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Fri, May 17

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Online Conference

Pitcher Talks

A series of thought provoking and inspiring talk sessions on the 16th and 17th of May leading up to the highly anticipated 2024 Pitcher Awards Show. The theme for this year is Creativity for a connected Africa. Session include Keynote presentation, Inside the Jury Room and Building the Future.

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Pitcher Talks
Pitcher Talks

Time & Location

May 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Online Conference

About the event

We invite you to join us for the 2024 Pitcher Awards Show streaming online on the 18th of May 2024 by 5:00pm WAT, where we’ll showcase the Gold and Grand Prix winners. All other categories of winners will be immediately announced on the Pitcher Festival website following the awards show.

Keynote Presentation by Dawn Rowlands, CEO Dentsu Africa

Leading up to the Pitcher Awards Show will be a series of thought provoking and inspiring talk sessions at the Pitcher Talks beginning on the 16th of May.  Our curtain raiser features a captivating keynote presentation by Dawn Rowlands, the visionary CEO of Dentsu Africa. She will set the tone for this year's series with a message focused on our theme for this year “Creativity for a Connected Africa.” Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights from a true industry leader.

Inside the Jury Room: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

Ever wondered how our esteemed jury members evaluate the incredible submissions? Join us for the Inside the Jury Room sessions, where they’ll review their work, share their perspectives, and provide valuable insights from judging this year’s Pitcher Awards. It’s a chance to peek behind the curtain and understand what it takes to win and the pitfalls to avoid.

Building the Future: A Roundup of Our Youth-Focused Activities

At the Pitcher Festival, we’re committed to nurturing the next generation of creative leaders. Our Future Creative Leaders Academy and the Young Professionals Academy have been busy shaping the future. In the “Building the Future” session, we’ll delve into their impactful activities and hear from the participants how the programme is transforming their careers.

Bridging African Borders

Creativity knows no boundaries. Our panel of experts will explore the topic: “Bridging African Borders: Unleashing Creativity as a Force for Change.” Discover how creativity can serve as a catalyst, connecting diverse cultures, ideas, and people. Be part of this thought-provoking conversation.

Join the Celebration

Participation is free, and we encourage everyone passionate about creativity, innovation, and Africa’s bright future to join us. Register today and celebrate with us as we elevate the power of imagination.

Schedule


  • 1 hour

    Nurturing Creative Ecosystems and Collaborative Networks in Africa


  • 1 hour

    Building the Future

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