The first Africa Adverting Week , premier event for advertising, creative, entertainment, marketing, media and technology professionals will be held at 1Fox, FerreirasDorp, in centre-city Johannesburg from 28th to 31st October 2019.

The inspiring, forward-thinking four-day programme, which is expected to attract 4,000 attendees, will include more than 100 curated events and involve over 200 leading speakers. Each day will feature the Global Keynote Series – a selection of thought leaders from around the world, who will share their high-level perspectives ranging from brands to cultural icons, agencies to tech companies. In addition, the #AWLearn workshops will offer intimate teaching and learning experiences, where delegates can interact with presenters to not only gain new knowledge, but walk away with actionable plans to position them at the industry’s leading edge.

Among the inaugural edition’s confirmed speakers include:

Jean Marie Dru – Chairman, TBWA Worldwide

Kwame Acheampong – CEO, Mall for AfricaLolu Akinwunmi – Group CEO, Prima Garnett, Africa

Faheem Chaudry – Managing Partner, MC Saatchi Abel, SA

Colleen DeCourcy – Co-President and Chief Creative Officer, Weiden + Kennedy

Jeff Goodby – Co-Chairman and Partner, Goodby Silverstein & Partners

Enver Groenewald – Africa Director: Media, Marketing & Enterprise Digital Transformation , Unilever

Thebe Ikalafeng – Founder and Group CEO, Brand Leadership

Monique Nelson – CEO, UWG

Ikechi Odigbo – Managing Director, DDB Lagos

Asha Patel – Head of Marketing, Google SA

Boniswa Pezisa – Group CEO, Net#work BBDO

Registration and tickets for Advertising Week Africa 2019 will be available on the website.

#AWAfrica packages include:

  • Platinum Pass: R10,350 for launch priced tickets
  • Delegate Pass: R4,200 for launch priced tickets
  • NewGen Pass: R1,300 for launch priced tickets

To register, please visit Africa.AdvertisingWeek.com/register