Nokia & BlackBerry join Opera Software, InMobi, the World Wide Web Foundation, MobileMonday, the W3C Mobile Web Initiative and Venture Capital for Africa for crucial event.

(LONDON) – September 07, 2010 – all amber, the leading company specialising in organising interactive, discussion-based events specifically aimed at high level strategists, today announced additional partners and sponsors for the 2nd annual Mobile Web in Africa conference, September 28 – October 1, 2010. Industry leaders Nokia and BlackBerry have both agreed to significant sponsorship packages and in doing so have joined Opera Software, InMobi Africa, the World Wide Web Foundation, MobileMonday, the W3C Mobile Web Initiative and Venture Capital for Africa in partnering with all amber, illustrating the extremely strong industry wide support that the event is again attracting. Additionally, GetJar, BlackBerry and InMobi have contributed towards the APP-FACTOR Developer Competition, providing an opportunity for developers and start-ups to win prizes and foster business opportunities.

Mobile Web in Africa 2010 takes place September 28 – October 1, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency, Rosebank, Johannesburg and will give attendees the opportunity to gain and exchange knowledge surrounding harnessing the potential of the mobile internet and applications on mobile devices in Africa. Now in its 2nd year, Mobile Web in Africa is firmly established as the industry’s most progressive and interactive mobile-focused event, bringing together all the major stakeholders. Key contributors for 2010 include Antonie Roux (Naspers Group), Jon von Tetzchner (Opera Software), Russell Buckley (AdMob), Ken Banks (kiwanja.net), Rudy De Waele (mTrends) and Evert Jaap Lugt (Nimbuzz).

Mobile Web in Africa 2010 will provide abundant networking opportunities, which will lead to growing business and new partnerships. This will be achieved through:

  • A highly interactive roundtable seating format that facilitates genuinely constructive discussion and networking
  • Panel discussions and networking sessions
  • A full day dedicated to discussing Social Media and exploring the practical realities of monetising and utilising Mobile Social Media
  • A half day workshop delivered by internationally respected expert Dr Marc Smith from the Connected Action Group

Attendance at the event is limited and anyone interested in participating is strongly encouraged to reserve their place now before the show is fully booked. To reserve your space online, please visit: www.mobilewebafrica.com or call +44 (0)1376 521 170.

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