Inaugural showcase invites leaders in African ICT

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, February 16, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – ITNewsAfrica ( will be hosting its inaugural Tech Demo Africa Showcase, aimed at showcasing cutting-edge technology from established companies, as well as start-ups.


Hosted at the Radisson Blue Gautrain Hotel from 17th – 18th April 2012, Tech Demo Africa will focus on enterprise technology and eGovernment, and will feature cutting-edge demonstrations and engaging keynote speakers.

Tech Demo Africa will attract international key industry influencers, business leaders, service providers, government dignitaries, venture capitalists and developers. Invited international journalists from as far as Nigeria, China and the USA will also in attendance attending, lending international coverage to the Showcase.

Tech Demo Africa will prove that there will be no better event to launch and display a product or service, as top consumer electronics manufacturers have been invited to exhibit their world-class creations, while also highlighting the importance of eGoverment solutions.

CEO and Executive editor of IT News Africa, Abby Wakama, believes that mobile app development cannot be ignored in a showcase of this kind; “Apps will play a major role in the Showcase, providing businesses and government the opportunity to witness the latest in mobile applications for social development, eGovernment and enterprise services. Participants will also have the opportunity to demo their products in full view of a qualified, captive audience of IT leaders, venture capitalists, local and international media as well as potential partners and customers.”

Not only will the best and brightest local minds be in attendance, but the Showcase will also provide start-ups with a great opportunity to get involved and highlight their services.

Early-Bird rates for delegates are now available until the end of February, which translates into a saving of 15%.

Distributed by the African Press Organization on behalf of ITNewsAfrica.

To secure exhibition space and a 30 minute product demonstration, contact Admire Kabasa on 011 484 2240 or

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Notes to Editors

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ITNewsAfrica ( is Africa’s premier Pan-African ICT news and information publisher.

We serve a niche audience within the Information Technology sector and have established ourselves as the must-visit destination for top IT and Telecoms professionals who wish to stay up to date with the latest developments in the industry.

ITNewsAfrica is a highly regarded international media partner, co-sponsoring such prestigious international conferences as the ITU Telecom World Conference, AfricaCom, Mobile World Congress, Commonwealth Telecoms Summit and the IDC CIO Summit.

ITNewsAfrica acts as a bridge to the continent for international ICT companies looking for a credible news and information partner. Through its events, publications and PR services, ITNewsAfrica uses its platforms to promote the services of tech companies to a qualified audience around the African continent.

We have a solid track record of maximizing advertiser ROI and our editorial team is made up of a select network of passionate content contributors & journalists stationed around the African continent.

ITNewsAfrica hosts a number of industry leading events, including the bi-monthly ITNewsAfrica Innovation Dinner (, provides a great platform for learning, networking and strategic planning.



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