Curators of Africa’s Largest B2B Trade Focused Artificial Intelligence & Data Science Community – Building an AI Powered Future for Africa.
WHAT WE ARE BUILDING IN AFRICA
AI Expo Africa – The largest B2B trade focused Artificial Intelligence event in Africa
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AI Expo Africa is the largest business focused AI, Data Science & Smart Technology trade event in Africa. Our 2020 conference is built upon the phenomenal success of the highly acclaimed 2018 and 2019 events that were held in Cape Town, that cemented it as the largest gathering of CxOs, investors, buyers, suppliers, innovators, SMBs and global brands in the region focusing on real world application of B2B / B2C 4IR technologies.
What people said……
“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
PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA
Synapse Magazine – The Voice of African AI & Data Science
Synapse chronicles the 4th industrial Revolution as it unfolds in Africa, and plays a vital part in connecting the members of this growing community across the region affording FREE insights to our readership and contributors alike.
AI TV is a streaming channel that forms part of our wider vision to create an AI Powered Future for Africa. Our goal is to inform people about what to expect as we embrace the fourth industrial revolution in Africa for social and economic benefit. We interview thought leaders and innovators driving AI & Data Science across the region.
The AI TV Africa Podcast, hosted on the Spreaker platform, reflects the interviews we broadcast on the AI TV Live Stream exploring the business opportunity in the African AI & Data Science landscape for entrepreneurs, investors, business leaders and corporates.
Joining up the dots in the African IR4.0 landscape
“We found immense value from AI Media helping us navigate the new and expanding AI ecosystem in Africa – large corporates can find numerous partnering, product and service offerings from the innovators showcased at Africa’s largest Business focused community event” Zimkhita Buwa, Chief Operating Officer at Britehouse
We are frequently asked to help organisations understand the local and regional detail of the African AI & Data Science market. Its one of the most rapidly developing sectors and we provide consulting support ranging from Ambassadorial Delegations and Investors to Start Ups and Corporates seeking clarity on the B2B / B2C and Investment climate across the continent. We also provide analysis reports and introductions on a consulting basis.
Building a sustainable community to grow beyond today
Many media and events companies fail to build sustainable business models as they do not take a long term view of the market and dynamic of a rapidly changing media and technology landscape.
We at AI Media are building for the long term and have created a sustainable community based movement that welcomes a diverse set of people from all 4 corners of Africa. We want to tell more GOOD NEWS stories about innovation and entrepreneurism in the African AI sector.
Our content, groups, events and publications all have a FREE point of entry whilst providing meaningful CxO and Investor level insights via paid for seminars, conferences and workshops. Our open approach to partnering creates a win win for the entire community.
“Exceptional experience for LightBlue to position IBM Watson and Live Person – truly great opportunity to learn and exchange ideas” Alessandro Vignazia, CEO Lightblue Cognitive Solutions
In 2018 we established support from over 40+ sponsors ranging from the largest global corporates to the smallest start ups
Founders with a collective 40+ year track record of technology and journalistic reporting, publications, events and community building. We believe the tech media industry is changing. We are leveraging new formats and platforms to communicate the business opportunity in the African AI & Data Science landscape for entrepreneurs, investors, business leaders and corporates. We make our content accessible across the whole of Africa by removing price and knowledge barriers to content, creating new event formats and sharing the fastest growing business opportunity across the continent with our community