CMS Africa Summit 2016 coming to Uganda. Here’s all you need to know


What is the CMS Africa Summit all about?

CMS Africa summit is a premier Web, Business, and Mobile event in Africa that gathers developers, E-commerce professionals, ISPs, Web administrators, Telecoms and Open Source Organisations among many others in a 2 day summit.

Supported and sponsored by multiple organisations like Google, Drupal Association, Automattic (WordPress), Dev School,  Snowdog, Governmental Institutions and other respected companies, CMS Africa will be holding it’s 3rd annual summit. The ICT Association of Uganda (ICTAU) and Dignited have also partnered with CMS Africa for the 2016 summit that will be held on the 1st and 2nd of April 2016 in Uganda at GEMS Cambridge International School, Butabika.

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Who is Invited/Who is CMS Africa Summit for?

Among the many people who love CMS Africa summit, here are some who find it a must attend event. Web Developers, Bloggers, Web Hosting Companies, E-marketers, Online Sellers, E-commerce professionals, Internet Service Providers, Internet start-ups, Web Administrators, Open Source Organisations, Mobile bankers, E-bankers, University Students among others. So if you fall in any of these categories, get ready for it.

Some of the CMS Africa Summit 2016 Speakers

The summit has lined up an interesting set of speakers respected in their fields from around the world. Among the 30 speakers, are Job Thomas from Automatic/WordPress, Ben Mann of IBM, Sarah Watz of Joomla, Perrin Clark of Dev School not to mention our very own Dickson Mushabe of Hostalite, Kyle Spencer of the Uganda Internet Exchange Point, and Michael Niyitegeka an ICDL Africa accreditation consultant and ICT professional.

CMS Africa Summit 2016 Price/ Registration

You can now register for the 2016 CMS Africa Summit. A 2 day pass for the event will cost Ugx 60,000 while a 1 day pass will cost Ugx 40,000. Businesses and companies will pay Ugx 1,500,000 for an exhibition table, 3 tickets and a chance to network and sell products.

CMS Africa Summit 2016 Event Schedule

The Event schedule is also taking shape and you can check out the current schedule on the summit website.

Why attend CMS Africa Summit 2016

Come attend eye-opening workshops, get strategies for your business and network with creative minds and professionals in the industry. At the summit, you will be treated to;

Two full days. One day is never enough for the awesomeness happens at CMS Africa summit. So the summit will take you through two full days of coveted industry talks and workshops. Disrupting old ideas and enforcing new ones while taking you through what moves the IT world.

48 hours Hackathon. Are you a coder? Well, 50 Hackers will be burning the daylight rays and midnight oil as they race against time to develop the sleekest, disruptive, and most commercial viable app. Join them, be counted where great minds converge.

30 Speakers. The summit has put together the most versatile speakers we’ve ever landed; They’re not just highly regarded. They run their own companies. They know about business. They understand concepts. They drive the world economy.

40 Sessions. We’re covering Disruption, e-commerce, Leadership, Marketing, Mobile, Social, Startups, Tech, UX. This is exciting, is it not? You cannot be left out.

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About CMS Africa

CMS Africa is a Non-governmental organisation that seeks to engage and support students, graduates and start-ups that deal with web applications, frameworks and platforms using open source content management systems.

CMS Africa is a collaboration and partnership between companies (directly dealing with building websites, platforms, applications, and other related professions), and universities/colleges to help build students and graduates in their passionate desires to join in the movement of uplifting the African Continent through content management systems.