IN2 Innovation Summit Africa | Holmes Report

IN2Summit Africa

The Holmes Report's IN2Summit series is a high-level event designed for senior practitioners to address the critical issues impacting engagement, ranging from analytics, digital tech and content marketing, to big data, visual storytelling and new talent.

The inaugural African edition of the IN2Summit took place on 1 April in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference brought together senior marketers, communicators and public relations professionals to explore the future of engagement in South Africa and the wider region.

Venue: Hilton Sandton Hotel, 138 Rivonia Rd, Sandton, 2196, South Africa — View Map
Timing: 9am to 5pm, 1 April 2016

Confirmed speakers
- Sechaba Motsieloa, corporate affairs director, McDonald’s South Africa
- Kate Johns, head of Africa communications, Standard Bank
- Alon Lits, GM, Uber Johannesburg and Durban
- Deshnee Naidoo, CEO - Zinc International and CMT at Vedanta Resources
- Sasol public affairs SVP Wrenelle Stander
- Jacqui O'Sullivan, managing executive, group communication & PR, Telkom
- Mich Atagana, head of communications and public affairs, South Africa, Google
- Microsoft South Africa’s marketing and operations lead, Nir Tenzer
- Daily Vox executive editor Khadija Patel
- Patrick Conroy, managing director, Platco Digital
- Abey Tau, corporate citizenship and public affairs manager, Samsung Africa
- Gau Narayanan, regional director, BBDO Africa
- Alistair King, founding creative partner, King James Group
- Weber Shandwick EMEA CEO Colin Byrne
- Xolisa Dyeshana, executive creative director, Joe Public
- Kevin Welman, managing director, FleishmanHillard South Africa
- WeCollaborate founder and MD Cherylann Smith
- Mortimer Hope, director for Africa, GSMA
- Magna Carta CEO Vincent Magwenya
- Keri-Ann Stanton, managing partner, Engage Joe Public
- Dr Martyn Davies, managing director of emerging markets & Africa, Deloitte Frontier Advisory
- Burson-Marsteller Africa chairman and CEO Robyn De Villiers
- Adam Clyne, Weber Shandwick EMEA head of digital
- GM of WE Communications South Africa, James Wilson
Joanna Oosthuizen, national MD, Ogilvy PR South Africa
- Jill Hamilton
, MD Africa, Weber Shandwick
- Arun Sudhaman, president/editor-in-chief, Holmes Report

Programme details

The conference was backed by eight partner firms: Weber Shandwick, Atmosphere, Burson-Marsteller, FleishmanHillard, Engage Joe PublicMagna Carta, Ogilvy PR and WE Communications.

In addition, 7 CPD points were allocated to all PRISA members attending the Summit.


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