9-12 June 2020
Gallagher Convention Centre

African Smart Cities Summit






1 Week of Activities Dedicated to Africa’s Smart City Ambitions    

The 4th African Smart Cities Summit and Smart Cities Week Africa 2020 will EXPLORE major trends, CELEBRATE Africa’s progress, DEBATE challenges and opportunities and DISCOVER the innovations set to advance African cities.

Highlights for 2020:

  • 4th African Smart Cities Summit
  • Ministerial keynote co-located with the African Construction Expo
  • Prestigious awards ceremony to celebrate the change makers and innovators
  • Exclusive site visits to experience Smart City solutions and technologies in action

“The Summit provided a great platform for learning as well as networking with other implementers of SMART City solutions. My team generated a lot of ideas on how we can continue to implement SMART City solutions in Zambia.” 
Dr. Martine G Mtonga –  Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet,  SMART Zambia.

Why Visit

Debate how smarter cities can alleviate African urban challenges and understand where we stand in leveraging proven smart city solutions in Africa?

Define government’s role in enabling future cities to be smart and discuss public and private sector co-operation to support smart city transition.

Discover how smart and sustainable infrastructure developments help owners, operators and users improve efficiency and performance, optimises how space is used and minimises the environmental impact of infrastructure projects.

Get an understanding of how smarter and sustainable neighborhoods and cities are being developed right now.

Explore lessons learned, challenges faced, winning solutions and achieving objectives in various smart city projects.

Learn about the stresses and shocks faced by African cities and solutions for smarter transport, water management, smart grid, security, emergency response, citizen engagement and more.

Understand how connectivity and technology can improve the quality of life in cities, help city governments provide improved and sustainable services, and safeguard their infrastructure.

Who should attend?

Public / private sector C-Level management:

  • Chief information officers
  • Data, analytics and connectivity
  • Development banks and financial institutions
  • Engineers
  • Facility managers and building operators
  • Government representatives
  • Green Building consultants and professionals
  • Institutional representatives
  • Property developers and owners
  • Project managers
  • Smart city and building consultants
  • Start-ups and accelerators
  • Sustainability professionals
  • Transportation managers
  • Urban designers and planners
  • Visionaries and innovation hubs
  • Water and energy managers

Smart technology service providers:

  • Advanced/Wireless Networks
  • Energy solutions
  • Communication and sensor providers
  • Data Analytics/Tools
  • Emergency Services
  • Energy supply/management
  • Healthcare Services
  • HVAC
  • ICT software and technology
  • Intelligent infrastructure
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Lighting and electrical
  • Smart building technologies
  • Security
  • Transportation
  • Water/Waste Management

2020 Advisory Board members:

2019 participating companies:

Abland, Africa House, Alta, Amdec Property Development, ArchitectON Studio, Archiway, AS Bham Architecture, ASAQS, Atterbury Property Developers, BBArchitects, BIM Institute, Blue Print Architects, BM Architecture, Boogertman & Partners Architects, BPAS Architects, Calgro M3, Carl Nicolaou studio for architecture, Century Properties, Century Property Developments, CER Eco system, Chiefton Facilities Management, Chiefton South Africa, City of Johannesburg, Comu Property Development, CST, Darley Interior Architectural Design, DB Architects, DBC Professional Architects, Delta Partners, Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Transport, DIAD Design, digitalthings, DSA Architects, Ecosis, EMBASSY OF SPAIN, Emjay architects, Emjay Architects + Construction Consultants, Erasmus Fairburn Architects, Excellerate Facilities Management, Exemplar Architect, Fidmark Royal Architects, FTTX Council Africa, Gapp Architects, GAPP Architects & Urban Designers, Gauge, Gautrain Management Agency, GDARD, GIFA, GLH and Associates Architects, Green Building Council of South Africa, Groundup Property Development, Growthpoint, Hart Properties Developments, Infrastructure Development, Inkspired Architects, Intaprop, Interior design, Johannesburg Road Agency, Koen and Associates Architecture, Kopikgosi Construction, KZN Department of Health, Lithon Project Consultants (Pty) Ltd, Masakhe Property Development, Masterclass Property Development Consulting, Milk Teeth Design, Mminanoko Facilities Management Services Pty Ltd, MOM property developers, Motseng Investment, Mpande Architects, National treasury, New Age Architects, Paragon Architects, Pele eye pele, PwC South Africa, Randburg Chamber of Commerce, Risimati Engineers, S2-blue Print, SAFMA, SAICE, SALGA, Schalk Pienaar Architect CC, Siemens, SMART Zambia Institute, Solid Green, Sp property developers, Studio Bolt, Thetha Nathi Facilities Group, Tshimologong Precinct, Tutwa Consulting Group, Ubundu architeral, West Rand Department Municipality, Ylrig Property developers

2020 partners

For more information contact out African Smart Cities team:

Daniel Claassen
Programme Director


T: +27 21 700 5500

Johan van Wyk
Commercial Director


T: +27 21 700 5501

Zara Eckles
Marketing Manager
E: zaraeckles@dmgevents.com

T: +27 21 700 5500