5 tech events you do not want to miss in February

Godfrey Elimian
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Tech events to attend this week…

Hello techies.

It’s that time of the month again when we assist you in completing the goals and challenges you set to achieve per your new year’s resolutions. Yes, we are mindful that some of those resolutions include “attend at least two tech events every month,” “don’t drink soda in January,” and “don’t stay with the laptop more than 10hrs a day.”

The good thing is that we also have you in our plans. This year, we continue to bring you tech events that you can and should attend to help you stay connected in the tech space, expand your network and share great ideas which will help you levitate.

These events also help you have fun and wind down after spending so much time brainstorming and creating useful innovations that have the potential to impact the ecosystem. But of course, one of the quickest ways to meet potential customers and investors is by attending these events.

So if you have not included these events in your plans for the next month, you can start gain a lot from this article that highlights 5 tech events to attend this February.

Read also: Here are 9 notable African tech events to attend in 2023

Africa Tech Summit, Nairobi

The Africa Tech Summit is a summit that connects tech leaders from the African ecosystem and international players under one roof.

Since its inception, the Tech Summit has hosted over ten events in Kigali, London, Washington DC, Shanghai, and the last edition in Nairobi, Kenya.

The Africa Tech Summit for this year will take place twice, with two separate events in Accra, Ghana, and Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya’s event is scheduled for February 15–16, while Accra’s Money and DeFi Summit West Africa is scheduled for October 2023.

These distinct summits would offer a platform for networking with important participants, such as tech corporations, mobile operators, fintech, DeFi & crypto enterprises, investors, prominent start-ups, regulators, and industry stakeholders moving business and investment forward.

See event details below:

  • Date: February 15–16, 2023
  • Time: Not available
  • Venue: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Get tickets here.

AfricaNXT, Lagos

AfricaNXT is one of the largest gatherings of innovators across Nigeria and Africa. Heading into its 11th year, it continues to be the premiere gathering for Africa-focused innovators.

It seeks to create a space, both online and offline, to celebrate African ingenuity and empower the creatives, entrepreneurs, organizers, and remarkable all-around individuals moving Africa forward.

AfricaNXT 2023 with a theme: Cooperate. Collaborate. Innovate. Unlocking Our Potential, Ensuring Africa’s Prosperity, will be a point of convergence for thousand of African creatives, entrepreneurs, innovators, policymakers, organizers, academics, brands, and organizations committed to the overall prosperity of the continent.

The conference schedule is complemented by exciting installations and festival activities that explore the issues covered during the week. The event, scheduled for February 6–10, will include six stages, more than 400 speakers, and 150 seminars.

See event details below:

Lagos Tech Fest

Lagos Tech Fest, now in its third year, is a prominent conference, exhibition, and networking platform for Nigerian technology. The event offers a genuine forum for conversations and deal-making between top industry stakeholders each year.

5 tech events you do not want to miss in February
Lagos Tech Fest

The event’s main objective is to address significant changes in the African tech ecosystem and to highlight the numerous industry prospects in the Nigerian and African tech sectors.

To explore prospects and navigate challenges within the tech ecosystem, it brings together entrepreneurs, disruptors, innovators, investors, venture capitalists, and tech enthusiasts. Each year, the event provides a forum for learning, sharing expertise, and networking among those involved in the ICT sector.

By having a thorough awareness of the investment potential in the nation’s tech ecosystem, the event yearly offers an unmatched platform for identifying opportunities and formulating plans.

See event details below:

  • Date: Wed, February 15, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM WAT
  • Venue: Landmark Centre Water Corporation Drive #Plot 2 & 3 Annex, LA 106104
  • Reserve a spot here.

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SSCG African Technology Summit, 2023

The African technology summit brings speakers, experts, industry and like-minded business leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs, to gain the latest market updates and industry development, insights, perspectives, strategies and practical best practices.

5 tech events you do not want to miss in February

The event’s theme centres around the digital economy, markets, investments and financing opportunities, emerging disruptive technologies, and innovations in Africa.

African technology Summit is hosted by SSCG Consulting, a global management consulting and professional firm that provides advisory, consulting and operational support across the public sector, private, business services, automotive, oil and gas, and manufacturing sectors.

See event details below:

  • Date: Thursday, 16 February 2023
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 15:00PM GMT
  • Venue: Online
  • Get more information here.

Decentralized Networking Mixer

Decentralized networking: A Blockchain Founder’s Mixer is an event organized by Afropolitan and Emurgo/Adaverse for networking and conversation purposes. It offers attendees the perfect opportunity to wind down and connect in a lighter mode.

Although a networking event, the event brings together some of the most innovative minds in the blockchain industry for an evening of drinks, light bites, and networking opportunities, thereby presenting the perfect chance to connect with other blockchain pioneers, learn about the latest industry developments, and discover new ways to collaborate and drive progress in the field.

See event details below:

  • Date: Wednesday, February 1st, 2023
  • Time: Wed, February 1, 2023, 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM WAT
  • Venue: Avant Garde 1 Polo Road Ikoyi, Lagos 106104
  • Get tickets here.

Read also: Here are Africa’s biggest 5 tech events in 2022

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