Hello Ambassador is an annual Creative Festival based in Gauteng. Now in its third year, #HA2015 will take place on 4 and 5 September 2015 at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown, Johannesbug, and will consist of a 2 day conference featuring talks by industry experts from a variety of creative disciplines, a creativity and innovation expo, workshops, VIP events, awards, a mini street fest and after party.
#HA2015 will feature 25 speakers, panelists and workshop hosts from a variety of creative disciplines. From well-known CEOs to creative pioneers, experts, innovators and local entrepreneurs, we’ll bring you the people who’ve seen it all, and are willing to share their vision. You can expect talks from Pepe Marais (Founding Partner / CCO of Joepublic United), Tumi Molekane (Rapper, Poet & MC), Lauren Beukes (Novelist & Writer), Bryan Little (Filmmaker / Co-founder of Fly on the Wall), Black Coffee (DJ & Record Producer), Ryan Brussow (Founder / CEO of Team Geek), Nonku Phiri (Singer / Songwriter / Graphic Designer) and others.
Aimed at creative students, freelancers, entrepreneurs and professionals, the Hello Ambassador Awards celebrate creative excellence. There are two categories: Category 1 is aimed at students and emerging talent while Category 2 caters for creative professionals, agencies and companies. More info is available at this link.
The Creativity & Innovation Expo focuses on exhibiting local initiatives, creatives, artists, brands, entrepreneurial projects, innovative technology and education. If you are interested to exhibit at the #HA2015 Expo, please email them at email@example.com.
The Street Fest will be happening during lunch on Saturday 5 September and will focus on showcasing our local street culture. An open mic stage will feature emerging musicians, beatboxers, hip-hop, pantsula and breakdancers, skaters and graffiti artists. The After Party will be held at Bassline, Newtown on Saturday 5 September from 19:00 till late. More info about the After Party is available at this link.
Workshops and VIP events aim to facilitate creative development and networking platforms. Workshops will accommodate 50 – 100 people and will happen in an intimate location where attendees can interact with the speakers, ask questions and get personal feedback.
VIP events will consist of breakfasts and lunches with the keynote speakers and will provide the opportunity for attendees to network and meet like-minded individuals and industry leaders. Tickets range from R50 – R1000. For more ticket info and online bookings, visit this link.
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