses and projects driving digital transformation across the region's tech ecosystems. Our six categories will shine a light on those championing connectivity and innovative digital services to enhance the lives of East Africans'.
Participate in exclusive workshops hosted by Twitter throughout the two days of the event - topics include Twitter for journalists and cultivating a community for Twitter voices in Africa. Places are limited and subject to meeting the criteria.
Connected Leaders Programme
A programme of curated, qualified meetings between those actively engaged in buying IT products and services and those providing the solutions they’re seeking, with the aim of informing and shaping purchase/seller behaviour.
Unleashing the power of East Africa’s start-up ecosystem. Dedicated conference content and a brand-new informal networking space for start-ups, investors, MNOs and other corporates interested in collaboration and partnerships.
Hear from 40+ influential and thought-leading speakers
Who will you meet?
tech and technology leaders
Do you qualify for a delegate pass?
A limited number of delegate passes are available for licensed network operators; enterprises / 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. Learn more here