EVERY TALENT IS A BUSINESS

Welcome to Showbiz Entertainment Africa Botswana! – Your show business connection and network to the African entertainment industry. SEAfricaBW is a Botswana first and only meeting place that focuses on the development and growth of business in the industry. Join us to stay ahead and to be on the forefront of mapping the direction of this ever-changing industry

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2 DAYS WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS, BUSINESS COACHES, EXPERTS AND ENTERTAINERS.
CONFERENCE SESSIONS, PANEL DISCUSSIONS, EXHIBITIONS, ENTERTAINMENT, WORKSHOPS, NETWORKING.
SHOW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION FOR SHOW PRODUCERS, SUPPLIERS, ENTREPRENEURS AND TALENT.

CONFERENCE

CONFERENCE

Learn about unique challenges and success stories of developing, managing, and marketing a successful entertainment offering from industry leaders and pioneers.

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EXHIBITIONS

EXHIBITIONS

Generate business leads from show makers, and drive product and brand awareness by being seen amongst industry peers and competitors.

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VISITORS

VISITORS

EXPLORE, ENGAGE AND NETWORK
with industry suppliers, funders, support and influencers.

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2019 Conference Speakers

TONDERAI TSARA

@TJTsara

TONDERAI TSARA

Entrepreneur | Chairperson: Business Botswana, Media Sector

With 22 years communications experience in strategy, copywriting and creative Tonderai has worked on most of Botswana’s biggest marketers and advertisers, and, he co-founded his own business – The Dialogue Group in 2005.

MERCY THEBE

@MercyThebeHer

MERCY THEBE

Founder | MD: BrainFuse PR Agency

Mercy Rebaone Thebe is a renowned corporate PR expert, a brand strategist and a digital media influencer & marketer. She is one of Limkokwing Botswana’s pioneering…

KARABO SENNA

(South Africa)

KARABO SENNA

Right Holder Service General Manager: SAMRO

Karabo Senna is the SAMRO Right Holder Service General Manager, and its tasked with the management of membership services in relation to how SAMRO…

GAME 'ZEUS' BANTSI

@goabaone.bantsi

GAME 'ZEUS' BANTSI

Artist | Chairperson: Do It Yourself Organisation

One of Botswana’s fast rising creative icons, the multi talented and international award winning Game Bantsi or Zeus, as he is popularly know, needs no introduction.

CHARLES STUART

(South Africa)

CHARLES STUART

Partner: PwC Africa – South market

Passionate about the entertainment and media industry, Charles has been a member of the E&M Outlook editorial team since the inception of the South Africa publication 8 years ago.

GAO LEMMENYANE

@geelemms

GAO LEMMENYANE

Managing Partner | Creative Director: Amble Promotions

A member of the HRDC Creative Arts Sector & Levy on Technical Devices Committees he is a consummate arts practitioner and creative genius. He is the former Director of Maitisong, a Cultural Centre in Gaborone…

OWEN RAMPHA

@MrOwannete

OWEN RAMPHA

Founder | Managing Director: RadioWorx

He is an international broadcast management consultant with a career spanning over 21 years in radio and broadcasting (both on-air and in management).

MARANG SETSHWAELO

@marangdream

MARANG SETSHWAELO

Founder | Managing Director: Marang Dream

Marang is a Johannesburg-based media maven and entrepreneur who hails from Botswana. She co-founded one of South Africa’s leading PR firms and  after 15 years of operation she has branched off to establish Marang Dream…

GEORGE BEKE

@geobeke (Nigeria)

GEORGE BEKE

Founder | CEO: Geobek Records, Films and Entertainment

A multi-talented creative and talent manager from Nigeria, based in South Africa, George is responsible for uniting Africa through music and collaborations with African artists…

KELLY RAMPUTSWA

@MsKelsDJ

KELLY RAMPUTSWA

Station Manager: Yarona FM

Kelly Ramputswa is the first female Station manager at Yarona FM, an urban youth, lifestyle entertainment radio station. A Rhodes University graduate that has risen through the professional ranking…

DJ BOOGIE SID

@DjBoogieSid

DJ BOOGIE SID

DJ | Founder: The Beat Box Productions & SLN Talent Management

He is an award winning DJ with a unique living legacy of being the country’s benchmark of House music. When he is not behind the decks, he minds his…

VALENTINE GAUDIN-MUTEBA

@valentinegaudin (South Africa)

VALENTINE GAUDIN-MUTEBA

Managing Director (Media, Sales & Operations): TRACE Souther Africa

Valentine plays a pivot role in ensuring that TRACE remains a relevant mouthpiece for the expression of Afro Urban talent across its many business verticals.

KENEILWE 'iDLE' MOHUTSIWA

KENEILWE 'iDLE' MOHUTSIWA

Partner | Co-founder: BWLingos

Keneilwe Mohutsiwa has been active on the Botswana tech-space since 2012. He is the partner/co-founder of BWLingos [Learn Setswana…

LESEGO SELOTATE

LESEGO SELOTATE

CEO: Copyright Society of Botswana

The Chief Executive Officer of Copyright Society of Botswana Mr. Lesego Selotate has over 18 years experience in financial services, six of which were spent in private equity.

ANDREW KOLA

@andrew.l.kola

ANDREW KOLA

Founder | Artistic Director: Mophato Dance Theatre

A revered choreographer who has built, arguably, the most prominent dance brands in Botswana, Andrew Kola is an international award winning artistic director and founder of Mophato Dance Theatre.

BATHUSI LESOLOBE

@bathusi.lesolobe

BATHUSI LESOLOBE

Managing Director: Palm Consult

Bathusi Lesolobe is an accomplished trainer, researcher; arts and culture consultant and an intellectual property consultant with interest in the role of copyright…

NTOKOZO BOTJIE

@ntokozobotjie (South Africa)

NTOKOZO BOTJIE

Talent | Progamming Manager: Trace Southern Africa

An African Music enthusiast who has been in the space for over 5 years with the utmost passion and knowledge of African music, Ntokozo began his creative path

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2019 Conference Topics at a Glance

  • The Entertainment landscape of Botswana – What you didn’t know

  • The Industry by Numbers – Uncovering key statistics and facts

  • Producing Content For The World – A quality check on our creators

  • Why Corporates Associate With Creatives – The route to endorsements, sponsorships and branding

  • Collecting Societies And Associations  – Support structures

  • Entertainment Industry Policies – How government should be ensuring and enabling growth

  • The Business Side Of Entertainment – Sales, marketing, PR & operations

  • Pioneering A Digital Platform For Success

  • Learning From Current Big Successes – Benchmarking with the stars

  • Shaping The Future of the Botswana Entertainment Industry – Understanding the Botswana entertainment industry (1st Map of the industry)

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