Registrations now open for Africa Tech Festival 2024

  • Organisers have opened up registrations for this year’s Africa Tech Festival.
  • The 2024 iteration is once agin taking place at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC).
  • The 27th edition of Africa Tech Festival is expected to draw as more than 15 000 attendees.

Africa Tech Festival 2024 is now open for registrations. Organisers for the event, which is now in its 27th year, have put the call out to all those in the ICT and telecommunications sector across the African continent to attend, with this year’s iteration expected to see more than 15 000 people take part.

Once again, the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) will play the host venue, with Africa Tech Festival 2024 set for 11th to 14th November.

Along with the aforementioned number of attendees, this year’s edition is expected to see more than 300 exhibitors and 450 speakers throughout the week in Cape Town.

“Comprising four anchor events – AfricaCom, AfricaTech, AfricaIgnite and AI Summit Cape Town – Africa Tech Festival is Africa’s biggest showcase of enterprise tech innovation across key sectors like telecoms, connectivity, cybersecurity, cloud and data centres, green ICT, and media and entertainment,” organisers sharer in a release with Hypertext.

“Topics of discussion at the AfricaCom and AfricaTech anchor events range from the latest tech trends to innovations in telco transformation; meaningful connectivity; AI’s real-world applications across African sectors; innovations in fintech, cloud and cybersecurity; and bold solutions to the biggest challenges across enterprise industry verticals,” they added.

Unsurprisingly, AI will be a key focus for Africa Tech Festival 2024, and here the AI Summit Cape Town 2024 is set to play a part in driving discussions around this pervasive technology and its predicted impact on the African continent.

“This year, we’re excited to unveil a more technical and targeted content lineup, accompanied by enhanced networking opportunities. We’re building on our reputation as the continent’s biggest tech event, to deliver value-driven experiences that empower attendees to make lasting connections and drive tangible outcomes,” noted James Williams, event director of the Africa Tech Festival.

As for the lineup of targeted content, organisers have highlighted the following:

  • AFest: The biggest celebration in African tech, the renowned Africa Tech Festival Day 1 party with drinks, dancing, and live entertainment with 2000 revellers.
  • LeadersIn Africa Summit 2024: An exclusive, VIP series of executive roundtable discussions designed to facilitate actionable dialogue between the 100 of the continent’s most influential tech players. This year in a beautiful new off-site venue.
  • Africa Tech Festival Awards: Celebrating the people, projects and organisations leveraging technology to deliver socioeconomic development.
  • Next-Gen Summit: Aimed at educating and enabling the next generation of African tech leaders, this new feature will host content, workshops and networking.
  • EQL:HER Lounge: A space dedicated to connecting and inspiring Africa’s female business leaders, inspirational founders, senior investors, and emerging tech pioneers.
  • InspiringFifty Africa Awards: A prestigious ceremony recognising the top 50 women making strides in tech careers across the African continent.
  • Bespoke Networking Features: A host of new sector-, function-, and challenge-led networking features curated to connect you with the leaders most critical to your business goals.”

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