27- 29 SEP, 2018

ABIDJAN, CÔTE D’IVOIRE

Reasons to Attend

The 2018 and inaugural Abidjan edition of SMART CITY AFRICA will help strengthen Côte D’Ivoire’s smart city strategy and sustainability vision. The 3-day program will welcome 300+ international delegates including 200+ established and up-and-coming smart city influencers driving Côte D’Ivoire’s urbanization process. SMART CITY AFRICA Abidjan 2018 will put a special focus on sectors of activity critical to the development of smart cities in Côte D’Ivoire:

  • Water sourcing, treatment and disposal
  • Wireless Networks
  • ICT Networks
  • Healthcare services
  • Emergency Services
  • Data Analytics
  • Cyber Security
  • Commerce
  • Sporting grounds
  • Buildings / Infrastructures
  • Sustainable habitats
  • Civic engagement
  • Public information
  • Urban transportation
  • Renewable Energy Solutions
  • Access to energy
  • Waste management

#1. GUARANTEED MEETINGS

One-on-one meetings between delegates will be planned in advance, marrying detailed intelligence about companies and their representatives, old-school market research and modern matchmaking technologies.

The preparation of meetings starts on Monday 27 August.


#2. COMPACT EXPO

50+ international vendors will display smart city technology and solutions, offer hands-on demonstrations and provide recommendations. A limited number of exhibits ranging from elaborate 12 M2 stands to low-cost meeting pods are available.

Sales close on Friday 6 July.


#3. PRIME CONNECTIONS

An audience of decision-makers, entrepreneurial and creative minds and influencers will be under one roof for 3 days. Promotional packages ranging from exclusive sponsorship and co-branding offers to PR and advertising opportunities are available.

Sales close on Friday 6 July.


#4. EDUCATION

A skill-sharpening program will combine keynote sessions, company presentations hosted by exhibitors and case-studies centered on actionable information. The program will be finalised by Friday 20 July.

Call for speakers closes on Friday 6 July.


#5. NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

The event will welcome a limited number of delegates to guarantee enough quality time to mingle, compare ideas, form new relations and strengthen existing ones over coffee, lunch and cocktails.

The program will be final by Friday 20 July.


#6. RAISE FUNDING

A pitching competition with a cash purse will put under the spotlight projects proposing solutions to create safer, more efficient places for people to live and work, with a lower impact on the environment.

Submission guidelines will available from Monday 28 May.


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