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10 – 11 July 2019 | Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar Sea Plaza, Senegal

Connecting West Africa to New Digital Markets

Connecter l'Afrique de l'Ouest aux Nouveaux Marchés Numériques

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Collaboration between public and private as the key to bridging the digital divide

Placing ICT at the heart of West Africa’s socio-economic development agenda and aligning the needs of the private sector with governmental goals.

Creating a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship across West Africa

Placing start-ups on the agenda for accelerated digital transformation and funding the next generation of innovators.

The mobile money opportunity and fintech solutions connecting a mobile economy

Exploring the evolving synergies between financial and digital inclusion

Connecting West Africa with a data led strategy

Delivering the affordable and intuitive services informed by analytics and maximise the insight of Big Data.

The evolving role of MNOs from connector to digital services provider

A deep dive into the OTT opportunity from messaging to broadcast for smart and collaborative MNOs.

Exploring applications for new technologies

Exploring how Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and IoT are relevant to the people, cities and industries of West Africa.

WEST AFRICA COM IN NUMBERS

400+
Engaged Attendees
40+
Inspirational Speakers
60%
Operator Attendance

INTERACTIVE FEATURES AT WEST AFRICA COM

Exclusive Post-Event Poolside Party

Featuring a live band, this is the perfect opportunity for delegates to network with peers in a relaxed and informal poolside setting. Attendees connect with existing industry contacts and develop new relationships with West African TMT leaders.

Power Hour (By Invitation Only)

A dedicated networking session for VIP attendees to quickly identify future business partners. 

West Africa Com Mobile Networking App

Our state-of-the-art mobile app maximizes networking value for all attendees. Delegates were able to book meetings in advance allowing you to plan your day!

Facilitated VIP Meeting Service

The opportunity to create a bespoke wish-list of who you want to meet and receive one-to-one introductions with our most senior and influential VIPs.

LeadersIn West African TMT Boardroom (Invitation Only)

These exclusive, closed-door sessions tackled challenging and controversial issues in an informal and intimate setting. The Chatham House Rule applies to encourage frank and productive dialogue between industry leaders, policymakers and regulators.


AHUB West: Seed Start-up Investment Working Group

Unleashing the power of West Africa’s tech start-up ecosystem. Dedicated conference content and a brand new informal networking space for start-ups, investors and MNOs. We are working with the regions’ leading investors and accelerators to effectively fund the most innovative new tech ventures.