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JANUARYFEBRUARYMARCH
FOCUS REPORT

BIZTRENDS2018

Annual Bizcommunity.com focus on trends for the coming year.

HR/Workplace & Recruitment Trends

Creative skills will differentiate employees in a future AI-dominated world. We look at how employers need to brand themselves for the future.
INDUSTRY EVENTSSA BUDGET SPEECH
Opinion and content around corporate planning for 2018

INVESTING IN MINING INDABA
5-8 Feb

DESIGN INDABA FESTIVAL (CPT)
21-24 Feb
Media partner to Design Indaba for the 12th year, top industry coverage, interviews and design events.
THE BOOKMARKS AWARDS
1 Mar

CAREER INDABA
15-17 March
APRILMAYJUNE
CONTENT THEME

AFRICA MONTH

Key brands, finance, investors, organisations, industries and personalities making a difference in Africa across 18 industries.
FOCUS REPORT

Focus on Africa: The Business of Africa

25 May is Africa Day and the Focus on Agencies/Brands doing business in Africa will go live on this day.
INDUSTRY EVENTSLIBERTY RADIO AWARDS
14 April

AFRICA TRAVEL WEEK & WORLD TRAVEL MARKET
18-20 April

D&AD AWARDS/FESTIVAL
24-26 April
THE PRISM AWARDS
May

THE ONE SHOW & CREATIVE WEEK
7-11 May

AFRICA'S TRAVEL INDABA
8-10 May

MARKETING INDABA
CT 16-17 May / JHB 30-31 May

NEW YORK FESTIVALS ADVERTISING AWARDS
17 May

INMA Global Conference
21-23 May
MARKEX
6-7 June

SUSTAINABILITY WEEK
5-7 June

EDUCATION WEEK
15-16 June

CANNES LIONS FESTIVAL
18-22 June
JULYAUGUSTSEPTEMBER
CONTENT THEME

CSI MONTH

How the different industry sectors meet and prioritise sustainability in their social, environmental and economic goals.

WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Multi-industry initiative profiling women and women's issues in leadership and business.
FOCUS REPORT

Content Marketing

Storytelling is the future of marketing communications. We look at the latest trends in Content Marketing.

Digital Marketing

Is there such a thing as digital marketing when everything is now integrated with digital? We interrogate the latest marketing trends.
INDUSTRY EVENTSAPEX AWARDS
TBC

MANDELA DAY
18-July
LOERIES CREATIVE WEEK AND AWARDS
TBC

TOP WOMEN AWARDS
23 August

PAMRO Conference
TBC
BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS
TBC
OCTOBERNOVEMBERDECEMBER
CONTENT THEME

ENTREPRENEUR MONTH

The most promising entrepreneurs in Africa, mentoring, investing, strategy, success stories and more.

YEARLY ROUNDUP ARTICLES

Newsmakers and stories that turned the most engagement in 2018.
FOCUS REPORT

Africa Week: Towards Agenda 2030

The United Nations focuses on Africa in Africa Week in October. The African Union has also declared 2018-2017 as the 'African Decade for Technical, Professional and Entrepreneurial Training and Youth Employment'.
INDUSTRY EVENTSPENDORING ADVERTISING AWARDS
TBC

SA CONSTRUCTION AWARDS
TBC

GREEN BUILDING CONVENTION
TBC

EDUTECH AFRICA
9-10 October
ADFOCUS AWARDS
TBC

AFRICACOM
13-15 November

AFRICAN AGRI INVESTMENT INDABA
26 - 28 November


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*Contributing Editor and industry trendspotter, Louise Marsland, will continue to produce in-depth Special Focus Reports for Bizcommunity.com across the Media & Marketing and Retail portals. These will be expanded to the other business-to-business industry verticals in time.