Conference and exhibition producers Kinetic have announced the launch a new Business Tech Show, an evolutionary initiative brought to African shores to meet the needs of the ever evolving ICT industry.
The Business Tech Show combines three of Kinetic’s longstanding and popular events, “Cloud and Virtualisation Africa Summit”; “IT Infrastructure & Broadband Summit” and the “Enterprise Mobility Africa Summit”; respectively to form one dynamic platform that’ll demonstrate how the effective use of strategic technology and innovation can be used as a tool to drive business forward.
The event, which reaches out SMEs, Entrepreneurs, start-ups and large corporates alike, is the business platform to showcase latest tech trend, examine the ever-changing mobility and application landscape and focus on the evolution of cloud adoption.
According to organisers, “Merging knowledge-sharing with practical insights, the show will take you from the conference room to the exhibition floor and to technical demonstrations, allowing you a 360 degree viewpoint of the latest and greatest of Business Technology”.
With a unique agenda and cutting edge format, the event will feature intimate workshops and over 40 high level speakers, including – Daniel Guasco, Former CEO of Groupon SA; Alon Lits, General Manager of Uber Johannesburg & Durban; Yolisa Skwintshi, IT Executive at Sanlam Personal Finance; John Sanei, CEO of Future Collective; Joe Okleberry, Internet Strategist at Naspers; Antony Hlungwane, Head of Group IT of the Mr. Price Group; and Brett Commaille, Lead Partner at AngelHub Ventures. Expert advisory panel will include industry giants, Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science & Technology South Africa; David Visser, CIO of Coca Cola Southern Africa and Sunil Joshi, CEO & MD of Neotel Telecommunications.
A startup initiative has also been developed to encourage startups to feature their technology, ideas and talent to judges during the networking breaks throughout the event. South African applicants will have the opportunity to present their unique product or proposal to a panel of judges who are experts in entrepreneurship and start-ups in Africa.
The Business Tech Show, sponsored by AirWatch by VMware, LANSolutions and OutSystems, has been scheduled to hold 25 to 26 August 2015 at the Westin Hotel in Cape Town.
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