Africa Brand Summit aims to be recognised as a leading platform for monitoring evolving perceptions about Africa, as well as their impact on Africa's ability to attract goodwill and grow a truly dynamic, inclusive, integrated economy. Negative perceptions stand in the way of Africa's socio-economic ambitions. The Summit brings together African and global minds and expertise to propose lasting solutions that will help progressively improve Africa's brand image.
As part of its #LockdownLessons series, Bizcommunity is reaching out to its Press Office clients and South Africa's top industry players to share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis, how their organisations are navigating these unusual times, where the challenges and opportunities lie, and their industry outlook for the near future. 15 May 2020Read more
Due to ongoing global attempts to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, organisers of the 2020 Brand Summit Africa - Africa Brand Summit have decided to move the dates of the event from the first week of June to the first week of October, in Cape Town. 18 Mar 2020Read more
In only three years since the annual destination Brand Summit was inaugurated, the number of award nominations have grown from about 20 in 2018 to just over 30 in 2019, and the geographic spread has also grown impressively, attracting nominations from several provinces of South Africa. 24 Feb 2020Read more
This year's Brand Summit Africa speaker and panellist line-up include respected international influencers in their fields from South Africa and several other African countries, Russia, Finland, USA, France, UK, Bulgaria, Canada, Switzerland, and India, to name a few. The Head of the United Nations in South Africa (referred to as the 'Resident Coordinator') will also speak at the summit. 6 Feb 2020Read more
For the first time ever, Yekaterinburg, the third capital of Russia and the main city of the entire Ural Region, will come all the way to tell its story at the 2020 Brand Summit Africa. The first capital of Russia is Moscow and the second capital is St Petersburg. A few months ago, in July 2019, this city unveiled a brand-new Congress Centre to mark its determination to play a bigger role and attract a chunk of the European and Asian Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Events (MICE) market. Situated along the freeway entering the city, the new Congress Centre represents a thoughtful architectural response to Yekaterinburg's new vision to be a key player in this lucrative economic sector. 22 Oct 2019Read more