USA's heavyweight champion of the media and marketing world, Bob Garfield, will be stepping into the ring to inspire and incite a South African audience at the upcoming Digital Edge Live showdown on 14 October.
As columnist, critic, host, lecturer, writer, analyst and panelist, his expertise has been sought out by The Washington Post, The Guardian, the New York Times, CBS, CNBC, Sports Illustrated, Wired and Playboy to name a few. For 26 years, Bob has been a columnist and critic, for Advertising Age. For the past 10 years, he has co-hosted NPR's radio program, On the Media, and as a lecturer and panelist, has appeared in 31 countries on five continents.
Currently writing his fourth and fifth books, Garfield's extensive experience qualifies him as an authority on the all things media and he offers keen insights into how the digital phenomenon is impacting on the media world.
There's no denying that when Garfield steps into the spotlight at The Digital Edge Live, his audience will be blown away by the explosive, passionate and insightful way he looks at the world of marketing and media. Anyone who lives and breathes brand marketing and communication, as well as agency teams who are looking for fresh insight and inspiration, need to be at The Digital Edge to catch a glimpse of Bob Garfield and other media hotshots who'll be battling it out in the ring. Not confined only to marketing and advertising executives, business owners are welcome and will find that Garfield provides a voice of reality that those in the business world should listen and take careful note of. He is an inspiring thinker and truth teller and his words will ring a resounding cord for many business owners.
Produced by Living Your Brand and NATIVE, The Digital Edge Live takes place on 14 October at Dragon Power Arena, 8 Stirling Street Cape Town. The cost is R1550 ex vat per person, but tickets purchased before 30 August will qualify for a 10% discount on the price. The event will extend over four hours followed by an after party and includes free secure parking, coffee, tea, snacks and bar and entertainment.