Maftown Heights Community Workshop Reveals Speaker Line-Up

All roads lead to Mahikeng in the North West this Friday as the best of the best in the music and events industry will lead robust discussions and share knowledge to uplift the creative community in the North West at the inaugural Maftown Heights Creative Community Workshop. The program will be opened by MEC Tsotso Galebekwe Virginia Tlhapi from the North West Department of Culture, Arts and Traditional Affairs (CATA), followed by a keynote address on the Economic Value of African Music from Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA) CEO, Nhlanhla Sibisi.

The full day workshop will then roll out with the below powerful panel discussions touching on a full spectrum of topics relevant to the creative community:

TOPIC: DO LOCAL STREAMING SERVICES AID CONSUMPTION

Facilitator

  • Munya Chanetsa – CAPASSO

Panelists/Speakers

  • Nota Nhlamulo Baloyi – The Orchard South Africa
  • Pule Mokoa – Content Connect Africa
  • JR – The Good Group

TOPIC: HOW TO SURVIVE IN A COMPETITIVE WORLD OF LIVE EVENTS

Facilitators

  • Theresho Selesho – Matchbox Live

Panelists/Speakers

  • Refiloe Ramogase – Refiloe Ramogase Productions: Maftown Heights Festival
  • Sipho Dlamini – Joy of Jazz
  • Bakang Dince – Maftown meets Pitori
  • Ricky Rick – Cotton Fest
  • Thapelo Fish Pabalinga – Leapfrog/GIMC
  • Oarabile Lobelo – Section 9 Africa

TOPIC: HOW TO GET ATTENTION: A GREAT SONG IS NOT ENOUGH?

Facilitator

  • Siyabonga Metane – Slikour on Life/Skwatta Kamp

Panelists/Speakers

  • Nadia Nakai – Musician/Bragga Holdings
  • Sheila Afari – Sheila Afari Public Relations
  • Kgosi Mahumapelo – Ambitiouz Entertainment
  • Tebogo Seema (Dj Vigilante) – Universal
  • Gabriella Abrahams – Channel O

TOPIC: THE ART OF FUNDING: KEEPING THE ARTS ALIVE

Facilitator

  • Lerato Matsotso – Entertainment Editor for Sunday Sun and Daily Sun

Panelists/Speakers

  • Andre Le Roux – SAMRO Foundation/Concert SA
  • Thabiso Mohare – British Council
  • Bandile Mngoma – Old Mutual
  • Thobela Dlamini – Ngwane Records

TOPIC: THE COPYRIGHT AND PERFORMERS PROTECTION AMENDMENT BILL

Facilitator

  • Stoane – Bongo Maffin/TV personality

Panelists/Speakers

  • Dodo Monamodi – IMPRA
  • Nhlanhla Sibisi – RiSA
  • Nota Nhlamulo Baloyi – The Orchard South Africa

TOPIC: RECORDING MASTERCLASS – THE FINAL PRODUCT

Facilitators

  • Towdee Mac – Musician
  • Khuli Chana – Musician
  • Kay G – Musician

TOPIC: HOW TO BUILD YOUR DREAM-TEAM

Facilitator

  • Refiloe Ramogase – Dreamteam

Panelists/Speakers

  • Raphael Benza – Vth Season
  • Phindile Matroshe – At Handle
  • Thabiso Khati – The T-effect
  • Bontle Kgasoane – Artist manager

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