#SMWDurban

The World's Premium Online MediaDigital Marketing and Tech Event

11 - 14 June , The Hilton Hotel. Durban .2020  

The future we imagine is here NOW!!

 

In it's 1st year, Social Media Week Durban (#SMWDurban) seeks to bring together professionals with a curiosity and passion for new ideas, innovations and emerging trends in social media.

Theme Overview

The rise of Influencer Marketing

What is the fuss all about? 

 

The rise of Influencers has cemented the power of the under dog in marketing. It came as a surprise but it's not a new thing anymore. Due to the vast majority of marketers wanting to tap into the influencer market, there are far more challenges faced by agencies and brands.

 

This comes as a result of consumers expressing increasing preference for 'authentic', trusted opinion, over and above the voice of the brand itself. What is the future of marketing and influencer partnerships?

The Future is Social Commerce

Meet the new content curators in SA

 

Is content the Holy Grail of Ecommerce Engagement? How do you power up on social commerce using Facebook and other Social media platforms? The average digital adult spends 5 hours per day on their devices and “50% of time spent is in social, messaging, media and entertainment applications.” 

 

A good slice of them have purchased products directly via social media. How are you pushing your clients to have a world of an experience via E-commerce and Social media?

Youth Entrepreneurship and Social Media

Digipreneurship

 

With the introduction on Social Media, thousands of young people are emerging as business owners especially on Instagram and Facebook

How do you convert your online community into buyers?

Which platforms are best for selling? 

Success stories from Instagram, Youtube and Facebook

SMW Durban will feature Youth Entrepreneurship Masterclasses from emerging entrepreneurs, social media experts and influencers.


Government Communication

and Social Media

Engaging with Citizens

 

Social Media has emerged as a vital tool of communication for government and political parties globally. The youth and middle-aged citizens are on Social Media platforms thereby affording government communicators, politicians and their parties an opportunity to be aware of matters on the ground, engaging with citizens and potential new voters and how they can engage effectively to drive their messages across. With Social Media being a more cheaper alternative way of communicating and advertising how is the Government actively using this space to ensure their objectives, causes and information reaches their audiences?

 Speakers that contributed to SMW19

FAWZIA PEER

Honorable Deputy Mayor

City of Ethekwini

AURELI ALBERT

CEO

Innovative Durban

LERATO DONTACHE

Entrpreneur

 Co-Founder & CEO   

Thriving Network

YARON ASSABI

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of

   Award Winning Digital Solutions Group (DSG)

SUNIL GENESS

International Speaker 

Political Analyst

ITA President and

Director at SAP

RICH SIMMONDS

Voted by Forbes as "Top 10 Social Influencer" and Top 50 Influencer Worldwide

Author of Mug and Tweet

OPEYEMI FOWLER

Vertical Lead Growth and International Expansion

Flutterwave

KK DIAZ

 Strategist

Digital Marketer

League Digital

     SIPHUMELELE ZONDI

Broadcaster

   Network News TV Host

South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)

MARC KORNBERGER

Founder and Director

Student Village


KESHANTHA NAIDOO

Communications Specialist

Public Speaker

Founder & Director 

Channel Reach

NOLEEN THOMPSON

LinkedIn Brand Specialist

Masterclass Speaker

Managing Director

Ladybugz

NOKUTHULA LUTHULI

Head Coach @BloomInsideOut

Founder, MD Bloom Marketing

Deputy Chair for WIB, Durban Chamber 

     WAYNE FLEMMING

Twitter Award Winner

   Content Creation Expert

Managing Partner

Brandtruth/DGTL

MUKONDELELI NENGWENANI

Afrocentric Distribution Services


Social Media Experts and Strategists

LEBOGANG RADEBE

Social Media Lawyer

 and CEO of Povidox Corporate Law Advisors

BULELANI BALABALA

Professional Speaker

Brand Strategist 

Entrepreneur 

 

ANTOINE PAILLESSEAU

Co-founder and CEO

FinChatBot

TIMMY NTILOSANJE

Brand Specialist

Content Creator 

ARNOLD MHLAMVU 

Guru on YouTube Channel Marketing and Music Manager at SimfyAfrica 

SEAN BADAL

Communications Specialist

 Manager of Mulitmedia at Transnet

PIERRE CASSUTO

Specialises in Data Driven Marketing Technology

CEO of Humanz AI

 

DESHNIE GOVENDER

Digital Music & Culture Expert

Digital Manager 

MIKE SAUNDERS

Keynote Speaker

Author

CEO of Digitlab

MARIUS GREEFF

LinkedIn Brand Specialist

Founder & Director

Turn Left Media

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