AITEC announces conference and expo programme to match the new business opportunities presented by Africa’s rapidly expanding ICT sector
Leading market analysts around the world are alerting investors to the rapidly expanding business opportunities available across Africa. General economic expansion has substantially increased demand for ICT products and services across the continent. And with the landing of new undersea fibre cables along the east and west coasts, service providers can at last deliver the quality communications that their customers need to fire up IP-empowered economies that can compete globally.
AITEC’s portfolio of specialised ICT events provides a series of unique marketing expos to reach these rapidly expanding markets. They are as follows:
Broadcast & Film Africa
28-29 July 2010, Nairobi, Kenya
Decision-makers from Africa’s increasingly liberalised broadcasting industry, as well as its dynamic film industry, will gather in Nairobi to share information, network and listen to high-level presentations by over 60 international and local experts. The programme has been designed by Russell Southwood, the continent’s leading electronic media analyst and will provide a platform for industry leaders to review latest technological and business developments and plan their strategies for the coming year.
AITEC East Africa ICT Summit
7-8 Septembe 2010r, Nairobi, Kenya
With three undersea fibre cables landing in East Africa, the region now has the infrastructure in place for IP-powered business to take off. This event will gather together what AITEC identifies as the four legs of an IT-empowered society: Government, Corporate, SMEs and Consumers. The event is ideally timed to follow the formal launch of the East African Community, creating a large regional market of over 130 million. This is an essential marketing opportunity for any company selling ICT products and services in the region. The event includes the finals for the first AITEC Software Innovation Challenge, aimed at promoting and showcasing the region’s expanding population of young software developers.
AITEC Mozambique ICT Congress
13-14 October 2010, Maputo, Mozambique
Now in its third year, this is the definitive annual gathering on Mozambique’s rapidly growing ICT community, bringing together over 500 private and public sector manager and professionals for a series of high-powered technology and business briefings over two days. The event is held in partnership with the Ministry of Science & Technology, which guarantees that high-level public sector delegates attend from all ministries and parastatals.
Customer Service & Contact Centre West Africa
24-25 November 2010, Lagos, Nigeria
With the theme “Turning contact centres into profit centres”, the AITEC Customer Service & Contact Centre Conference (CSCC) this year is going to challenge the region’s public and private sector organisations to develop higher levels of professionalism, quality of service and efficiency in all levels of customer service they deliver, including their contact centres. Now in its third year, this event attracts customer service and contact centre managers from all the major enterprises providing customer service.
AITEC Banking & Mobile Money COMESA
2-3 March 2011, Nairobi, Kenya
The definitive banking and mobile money event for the COMESA region that in 2010 attracted over 400 delegates, 100 speakers and 800 exhibition visitors – all high-level managers and professionals from across the region. This is the only banking and mobile money event that has a five-year record in the region, growing annually in size, stature and marketing impact. To include specialised sessions on microfinance and Islamic Banking.
AITEC Banking & Mobile Money West Africa
11-12 Ma 2011y, Accra, Ghana
Following two successful years in Lagos, this event will transfer to Accra in 2011, broadening its audience and impact.
AITEC Banking & Mobile Money Southern Africa
28-29 September 2011, Johannesburg, South Africa
In response to client requests to take the successful AITEC Banking & Mobile Money brand to Southern Africa, this event will be held in Johannesburg, the financial services capital of the region. No other event for the financial services sector will attract as many bankers from throughout the SADC region.
For further details, email email@example.com, Tel +44(0)1480-880774, or log on to www.aitecafrica.com