Ericsson sponsors inaugural Innovation Dinner event

African ICT news provider has secured telecommunications firm Ericsson as a headline sponsor for its first Innovation Dinner event, taking place on 21 April, in Johannesburg, South Africa.

As a mobile services and ICT infrastructure global supplier, Ericsson has taken up the event’s main sponsorship, showing its commitment to the development of ICT on the continent.

Ericsson is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, offering mobile and fixed network infrastructure, telecom services, software, broadband and multimedia solutions for operators, enterprises and the media industry.

The Innovation Dinner series is an interactive, invitation only bi-monthly event. Designed exclusively for Africa’s ICT executives, entrepreneurs and senior business people, this event is a great opportunity for networking, sharing ideas and promoting organizations.

The first Innovation Dinner will be hosted on 21 April 2010, at Central Grill, Cedar Square, in Fourways, Johannesburg. The main theme, Connecting Africa to the World, will focus on emerging trends in broadband and mobile connectivity on the continent.

The event has already caught the interest of renowned ICT leaders such as Arthur Goldstuck, CEO World Wide Worx and ICT analyst, Rob Sussman, CEO Integr8 Group, Stephen Newton, Country Manager Google and Dr. Angus Hay, Neotel Head of Tech., amongst other confirmed participants.

The agenda includes brief discussions and presentations, followed by networking sessions and a fabulous dinner, courtesy of the Central Grill restaurant.

For participation enquiries contact Vardis: or +27 72 979 0855