Programme | Digital Media Africa 2017

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Digital Media Africa 2017

Programme | Digital Media Africa 2017

Programme

Sessions

November 29
Wednesday

  • 09:00

    Registration opens

  • 09:30

    Welcome

  • 09:40

    My digital strategies

    Moderator 

    • Executive Director of Europe and Africa, WAN-IFRA, Germany

    Keynote 

    Lessons from an African Paywall

    One year on from the launch of BusinessLIVE, an innovative collective of business sites from Tiso Blackstar, Lisa MacLeod, Head of Digital, talks about the hard lessons learnt in paid content in South Africa.

    Speakers 

    • Head of Digital, Times Media Group, South Africa
  • 11:10

    Coffee Break

  • 11:40

    Finding the right niche: Content solutions

    Fifteen years of success: Health24´s B2B

    Speakers 

    • Managing Director, Health 24, South Africa

    Studio Independent: Building new revenue streams with content solutions for advertising clients

    Speakers 

    How the Disrupted became the Disruptors

    ABP Group, a legacy Print media company was disrupted by Digital Matrimony portals and hit the  matrimony print classifieds revenue. ABP came back by launching its own digital matrimony site and became the market leader in the region within 18 months of operation and disrupted the digital matrimony portals.

    Speakers 

    • Business Head Matrimony, ABP Group, India
  • 13:40

    Lunch Break

  • 14:40

    Audience Engagement

    How to engage your audience

    Speakers 

  • 16:15

    African Digital Media Awards Night

    African Digital Media Awards Ceremony

    16:15- 17:30 Winners of the 2nd edition of the African Digital Media Awards will be announced

    17:30 Transfers to the party

    18:00 African Digital Media Awards Party

November 30
Thursday

  • 09:30

    Learnings from other industries

  • 11:00

    Working with social platforms

    Joining forces with Google to boost ad revenues

    Speakers 

    Building the future web together

    AMP is a way to build mobile pages that renders content fast.  The project is an open source initiative that embodies the vision that publishers can create mobile optimised content once and have it load instantly everywhere.

    Speakers 

    • Head of Publisher Partnerships, Middle East and Africa, Google, UAE

Digital Media Africa 2017

Contact 

Shariff