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10 - 11 November 2020
Virtual Event

Mission Critical Technologies Africa becomes a virtual event as part of the New Virtual Africa Tech Festival

Optimising command, control and critical communications in mission and business critical operations

Registration to Mission Critical Technologies Africa is open

Secure your FREE visitor ticket to virtual Mission Critical Technologies Africa and gain access to virtual Africa Tech Festival as well as AfricaCom, AfricaTech, the AHUB and the AfricaCom Awards. 

Complete the short registration form and join for Africa's most important mission and business critical connectivity event this year. 


Mission Critical Technologies Africa is the dedicated critical connectivity arm of Africa Tech Festival, attended by over 1,000 mission and business critical professionals annually at the physical event. You can expect to meet critical communications and command & control experts from public safety, transportation, utilities, defense and many more.

After an extensive period of review and consultation, we've decided to proactively transform AfricaCom, AfricaTech and all our co-located conferences into fully virtual events in 2020.  These events will become known as the Virtual Africa Tech Festival which runs from 9 - 13 November 2020, with Mission Critical Technologies Africa taking place between 10 and 11 November 2020. 

Learn more about the virtual event and its exciting features

Going virtual in 2020 presents an excellent opportunity to make our events infinitely more accessible both within Africa and beyond. An internet connection is now all that is required to participate and be part of a community that is actively shaping Africa’s digital future. Geo and logistical restrictions are a thing of the past.

With premium content dedicated to wearable tech, the use of drones and the use of critical technologies to create safer and smarter cities,  an interactive virtual exhibition and a host of interactive networking opportunities, if you are looking to do business in Africa then talk to us about our partnership opportunities today.

Discover the virtual sponsorship available available

Visit Virtual Mission Critical Technologies

Going virtual in 2020 presents an excellent opportunity to make our events infinitely more accessible both within Africa and beyond.

Connect with everybody who is anybody in critical communications and command and control, gain insight into this year's hottest topics and find your next big business deal

Mission Critical Technologies Africa in numbers

Mission Critical Professionals
Director level or above
end-user organisations represented
Mission and Business Critical Organisations
Control Room Site Visits
Hours of Free Content


Gain maximum brand exposure by putting your products and solutions in front of over 1000 critical communications professionals when becoming a sponsor or exhibitor of Virtual Mission Critical Technologies Africa 2020.

Interested in attending Africa's premier critical connectivity event of the year?

Mission Critical Technologies Africa is the meeting place for over 1000 critical communications and command & control experts from across the ecosystem, including public safety, transportation, utilities, defence and many more! 

If you're interested in being part of this all important annual gathering, keep an eye on our website for more updates. 

2020 Highlights include:

Hot 2020 topics
Hot 2020 topics

The hottest topics facing our industry today will be discussed at Virtual Mission Critical Technologies 2020, including wearable tech and the access to real-time information, building on LTE, we'll explore the opportunties and challenges of 5G, IoT's most influential though leader will provide the latest insights and use cases into an organisation of connected devices and drones - the drivers behind this tech and its future. It's an action packed line-up - one not to be missed.

Control Room Site Visits
Control Room Site Visits

In 2019, a limited number of attendees received access to 4 control rooms in Cape Town to gain exclusive insight into the safety, security and transport operations within the city. 2020 will see delegates virtually access the nerve-center of the city and discover the operations that make Cape Town the city it is.

Virtual Interactive Exhibition
Virtual Interactive Exhibition

Check out the latest solutions and products in critical communications and command & control with our virtual interactive expo. It is custom designed and built to enable live video chat networking between sponsors, exhibitors and delegates, scheduled meetings, downloadable content and live presentations. 

Unrivaled Networking Opportunities
Unrivaled Networking Opportunities

Our advanced virtual platform provides the opportunity for all attendees to enjoy 1-2-1 chats with top tier business contacts, exhibitors and sponsors - this is the ideal place to make your next big deal! 

Who you can expect to meet there


Africa Tech Festival - A week of world-class tech and telecoms events

Inspiring Africa's digital leaders to design, build and run a better, more inclusive, digital world.

Africa Tech Festival, a celebration of Africa’s vibrant, diverse community of technology champions, is a culmination of 23 years of connecting and information business leaders, technology experts and policy makers across Africa.