REDEFINING DIGITAL AND BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

“OVER 300 OF KENYA’S MID-MARKET SENIOR DECISION MAKERS
EXPECTED TO ATTEND”

Smart SMB Summit & Awards, which has held successful editions in UAE, Bahrain and Oman, is all set to organize the inaugural Kenya edition on 23rd May. Smart SMB Summit Awards is a platform that brings together the largest number of ‘C’ level executives from the mid-market segment under one roof.

Kenya’s dynamic mid-market sector is ideally placed to take the advantage of the right digital transformation strategies. Under the theme of ‘Redefining Digital and Business Transformation’, the summit will include keynotes presented by eminent leaders of their respective domains and panel discussions with participation of industry experts. The content of the keynotes by expert speakers from the industry and panel discussions will help drive awareness among attendees that accelerate digital and business transformation in their organizations.

The Summit will followed in the evening by an Awards Gala ceremony to recognize the outstanding work being done by companies and individuals across different verticals of Kenya in deploying digital transformation strategies. The winners will be finalized from shortlisted nomination entries. Recognitions would also be conferred on C-level leaders who are playing a key role in leading and facilitating digital transformation initiatives in their various roles within their organizations. Further, there would be recognitions for companies, both vendors and solution providers who are playing a key role in facilitating the digital transformation journey of these companies.

AGENDA

1: 30 – 2:30 PM Registrations
2:30 – 2:40 PM Welcome address
2:40 – 2:50 PM Address by Chief Guest
3:00 – 3:15 PM Keynote – Key pivots of digital transformation
3:15 – 3:30 PM Keynote – Cloud adoption is key to digital transformation
3:30 – 4:00 PM Panel Discussion – Outlook for digital transformation in the region’s mid-market
4:00 – 4:20 PM Coffee Break
4:20 – 4:35 PM Keynote – The role of AI and IoT in enabling digital transformation
4:35 – 4:50 PM Keynote – Resilient cyber security for the digital transformation era
4:50 – 5:10 PM Panel Discussion – Enabling Digital Business Models
5:10 – 5:25 PM Keynote – ERP’s impact on digital transformation
5:25 –  5:55 PM Panel Discussion – Facilitating Digital Transformation in key verticals
5:55 – 6:45 PM Networking
6:45 – 9:00 PM Awards & Dinner

HIGHLIGHTS

EXTENSIVE COVERAGE

The event will have keynote speeches from several well accomplished Technology and Business leaders. There would be pre-event and post event coverage across
different media platforms including newspapers, magazines and online platforms.

PRE-FIXED MEETINGS

Based on demand, the event is also likely to include limited pre-fixed meetings on the sidelines to facilitate serious business association/partnership talks. This
would be available to sponsors of the event.

HIGHLIGHTS

DUBAI

SMART SMB SUMMIT & AWARDS

BAHRAIN

SMART SMB SUMMIT & AWARDS

OMAN

SMART SMB SUMMIT & AWARDS

AWARD CATEGORY

We are now inviting nominations for the Smart SMB Awards Kenya to be presented on May 23rd at a Gala Awards ceremony.

These Awards will recognise the outstanding work being done by companies in executing Digital and Business Transformation across different verticals in Kenya. If you are an SMB / Mid-Market company operating out of Bahrain, you are requested to submit your nominations for these awards through the online link. The nominations can only be done by the authorized Management/Marketing / Agency representative of a company.

The shortlist will be based on parameters like technologies used, vision and scale of deployment, pioneering aspect of the deployment, completion and proven benefits to Business and workforce, clarity of future relevance, interoperability with future deployments.

Best Digital Transformation in Healthcare

Best Digital Transformation in Hospitality

Best Digital Transformation in Education

Best Digital Transformation in Retail

Best Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

Best Digital Transformation in Banking sector

Best Digital Transformation in Exchange Houses

Best Digital Transformation in Travel

Best Digital Transformation in Logistics

Best Digital Transformation in Construction & Real Estate

Best Digital Transformation in Media

Cloud Computing Solutions Provider of the Year

Blockchain Solutions Provider of the Year

Telecom Solutions Provider of the Year

VAD of the Year with Best digital Transformation Initiatives

Cloud Computing Solutions Vendor of the Year

Security Vendor of the Year

Networking Vendor of the Year

Software Vendor of the Year

Vendor of the Year with Best Digital Transformation Focus

CEO of the Year (leadership in driving digital transformation)

CIO of the Year (for execution of digital transformation)

CDO of the Year (for innovations in transformation strategies)

CISO of the Year (for ensuring secure digital transformation)

Digital Innovations in Client Services (Maximum services available for clients digitally with innovative features)

Easy Set-Up Services for SMB (Quick turnaround, cost competitiveness, Simplicity in processes, Client servicing and support, Digital services

MEDIA PARTNERS

PRINT MEDIA PARTNERS

ORGANIZERS

For Sponsorship Opportunities

Ankit Shukla
ankit@bmimea.com
00971 552572807

Saumyadeep Halder
saumyadeep@bmimea.com
00971 544458401

EDITOR IN CHIEF
Raman Narayan
narayan@smartsmb.net
Tel: 971 55 7802403