3 Aug 2015

Top 10 reasons to attend AfricaCom 2015

AfricaCom 2015
With just a few months until AfricaCom opens its doors, now is the perfect time to start planning your trip so you can make the most of your time in Cape Town.
Here are our top 10 reasons to attend AfricaCom this year:
1 This year’s conference programme is bigger and better than ever, covering the industry's hottest topics including mobile money and m-commerce, new revenue streams, cost efficient operators and SDN & network virtialisation - download the brochure
2 AfricaCom 2015 will see a line up with 63% brand new speakers, including never before heard speakers representing the likes of UBER, Expresso, Fuzzy Logic, Deezer, ITA and the Angel Hub. View the full speaker list.
3 Everyone who's anyone attends AfricaCom - previous attendees include Airtel, MTN, Etisalat, Safaricom, Orange, Vodacom, and more. Register today to make sure you don't miss out!
4 AfricaCom provides unrivaled networking opportunities before, during and after the event,through our networking app, 15+ exclusive networking hours, speed networking sessions and our one-to-one meeting service. Find out more.
5 Source the latest technologies and solutions on the market from 375+ exhibitors including the likes of Huawei, Intelsat, Airtel, Alcatel-Lucent, Vodacom, ACE, Liquid Telecom and Cisco. View the full exhibitor list.
6 Apps World Africa, LTE Africa, TV Connect Africa and VSAT Africa are all co-located at AfricaCom, providing you with even more content, speakers, exhibitors and attendees to meet and network with!
7 AfricaCom is the VIP destination, attracting senior level decision making attendees through our exclusive, invitation-only features including The Village, the AfricaCom 100 Leadership Summit, and the CIO Forum.
8 Experience our brand new features and community events including the Ericsson AHUB, SDN & Network Virtualisation PoC Zone, and the free to attend AfricaCom Masterclasses.
9 Celebrate innovation across digital Africa at the AfricaCom Awards, everyone's favourite part of AfricaCom! Taking place at the end of Day Two, this year sees 14 different categories, recognising digital leaders from across the industry. Find out more.
10 Cape Town! If you’re planning to stay a few days to enjoy all the Cape has to offer, get started: those wine-tasting tours, shark-diving experiences and villas in Camps Bay won’t book themselves…

New Speakers Confirmed:

Strive Masiyiwa
CEO
EcoNet

Dr Miriam Altman
Head of Strategy
Telkom

Mark BennettDirector EMEA
Google Play


Herman Singh
Group Chief Digital Officer
MTN

Verone Mankou
CEO and Founder
VMK

Sunil Geness,
President
Information Technology Association South Africa

Alina VinogradovaPartnerships and Business Development Lead
VC4Africa


Adrian Walker
Pricing Director Africa
Millicom

Bayan Monadjem
Chief Technical Officer
Airtel Africa

Seaparo PhalaChief Information Officer
Department of Arts and Culture

Plus: senior representatives of Orange, Airtel, MTN, Vodacom, Millicom, Econet Wireless, Facebook, Safaricom, Etisalat, Twitter, Uganda Telecom, Cell C, Unitel, Movicel, MTC, Zamtel and more. Want to join the speaker line up? Get in touch!
To find out more and to see what's in store for AfricaCom 2015, download the brochure!
Best wishes,
The AfricaCom team