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 - Fawzia Peer Honorable Deputy Mayor - City of Ethekwini
  • Keynote address by Innovative Durban - Aureli Albert CEO

THURSDAY

10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Coffee & Tea Break - NETWORKING SESSION

 

THURSDAY

10:45 AM

12:00 PM

Session 2 - The 3 Stages of Marketing and Advertising Evolution

  •  The emergence of traditional, social and digital media - Bontle Motingoe Managing Director at The Digital Plug 
  •  Leveraging Data and AI to grow customer lifetime value - Keshantha Naidoo - Director of Channel Reach
  • How to convert social media followers into loyal customers -  KK Diaz  Head of Growth at League Digital
  •  Measurability in Brand marketing - Traditional Media vs Social Media - Nokuthula 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 and Content Management

  • Using third-party interfaces to analyse your ROI - Marius Greeff - Founding Director at TurnLeft Media
  • Social listening and data-driven marketing strategies. - Deshnie Govender - Digital Manager at Diagio
  • Social Customer Care Experience - Lisa Basson -Digatal Manager
  • Future Proof your brand Strategy for the next generation of consumers - Mukondeleli Nengwenani - Digital Manager at Afrocentric Distribution

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 and Social X - Yaron Assabi - CEO of Digital Solutions Group
  • Chat Bots and AI driving the Future of Communication - Krystle Hastings - Marketing Manager at Finchatbots
  • Monetising Socail Media through E-commerce and Seamless payments - Opeyemi Fowler - Vertical Lead Growth at Flutterwave
  • Why Linkedin works better for B2B lead generation - Noleen Thompson - Managing Director at Lady Buz

 

THURSDAY

18:00 PM

20:00 PM

SMWDurban Networking Cocktail

Onomo Hotel Durban  

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 identity on the cyberspace - Linden Arendse - Director at Protect Identity
  • The Legal Effect: Pause and Ponder Prior to Posting - Lebogang Radebe - Cyber Crimes and Social Media Lawyer

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 - KZN Convention Bureau - 
  • Providing public service through Social Media and Mobile Applications - Sean Badal - Multimedia Manager at Transnet
  • How to build a tech start up nation - Technology Innovation Agency - Alvero Mpofu

 

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 

Session Facilitator - Phumlani Dube (Fitness Personality and Influencer)

  • Why Influencer Marketing is on the Rise, and How to Maximize Your Campaigns - Rich Simmonds - Top 50 Influencer in the World
  • Making money while playing (a gamer's paradise) - Tall Ass Mo - Gaming Entrepreneur
  • The Influencer Marketing ToolKit: Tools to Identify, Target, Pitch & Engage the Right Influencer - Zesipho Mcwabe - Brand Manager at Unilever
  • What no one is telling you about influencer marketing - Marc Kornberger Ceo at Student Village
  • What to pack for the influencer marketing apocalypse   - Pierre Cassuto CEO of Humanz AI  
  • The Art and Science of Matching Brands and Influencers for a Great Campaign -  Wayne Flemming - BRANDTRUTH -- dgtl

FRIDAY

15:30 PM

15:50 PM

Coffee & Tea Break - NETWORKING SESSION

 

FRIDAY

15:30 PM

17:00 PM


Session 4 - Changing the African narrative through Social media - Moderated by Creative Lead

  Session Facilitator - Sphephelo Mbele - Music Imbizo Creative Director 

  • Join the Revolution - Africans connecting and doing business in the digital economy - Lerato Dontache - Founding Director at Thriving.Network
  • Bringing value through content to change the Perception of Africa - Sphephelo Mbele - Creative Director at Music Imbizo
  • The Digitalisation of the South African Economy - Brian Mpono - Group Corporate Affairs Exec at Edison Power Group & Edison Power Africa 

 

Social Media Week Summit Closing Address - Sunel Genus - Immediate Past President - Information Technology Association

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

Events and Social Media Marketing - Nkululeko Khumalo (Intro B)   

A Durban-based digital marketer who uses social media to promote some of the biggest events in KwaZulu-Natal.
 

SATURDAY

9:00 AM

09:15 AM

Durban as the Events Capital of Africa and the Relationship of Social with Social Media

Social Media For a Social Cohesive Nation- Lindiwe Zulu - Minister of Social Development

 

SATURDAY

9:15 AM

9:30 AM

Social Media Marketing for Local Needs - Timmy Ntilosanje

A Malawi based digital media strategist. He will be speaking on, understanding local markets in Africa when coming up with digital media strategies.

 


SATURDAY

9:30 AM

9:45 AM

Video Content Creation in a language Audiences Understand - Dawud Phungula

A Durban based online video content creator whose YouTube videos get thousands of views. He uploads entertainment shows in isiZulu and information about the Maskandi music is a big part of what he does.

SATURDAY

9:45 AM

10:00 AM

The Student Influencer - Blessing Xaba

A journalism students at the Durban University of Technology and has thousands of Instagram followers. He takes us through influencing as a student and how a student manages their social media profile and possibly brands that would approach so their products are advertised.

SATURDAY

10:00AM

10:30 AM

SMWDurban Panel Discussion

News, Social Movements & The Government in Africa in the Era of Social Media.

  • Siphumelele Zondi: Creator, Senior Producer and Anchor of Network on SABC News

  • Matthew Savides: News Editor - Sunday Times & Times Live

  • Tony Manyagadze: Journalist, Zimbabwe

SATURDAY

10:30AM

10:50 AM

Panel Q&A

SATURDAY

10:50 AM

11:00 AM

 Break

 

SATURDAY

11:00AM

11:20 AM

Live Streaming with Prince Gumede

A digital marketer who owns B4G Group. B4G is also involved in events management and social media live streaming of events in KwaZulu-Natal.

SATURDAY

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

SMWDurban Influencer Invasion - Meet & Greet 

 

SATURDAY

13:00 PM

14:20 PM

SMWDurban Masterclass 1

  • Fireside Chat with Chanley Wong
  • Influencer Workshop 101: Guest Speaker - Thebogo Thobejane  

  • Upskill Session - Building your own e-commerce website & promoting it using social media 

 

 


SATURDAY

14:20 PM

14:30 PM

Break  

 

SATURDAY

14:30 PM

15:50 PM

SMWDurban Masterclass 2

  • Fireside Chat with Lerato Kgamanyane
  • Influencer Workshop 101: Guest Speaker - Tall Ass Mo
  • Upskill Session - Making money as an entrepreneur through YouTube and Subscriptions 

 


SATURDAY

15:50 PM

16:00 PM

Break  

 

SATURDAY

16:00 PM

17:30 PM

SMWDurban Masterclass 2

  • Fireside Chat with Wiz Luther King Jr
  • Influencer Workshop 101 : Guest Speaker - Lebo Lion
  • Upskill Session -  The art pf

 


SATURDAY

19:00 PM

04:00 AM

SMWDurban Influencer VIP Afterparty  

 


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