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14 - 15 September 2021
Virtual Event

14 - 15 September 2021|Virtual Event

Building digital economies to realise West Africa’s potential as a global tech powerhouse

We're back virtually this year from 14 - 15 September!

Check back soon for more information...

18 years of uniting West Africa’s tech ecosystems to drive inclusive digital growth

West Africa Com Virtual is the leading telecoms and technology event in the region, uniting leaders of the TMT industries, policy makers and regulators, large enterprises, start-ups and investors alike from across the West African Francophone and Anglophone markets.

Our virtual event works very much the same as our face-to-face events, with many of our pre-existing physical features transferring across to the digital experience, plus an abundance of new features, enhancing your ability to stay ahead of the curve, discover what industry innovators have planned, and network with executives across the regions ecosystem, all from your own home. 

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WEST AFRICA COM 2020 IN NUMBERS

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

Who will you meet?

Key themes for 2021

Take a look at the hottest tech topics that will be covered at this year's West Africa Com. The full agenda and speaker line-up will be released soon - pre-register to be the first to hear the latest announcements. 


Intelligent connectivity: nurturing educated, connected societies
Intelligent connectivity: nurturing educated, connected societies
Positioning West Africa as a global tech powerhouse
Positioning West Africa as a global tech powerhouse
The real value of the region’s 4IR journey
The real value of the region’s 4IR journey

Designing and implementing fit-for-purpose tech policy
Designing and implementing fit-for-purpose tech policy
Disruptive innovation: thriving in an age change
Disruptive innovation: thriving in an age change
Exploring strategies for the evolving West African telco
Exploring strategies for the evolving West African telco

Integrating green energy: preparing for sustainable tech futures
Integrating green energy: preparing for sustainable tech futures
Building inclusive digital ecosystems
Building inclusive digital ecosystems
Leveraging the power of West Africa’s mobile money revolution
Leveraging the power of West Africa’s mobile money revolution

Nigeria’s data centre and cloud computing boom
Nigeria’s data centre and cloud computing boom
Unpacking Nigeria’s journey to become Africa’s start-up capital
Unpacking Nigeria’s journey to become Africa’s start-up capital

Key Features At Virtual West Africa Com

West Africa Com Virtual is the leading telecoms and technology event in the region, uniting leaders of the TMT industries, policy makers and regulators, large enterprises, start-ups and investors alike from across the West African Francophone and Anglophone markets.

Our virtual event works very much the same as our face-to-face events, with many of our pre-existing physical features transferring across to the digital experience, plus an abundance of new features, enhancing your ability to stay ahead of the curve, discover what industry innovators have planned, and network with executives across the regions ecosystem, all from your own home. 


Insightful Content
Insightful Content
  • From wherever you are in the world, build your personal agenda and stream engaging and inspiring, impactful content sessions from industry leaders.
  • Interact and engage with our expert speakers through live Q&A and polling.
  • Catch up with sessions on-demand, at a time best suited to you, giving you access to more content than ever before.
Creating Connections
Creating Connections
  • Our AI-driven platform enables you to easily find the contacts most relevant to you.
  • We recommend the people to connect with, based on interests, industry and personal or company profile. 
  • Connect, meet and chat straight away.

Industry Leading Technology Solutions
Industry Leading Technology Solutions
  • Our bespoke built interactive, virtual expo allows you to engage with some of the most influential companies in the AI space.
  • Watch the latest product demos, see the latest tech in action and meet directly with sponsors and exhibitors at their booth to find the right solution for you.
Demonstrable ROI
Demonstrable ROI
  • Our platform enables exhibitors and sponsors to capture leads throughout the event.
  •  Track leads from presentations, product demos, meetings, booth visits and connections made. 
  •  Allow your teams to lead score so you can qualify the leads for follow up and present a demonstrable ROI of your investment.

Virtual Event Platform Demos

Take a look at a selection of our virtual platform demos highlighting:

  • The attendee experience - an in-depth walk-through of the platform 
  • Agenda sessions - an overview of how our content features will be displayed
  • The platform itself and why it is different to any other virtual platforms you might experience
  • The exhibitor experience - a summary of how our delegates can interact with exhibitors
  • Networking - a quick look at the networking functionalities available

Kolubahzizi Howard

Director of Strategy

Liberia Telecommunications Authority

“The Connecting West Africa Conference allows you to not only connect on the issues confronting the West African telecom sector, but also connect with the companies and individuals that can help you find solutions to your needs.”