ABOUT EVENT

The second annual edition of the Smart SMB Summit & Awards Kenya will be held in the month of February 2020. Smart SMB Summit & Awards are the MEA region’s leading platform for mid-market companies looking to enhance their awareness of technologies that can transform Businesses for the better. The Platform has seen spectacular editions being held in Dubai over the past two years and likewise have seen similar success with editions across several countries including Kenya in 2019. The Kenya edition was attended by over 250 mid-market senior executives.

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AGENDA

Smart SMB Summit & Awards Kenya 2020

February, 2020

EVENT 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.
TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE
The event will also include an elaborate showcase of innovative technologies and services that our sponsors would be looking to highlight at the event at their designated booths.

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 Manufacturing
  • Best Digital Transformation in Education
  • Best Digital Transformation in Banking
  • Best Digital Transformation in Insurance
  • Best Digital Transformation in Financial Services
  • Best Digital Transformation in Aviation
  • Best Digital Transformation in Media
  • Telecom Solutions Provider of the Year
  • VAD of the Year with Best digital Transformation Initiatives
  • Cloud Computing Solutions Vendor of the Year
  • Storage Vendor of the Year
  • Networking Vendor of the Year
  • BI Software Vendor of the Year
  • Vendor of the Year with Best Digital Transformation Focus
  • CIO of the Year
  • Digital Innovations in Client Services

VIDEOS

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Smart SMB Dubai 2019
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Smart SMB Bahrain 2019
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Smart SMB Oman 2019
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Smart SMB Kenya 2019
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Smart SMB Riyadh 2019

OUR PARTNERS

SPEAKERS 2018

ANKIT SHUKLA

Managing Director | Business Media International

CLARE WARD

CIO | Kenya Airways

DAN KARUGA

General Manager, East Africa Branch International Limited.

DAVID MENZA

IT Security Manager | HFC Limited

EMMA OKERE

Lead Data Scientist | Kenbright Actuarial & Financial Services Limited

FAISAL OMAR

Founder and Director | FMO Consulting

JAMES SIKU

Head of ICT, Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa

JARED OYIER

Chief Information Technology Officer | Metropol Corporation Limited, Kenya.

KEVIN AMATESHE

Digital Lead East Africa | Sanofi

OSCAR CORRIEA

Director of Technology | Maarifa Education

PATRICK KAMANU

Operations | M Oriental Bank

PAUL VAN DER LINDE

Partner Manager, Global Alliances | Microstrategy

THOMAS GACHIE

Chief operating officer | Centric Air Ambulance Ltd.

STANLEY CHEGE

CIO, Madison Group, Kenya

TOM MBOYA OPIYO

Head of ICT | Unga Holdings Limited

VINCENT MILEWA

Territory Manager | Africa (East and West) Unify

For Sponsorship Opportunities

Saumyadeep Halder
saumyadeep@bmimea.com
00971 544458401

Ankit Shukla
ankit@bmimea.com
00971 552572807

Ramakrishnan Subramanyan
subu@bmimea.com
+971 50 855 7531

For Editorial Enquiries

Raman Narayan
narayan@smartsmb.net
971 55 7802403

For Sponsorship Opportunities

Saumyadeep Halder
saumyadeep@bmimea.com
00971 544458401

Ankit Shukla
ankit@bmimea.com
00971 552572807

Ramakrishnan Subramanyan
subu@bmimea.com
+971 50 855 7531

For Editorial Enquiries

Raman Narayan
narayan@smartsmb.net
971 55 7802403