BizTrendsLive!2020 - Book now

Bizcommunity invites you to Join our Vision for Africa at BizTrendsLIVE!2020 - a 360 perspective on trends shaping our region from London to Lagos, Senegal to sub-Saharan Africa.

Made possible in association with Ster-Kinekor and Kantar, speakers have been curated to provide a snapshot of a new decade of African tech, trade and trends - one of Afro-positivism, Afro-optimism and Afro-disruption.

Event: BizTrendsLIVE!
Time: Registration from 1pm. Presentation: 2pm - 5.30pm. Networking cocktails and snacks: 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Date: Thursday, 30 January 2020
Location: Ster-Kinekor IMAX Theatre, Mall of Africa, Midrand
Price: R250-00 per head, 15% discount for bookings of 5 or more

Opening address by Wamkele Mene
Follow: @MeneWamkele

  • Former Chief Negotiator African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA)
  • MHM Consulting; (JHB and NYC)

Ndeye Diagne - Kantar
Follow: @ndeyelle

  • MD Kantar Francophone Africa & Ghana
  • Afro-Centrist, Afro-Enthusiast, Afro-Disruptor
  • Content Creator & Speaker
  • Consumer Insights specialist, data storyteller and guru with a knack for trends and disruptive innovation
  • Award Winner, Africa Market Research Association, 2019
  • Post graduate degree in marketing & communication from French business School ISC, Paris
  • Master's degree in English literature

Sylvester Chauke - Founder DNA Brand Architects
Follow: @SylvesterChauke

  • Founder DNA Brand Architects, 2018 Agency of the Year, one of the most innovative agencies in South Africa, working with some of the most revered brands on the continent
  • 100 most influential young Africans, 2018 list
  • The All Africa Young Business Leader of the Year, 2017
  • TV personality on SABC The Next Brand Ambassador
  • NBC Africa All Africa Young Business Leader of the Year
  • BBQ Young Leader of the Year
  • European Business Assembly Best Enterprise and CEO Award
  • Oliver Empowerment Top Empowered Young Entrepreneur
  • World Confederation of Businesses Business Leader Award
  • Falcon Award for Excellence in Leadership
  • Golden European Award for Quality and Commercial Prestige

Odette van der Haar - MD of Publicis Africa
Follow: @odette_roper

  • MD of Publicis Africa
  • Consummate marketer, visionary leader, entrepreneur and innovator
  • Former CEO, JWT Johannesburg
  • Former CEO of the Association for Communication & Advertising (ACA)
  • The Next Brand Ambassador, SABC 3 reality television show judge
  • Legends of APEX award recipient, 2019

Bronwyn Williams - Flux Trends contributor, author and speaker
Follow: @bronwynwilliams

  • Flux Trends contributor, author and speaker
  • Bizcommunity trend contributor
  • Part economist, part marketer, with particular areas of expertise in Blockchain, technology, artificial intelligence, scientific marketing and the future of finance
  • Degree in commerce and marketing management from University of Johannesburg
  • Degree in Fintech from the University of Oxford
  • Degree in Digital Branding from Vega Brand School
  • Post-Graduate qualification in Economics, through the University of London, with a focus on post-cash markets
  • Future Studies, University of Stellenbosch

Tosin Lanipekun - Executive director of Advertising Week Africa
Follow: @toscobot

  • Executive director of Advertising Week Africa
  • Co-founder and Managing Partner Image & Time, a creative and advertising agency with offices in Lagos and London with a global and pan-African scope, client brands such as JP Morgan, HSBC and Xerox
  • Bachelors and Masters degrees in Architecture from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
  • Masters degree in Digital Media from London Metropolitan University
  • D&AD member
  • Member of the Institute of Leadership & Management
  • Member of the Chartered Society of Design, UK

Heidi Brauer - Chief Marketing Officer, Hollard Insurance
Follow: @heidibeeee

  • Chief Marketing Officer, Hollard Insurance
  • Chartered Marketer (SA)
  • PRISM and Loeries Grand Prix award-winning marketer
  • Former Executive Manager of Comair taking care of, British Airways, SLOW lounges, Daddy's Deals, kulula credit card, jetsetters and Executive Club brands
  • PRISA's Lifetime Achievement Award finalist 2017

Motheo Matsau - Deputy CEO, Ster-Kinekor Theatres
Follow: @bata_boy

  • Sales Strategy and new channel development Ster-Kinekor
  • Former SuperSport Head of Marketing (SA/ROA)
  • Former MultiChoice_DStv SA Head of Acquisition Marketing
  • Launched DStv Walka in SA and Sub Saharan Africa

BizTrends and BizTrendsLIVE!2020 reflects a more dynamic and diverse group of trend opinion and practitioners than ever before. Expect an exciting overview of factors influencing the future of intra-African trade, culture, finance, marketing, tech and more...

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