The Online Business Summit is set to be East Africa’s premier digital business event. Focusing across the spectrum of digital and online business in the region, the 1 day conference is set to bring the leading thinkers and doers across industry and interests within digital technology and media.
Over the recent years, Nairobi has been constantly being referred to as Africa’s Silicon Savannah, and this is all thanks to the government who are rallying to make ICT a pillar for development. This is also backed by the private sector who are strongly embracing innovation and taking full advantage of this.
Global multinationals are also fast shifting to Nairobi as their headquarters for Sub Saharan Africa region. Some of these companies include Nokia, Siemens, Airtel, Coca Cola, Ogilvy Africa, Samsung among other strong brands.
For these reasons, BAKE (Bloggers Association of Kenya) has decided to host The Online Business Summit which is set to be East Africa’s premier digital business event. Focusing across the spectrum of digital and online business in the region, the 1 day conference is set to bring the leading thinkers and doers across industry and interests within digital technology and media. It will be on the 9th of November at the five star Southern Sun Hotel in Nairobi.
Infrastructure and Development in Nairobi continues to grow, especially with the landing of the 3 fiber optic cables (EASSy, TEAMS and SEACOM) and more to follow including regional LTE (4G) tests being done and fiber-to-the-home. These initiatives have been strongly the government which recognizes the need to have connectivity to place Kenya out there on the map to be at par with other fast developing countries. Kenya has also been chosen as a venue for this online business sumit, because it has a sophisticated marketing network and a growing middle class where Kenya has been ranked as the world’s leading market, in mobile money services and financial innovation for those at bottom of the pyramid.
Benefits Of Attending
- Networking opportunity with 200 delegates working in the digital space in Kenya.
- Participate in discussions with 3 international speakers.
- Take back crucial knowledge to your daily work about the digital space in Kenya.
- Benefit from matchmaking possibilities with relevant companies.
- Be inspired