Connecting you to qualified decision makers, buyers & thought leaders in Africa
2nd – 3rd November 2023
Sandton Convention Centre, JHB, South Africa
Want to find qualified Enterprise buyers & distributors of your products & services in Africa?
AI Expo Africa welcomes sponsors and vendors from all corners of the 4IR smart technology community both local and global. We have a range of sponsorship packages to suit all budgets for vendors, platform providers, service providers, deployment partners, start ups and niche community / skills partners alike. The 9 core pillars to our value proposition ensure you maximise ROI and reach the audience you want. All packages offer pre and post event brand exposure as well as a range of on-the-day benefits.
Build early brand momentum, awareness & press coverage months before show day
Generate new business opportunities with qualified buyers seeking solutions
Gain valuable insights about the regional trends, needs & wider African 4IR landscape
Promote products, services & programmes to a curated audience of 5K+ delegates
Network with thought leaders, Enterprise buyers, Governments, trade missions & start-ups
Reach 50K+ practitioners via our regional mailer, trade magazine, social & AI TV platform
Obtain detailed insights via our buyer survey plus opt-in delegate list & show analytics
Develop your African channel, deployment & distribution partner network with local ISVs
Leverage our network, with newsletter, trade magazine & bespoke services 365 all year
61% of our delegate community are decision makers, buyers, budget-holders or purchasing influencers that include; Enterprise CxO / Management, Dept Heads, Analysts, End Users, Engineering, Government, NGOs, Academia, Investors and Start-ups.
AI Expo Africa buyer community breakdown
The AI Media Group is the de facto trade body for 4IR in Africa. We are well positioned to help you explore the rapidly growing African 4IR market opportunity. Our goal is simple – we want to connect suppliers, buyers, investors & innovators in the local / regional African & International AI, RPA & Smart Technology solutions market.
Our AI Expo Africa 2021 ONLINE event was our biggest yet!
AI Expo Africa has a local, regional & global reach and it remains the ideal place to meet, network and transact with clients, partners and suppliers. Over 5 editions of the event we have showcased; 298 exhibitors, hosted 364 speakers, 2649 companies & 5998 delegates reporting high satisfaction scores.
AI Expo Africa – Overview for exhibitors & sponsors
Trade Events & Expo Formats
Face-2-Face | Online | Hybrid
Not only do we run traditional Face-2-Face trade events we also cater for online and hybrid scenarios. Wether it’s our annual 3 day AI Expo Africa gathering or a 1 hour webinar, we have the ability to meet client requirements for one-off marketing activations right up to a multi-day 2000 delegate trade show.
In 2018 & 2019 we ran our flagship AI Expo Africa trade event in Cape Town, South Africa
In 2020 & 2021 we moved to a live online event format due to the COVID 19 pandemic
In 2022 we moved the show to our new home at the SCC, Johannesburg, South Africa
All paid for exhibitors receive a full, opt-in delegate list of all attendees joining the show with contact details
We also offer pre-event online sessions to help our sponsors / exhibitors maximise ROI from our events
All our shows have a help desk staffed by “our people” to ensure a great event
Our show build parter is GL Events who offer a dedicated local project team and excellent client support
We offer unparalleled pre and post event support, including a post event report with valuable delegate feedback
AI Expo Africa ONLINE booth examples from our digital event series
Sponsor & Exhibitor Packages Overview
In 2022, we moved to our new host city partner, Johannesburg, South Africa. The Gauteng and Tshwane Regions of South Africa are home to the largest concentration of new and emerging 4IR tech companies dubbed the “AI Tech Capital” of Africa allied to a strong buyer demand for solutions, jobs and skills in this category. Its also a great opportunity to explore “The City of Gold” and the Administrative Capital of South Africa allied to the amazing tourism opportunities for our international visitors. Learn more about the venue and show floor plan >> HERE
Exhibitor Options for 2023
To gain a copy of the 2023 prospectus and full list of benefits complete the form below and one of our team will contact you. The prospectus includes all the information, pricing and packages available. We are happy to explore custom packages and insights you may also have for making this a great event for our delegates with your own unique ideas.
Packages on offer for 2023
4x Event Partner Pavilions
12x Platinum Booths
18x Silver Booths
16x Start-up Booths
1x University Poster Zone
1x Creative Gallery Zone
4x AI Skills Workshops (3 hours each)
1x All Day Hackathon (10 hours)
1x VIP Gala Reception / event opening sponsor
1x VIP Catering sponsor
1x VIP Zone sponsor
1x Coffee Station sponsor
1x Main catering sponsor
1x Day 1 networking / drinks reception sponsor
1x Exterior Venue Flags / Banners sponsor
1x Registration desk sponsor
1x Badge / lanyard sponsor
1x Delegate bag sponsor
1x Programme sponsor
1x Networking App sponsor
1x Press & Media zone sponsor
1x State of AI in Africa Report sponsor
1x Awards sponsor
Custom packages on request
Complete the form below to receive prospectus, packages & pricing for AI Expo Africa 2023
All packages are reserved on a first come / first serve basis – SO BOOK EARLY!
Contracts signed before 15th April 2023 receive a 15% DISCOUNT!
AI Expo Africa is proudly partnering with AIESEC – A global platform for young people to explore and develop their leadership potential. AIESEC are a non-political, independent, not-for-profit organization run by students and recent graduates of institutions of higher education. Together we are helping develop leadership and management skills for young people to progress their careers.