The Ultimate Guide to the Sports Betting East Africa Summit 2024

Are you ready to unlock the potential of the East African sports betting market? Look no further! The Sports Betting East Africa Summit is back for its 9th edition, and we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know to make the most of this incredible event.

If you’re traveling from outside Uganda, proper preparation is key to making the most of your experience. This guide covers everything from pre-travel necessities to post-summit activities.

When and Where:

The Sports Betting East Africa Summit 2024 will take place from July 1st to 3rd, 2024, at Kabira Country Club in Kampala, Uganda. This prestigious venue provided a fantastic backdrop for last year’s successful event, and we can’t wait to do it all again.

Pre-Travel Essentials

• Visa and Travel Documents: Ensure you have a valid passport and check if you need a visa to enter Uganda. Apply for a visa online through Uganda’s eVisa system.

• Health Precautions: Uganda requires proof of yellow fever vaccination. Consider getting other vaccinations such as, hepatitis A/B, and malaria prophylaxis.

• Currency: The Ugandan Shilling (UGX) is the local currency. It’s advisable to carry some cash for smaller purchases, though credit cards are widely accepted in hotels and restaurants.

• Language: English is widely spoken in Kampala, but learning a few basic phrases in Luganda could be helpful.

Packing List

• Business Attire: Pack professional clothing for summit sessions. Consider light, breathable fabrics due to the warm climate.
• Casual Wear: For leisure time and exploring the city.
• Electronics: A universal adapter for electrical outlets, and ensure your devices are compatible with the 240V power supply.
• Personal Items: Any medications, toiletries, and travel-sized essentials.

Getting to Kampala

1. Flight: Fly into Entebbe International Airport (EBB), located about 40 kilometers from Kampala.
2. Transportation: Arrange a hotel shuttle or a taxi to your accommodation. Uber and local ride-hailing services like SafeBoda are also available.


1. Hotels: Book a hotel close to the summit venue for convenience. Options range from luxury hotels to budget accommodations.
2. Safety: Choose well-reviewed hotels in secure areas. Most reputable hotels offer amenities like Wi-Fi, dining, and business services.
3. Weather: Kampala’s climate is generally warm, with average highs around 22°C (72°F). Stay hydrated and take breaks when needed.

Pre-Summit Prep:

• Register: Secure your spot at the summit by registering on the official website:

• Download the Program: Familiarize yourself with the agenda, speaker profiles, and sponsors to make the most of your time at the summit.

• Business Cards: Bring plenty of business cards to exchange with fellow attendees and potential partners.

• Tech Gear: A laptop or tablet for taking notes and accessing digital resources

Navigating Kampala

1. Transport: Use taxis, ride-hailing apps, or hotel shuttles for reliable transportation. You can also use motorcycle taxis (boda-bodas) to escape the traffic and to get to your destination faster.
2. Local Etiquette: Respect local customs and dress modestly outside the summit venue. Be courteous and patient in interactions.

After the Summit

1. Explore Kampala: Visit attractions like the Uganda Museum, Ndere Cultural Centre, Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre/Entebbe Zoo (15 minutes from Entebbe International Airport) and local markets.
2. Day Trips: Consider trips to the source of the Nile in Jinja, or wildlife safaris in national parks like Murchison Falls.
3. Networking Events: Attend any post-summit gatherings or informal meetups to continue networking.
4. Local Cuisine: Try Ugandan dishes like Luwombo, Rolex (rolled eggs and vegetables in chapati), and Matoke (steamed bananas).


The Sports Betting East Africa Summit 2024 is set to be an unforgettable experience, and with this guide, you’re now fully prepared to make the most of this incredible opportunity. Don’t miss out on the chance to connect with industry leaders, learn from the best, and take your business to the next level.

Visit the official website <> for more information on the summit, and we look forward to seeing you in Kampala!

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