Welcome to Africa’s Largest B2B B2G AI RPA

& 4IR Smart Tech Trade Show & Conference

27th-29th September 2022

Johannesburg – South Africa

AI Expo Africa, now entering its 5th successful year, is the largest business focused Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and 4IR trade event in Africa, uniting 1000s of buyers, suppliers & innovators across the region.

Our 2021 edition ran on September 7th-9th as a 3 day LIVE online event followed by a 30 day ON-DEMAND show maximising networking opportunities with global and local vendors, thought leaders and innovators. If you missed the show you can watch all the archived talks on AI TV

With a community of 20k+ practitioners, our show format is built upon the phenomenal success of the previous four events that have cemented AI Expo Africa as the largest business gathering of its kind, attended by Enterprise buyers, Governments, 4IR practitioners, decision makers, international trade missions, vendors, SMBs and global brands all focused on real world business applications you can deploy TODAY.  Its a great place to find new clients, channel partners, learn about local trends and find new markets.

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Our business audience is a buyer / supplier focused community and comprised of Enterprise decision makers / CxOs, allied to AI Cloud platform providers, Tier 1 / 2 deployment & service providers, AI start ups / innovators, investors, educators, government and AI ecosystem community builders.

AI Expo Africa 2021 will be an online event with all the same elements of our successful face-2-face format with 4 track speaking programme, expo hall, country pavilions, poster zone, live networking zone and live VIP zone.  You will learn about real Enterprise case studies and the application of AI and Data Science in Business TODAY, available technology and cloud platforms, deployment challenges, ethical considerations allied to the vibrant innovation and start up ecosystem driving the industry in Africa.

Meet our 2021 Exhibitors

AI Expo Africa prides itself at showcasing some of the largest and well established technology companies to our community of qualified buyers.  We also welcome newly launched brands, start-ups, SMBs, trade missions and community partners.  The AI Expo Africa exhibitor & partner line-up for 2021 had a stunning array of local and global companies, with 50+ vendors including our event partners Telkom, Intel and NVIDIA, Swiss Trade Delegation and our Destination Partner the Tshwane Economic Development Agency (TEDA).

Event Headline Partners

Diamond Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Swiss Pavilion

TEDA Pavilion

cirrus ai
wits university

Silver Sponsors

versus africa
robotiq ai africa

Start-up Booths

Ashanti AI

What the Delegates & Sponsors Say

AI Expo Africa was nothing less then inspirational. Looking forward to 2020 Expo” 

Francois Ferreira, Capitec Bank

“What an amazing few days spent with like minded individuals, organizations, startups, enthusiasts and those just plainly curious!” 

Izak De Beer, SAP

“Talking to the smaller vendors, particularly the ones in the Innovation Cafe was the highlight for me” 

Gordon Inggs, City of Cape Town

“I learnt so much at this year’s AI Expo Africa and cannot wait to return next year” 

Khumoetsile Khumalo, Absa Bank

“It was great the see a diverse field of innovators across business, academia and social enterprises take on our continents challenges”

Francis Mumbi, Stanbic Bank

“What an epic week of awesome mental stimulation. My brain has been opened to a whole new exciting world for me” 

John Morison, Polyoak Packaging

“Excellent conference. Looking forward to next year

Deon Du Preez, Dimension Data Middle East and Africa

Excellent event

Sugendran Pillay, Standard Bank Group

Great event, had a fantastic panel discussion regarding youth and woman

Brigitte Binneman, Technology Innovation Agency, South Africa

Key Themes & Growth of the AI Expo Africa Community

We are helping lay the foundations for an AI Powered Future for Africa, fostering B2B B2G trade and investment around 6 key themes with a strong business development and growth narrative. As we enter our 4th year we continue to grow the community which a media, mailer & social reach of 30k+ practitioners and followers.

Synapse Magazine

Synapse magazine chronicles the 4th industrial Revolution as it unfolds in Africa and plays a vital part in connecting the members of this rapidly growing trade and innovation community across the region.  With a global readership, it puts Africa centre stage with a clear focus on the African 4IR innovation and business narrative.  Now entering its 4th year of publication, this unique quarterly trade publication is FREE to read on the ISSU platform.  It is read in 131 countries with the top 10 most popular being; South Africa, USA, UK, Kenya, Nigeria, Ireland, Ghana, India, Tunisia & France.



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AI Expo Africa is proudly supporting the charity Starting Chance, empowering female entrepreneurs & building high-quality early learning programmes for disadvantaged youth in South Africa.

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