Tech Events this Week: Social Media Marketing Conference 2020 and Others

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Hi guys, It’s Monday again, a new opportunity to learn and explore. To kickstart the week, we have curated a mixture of interesting virtual and physical events you can attend across the tech space.

The events come up between November 9 – 14, 2020.

Virtual Africa Tech Festival

This week, AfricaCom and the AfricaTech will be hosting the Virtual Africa Tech Festival. The event will feature virtual exhibitions from the hosts, the AHUB start-up zone as well as Access to the Africa Tech Festival Headline Keynotes.

Other benefits include access to AfricaTech Centre Stage, Future of Work, Connecting the Next Billion and the AHUB.

The event will also feature big tech companies that have a significant presence in Africa like Orange.

Date: Monday, November 9 – Thursday, November 12, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM

You can register for the tech festival here.

LoCS4Africa virtual congress

On Monday, ICLEI Africa’s local climate solution for Africa virtual congress themed, Financing for Change, continues. During the event, experts and stakeholders will respond to the growing acknowledgement that city-scale finance must be mobilised to tackle climate change.

Other items include sessions for sharing ideas and strategies on climate action as well as financing in Africa.

The event will host special dignitaries like Jean Pierre Elong, Secretary-General UCLG Africa, Mohammed Adjei Sowah, Major of Accra among others.

Date: Monday, November 9 – Thursday, November 12, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM

You can join the congress here.

Social Media Marketing Nigeria Conference 2020

On Saturday, Tradersball Nigeria will be hosting the Social Media Marketing Nigeria Conference 2020. This is the largest social media marketing event gathering in Lagos. During the event, experts will be sharing tips and new strategies on how to use social media networks to boost their businesses or organization.

It also includes useful and practical presentations with the opportunity to extensive networking with the biggest names and brands in social media.

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Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Sheraton Lagos Hotel, 30 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Lagos, LA 021189

You can register for the conference here.

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African Innovation Week 2020

This week, the annual African Innovation Week will be held virtually. During the event, innovative startups across the continent will come together and share their experiences with international entrepreneurs.

They will also get to connect with potential investors, executive bodies and game-changers who can work together for sustainable, mutual and inclusive development.

The major goal of the week is to contribute to UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals like No Poverty, Quality Education to all and Gender Equality.

Tech Events: Virtual Africa Tech Festival, Social Media Marketing Conference 2020 and Others

The event will have over 20 panel discussions and 200 pitches featuring over 70 speakers from across the continent.

Date: Monday, November 9 – Friday, November 13, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM

You can register for the innovation week here.

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Africa Cyber Security Culture Conference

This event was organised to discuss and keep updates on the cybersecurity culture in Africa. During the event, organizations and experts throughout Africa will share insights and best practices on cybersecurity.

The event will host an array of speakers and panellists that include CISOs, experts and decision-makers from across the African continent.

Tech Events: Virtual Africa Tech Festival, Social Media Marketing Conference 2020 and Others

Some of the speakers include Yolanda Cornelius, Security Governance Officer, Discovery Limited, Jenny Radcliffe, Founder and Director of Human Factor Security among others

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM

You can register for the conference here.

That’s all from here guys. We will be sharing some exciting updates next week. Have a great week ahead!


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