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iWeek 2016

17 May, 2016 (15:48) | Uncategorized | By: Alan

iWeek – South Africa’s leading annual Internet industry conference – celebrates its 15th Year of existence at the Wanderers Club, Johannesburg, South Africa from 19 – 23 September 2016. This is such an auspicious occasion as co-hosts ISPA and INX-ZA look back on the enormous changes that have taken place in the industry since that first small gathering in 2001.

The conference and the audience have evolved along the way and for some years now, the event has been supported by a number of partners, which include the Wireless Access Providers’ Association (WAPA), the ZA Central Registry, the ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA), and South African chapters of the Internet Society. 2015 saw a bumper year in the number of delegates passing through the doors.

What’s more, ISPA will be celebrating its 20th birthday and WAPA its 10th birthday. INX-ZA will also be celebrating the 20th birthday of the Johannesburg Internet exchange. This is therefore the perfect occasion to represent and market your organisation as the industry comes together for this unique year of celebration.

A wide variety of tutorials, seminars, training sessions and workshops running in parallel to the plenary events will be provided by the partners, ensuring that a range of interesting and relevant topics are presented to industry.

Both ISPA and WAPA hold their Annual General Meetings as part of iWeek, attracting members from both organisations to the event. Other participants include the Wi-Fi Forum SA and the South African ICT Industry Associations’ Forum. Attendees to iWeek each year are ISP and WISP representatives, managers and business owners. In addition, iWeek also attracts a broad selection of Internet governance stakeholders, the legal fraternity, hardware vendors, academia, representatives from non-profit organisations working in the Internet space, and important government representatives.

There are a wide variety of sponsorship opportunities available to suit the pocket including a number of cost- effective exhibition tables. Sponsorship allows your organisation to market its services to the core Internet audience in South Africa, and position itself as an active player in the industry. It provides an excellent opportunity to network with leading industry stakeholders, developers and customers. If interested, please contact Elaine Zinn at iweek@ispa.org.za or call +27 83 327 4806. The information can also be found here: http://www.iweek.org.za/sponsor/

Remember to pre-register by going to the website: http://www.iweek.org.za/

The conference is STILL free to attendees. Please share this notice with your clients, suppliers and other interested parties. Thank you.

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