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Africa Tech Festival 2024

27 Years of uniting global technology and telecom leaders, entrepreneurs, and policymakers to drive digital transformation and innovation across Africa.

12-14 Nov | Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)


Putting African Tech on the Global Stage


Africa Tech Festival provides a 360 view of how tech and strategy evolution is reshaping Africa’s diverse industry sectors - from telecoms, financial services, healthcare, government, SME and start-ups, retail, manufacture and beyond.

We explore how advances in AI and machine learning, 5G and connectivity, data and analytics, cybersecurity and cloud software, fintech, and robotics are being integrated to revolutionise African industry.

Expect world-class speakers, industry leading content, two international exhibitions, and outcome-driven networking focussed on how tech integration is delivering real-world impact through enterprise excellence and socioeconomic development.

For 26 years, we’ve been a forum for conversations, connections, and celebration exploring how innovation is addressing humanity’s most pressing challenges while elevating African tech onto the global stage.

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Connect, Learn and Discover


14,000+

Attendees

300+

Speakers

200+

Exhibitors

Uniting Tech's Brightest Minds


AfricaCom

Explore all things telecoms, connectivity, digital infrastructure and sustainable development

AfricaTech

Discover innovative, disruptive technologies and their integration across African industry verticals

AfricaIgnite

Empowering entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey to drive positive change in Africa and globally

The AI Summit Cape Town

As AI transforms industries and reshapes the future, Cape Town emerges as a leading African hub for innovation.

2024 Speakers include


Funke Opeke

CEO

MainOne

Leo Skarlatos

CEO

AT (formerly Airtel Tigo)

Nollie Maoto

Chief Data and Analytics Officer – Merchant Services

FNB South Africa

Prasanna Kumar Burri

Group Chief Information Officer

Dangote Group

Simbah Mutasa

Managing Director

Bank of America

Mary Mahuma

CIO, Southern Africa

Philip Morris

Norbert Prihoda

Deputy CEO

Tunisie Telecom

Faith Burn

Chief Information Officer

Eskom Holdings SOC

Samwel Magesa

Chief Data Officer

NBC Bank

Sithembile Songo

CISO

Eskom Holdings SOC

Art Chupeau

Managing Director

Baobab Network

Nina Triantis

Global Head, Telecoms, Media and Technology, Corporate and Investment Banking

Standard Bank

Bongani Sithole

CEO

Founder's Factory Africa

2023 Post Show Report


Explore the success of Africa Tech Festival 2023 with our Post-Show Report, offering valuable insights into attendee stats, key sponsors and partners, media coverage, content themes and sessions, leading speakers, impactful networking, and new features for 2024.

Find your place at Africa Tech Festival 2024.

Exclusive: Africa Cyber Security Report 2024


The Role of Cybersecurity in Safeguarding Africa’s Digital Transformation - 2024 Report.

Deep dive into the accelerating digital landscape of Africa, underlining the critical role of cybersecurity in ensuring a resilient and secure digital future, in this exclusive report, produced by Africa Tech Festival's research team.

Connecting Africa: Our Community For Africa's digital architects


Connecting Africa is the premier media site dedicated to tackling the immense scope of Africa’s digital landscape. Connecting Africa offers a comprehensive, informed and nuanced understanding of the region's communications networking and ICT sector - delivering the commercial opportunities such insights bring.

Join a community of decision makers from across the communications technology ecosystem that are either based in Africa, conducting business with African enterprises or seeking to learn more about the industry's growth hot-spots!

Yandisa Sokhanyile

Founder & Chief Digital Officer

KONECTA

AfricaTech Festival is a place where connections turn into opportunities. It is a good place to meet other professionals in the industry, offering an unparalleled opportunity to network, learn, engage, and conduct business. I eagerly anticipate the prospect of contributing to and benefiting from the forthcoming 2024 event.

Proud AAXO Member

We are proud to be a member of the Association of African Exhibition Organisers.

AAXO is committed to promoting the African exhibitions industry, encouraging businesses to invest and participate in exhibitions, affording our members the tools and resources for successful exhibition management, and encouraging world-class industry standards.

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