Google, Microsoft, and Huawei will be present at a technology expo in Dire Dawa

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The Dre Dawa Youth Sports Centre will host this technology exhibition with the theme “From Idea to Action” on January 15–16, 2024, and over 40,000 people are expected to attend.

More than 50 start-ups, 200 local companies, and 100 global companies—including Google, Microsoft, and Huawei—will participate in the Expo, it was announced at a press conference held in Addis Ababa today.

A variety of Ethiopian entrepreneurs will give presentations at the event to look into potential partnerships and growth opportunities.

The leading IT firms in Ethiopia will be present at the five-day tech expo, which is focused on using technology to create Ethiopia’s future. Investors, industry experts, innovators, decision-makers, and visionaries from the public and private sectors will also be in attendance.

The official website of the expo reads that established technology service vendors, private and public sector decision-makers, integrators, and users of ICT technology for business or public good—as well as disruptive startups with unique solutions—come together to create important networks and build valuable partnerships.

The participating companies will be expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on investment and global xxpansion partnership.

The event will be coordinated by Skylink Technologies, Dire Dawa Administration, and the Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MinT).