Endorsed by the Ministère de l’Economie numérique et de la Poste from the République of Côte d’Ivoire, the inaugural edition of SMART CITY AFRICA will take place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on May 22nd to 24th, 2018 at the HOTEL SOFITEL IVOIRE. Delegates attending SMART CITY AFRICA Abidjan will have a unique opportunity to:
The 3-day event consists of:
Internationally recognized smart city experts speak about important urban technology, as well as identify strategies and cutting-edge ideas with the potential to improve services and bring rapid changes in Côte d’Ivoire. Open to all delegates, the fast-track, compact conference program will be specifically tailored for civil servants, entrepreneurs and innovators.
These sessions will be held in a restricted lounge with individual meeting tables. Meetings will be organized in-house, prior to the event by our multilingual matchmaking staff on behalf of eligible delegates. Vendors will be able to conduct business and showcase smart solutions to buyers and industry leaders.
This program’s objective is to accelerate the development of start-ups engaged in Africa’s nascent smart urban solutions ecosystem. Innovators and entrepreneurs with eligible projects will have an opportunity to pitch their project and present their ideas in front of potential backers and urban technology industry key players.
These networking functions include numerous PR functions as well as the following anchor parties: THE WELCOME COCKTAIL PARTY, THE GUEST COUNTRY GALA DINNER PARTY, and AWARDS CEREMONY.
*Eligible projects for the SMART PITCH DAY PROGRAM must be submitted in advance. See more information here.