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30 September - 1 October 2020|Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar Sea Plaza,Senegal

Unleash the power of connectivity to connect people and businesses of West Africa

Exploring digital transformation in West Africa

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About West Africa Com

West Africa Com unites the West African Francophone and Anglophone Technology, Media and Telecoms Markets. The event makes sense of how the telco value chain can leverage its assets to deliver low cost broadband connectivity and digital services to the consumers and enterprises of West Africa.

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Key themes for 2020

Affordable services to connect the unconnected
Exploring the social benefits of ubiquitous connectivity
Smart cities: Using technology to get economies moving
Closing the digital skills gap
Emerging tech showcase
The content and media opportunity
The future of mobile money and financial inclusion
Developing infrastructure for a more connected Africa
Women in tech

West Africa Com Coronavirus Update

West Africa Com is planned to take place as scheduled in Dakar, Senegal. The West Africa Com Team are following developments around the Novel Coronavirus closely as we take the health and safety of our customers, partners and colleagues very seriously. Our team are following the latest guidelines and protocols from the World Health Organization and the UK Government and working closely with the venue to ensure a safe environment for our attendees.


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 can 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 can 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 tackle 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.

Call for Press!

If you are an accredited member of the press you are entitled to an all access West Africa Com press pass

Venue

Radisson Blu, Dakar

This contemporary oceanfront hotel is 3 km from Îles des Madeleines national park and 12 km from Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport.

Phone: +221 33 869 33 33

Address: Route de la Corniche O, Dakar 16868, Senegal

Email: reservations.dakar@radissonblu.com

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