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MEF Africa – Roundtable + Meet-up

November 8, 2022 @ 17:00 - 23:00 UTC+2

AfricaCom, the Africa Tech Festival, is the largest digital infrastructure event in Africa and after several years of meeting online only, the event is back in person this year! The core agenda and exhibition will take place November 8th to 10th  in-person (with its partner programmes and digital content on November 7th and 11th) and the MEF team will be there.

On the evening of November 8th we are hosting a MEF Roundtable and Meet-Up from 17:00 to 23:00. Join us on the 28th floor of the iconic FNB Portside Building in Cape Town, [The Convention Centre is just 3 minutes’ walk away].


17:00: Registrations + Networking

18:00: Welcome Address and Keynote

18:30:  The Future of Payments in Africa

  • Anzelle Robertson, Director Business Development SSA – Sam Media
  • Riccardo Vallaro, Business Development Manager – MCP Insight
  • Aurelien Duval-Delort, Founder & CEO – Bizao
  • Risana Zitha, MD Head of Africa – DAI Magister Ltd

19:00:  Business Messaging: Building Brands, Driving Loyalty & Increasing Conversion

  • Eldrid Jordaan, CEO – Govchat
  • Dean Baker, SaaS Sales Expert Africa –  Infobip
  • Alexander Vavilov, Market Manager Africa – LANCK Telecom
  • Werner Lindemann, SVP Growth Markets – Clickatell
  • James Williams, Director of Programmes – MEF

19:30:  Africa’s Booming Start-up Scene

  • Katlego Mashigo, Key Accounts – The Apprentice Valley
  • Karmanie Naidoo, Independent Consultant
  • Thabiet Allie, Head of Business Development – MTN
  • Michel Weiss, Founder & CEO – Counder Network
  • Waheed Adam, Executive Chairperson – iTouch

20:00:  Consumer Protection 360

  • Dario Betti, CEO – MEF
  • Ilonka Badenhorst, Managing Executive – WASPA
  • Rajiv Singla, CEO Global Messaging – Globe Teleservices
  • Anastasia Ivanets, Business Development Manager – LANCK Telecom
  • James Williams, Director of Programmes – MEF

20:.30: MEF MEET UP (Networking, entertainment, food and drink)

23:00:  Event Close

A special thank you to LANCK Telecom as the Main Sponsor


November 8, 2022
17:00 - 23:00 UTC+2
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Portside Tower
5 Buitengracht Street
Cape Town, South Africa


Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF)
+44 (0)20 8819 0554
View Organiser Website