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20,000+

TRADE BUYERS

125+

GOVERNMENT DELEGATIONS

500+

EXHIBITORS

400+

STARTUPS

LEADING GLOBAL TECH COMMUNITIES INTO AFRICA

GITEX AFRICA, the continent’s largest all-inclusive tech event, will connect tech titans, governments, SMEs, start-ups, coders, investors, and academia, to accelerate, collaborate, and explore new ventures.

A curation of emerging technologies from fintech, e-commerce, cloud, IoT, AI, telecom to cybersecurity will be heavily featured during the three-day annual pan-African forum in Marrakech, Morocco.

Unleashing the limitless possibilities of the globe’s youngest continent, the event will shape the vision for a more sustainable, inclusive, and tech-driven digital economy.

GITEX AFRICA will amplify the continent’s digital aspirations and achievements powered by tech savvy youth, corporates, and ambitious governments.

ONE AFRICA. LIMITLESS OPPORTUNITIES.

Home to a population of 1.4 billion with a projected 2.5bn by 2050, Africa’s biggest asset is its young population , with 70% of the sub-Saharan Africa under the age of 30. This vast market of digitally-literate and tech-savvy population has led to one of the fastest-growing, most promising tech and startup ecosystems in the world.

1 in 6 of world’s internet users

based in Africa by 2025

$180 billion by 2025 projected value of Africa's internet economy

More than $1 MILLION start-up funding raised every two hours

$115 billion to $712 billion tech investments

Tech investment to rocket in next 25 years

1 in 3 of new mobile subscribers globally

will be from Sub-Saharan Africa

80% of $100 billion investment in broadband

Core infrastructure investments of 250 km of fibre and 4G/5G base stations

$30.3 billion by 2025 Africa’s fintech revenue

Flourishing Fintech at 8X higher than in 2020

MOROCCO, THE WORLD’S GATEWAY TO AFRICA

As a global hub bridging the EMEA region with access to a combined population of 2.5 billion people and connecting 80 global cities, Morocco has always been a destination of choice hosting a large international community and has favorable business environment that ranks it 1st among 141 countries in inflation stability and the World’s 5th most competitive destination for Tech R&D.

Accessible…

to a combined population of nearly 2.5 billion people (EMEA)

Connected…

with 98% mobile penetration, outperforming the 80% global average

Investing…

more than 50% of Morocco’s Foreign Direct Investment is geared toward Africa

Modernising…

where 58,000 new businesses emerged in 2021

Mobilising…

$331 million to support local startups in 2022

 

THE POWER OF TECH COMMUNITIES

The world’s next biggest digital economy has tech investment rocketing from $115 billion to $712 billion over the next 25 years. GITEX AFRICA connects tech titans, governments, start-ups, investors and global innovation hubs to accelerate, collaborate, and explore.

Global Tech Execs

Global Tech Execs

Meet the world’s leading CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, CSOs and CMOs keeping their companies ahead through fast-paced inventive thinking.

Government

Government

The public sector accelerate Africa’s transformation with PPP tech partnerships, and embrace One Africa Digital Summit to advance projects and strategic visions.

Coders & Developers

Coders & Developers

Programmers, DevOps, data scientists, engineers and real- world creators of digital revolutions unleash their coding genius across.

Startups

Startups

The edgiest tech comes alive from a curated collection of the world’s most promising startups, enterprising founders and innovators.

Investors

Investors

Connect with influential Venture Capitalists, Family Offices, Fund of Funds, CVCs, Accelerators, Angels representing more than $100 Billion in assets under management.

Youth

Youth

Ground zero to develop future tech leaders, sharpen talent and shape the largest community of youth in tech.

SECTORS WITH TRANSFORMATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

CLOUD X IOT X AI

DIGITAL FINANCE

CYBERSECURITY BY GISEC

DIGITAL CITIES X DIGITAL HEALTH

CONSUMER TECH

STARTUPS BY NORTH STAR

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TELECOM X NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

CONFERENCE THEMES AT GITEX AFRICA

DIGITAL CITIES & AI COUNTRY SPOTLIGHTS

GOVERNMENT STAGE

Global and pan-African government and tech leaders will convene at this stage to share their perspectives on major technology trends shaping the future of Africa and map out the plan for humancentric development of the world’s next biggest digital economy with technology as its foundation.

 

CYBER SECURITY

DARK STAGE powered by GISEC

Leading CISOs from across Africa, regional and international innovators and global experts come together to decisively lead cybersecurity transformations across sectors and countries.

 

STARTUP CONFERENCES

NORTH STAR AFRICA

Global unicorns and soonicorns share their inspiring journeys as well as practical insights on unlocking the next growth stage for their businesses.

 

INSPIRATIONAL KEYNOTES

MAIN STAGE

Visionary C-levels, policy makers and benefactors creating impact present powerful new ideas on how to incorporate new technologies and international best practices into Africa’s ongoing development.

 

TECH DIALOGUES

HEALTHCARE | FOOD | ENERGY | EDUCATION |
INDUSTRY 4.0

A premium collection of on-stage presentations from industry leaders in FinTech, Healthcare, Energy and AgriTech among others promoting knowledge on the impact of newly introduced innovation and systems enabling business processes.

 

ONE AFRICA DIGITAL SUMMIT

PAN-AFRICAN LEADERS FORUM

300+ African and international country leaders, ministers and policy makers join forces to provide advice and create partnerships to deliver improved level of investment, jobs, and growth across Africa.

 

INSPIRING WORDS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Under the authority of

Hosted by

Organized by

The overseas events organizing company of Dubai World Trade Centre.

Pioneered by

Endorsed by

UAE Cyber Security Council

WORLD’S MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES VENTURING INTO AFRICA'S BURGEONING DIGITAL MARKET

Witness the curated collection of the world’s most comprehensive and promising show of global products and solutions with diverse industry applications.

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