22 Jun 2015

What's new for VAS Africa 2015?

 

VAS Africa 2015 will see a host of new speakers, topics and features this coming 30th June - 1st July. Registration closes this Friday 26th Junemake sure you're part of the debate and purchase your delegate pass today to experience this exciting event, with two days of insightful presentations and inspiring workshops. Don't forget, it's FREE to attend for regional operators, content creators and regulators - find out more
 
Brand new speakers from companies including:
Huawei Digital Services Product Line, MTN, BT, Airtel Nigeria, Telkom Business Mobile, Vodacom, Ewallet solutions FNB, (Snapscan), Zazoo, Konga online shopping, wigroup South Africa, QPlay Music, Content Connect Africa, Wabona, Afrikan Dust Media group, M4JAM, Silicon Cape Initiative, Qurio, & Innovation, Afroterminal,  nFrnds, I’m Bored, weChat, mymobworld, International Omni Retailing Markets Association, Mezzanineware, Funda Technology, Vodafone Egypt, Rekindle Learning and Kytabu.
 

All new agenda topics:
Expanded M-Commerce and Mobile Money section: FNB Ewallet Solutions, Zazoo, Konga online shopping and wigroup South Africa contribute to our expanded sessions this year - focussing on the convergence of mobile money and merchant payments with traditional payment and creating sustainable and viable mobile financial services. Day One, Tuesday 30th June at 11:45.
Innovation for Africa: discussion, panels, showcasing start-ups: Silicon Cape Initiative, Qurio and Latest Sightings will discuss fostering growth in the VAS start-up community, showcasing a number of exciting developments and addressing how regulators, telcos and ICT leaders can support this growing community. Day Two, Wednesday 1st July at 11.15.
Video on demand and new music players join the Digital Entertainment: We’re pleased to welcome new speakers - Qplay Music, Content Connect Africa, BOZZA and Simfy to the stage - be the first to hear how smart phones and low cost tablets  FNB changing consumption and distribution of digital entertainment services. Day One, Tuesday 30th at 14.50.

 
New features for 2015:
Hosted Roundtable Lunches: On day one, meet and network with senior level decision makers over lunch in our hosted roundtables – table topics include the future of Mobile Money, launching a new VAS product and overcoming technology barriers. 
AfricaCom 100 at VAS Africa: Launched in 2014, the AfricaCom 100 is a group of top leaders and influencers in Africa’s telecoms, media and ICT sector. VAS Africa comes at a perfect time for the group as the results of 2015’s first AfricaCom 100 survey on key market trends will be revealed. The AfricaCom 100 members and VAS Africa speakers will meet for an exclusive networking gathering on the eve of the conference to discuss the results in an informal setting.


Make sure you don't miss out - purchase your delegate pass today, or if you're a regional operator or regulator, register here!

We still have some exciting sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available - to find out more, please contact Alexander Zenonos - E: Alexander.Zenonos@informa.com / T: +44 (0) 207 017 6583