Smarter Mobility Africa summit
2 - 4 Oct 2024 - Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
2024 Program Now Live!

The 2024 program is here, offering a comprehensive look at the latest advancements and innovations in green mobility. Dive into key areas like:

  • Full Program Agenda: Plan your experience with detailed schedules for presentations, discussions, and panel talks.
  • Renowned Partners & Speakers: Gain insights from leading organizations and industry experts.
  • Mobility Investment Projects: Submission deadline Thurs 20th June
  • Test & Drive: Get behind the wheel and experience innovative green technologies.
  • Interactive Workshops: Deepen your knowledge with hands-on exploration of specific topics.
  • Exclusive Site Visits: Witness the future of transportation firsthand with tours of pioneering projects.



2024 THEMEEmbracing The New Urban Era Through Smarter Mobility

African cities are at a crossroads. Rapid population growth and urbanization demand smarter mobility solutions. Can you imagine a future where traffic congestion is a thing of the past, public transportation is accessible and efficient, and green technologies power our commutes?

That's the vision behind the Smarter Mobility Africa summit 2024. This year's theme, ``Embracing the New Urban Era,`` goes beyond just showcasing technology. It's about facilitating crucial conversations and fostering collaboration between cities, innovators, and stakeholders.

The goal? To equip African cities with the tools and knowledge they need to navigate this transformation. By working together, we can create a brighter future for residents – with sustainable, efficient, and livable cities for generations to come.

Attend this event & engage in:

  • Joining thought leaders and innovators for a dynamic exploration of the entire mobility landscape.
  • Co-located Green Fleet, Expanding Public Transport and Rail Stage
  • Two days of Mobility Investment Pitches ranging from startups to national projects
  • A prestigious gala dinner where innovation meets indulgence, fostering connections that shape the future of mobility
  • Join exclusive site visits and see innovation in action


With a focus on Africa’s social and economic growth, this conference is a must-attend for anyone looking to stay ahead of the curve and influence the future of mobility.

Inspiring Conference Speakers

Be inspired by a lineup of expert speakers who will share their knowledge and insights on the latest mobility trends, challenges and opportunities.

  • Gain deep insights into industry challenges & opportunities
  • Access to knowledge & expertise from top industry professionals
  • New ideas & inspiration for your business strategies and goals

Cutting-Edge Exhibits

Step into a world of innovation and discovery with our cutting-edge exhibits. Discover the latest products and services that are changing the game in your industry.

  • Explore cutting-edge technologies transforming the industry
  • Discover new products & services that can help your business
  • Make valuable connections with attendees & exhibitors

Powerful Networking

Meet and connect with like-minded professionals. With networking opportunities galore, you'll build valuable relationships that will last long after the conference is over.

  • Form relationships with high-value individuals in the industry
  • Build relationships with potential clients, partners & suppliers
  • Access a wider network of industry experts and opportunities

Speciality Events

Targeted events connect like-minded professionals to discuss industry-specific challenges & opportunities for valuable insights and potential collaborations.

  • Uniquely targeted networking opportunities
  • Green Fleets Stage
  • Expanding Public Transport Stage
  • Rail Stage
  • Mobility Investment Projects
  • Gala Dinner
  • Women In Mobility

Mobility Investment Projects

Introducing SMA summit's newest initiative, which will drive funding and accelerate growth for mobility projects across Africa. Smarter Mobility Africa champions innovation in mobility. We connect visionary mobility projects with global and local investors year-round. From startups to national initiatives, our platform offers:

  • Live project pitches: Showcase your venture to potential funders.
  • Project showcases & digital listings: Gain year-round visibility.
  • Pre-qualified projects: Match with targeted investors.

Test Drive & Rides

Attendees have the opportunity to experience the latest and greatest.. bicycles, scooters, cars, vans, busses, minibus taxis and more! We celebrate and embrace the latest developments in mobility in a fun, informative and interactive manner.

  • Experience the full potential of the mobility industry through a full 5 senses approach.
  • Quickly be able to compare different vehicles and technologies that could improve your organisation's growth.
  • Go beyond the sales brochure and get up close and personal with products that are vital to your businesses success.

Join the Movement: Early Bird Ends 30 June Registration Now Open for
2024 Tickets!


Package includes:

  • Test Track Access
  • Exhibition Floor
  • Expo Floor Drinks
  • Access to Opening Ceremony
T&Cs Apply



Package includes:

  • Test Track Access (speedy boarding)
  • Exhibition Floor
  • Expo Floor Drinks
  • Access to Mobility Investment Pitches
  • Access to Opening Ceremony
  • Access to all Stages
  • Business Lounge
  • Lunch
  • Teas & Coffees
  • Mobility Engage Party
VAT inclusive Early Bird price
(Price increases on 30 June)
T&Cs Apply


Package includes:

  • Test Track Access (speedy boarding)
  • Exhibition Floor
  • Expo Floor Drinks
  • Access to Mobility Investment Pitches
  • Access to Opening Ceremony
  • Access to all Stages
  • Lunch
  • Teas & Coffees
  • Mobility Engage Party
  • Official Event Bag
  • Official Event Laptop / Office Bag
  • Gala Dinner Ticket (Seated With Investment Projects)
  • VIP Seat in Opening Ceremony
  • Investment Projects Guide (exclusive early access)
VAT inclusive Early Bird price
(Price increases on 30 June)
T&Cs Apply

Who Attends Smarter Mobility AFRICA SUMMIT?The Mobility Ecosystem Attending

Smarter Mobility Africa summit connects people and organisations to information and each other with an objective to create opportunity. The eco-system is key to embracing the new urban era, bringing together mobility stakeholders from cities, academia, and the private sector across the expo floor and conference rooms will spark ideas to generate solutions.

