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The inaugural edition of GITEX AFRICA was an unprecedented success, catapulting the continent to stand proudly alongside its global powerhouse peers with the largest international launch event of any kind in the world. GITEX AFRICA 2024 will amplify the continents digital aspirations and achievements powered by tech savvy youth, corporates and ambitious governments. 

It will connect tech titans, governments, SMEs, start-ups, coders, investors, and academia, to accelerate, collaborate, and explore new ventures.

After spotlighting Africa’s rapidly advancing tech landscape and introducing groundbreaking new technologies in 2024 from Fintech, e-commerce, cloud, IoT, AI, Telecom to Cybersecurity , GITEX AFRICA 2024 is thrilled to announce new avenues of exploration, including: 

  • GITEX AFRICA Digital Health & Lab Tech 
  • GITEX AFRICA Future Manufacturing 
  • GITEX AFRICA Ai Everything 
  • Agritech 

Be part of the big African plan as GITEX AFRICA across a wide range of industries and verticals when GITEX AFRICA 2024 returns to Marrakech on 29-31 May 2024.

Join us to engage with global leaders, inspiring entrepreneurs, and leading investors as they shape the future of Africa. 

GITEX Africa 2024 will take place from 29 May – 31 May 2024 in Bab Jdid, Marrakech, Morocco. Click here for the google map location.

GITEX AFRICA 2024 expects to welcome 50,000+ Visitors, 1,800 Exhibitors & Startups, 400+ Leading Investors & VC’s, 550+ Government Delegations from more than 130+ countries. The exhibitor listing will be shared closer to the event.

TRAVELLER INFORMATION

By Taxi

The easiest way to get to GITEX AFRICA 2024 from Marrakech Airport if you are unfamiliar with the city is to take a taxi. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Marrakesh is about MAD 100. Visit the Marrakech Menara Airport Transportation page for information on taxi services

By Car

There is limited parking onsite and around the venue, please follow the site directional signage that will be in place for the event.

Public Transport

It is possible to travel to and from Marrakesh Menara Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Marrakesh Menara Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Marrakesh Menara Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

There is an extensive fleet of airlines that fly to Marrakech Menara Airport – Click here for more information

There is an extensive fleet of airlines that also fly to Casablanca Mohammed V Airport – Click here for more information

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. Click here for a detailed information on hotels

The official currency unit of Morocco is the Moroccan dirham (DH) which is an abbreviate of (MAD).

In establishments that do not give the possibility to pay by credit card, it is preferable to pay in dirhams. The best places to change your currency are the exchange offices that are located in the tourist squares of each city in Morocco. You can change your currency at the airport or in hotels as well. More information can be found here.

As a general rule, all services and sales operations performed and used in Morocco are subject to VAT, even if the service provider or/and the customers are a non-resident company. Services rendered in Morocco are subject to VAT at the rate of 20%. More information can be found here.

You can find all the information you need to know for when travelling to Mororocco in our travel guide – located here

AT GITEX AFRICA

There will be food and beverage options available on-site. Exhibitors who would like to provide catering for their stand can order it through the Exhibitor Zone or alternatively arrange it themselves. All deliveries for the exhibition on exhibition days are permitted from 10pm - 8am.

Admission to exhibition is restricted to Trade and Business visitors only.

Visitors under the age of 18 will not be admitted.

Students above 16 and below 18 can attend only if accompanied by school or faculty member