Who’s who and what’s what at the DIGITAL EDGE LIVE 2011

With just little over a month left before the Digital Edge Live showdown, the excitement and anticipation is starting to build up.

Not only will this incredible debate feature some of the best and brightest professionals in the Digital Marketing and Communications industry – all in ONE ring – but it will also give you plenty of insight into the world of online media and a peek into the future of the industry. This makes attending Digital Edge Live showdown at the Dragon Power Arena in Cape Town on 14 October 2011 a MUST! Here is a little more about what and who to expect:

What to expect:

A combination of the best advertising; digital marketing; brand heads and media gurus in South Africa will square off in the ultimate debate and get to the roots of the challenges within the industry. And of course, Bob Garfield, international guest speaker and industry heavyweight, will be there to share his knowledge.

During the 4 hour conference, the marketing contenders will enter the ring to share their views and opinions, Erich Vidge being the Fightmaster. The showdown will feature different parts of the digital marketing and communications industry, which will show off the experts’ knowledge and insight and will explore the challenges in the digital world.

The ticket (worth R1550) includes the following:

1. Free & secure parking
2. Coffee, tea, snacks & bar
3. 4 hours of live debate
4. Live music & much more

Who to expect:

1. Gavin Rooke, Managing Director of Trigger/Isobar, one of SA’s leading full service digital agencies and digital agency of the year 2010.
2. Graham Warsop, Group Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of the iconic and highly acclaimed The Jupiter Drawing Room
3. Ivan Moroke, Marketing Director of powerhouse TBWA Hunt Lascaris
4. Nicky Cockcroft, Head of Online for Woolworths and Chairwoman of both the DMMA and Bookmarks Awards.
5. Brent Shahim, Managing Director of Aqua Online
6. Pete Case, Founder of Gloo
7. Rob Stokes, CEO and big guy at Quirk
8. Farai Madzima, Interaction Designer at NATIVE
9. Jason Xenopoulos, Chief Executive Officer of NATIVE
Spectators are guaranteed to witness conversation counter-punches and bare-knuckle debates in the ultimate digital marketing showdown at this years thrilling event.

Visit their website for more details or read our previous blog post about The Digital Edge Live.