Gain Powerful Insights From Industry Experts At The #NewGenTrends In Marketing Conference

Gain Powerful Insights From Industry Experts At The #NewGenTrends In Marketing Conference

The #NewGenTrends in Marketing Conference is thrilled to present 11 incredible keynote speakers and two engaging panel discussions that are sure to leave you feeling energised and empowered. Ticket sales close on 17 May – don’t miss out. Modern Marketing is a proud media partner of the event.

The conference, hosted by The New Generation Awards and sponsored by Leagas Delaney, is centred on the latest trends and technologies that will revolutionise your marketing and creative strategies. You will have the opportunity to gain access to powerful insights from some of the industry’s leading experts.

Additionally, the conference will explore various tools and applications available to marketers and creatives alike. The thought leadership content can help you execute campaign briefs, communicate messaging effectively and promote brands and products with greater efficiency. The event is taking place on Thursday, 23 May 2024 at The Venue, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg.

Speakers Include: 
– Fran Luckin, Chief Creative Officer, VML South Africa. Topic: So Maybe It’s Not A Teacup: Why it can be more fun to not know exactly what the future holds.
– Gareth Cliff, Founder, Topic: Media in 2025 and beyond, What is the media model to take us into the 2030s? What content is going to become premium and what is likely to lose its value?
– Vincent Maher, CEO, True I/O, Previous Exec: Digital, MultiChoice. Topic: Web3 is the cocaine your rats have been begging for?

– Arpan Sur, Senior Marketing Director, Mondelez South Africa. Topic: Artificial Intelligence: will it make marketers redundant?
– Lana Strydom, Executive Head Digital, Content and Social Marketing, Vodacom. Topic: Talent and skills development in the marketing environment.
– Joint session: Raymond Langa, CEO, Leagas Delaney South Africa, and Deshnie Govender, Head: Marketing Sub-Saharan Africa METAP, TikTok. Topic: Agency and Client Relationship – Collab 2.0 or Bust 🤯
– Grant Sithole, Award Winning Creative, previous, Publicis Group, Ogilvy, FoxP2, Bakone, and Avatar. Topic: In a world and industry that almost always asks us to keep up with trends, being yourself is a currency that can never be undervalued.
– Natalie Druion, Executive Head: Digital, Content, and PR, Momentum Metropolitan Holdings. Topic: Thriving in the Age of Conversations: The power of social PR and how it’s become the world’s watercooler. What does this mean for you?
– Ciarán Mckivergan, CEO, 8909 Digital. Topic: Reimaging connections, the shift towards AI, mixed reality, and subscription social media.
– Merissa Himraj, CEO, Wavemaker South Africa, No.1 Most Admired Media Agency Professional in SA: SCOPEN Report 2024. Topic: Unleashing the Magic: How Paid Media is Revolutionising Data-Driven Storytelling.

For a more in-depth look at the topics, and ticket fees, please click here.

Key Reasons To Attend:

• #NewGenTrends caters to the entire marketing ecosystem: brands, tech, digital, media, and agencies, to culture.
• The #NewGenTrends features content dedicated to solving unprecedented challenges for the entire marketing and media community.
• Learn in-depth knowledge on the trends that are making waves right now, and how they can help transform your marketing approach.
• Gain vital insights into what is crucial to staying competitive throughout 2024 and 2025.
• Attend #NewGenTrends and transform your brand, career and industries by taking action rather than just reacting to the advances of digital marketing.
• Network with your peers, and explore the latest tools, tech, and strategies that marketers and creatives alike can apply in their everyday work life, like the very tools that have helped the speakers to elevate their brands and clients, and grow business revenues that go beyond the brief.
• #NewGenTrends gives you access to experts with tons of experience and proven results across several different digital and traditional niches.
• Join hundreds of like-minded marketers for a top day of marketing insights, leading trends and innovative solutions.

Who Should Attend?

– Ambitious marketers and creatives interested in elevating their mindsets and expanding their knowledge and expertise, while staying at the fore within their industries.
– This conference is a must-attend for marketers from the corporate, agency, and public sectors. Brand managers, marketing directors, vice presidents of marketing, corporate communication managers, customer experience managers, e-commerce leads, social media managers, digital marketing managers, executive heads of digital, creative directors, business professionals, MDs and CEOs, content creators, chief strategists, story tellers, product and category managers, transformation teams, developers, chief technology officers, IT managers, influencers and more.

For a more in-depth look at the topics, and ticket fees, please click here. Please book your seats early to avoid disappointment. There will be no online ticket sales. To purchase tickets, please email For more information contact: +27 76 413 1339.