Reach With Media

To reach a wider audience, drive thought-provoking discussions and shine a spotlight on the most pressing issues in the mobility sector, we partner with leading media outlets across the continent.

Media Partners

Smarter Mobility Africa summit partners with industry titles that span the smarter mobility industry, offering 365 days a year of coverage of the event. ESI Africa and SMA news is produced by VUKA Group, the organisers of Smarter Mobility Africa summit. On top of this, other industry titles outside of the VUKA Group also help to extend our truly global reach. Find below our Media Partners to learn how they are involved with Smarter Mobility Africa summit and how you can get in touch with them. Do you want to join as a Media Partner?

Association Partners

Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) supports the professionals who plan the roads, drive the trucks, bring in the raw materials, and store the goods safely. We are the leading international voice for supply chain, logistics and transport.

What we do: We create the right programmes and set the right goals. We are seen as the leading professional body globally by those both within and outside our profession.

Our plans: We are creating a strong model for growth based on regional development. We are adding new country branches and identifying key markets for expansion

Our services for our Members: We are passionate about our education and membership services. We strive to strengthen and improve them. We share best practice and learnings throughout our global family and encourage participation and advancement at all levels.

Our people: We aim to give robust and positive leadership of the Institute. We have created a talented team to further develop our organisation.

Media Partners

ESI Africa

ESI Africa is the global leader in disseminating Africa’s power, energy, mobility, utility, and water sector news and insights. Positioned as an impartial industry mouthpiece, we deliver the latest market developments in both print and digital formats. The brand’s various routes to market are expertly primed to build a bridge between readers and solution providers as ESI Africa sifts through the daily noise to deliver the tale of Africa’s growth and transformation.


SAIEE - Dedicated to professional Electrical and Electronic Engineering in South Africa

SAIEE Members are professionally engaged in various engineering activities, including academic research, manufacturing, electronics, telecommunications, measurement and control, mining, and power infra-structural services. Members make meaningful contributions to the quality of life in communities and the steady advancement of technology.

Their efforts are acknowledged in many countries worldwide.

SA Profile

SA Profile is a national audited publication that promotes and enhances economic transformation, growth and competitiveness. At the same time the publication empower entrepreneurs and SMME’s to achieve common business goals through its highly educational and thought-provoking content, contributed by professionals for professionals.

We specialize in magazine publishing, corporate branding, digital advertising, graphic design, print and sponsorships.

We are publishers of various print publications, which include the following titles: To Build, SA Building Review, Baby’s and Beyond™, SA Business Integrator, SA Profile, Rove SA, Future SA and Essential Flavours.

We also offer customised designs for print of product catalogues, coffee table magazines, brochures, pamphlets, business cards, corporate invitations, creative design and more.

SA Business Integrator

South African Business Integrator is a quarterly national business to business publication that features relevant and engaging content across a variety of industries pertaining to both the public and private sectors.

The main focus of the publication is to synchronise business information, business culture and align strategies and goals between the public and private sectors, which also assists in bridging the gap of transformation and transparency.

South African Business Integrator serves as an enabling platform to strengthen engagement and unlock opportunities for businesses through information sharing, education and thought leadership content from key industry leaders pertaining to development, business objectives, strategic decision-making, good management practices, governance and sound financial management practices.


GreenEconomy.Media is a media company focused on policy, thought leadership, best practice and innovation in the South African and regional green economy. Our aim is to facilitate sustainable growth by bringing together businesses with providers of products and services, information, capital and other resources through a distribution omnichannel. We engage our audience with a multi-layered approach on various platforms using crafted content that is nurtured by first-hand experience, influential insight and expert content.

Green Economy Journal highlights the stories, the policies, issues and trends that are advancing us towards a greener economy. Get involved! Tell your story!

Highways Today

Highways.Today is the leading website featuring News, Information and Resources for the International Infrastructure Construction Industry, including news on international contracts; roads; airports; bridges; tunnels; rail; infrastructure; plant; equipment; and the latest technology trends.

Visit www.highways.today to subscribe to our newsletter and keep up-to-date with the fast-moving global construction industry.

Engineering News Online

Engineering News Online provides real-time news reportage through originated written, video and audio material. Readers may choose to visit the free-to-air aspects of the site, may register for daily email newsletters and may choose to subscribe to the site’s full search function, back copy archive and project browser. Besides the Website, Engineering News Online is available through a smartphone-ready mobile site and Engineering News apps are available for iPhone and Android devices. Each week, 105 469 page impressions are generated by 52 558 unique visitors. Engineering News also has an active social media presence on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

Global Africa Network

Founded in 2004, Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd (GAN) is a business-to-business print and digital media company based in Cape Town, South Africa. GAN produces annual and quarterly print journals, including:

A series of 11 annual journals profiling each of South Africa’s nine provinces as business and investment destinations and a national title, South African Business, an annual business and investment guide to the country.

Four quarterly titles, including: The Journal of African Business – a guide to business and investment in Africa, Opportunity magazine, a niche business-to-business publication that explores various investment opportunities within southern Africa’s economic sectors, Service magazine, focused on matters for relevance to all levels of government, and Blue Chip journal, the publication of choice for businesses wishing to market their products and services to the financial planning industry.

A monthly digital newsletter TradeInvestAfrica promotes business, trade and investment opportunities in Africa to an international subscriber base of potential investors interested in Africa as a business or investment destination.

