GITEX Africa – Morocco 2023

One Africa. Limitless Opportunities!

Leading global tech communities into Africa.

GITEX AFRICA, the continent’s largest all-inclusive tech event, will connect tech titans, governments, SMEs, start-ups, coders, investors, and academia, to accelerate, collaborate, and explore new ventures.

A curation of emerging technologies from fintech, e-commerce, cloud, IoT, AI, telecom to cybersecurity will be heavily featured during the three-day annual pan-African forum in Marrakech, Morocco.

Unleashing the limitless possibilities of the globe’s youngest continent, the event will shape the vision for a more sustainable, inclusive, and tech-driven digital economy.

GITEX AFRICA will amplify the continent’s digital aspirations and achievements powered by tech savvy youth, corporates, and ambitious governments.

One Africa. limitless opportunities!

Home to a population of 1.4 billion with a projected 2.5bn by 2050, Africa’s biggest asset is its young population , with 70% of the sub-Saharan Africa under the age of 30. This vast market of digitally-literate and tech-savvy population has led to one of the fastest-growing, most promising tech and startup ecosystems in the world.

  • 1 in 6 of world’s internet users are based in Africa by 2025
  • $180 Billion by 2025 projected value of Africa’s internet economy, more than $1 MILLION start-up funding raised every two hours
  • $115 Billion to $712 Billion tech investments … Tech investment to rocket in next 25 years
  • 1 in 3 of new mobile subscribers globally will be from sub-saharan africa
  • 80% of $100 billion investment in broadband core infrastructure investments of 250 km of fibre and 4g/5g base stations
  • $30.3 billion by 2025 Africa’s fintech revenue flourishing fintech at 8x higher than in 2020

Morocco, the world’s gateway to Africa.

As a global hub bridging the EMEA region with access to a combined population of 2.5 billion people and connecting 80 global cities, Morocco has always been a destination of choice hosting a large international community and has favorable business environment that ranks it 1st among 141 countries in inflation stability and the World’s 5th most competitive destination for Tech R&D.

  • Accessible … to a combined population of nearly 2.5 billion people (EMEA).
  • Connected … with 98% mobile penetration, outperforming the 80% global average.
  • Investing … more than 50% of Morocco’s Foreign Direct Investment is geared toward Africa.
  • Modernizing … where 58,000 new businesses emerged in 2021.
  • Mobilizing … $331 million to support local startups in 2022.

Conference themes at GITEX Africa

Digital cities & ai country spotlights: government stage
Global and Pan-African government and tech leaders will convene at this stage to share their perspectives on major technology trends shaping the future of Africa and map out the plan for human-centric development of the world’s next biggest digital economy with technology as its foundation.

Cyber security: dark stage powered by GISEC
Leading CISOS from across Africa, regional and international innovators and global experts come together to decisively lead cybersecurity transformations across sectors and countries.

Startup conferences: North Star Africa
Global unicorns and soonicorns share their inspiring journeys as well as practical insights on unlocking the next growth stage for their businesses.

Inspirational keynotes: main stage
Visionary c-levels, policy makers and benefactors creating impact present powerful new ideas on how to incorporate new technologies and international best practices into Africa’s ongoing development.

Tech dialogues: healthcare | food | energy | education | industry 4.0
A premium collection of on-stage presentations from industry leaders in fintech, healthcare, energy and agritech among others promoting knowledge on the impact of newly introduced innovation and systems enabling business processes.

One Africa digital summit: Aan-African leaders forum
300+ African and international country leaders, ministers and policy makers join forces to provide advice and create partnerships to deliver improved level of investment, jobs, and growth across Africa.


May 31 - Jun 2, 2023 - 23:59
Organizer GITEX Global
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Targets Africa
Sectors Sector agnostic