South Africa Podcast and Music Festival to Feature Keynote Address by Dr. Thebe Ikalafeng

Dr. Thebe Ikalafeng
Dr. Thebe Ikalafeng

The SA Podcast and Music Festival is thrilled to announce that Dr. Thebe Ikalafeng, a globally recognized African branding authority and influential advocate for a brand-led African renaissance, will deliver the opening keynote address at this year’s event. The festival will take place from [Event Dates] at [Event Location].

Dr. Ikalafeng’s keynote, titled “Content Culture in Africa,” promises to set the stage for a dynamic exploration of the festival’s theme of industry development. With over 30 years of experience in branding and marketing across diverse sectors, Dr. Ikalafeng is uniquely positioned to inspire and challenge industry professionals, content creators, and music enthusiasts alike.

Dr. Thebe Ikalafeng is celebrated for his groundbreaking work in reframing the African narrative and promoting brand-led strategies for African businesses and industries. As the founder of BLG, a brand-led advisory group, and the visionary behind the Brand Africa movement, Dr. Ikalafeng’s insights are instrumental in shaping the future of content and cultural expression on the continent.

“We are honored to have Dr. Ikalafeng kick off our festival with his visionary perspective on content and culture in Africa,” said [Nicolas Regisford ]. “His vast experience and unwavering commitment to promoting African excellence will undoubtedly resonate with our audience and highlight the pivotal role of industry-building in our event.”

For media inquiries and interview requests with Dr. Thebe Ikalafeng, please contact Annie Hodes at [email protected].

About Dr. Thebe Ikalafeng

Dr. Thebe Ikalafeng is a distinguished global branding expert and thought leader in marketing and intellectual property. With a career spanning from brand management at Colgate Palmolive in New York to serving as Chief Marketing Officer for Nike Africa, Dr. Ikalafeng’s contributions have earned him numerous accolades, including Lifetime Achievement awards from leading institutions.

A prolific writer and sought-after speaker, Dr. Ikalafeng has shared his insights at prestigious forums worldwide and has been featured in international media outlets such as CNN, BBC, and the Financial Times. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and holds honorary doctoral degrees for his exceptional contributions to industry and Africa.

For more information about Dr. Thebe Ikalafeng, follow him on Twitter @thebeikalafeng and Instagram @thebeikalafeng.

About the SA Podcast and Music Festival

The SA Podcast and Music Festival is a premier gathering celebrating the intersection of podcasts, music, and creative content in South Africa. This annual event showcases emerging talents, industry trends, and innovative collaborations, driving forward the vibrant landscape of entertainment and media in Africa.

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