Registration/Conference 

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Conference/Masterclass 

9:30AM - 5:00PM

Youth Entrepreneurship Masterclasses

9:00AM - 5:00PM


Registration/Conference

DAY 1 - Thurs, June 13, 2019

THURSDAY

8:30 AM

9:30 AM

Registration

 

THURSDAY

9:30 AM

10:30 AM

Session 1 - SMWDurban Keynote Address

  • SMWDurban Director welcome address - Josh Gopal - CEO of Valarian Media
  • Welcome Address by the City of Durban - Honorable Mayor - City of Ethekwini
  • What to enjoy and explore in eThekwini by Durban Tourism
  • Keynote Address by the Premiers Office - Youth Directorate


THURSDAY

10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Coffee & Tea Break - NETWORKING SESSION

 

THURSDAY

10:30 AM

12:00 PM

Session 2 - The 3 Stages of Marketing and Advertising Evolution

  •  The emergence of traditional, social and digital media - Siphumelele Zondi - Broadcaster - SABC
  •  The fast-paced transformation of Traditional Advertising Agencies to Digital Agencies.
  •  The Impact of Social Media marketing on traditional advertising budget -  Lebo Lion - Podcaster and Content Creator.
  •  Measurability in Brand marketing - Traditional Media vs Social Media - Noxolo Luthuli - Bloom Marketing

 

THURSDAY

12:00 PM

13:00 PM

LUNCH - NETWORKING SESSION

 

THURSDAY

13:00 PM

14:30 PM

Session 3 - The Future of Brand Management

  • Using third-party interfaces to analyse your ROI.
  • Social listening and data-driven marketing strategies. - Sunil Geness - ITA President and Director
  • Creating the next giant brand through Social Influencers
  • Future Proof your brand Strategy for the next generation of consumers - Mukondeleli Nengwenani - Afrocentric Distribution Services

THURSDAY

14:30 PM

15:00 PM

Coffee & Tea Break- NETWORKING SESSION

 

THURSDAY

15:00 PM

17:00 PM

Session 4 - The future is Social Commerce

  • The integration of social media and e-commerce. 
  • Making money while playing (a gamer's paradise). 
  • Getting paid from blogging and vlogging - Zuziwe Gcuku - Managing Director of IQonga_digital
  • Increasing sales through digital sponsorships and e-commerce

 

THURSDAY

20:00 PM

22:30 PM

SMWDurban Networking Cocktail

 

Conference

DAY 2 - Fri, June 14, 2019

FRIDAY

8:30 AM

9:00 AM

Registration

Register and get your Smwdurban pass.


FRIDAY

9:00 AM

9:10 AM

Opening Remarks from SMW Durban Director

Josh Gopal - SMW Director, CEO of Twenty21 Group and Valerina Media


FRIDAY

9:10 AM

10.30 AM

Session 1 - Cyber Security, AI and Brand Protection

  • Protecting your content, company and brand in the cyber space - Hilary Hwara - CEO of Protect Identity
  • Leveraging Data and AI to grow customer lifetime value - Keshantha Naidoo - Director of Channel Reach
  • Cyber crimes eg. cat phishing, fake accounts etc - What are your legal options - Lebogang Radebe - Social Media Lawyer
  • Ransomware - the new threat for major corporations

FRIDAY

10:30 AM

10:50 AM

Coffee & Tea Break -  NETWORKING SESSION

 

FRIDAY

10:50 AM

13.00 PM

Session 2 - Government Communication and Social Media

  • Leveraging Social Media tools to communicate with citizens - Lukhanyo Vangqa - Deputy Director - Digital Media - DPSA 
  • The Role of Social Media in Government and the 4th Industrial Revolution - Ministry of Telecommunication
  • Providing services to the public through Social Media and Mobile Applications - GCIS and The Innovation Hub
  • How to build a tech start up nation - Technology Innovation Agency

 

FRIDAY

13:00 PM

14:00 PM

LUNCH AND NETWORKING SESSION

 

FRIDAY

14:10 PM

15.30 PM

Session 3 - The Rise of Influencer Marketing 

  • Why Influencer Marketing is on the Rise, and How to Maximize Your Campaigns
  • Putting PR at the Heart of Your Influencer Marketing Strategy
  • The Influencer Marketing ToolKit : Tools to Identify, Target, Pitch & Engage the Right Influencer
  • The Art and Science of matching Brands and Influencers for a great campaign

FRIDAY

15:30 PM

15:50 PM

Coffee & Tea Break - NETWORKING SESSION

 

FRIDAY

15:30 PM

17:00 PM

Session 4 - Lights, Camera, Content  powered by Gagasi FM   

  • Social Media and Journalism - Gagasi FM .
  • Bringing value through content -
  • What is Camera marketing and Photographic Intuition
  • The Power of Viral videos with a message. - Arnold Mhlamvu - Guru on YouTube Channel Marketing and Music Manager at SimfyAfrica 

FRIDAY

18:00 PM

20:00 PM

 SMW Influencer Recognition Awards

                             A Red Carpet Affair

 

Youth Influencer and Entrepreneurship Masterclass Summit

                     Advancing entreprenuership through Social Media in the 4th Industrial Revolution

DAY 3 - Sat, June 15, 2019

SATURDAY

9:00 AM

09:15 AM

Opening Remarks from SMW Durban Director

Josh Gopal - SMW Durban Director

SATURDAY

9:15 AM

10:30 AM

SMWDurban Masterclass 1

  • Fireside chat with Pearl - The Fitness Bunny (369K Followers) and
  • Influencer Workshop 101 : Guest Speaker - Sihle Ndaba (700k Followers) - How I built my brand as an actress
  • Upskill Session - strategies to build your followers on Instagram and Facebook

 


SATURDAY

10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Coffee & Tea Break -  NETWORKING SESSION 

 

SATURDAY

11:00AM

12:00 PM

SMWDurban Masterclass 2

  • Fireside Chat with Wiz Luther King (194K Followers)
  • Influencer Workshop 101 : Guest Speaker - Mapaseka Koetle (744K Followers)
  • Upskill Session - Building your small business brand on a tiny budget

SATURDAY

12:00 PM

13:00 PM

LUNCH AND NETWORKING SESSION 

 

SATURDAY

13:00 PM

14:00 PM

SMWDurban Masterclass 3

  • Fireside Chat with Corazon Kwamboka (405K Followers)
  • Influencer Workshop 101 : Guest Speaker - Enhle Maphumulo (1.3 Million Followers)
  • Upskill Session - Building your own e-commerce website & promoting it using social media 

 

 


SATURDAY

14:00 PM

14:30 PM

Coffee & Tea Break -  NETWORKING SESSION 

 

SATURDAY

14:30 PM

16:00 PM

SMWDurban Masterclass 4

  • Fireside Chat with Nonkululeko Mthimkulu (76.6K Followers)
  • Influencer Workshop 101 : Guest Speaker - Lindo Myeni (76.3K Followers)
  • Upskill Session - Making money as an entrepreneur through You Tube and Subsriptions 

 


SATURDAY

19:00 PM

04:00 AM

SMWDurban Influencer VIP Afterparty  

 

#SMWDurban

Social Media Week Durban

General Inquiries

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076 549 5010

 

Sponsorship Inquiries

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curtis@smwdurban.com

olly@smwdurban.com

012 111 1988


Design & Press Inquiries

tshidi@smwdurban.com

press@smwdurban.com

074 801 2716



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