AfricaCom 2018 – Press Briefing Notification. One week to go to the world’s largest Africa-focused TMT event
London, 8 November 2018 – There is now less than one week to go before the 21st AfricaCom. This event, as always, is expected to cast the net wide in terms of how technology, media and telecommunications is shaping the future of the African continent.
Aside from the hundreds of exhibitors, speakers and thousands of delegates that will congregate next week with loads of newsworthy insights to fill column inches, there will be some key press briefings for press. Media are requested to please diarise the following:
Tuesday 13th November 2018:
11H30 – 12H30
Room 1.3 which is at the top of the escalator by the main entrance to CTICC.
Nic Rudnick, Liquid Telecom’s Group CEO, will be giving an update on the company’s progress across Africa – and plans for the future.
Please contact email@example.com to confirm attendance.
14H00 – 15H00
Press conference to announce the biggest strategic technology partnership on the African continent.
14H00 – 15H00
Connectivity Hall – Stands D1A-D1B-D2A
Meet Alioune Ndiaye, CEO of Orange Middle East & Africa as he presents the company’s strategy for Africa.
Wednesday 14th November 2018
Huawei Technologies South Africa (Proprietary) Limited
09H30 and 11H30
Huawei to launch its Public Cloud service in South Africa in partnership with its local South African partners.
• Minister of Telecommunications and Postal services
• Mr. Li Peng, President of Huawei Southern Africa
• Mr. Deng Tao, Vice President of Huawei Cloud BU
• Accenture, IDC, MTN, VDC, SITA, EMM, Standard Bank, ABSA, SAPS, PRASA, Transnet, ESKOM
In other news: Media should note that the Media Lounge will be located in the Technology Arena this year. We look forward to welcoming you all there.
To attend any of the above mentioned press conferences or gatherings, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call +27 21 201 1522
For media accreditation, please apply here. Early registration will also guarantee advanced show information as well as a tour of the exhibition floor and a host of other benefits.
For further information please contact:
Kaz Henderson or Lauren Leonard
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