South African Business

South African Business showcases business news and opportunities in South Africa. Content is segmented for ease of reference by sector and region, including all 9 South African provinces and key sectors of the economy. South African Business is complemented by a monthly email newsletter, South African Business, which highlights the latest business news, provincial insights and opportunities in South Africa.

Construct Africa

ConstructAfrica is a business intelligence platform providing construction news, analysis, individual country construction market reports, and project intelligence relating to sub-Saharan African construction markets.

The ConstructAfrica.com web portal is a leading resource globally for news and updates about construction projects across Africa, including construction project databases, country and company data, and other relevant business information pertaining to African Construction Markets, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa.

Transport & Logistics News Zambia

Transport & Logistics News Zambia is the leading title for the transport and logistics sector. The industry’s only quarterly publication, it is distributed in both print and digital formats to keep the current generation of buyers and decision-makers updated with the latest news and developments.

Physical Address:  Stand Number C17, Lusaka Showgrounds, Great East Road.

Cell: +260 972024114; +260964118654
Email:  [email protected]

Transport Forum

Transport Forum has become one of the most powerful platforms for communication in the Transport Sector. Industry bodies, such as SAAFF, SAEPA, ARIA, SABOA, RFA have partnered as formal industry alliances.

The following media houses have strategically partnered with the Transport Forum: FreightNews; Engineering News, and African Railways Magazine.

Africa E-Mobility Alliance (AfEMA)

Africa E-Mobility Alliance (AfEMA) facilitates electric mobility growth in Africa. We promote policy development, investment flow, and low carbon charging infrastructure, aiming for a just energy transition. By 2030, AfEMA targets 30% of vehicle sales to be Zero Emission Vehicles, driving innovation and a carbon-free future.

Railway Pro

Railway PRO Communication Platform is the most effective communication tool of the railway business environment, tailored for the specific needs of railway professionals and investors in order to provide them with the latest business opportunities existing on the market.

The emphasis is put on the international railway commercial sector, our dedicated readers having access to information related to the latest technologies available, ongoing and future projects as well as being a strategic source of knowledge for companies interested in identifying business partners.

Railway PRO Magazine is the foremost international monthly publication that offers its readers from 140 countries the latest and most valuable news, covering all aspects of the railway industry. Available in print as well as online, we keep our readers constantly informed, even when they are on the move. Besides the attractive advertising solutions that deliver the desired results, the magazine also provides the possibility to promote your company and address the railway business community directly, through interviews and advertorials.

For advertising contact us:
T. +44 131 618 9828
E. [email protected]

Automotive Business Review (ABR)

Publishing Reimagined

Automotive Business Review (aBr), founded in 2008, has for the past fifteen years been at the forefront of publishing innovation in the South African automotive aftermarket, and has been informing, educating and entertaining its audience with cutting edge journalism, in-depth analysis, and WORDS IN ACTION. Interacting with its large and diverse audience via its printed aBr magazine, and digital vehicles www.abrbuzz.co.za and various social media platforms, plus its fortnightly aBrHotWire newsletter, aBr delivers.


OpenLife, https://openlife.ng, a pan African news magazine is published by Negritude Edge with reputation of meeting the news feed requirements of global players in business and politics


With the world gradually transitioning to zero-emission mobility technologies, many companies in the e-mobility space are springing up rapidly to contribute their quota to this transition to decarbonize the world. Drivafy, established in 2021, is a global digital marketing mobility platform on a mission to document mobility innovations worldwide with a keen focus on e-mobility. Drivafy's main mission is to bring to light innovations within this space and ultimately contribute to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 7, 11 and 13; Affordable and clean energy, Sustainable cities and communities, Climate action.

Sustainable Transport Africa

Sustainable Transport Africa in the eMobility sector offers sustainable transport solutions on ride-hailing using battery electric vehicles, importers of new battery electric two and three wheelers and locally assembled three wheelers, developers of solar powered battery electric carts, vehicle converters retrofitting both motorcycles and off road vehicles and battery swapping.


Driving smarter mobility in Zambia, ZEMIA is a nonprofit organization mobilizing individuals, businesses, and public sector actors to adopt zero-emission transportation in Zambia. Through collaboration, innovation, and knowledge-sharing, we're sparking an EV revolution in Zambia and the wider SADC region. Join us in steering towards a greener future. #ZEMIA #Zero_Emission_TransportZambia.

Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI)


The Retail Motor Industry Organisation is a proactive, relevant, retail and associated motor industry organisation recognised as the leading voice in South Africa’s automotive aftermarket. It serves the daily needs of its members and plays a key role in enabling motor trades to deliver a superior service to motoring consumers. Eight Associations fall proudly under the RMI umbrella. Inter-associational business-to-business trading is encouraged in the interest of all stakeholders.

African Business

African Business magazine is the biggest-selling, English language Pan-African publication. Read by decision makers, business
leaders and policy shapers alike, led by a highly experienced editorial team, the magazine has a reputation of exposing the
African narrative from an African perspective with special monthly reports, which offer invaluable expertise to organisations.


The South African National Taxi council Is the Apex body of the taxi industry in Gauteng.it was established in October 2001.primary objectives is to promote and defend the interest of the taxi operations in Gauteng and protect their interest. The Mission of SANTACO is to strive for unity in the taxi industry which will result in a safe ,reliable, affordable, effective and efficient transport system

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