Africa Digital Festival is a multi-event festival that would unlock, recognize and celebrate the Digital Space in Africa. An event where digital innovations and technologies meet policymakers, entrepreneurs, investors, government and all major stakeholders that contributes to the growth of Digital in the continent.
The Festival is to create opportunities for organizations, startups, governments, and the greater Africans to connect and grow together through the leveraging of digital.
Africa, a growing continent projected to have the largest youthful populous by the World Bank is also the region full of innovations and inventions hence the festival discovering, recognizing and celebrating users, developers among others.
Initiatives such as the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) being a driving force behind Africa with internet penetration at 300% among other digital infrastructure on the rise, Africa’s Digital Ecosystem keeps increasing with most youth starting digital businesses, or their startups powered by digital.
Africa Digital Festival’s aim is to unlock Africa’s Digital Future through platforms to discuss all things digital through its Digital Summits, recognize and honor digital champions through Africa Digital Awards, solve societal problems through Hackathons, showcase innovations, technologies made by Africans for Africa through Africa Digital Expo while creating synergy in Africa’s electronic sports via Africa Esports championship among initiatives that would make Africa the Digital Hub of the world.
The festival is not just to unlock, recognize and celebrate Africa’s digital space but to also to empower a million women across Africa with digital skills from 2020 to 2030 through its social responsibility initiative ToGetHer in Digital which was launched in Ghana last year with over 500 women benefiting already.
ThirdEye Media Group the organizers of Africa Digital Festival would also embark on a roadshow across Africa with the purpose of creating more awareness of the event while building and creating more relationships with the ecosystem in the west, east, south, north and central Africa while giving the platform to startup founders and government to showcase their products and digital initiatives respectively.
Africa Digital Festival is to unlock Africa’s Digital Future while bridging the gap to maximize the digital dividend through the promotion of Digital Finance, Smart cities, E-health, Education, Internet of Things, Infrastructure, Mobile among others.