Go ahead.  Let us make your day!

The conference will be in our usual 15 minute Ted Talk format with some exceptions.  Our international keynote(s) will be presenting and then joining us live for Q&A.



  • Conference Opening: MC Tumi Morake
    Let marketing emerge from the Dark Knight.

  • A frank discussion between Mike Brown, Group CEO: Nedbank and
    Khensani Nobanda, Group Executive Marketing and Corporate Affairs: Nedbank
    Hosted by Preetesh Sewraj, CEO: The Loeries
    How to ensure your CEO doesn’t see marketing as an Indecent Proposal.

  • Susan Credle, Global Chief Creative Officer: FCB
    International Keynote from New York
    Topic: To be confirmed.

  • Terryanne Chebet, CEO: Keyara Botanicals & Founder Africa’s Leading Ladies
    International Speaker
    Topic: Doing
    The Hustle. Key insights from an African influencer.

  • Pepe Marais, Founding Partner and Group CCO: Joe Public United
    Basic Instinct. Have we forgotten our marketing instinct?

  • Sydney Mbhele, Chief Executive Brand: Sanlam & MASA Chairman
    Building a True Romance when marketing in Africa.

  • Mike Sharman, Founder: Retroviral
    From Zero to viral in 96 hours. Learnings from an Octopus Teacher.

  • Monalisa Zwambila, CEO and Founder: Riverbed
    Jungle Fever. Making diversity in marketing the star of the show.

  • Tebogo Mostsepe, Head Brand and Client Insights: Nedbank CIB
    Marketing when it seems like The Gods Must Be Crazy. Dealing with change.

  • Elizabeth de Stadler, Founding Director: Novcon
    You’ve Got Mail. But is it allowed? POPI strikes back.

  • Victor Dlamini and Mike Stopforth, Founders: 48H
    Averting a social media brand crisis in 48 Hours.

  • Nontokozo Madonsela, Group Chief Marketing Officer: Momentum Metropolitan Holdings
    Jerry Maguire. Leading with Purpose.

  • Sylvester Chauke, Founder and Chief Architect: DNA Brand Architects
    Topic: To be confirmed.

  • Dale Hefer, CEO Nedbank IMC
    It’s a wrap. Awarding of bursaries, prizes and conference close.


Some ideas we are working with

  • Out of the Jaws of covid-19 – The new marketing landscape.

  • Is sponsorship a Risky Business? Making it work in a time of Covid.

  • Using the Social Network to get sales, not likes.

  • Communication during a Titanic brand crisis.

  • Star Wars. The influencer debate.

  • Good will hunting – the quest for lasting B2B relationships.

  • Old habits Die Hard. Embracing diversity in marketing.

  • Post-Covid Creativity. The good, the bad and the ugly.

  • uHambo – the journey marketers must make.

  • Is it time for The Usual Suspects to step aside? New media for the new normal.

  • Why digital marketing is going to get us Back to the Future.

  • Guardians of the Galaxy! The youth speak out.

One of our leading ladies of the day,
Tumi Morake, conference MC.