BizTrendsLIVE!2020 is where a new vision for Africa becomes reality
Every January, Bizcommunity editors invite and publish trend predictions from over 200 thought leaders across 19 industries
1. A new vision of Africa 2020
BizTrendsLIVE!2020 is where a new vision for Africa becomes reality. Eight speakers, a 360 perspective, from London to Lagos, Senegal to sub-Saharan Africa, on how African trends are shaping the world and being seen by the world.
2. A new borderless Africa
On the threshold of an Africa open for business, former chief negotiator for the Africa Free Trade Agreement and global consultant, Wamkele Mene will outline benefits and opportunities under his topic Borderless - AfCFTA and the Future of African Trade.
3. New African disruption
From Cote d’Ivoire for the event, we welcome MD Kantar Francophone Africa & Ghana, Ndeye Diagne to put her spin on what trends brands and marketers should they be aware of to #WininAfrica. Disruption, she predicts, has come about via a new “cultural emancipation and (r)evolution”, and what she terms an “irreversible explosion of African creativity across arts, literature, fashion, beauty, home design, tech and African culture(s) that will sculpt new, solid growth paths for the continent.”
4. New leverage and influence
In South Africa, it’s already happening with class acts such as Zozi Tunzi, Sho Madjozi, the Ndlovu Youth Choir, benchmarking a new cultural ethos. Lagos-London-based, Founder of Advertising Week African Tosin Lanipekun, will give an insiders-outsiders perspective, entitled The Future is African, on the global conversations turning towards Africa, especially in the lucrative areas of film, culture and entertainment.
5. New economic models
Bronwyn Williams can wring a trend out of nothing, in this case literally. BizTrendsLIVE!2020 will see her tap into the new “virtuality” entitled Unreal Estate: The Future of Finding and creating Value, to illustrate how top companies hold value in data, bits and bytes rather than tangible assets and where the trends towards increasingly dematerialised value exchanges and currency models are headed.
6. New African narratives
Also on the programme, CEO Publicis Groupe Africa, Odette van der Haar explains which trends to track in making “the impossible possible”! Covering all the trend bases such as post-Millenial markets, tech, healthcare, Blockchain, IoT, carbon and more. Matheo Motsau, Deputy CEO of Ster-Kinekor Theatres, updates from the coalface of entertainment trends; Heidi Brauer, reveals her pedigree in Layering the Cake - Trends in corporate Culture and Management as well as TV personality and influencer Sylvester Chauke, one of the 100 most influential young Africans 2018, who will reveal his trends-to-watch!
Prizes for the best tweet are kindly sponsored by Hollard under #BizTrendsLIVE and #BizTrends2020 tags! The event will be hosted by business writer, podcast host and content maker Rutendo Nyamuda.
Every January, Bizcommunity editors invite and publish trend predictions from over 200 thought leaders across 19 industries. Call it crowd-sourced trends (http://bit.ly/3aya6Si) if you like! Read all the trends and join us for the perfect wrap up to the January 2020 season.
BizTrendsLIVE! 2020 Programme:
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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.
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Ndeye Diagne - Kantar
Sylvester Chauke - Founder DNA Brand Architects
Odette van der Haar - MD of Publicis Africa
Bronwyn Williams - Flux Trends contributor, author and speaker
Tosin Lanipekun - Executive director of Advertising Week Africa
Heidi Brauer - Chief Marketing Officer, Hollard Insurance
Motheo Matsau - Deputy CEO, Ster-Kinekor Theatres
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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