Industry Verticals

Energy Storage
Renewable Energy
Air & Water Transport
Urban Logistics
Urban Public Transport
Electric Vehicles & Battery Tech
Automotive OEM'S
Corporate Mobility & Fleets
Charging Infrastructure
Smart City
Smart Grid
Tech, Data & Innovation
Mapping & GPS
Mobility as Service
Ticketing & Payments
Policy & Regulation
Business Advisory & Consulting
Legal & Insurance
Universities / Colleges
Finance & Investment

Audience Profiles

Fleet Managers
Transport Operators
Transport Planners
Urban Planners
Operation Managers
Sales & Marketing Manager
Financial Directors
Product Managers
Infrastructure Operators
Corporate Mobility Officers
Policy Makers
Energy Managers
Facility Managers
Procurement Managers



Smarter Mobility Africa summit focuses on creating innovative settings that bring together key stakeholders and decision-makers in an environment where real conversations and connections can happen.

We bring people and organisations together with information, knowledge and expertise to reach the next level of growth and influence in their industry.

2023 SpeakersSmarter Mobility Leaders

Our global speaker line-up connected the industry to the people, organisations and information that positively influence Africa's evolution to smarter integrated mobility.

Thank you to Smarter Mobility Africa and the team behind, with your support and encouragement we have successfully begun the discussion forward on South Africa’s first Gigafactory.

Kamir Lala
COO, Aventure Holdings

How to InfluenceYour Opportunity To Influence Thinking of Key Stakeholders

Maximise your results with Smarter Mobility Africa's year round marketing and content opportunities. Influence your prospect before, during and after the event, ensuring they not only know who you are, but are excited to converse.

Our team works with you to ensure your expertise is recognised by those you want to connect with. We help you, achieve your goals.

  • Create evergreen brand visibility 365 days per year
  • Targeted marketing before, during & after events
  • Leverage trusted industry media to present your brand

By far the best Smart Mobility event I’ve attended, and I’ve attended several of them in Europe before! I loved the fact that the focus was on Africa, but global outlook was also discussed and presented

Juha Suojanen Founder

The summit overall was a good experience and provided generous interaction with industry thought leaders, government officials and competitors within the battery and EV technology spaces, some meaningful insights were given on the future of EV.

Fezile Dhlamini CEO & Founder

Thank you to Smarter Mobility Africa and the team behind, with your support and encouragement we have successfully begun the discussion forward on South Africa’s first Gigafactory.

Kamir Lala COO
Aventure Holding


Stay updated with the latest African smarter mobility news
Don’t fall behind – stay current with the latest news, trends, deals, tech, policies, and ideas within the African mobility sector by subscribing to SMA news at no cost, and gain access to:

  • Weekly mobility news from across Africa and the world
  • Updates on events and activities taking place across the continent
  • Exclusive offers and discounts


Don't Worry You Can Still Catch-Up

Welcome to the section dedicated to past webinars! Here, you'll find a treasure trove of knowledge and insights from leading experts in the field of smarter mobility across Africa.



TOPIC: Financing Fleets to go Electric in Africa, webinar with fleet managers, funders, & leasing

A webinar that marks a pivotal stride towards smarter mobility in Africa, as experts gathered from finance fleets, and leasing sectors to discuss the challenges and opportunities of “Financing fleets to go electric”.

The webinar featured key figures from various sectors of the EV industry:

  • Paul Plummer, Co-Founder of Everlectric
  • Jonathan Mphake, National Fleet Manager at SBV South Africa
  • Steve Onyango, CFO at Watu Credit
  • Host: Ben Pullen, Group Director of Mobility at VUKA Group

Sponsor & Exhibit at Smarter Mobility AFRICA SUMMIT 2024Maximise Your Exposure Exhibit or Sponsor

Exhibit Your Brand

Gain maximum exposure for your brand and connect with potential customers, partners, and industry leaders. Showcase your latest products and services, generate leads, and more.

  • Showcase and build your brand with industry leaders
  • Pre & post-event marketing available to achieve your goals
  • Receive full support to plan your stand & all the logistics

Sponsor The Conference

Sponsoring the event positions you as a market leader, providing premium brand exposure and VIP treatment. Connect with key decision-makers and elevate your brand.

  • Unmatched opportunities for branding, networking & more
  • Open doors to new opportunities with local & foreign contacts
  • Gain special access to key industry leaders and officials

2023 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Hosting Partners
Gauteng Province
Gauteng Transport Authority
Diamond Sponsors
Air Products
Platinum Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsor
Women In Mobility Sponsor
Startup Sponsors
Silver Sponsor
Women In Mobility Sponsor
Startup Sponsors


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