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Loeries Creative Week tickets on sale with a lineup of international creative heavyweights

Loeries Creative Week tickets on sale with a lineup of international creative heavyweights

Several renowned names on the global creative stage will enthrall the advertising and brand communications industry when the Loeries Creative Week broadcasts its virtual event from Johannesburg, South Africa between 16 to 20 November 2020.

Key issues facing the industry will be on the agenda as leaders from across the globe ponder the current situation and examine strategies to #CreateChange for good, while confronting misrepresentation, transformation, diversity, gender disparity and a range of topics impacting the brand communication industry.

Loeries Creative Week 2020

The broadcast version of Loeries Creative Week 2020 will have three channels with over 75 hours of content! The three channels are Loeries Presents, Loeries Conversations and Loeries Engage…

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The keynote addresses, discussions and debates will be shown across three channels: Loeries PresentsLoeries Conversations and Loeries Engage. More than 75 hours of content will be broadcast during the week and the panel of speakers and judges for the Africa and the Middle East’s authoritative discourse on brand communication, is made up of global leading experts in the creative world, including:

  • Dr Rebecca Swift, who is an authority on visual trends in advertising and a winner of more than 30 international awards including a Glass Lion at Cannes. She has a doctorate in photography and heads the Creative Insights team that sets the content strategy for Getty Images.
  • Jess Weiner, a respected author, educator and inspiring public speaker, is regarded at the ‘go-to authority’ on women, girls and confidence. She was named by Forbes as one of the ’14 Power Women to Follow’ on Twitter and described by Fast Company as one of the most creative people in Business in the areas of Diversity and Education.
  • Ian Thomas is a creative director also feted as one of the world’s most popular poets
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Harris, Pence defend their tickets with an eye on their political futures

Harris, Pence defend their tickets with an eye on their political futures

Vice President Mike Pence, Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris and moderator Susan Page participate in the vice presidential debate in Salt Lake City. <span class="copyright">(Justin Sullivan / Pool Photo)</span>
Vice President Mike Pence, Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris and moderator Susan Page participate in the vice presidential debate in Salt Lake City. (Justin Sullivan / Pool Photo)

Kamala Harris stepped into the highest-profile moment of her political career Wednesday night, deploying what she has long touted as her superpower: her ability to “prosecute a case” against the Trump administration.

In her debate with Vice President Mike Pence, Harris used her skills as a former prosecutor to attack President Trump for his handling of the coronavirus crisis and the economy with a clarity that eluded her running mate, Joe Biden, in his chaotic debate with the president last week.

“The American people have witnessed what is the greatest failure of any presidential administration in the history of our country,” she said, decrying the administration’s “ineptitude.”

The debate — far tamer and more coherent than the Trump-Biden slugfest — may not make much difference in the outcome of this fall’s election, but it could count as Harris’ first audition for the next one.

As running mate to the 77-year-old former vice president, Harris is in the pole position for a future presidential bid, but she will not be uncontested in what will likely be a fierce internecine fight between progressives and more centrist Democrats.

Harris’ debate performance was “very helpful to the ticket going into November. It’s also helpful to her brand when you look to November and beyond,” said Cornell Belcher, a Democratic pollster.

Pence headed into the debate in a similar position: As vice president, he should be Trump’s political heir, but other ambitious Republicans, including some who share the president’s last name, are already eyeing the post-Trump White House.

The debate tested Pence’s unshakable loyalty to Trump, which is his strongest claim to the future support

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