OVERVIEW

“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

Smart SMB Summit & Awards Kenya 2019

23rd May, 2019

1:30 PM

2: 20 PM

2:40 PM

3.00 PM

3:15 PM

3:30 PM

4:00 PM

4:15 PM

4:30 PM

4:45 PM

5:15 PM

5:35 PM

6:05 PM

6:45 PM

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.

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

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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