Sustainable Smart Cities Forum and Awards is an annual event hosted by Africa Information Technology Exhibition (AFRITEX) in collaboration with Ministry of Communications & Digital Economy, Ministry of Police Affairs, Ministry of Power, Ministry of Works and Housing, Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Environment. The forum highlights the tools, technologies and people working to make our cities smarter, more efficient, better places to live. Hear from industry leaders, connect with colleagues and gain new ways of thinking about the cities of the future.


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  • Leading Innovation
  • The Next Generation of Digital Technologies
  • Building a Digital Strategy in the Age of AI
  • Disrupt or be Disrupted: Making Innovation Happen – Unlocking the Creative Human Potential in the Public Sector

Session Topics

  • Blueprint on Digitizing Future Cities – Decoding City Data
  • Artificial Intelligence - Enabling Smarter and Connected Cities
  • Smarter Governance – The Use of Data and Technology to Enable the Paradigm Shift from traditional Governance Models
  • Smart Cities that Never Sleep - Internet of Things (IoT) in Motion
  • Rising importance of GX – Government Experience & Delivering to Evolving Citizen Expectations
  • Incorporating Smarter Video Surveillance Technology to Secure Our Cities
  • 5G Network – Connecting Seamless Smart Cities
  • Interweaving of Smart Sensors into Public Spaces to Enrich Urban Experience
  • Using Blockchain Technology in Today’s Smart Cities

Participation fees

Registration fee for the Smart Government Masterclass is N50, 000 (Fifty thousand naira only). This will cover:

  • General admission to summit
  • Class materials
  • Group lunch
  • Tea breaks
  • Side events
  • Certificate of participation

Note: the registration fee DOES NOT include transportation and accommodations.

Past Partners & Sponsors

The 2021 Edition of the Forum is Expected to Bring Together Over 1000 Senior Level Executives

and decision-makers of medium to large organizations from information Technology, Security, Government, Banking, Media, Telecom, Hospitality, Retail, Travel, Healthcare, Construction, Real Estates Sectors.