During the Heads of States Summit which were held in Kigali in May 14, 2019 at Transform Africa, it was decided to entrust Tunisia to put forward an event, which is Afric’Up, dedicated to innovation, entrepreneurship and the promotion of the talents of African Youths to the eyes of the world.
This decision places Afric’Up at the heart of the Smart Africa Alliance’s agenda and strategy, in order to support the emergence of future African champions by promoting skills, creativity and success stories.
Afric’Up – Africa Startup Summit in Tunis, will take place on 24 & 25 September, it is the return of the largest event related to innovation and African Tech, under the aegis and invitation ofthe Tunisian Government, Smart Africa Alliance, GIZ & Make IT.
This year, conferences and workshops led by more than 150 speakers and renowned investors will focus on the theme “Smart Cities & Open Innovation in Africa, what opportunities for startups? ».
The Afric’Up Summit will be held on 24 and 25 September 2019 at the Laico Hotel Med v Tunis. It will bring together all African digital actors, investors, incubators, experts, researchers, startups, associations, institutional, representatives of the African diaspora and professionals, and guests from other continents – and will celebrate women digital maker.
Two days of exceptional events dedicated to innovation, African Tech, entrepreneurship, success stories. Coaching and mentoring sessions/workshops with international experienced experts will help African talents to focus on financing their startups. A place for networking, exchanging experiences, Meetups, deal room, as well as an exhibition space for startups.
Entrepreneur / SMEs / SOHO
Major groups and big companies / buyers
Support and accompaniment structures
Public authority / Institutions
Experts / Consultants
Teaching / Research
Investors / VC / Angel Business / Investment Funds
Incubator / Accelerator
Cluster / poles
Agency / service providers
Equipment / Solutions Providers
The Prestigious Laico Hotel Tunis
TPM Group is today a leading actor in Tunisia in 3 businesses:
1. The online Buyer-Supplier relationship through the B2B platform www.made-in-tunisia.net (Since 2006)
2. The paper business directory “Batimaghreb, Building & construction product’s directory” (Since 2009)
3. The organization of professional events, (Since 2011, www.tpm.tn)
a. Riyeda, le Salon de l’entrepreneuriat : Le plus grand RDV des entrepreneurs et acteurs de l’entrepreneuriat en Tunisie 12 – 14 février 2020 à la Cité de la Culture, Med V Tunis
b. TDS, Tunisia Digital Summit : la conférence des technologies de rupture et de la transformations digitales des entreprises du secteur privé et public 01 et 02 avril 2020 au laico Tunis
c. Afric’Up, Startup Africa Summit : the Leading Entrepreneurs, Startups & Investors Event in Africa, 29 et 30 Septembre 2020 au laico Tunis
TPM is recognized as a major actor in the organization of professional events, thanks to a versatile team and an upstream integration of logistics works (Development of turnkey fabric exhibition stands delivered by NSCOM, a subsidiary of the group). TPM controls a large part of the organization’s value chain:
1. Exhibition concept, content production and activity definition
2. Graphic design, business documents,
3. Web platform, Online registration, badging
4. B2B matchmaking and meeting platforms
5. Development of the communication and marketing plan
6. Printing work, development of turnkey stands, logistics …