CEO Weekends: Airtel to host the 2014 East Africa Com




Airtel Kenya will be the host operator for this year’s East Africa Com summit which will be held on 9th and 10th  September 2014 at the Safari Park hotel,Nairobi. The 2-day event is expected to bring together senior executives and professionals from the telecommunications, media and ICT industry in the East African region.

The summit will define strategies for the three sectors as well as provide a platform for over 600 professionals to network and expand their knowledge on the latest business models and technologies in the conference.  More than 40 industry leaders are expected to deliver speeches on the latest business knowledge on; Operator Strategies, LTE Developments, Connecting East Africa, Mobile Money, Mobile Enterprise Solutions, Digital Marketing & Customer Experience Management (CEM), AppGig and much more.

It will also attract high level participation from key Government and Regulatory leaders and officers from across the region.

Airtel Kenya Managing Director Adil El Youssefi said: “We are happy to be part of the 2014 East Africa Com Summit because it will provide an opportunity for the industry to interact with innovative leaders in the telecommunications industry across the region and beyond. The exclusive event allows Airtel and other telecommunication companies in the country to network, interact and from peers within the industry.  Learnings from this summit will go a long way in improving on the quality of products and services offered to our customers throughout the region.”

East Africa Com is an important event in the Com World Series, as the region is a leader in terms of innovation, services and connectivity projects.

“We are very pleased to receive the support of Airtel – one of the most significant operators and brands in the region. We are looking forward to hearing more about the group’s strategy and to be inspired by the debates at the event” says Julie Rey, Research Director at Informa Telecoms & Media, producers of East Africa Com.

In showcasing Airtel’s contribution towards the development of ICT, Airtel will have an exhibition of our products and services. Delegates will have an opportunity to purchase products at discounted rates.