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SOCIAL MEDIA WEEK: A Must For All Aspiring Genius Digital Marketers

PRESS RELEASE: Announcing: Theme, Dates and Venue for SMW Durban 2020


We’re excited to announce the dates, venue and theme for the South African flagship conference of 2020: the 2nd annual Social Media Week Durban (#SMWDurban).


We’re also thrilled to have moved to a bigger venue, the Durban ICC (International Convention Centre)  for the World's premium online media, digital marketing and tech event on June 18-21. Also, as recently announced, #SMWDurban 2020 will focus on the global theme HUMAN.X.

The internet was founded on the promise of a digital utopia that would enable us to deepen a connection with our audience and consumers, understand them, and tailor opportunities that would enrich their lives. Instead, today we face an environment that promotes narcissism and divisiveness. This can change: We can work together to get back to the fundamentals of what makes marketing a force for good in the world.




SMW Global Theme: HUMAN.X


HUMAN.X will lead an important conversation focused on what it means to take a human-first and experience-driven approach to marketing; with three sub-themes: Attention Revolution, Empathy Economics, and Privacy Matters.

The state of digital marketing will be explored through nine curated discussion topics, including: