Curators of Africa’s Largest Business Focused AI & Data Science Community
WHAT WE ARE BUILDING IN AFRICA
AI Expo Africa – The largest B2B trade focused Artificial Intelligence event in Africa
Speakers & Keynotes
AI Expo Africa is the largest business focused AI community event in Africa. Our 2019 conference and expo (4th-5th September 2019) builds upon the phenomenal success of the inaugural event, that was held in Cape Town, September 2018, that cemented it as the largest gathering of CxOs, investors, buyers, suppliers, innovators, SMBs and global brands in the region focusing on real world AI and Data Science applications
“Excellent conference. Looking forward to next year” Deon Du Preez, IoT at Dimension Data Middle East and Africa
“Excellent event” Sugendran Pillay, Forex Solutions Owner, Business and Corporate, CIB Global Markets at Standard Bank Group
“Great event, had a fantastic panel discussion regarding youth and woman” Brigitte Binneman, Technology Platforms, 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 dont take a long term view of the market and dynamic of a rapidly changing media 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. 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