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THE CHALLENGE


With the emergence of the Internet of Things, mobile, and social networks, a true revolution has taken place in human communication over the past decade that presents colossal challenges and opportunities to governments, institutions, businesses and individuals around the world.

Central to the ability of overcoming these challenges and tappings its immense potential is to gain insights on its workings. Knowledge is power. Acquiring these essential know-how skills can be a truly transformative and empowering experience for individuals and organizations.

THE ROOTS


Amandla is a Zulu and Xhosa word meaning “power”. The word was a popular rallying cry in the days of South Africa’s struggle against apartheid. The leader of a groupwould call out “Amandla!” and the crowd would “Ngawethu!” (to us). I n essence, it is a universal emblem of the principle of“power to the people!”

WHAT IS IT?


Amandla Forum is a hands-on training and knowledge-sharing forum that provides participants with a unique opportunity to learn the latest trends and gain practical experience in state of-the-art communication including: citizen engagement campaigns, building global brand tribes, online marketing strategies, social networking, harnessing blockchain technologies and viral outreach.

AMANDLA FORUM 2019


Amandla Forum 2019 will be held in Cambridge, United Kingdom and will feature leading global thinkers in the field of online and mobile communication. The Forum will attract business and government leaders , as well as international organizations and NGOs and will galvanize interest in the remarkable development of the city as a global hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, with emphasis on sharing lessons and connecting North/South communities for sustainable development

HANDS-ON TRAINING


In addition to thought-provoking plenary sessions and key-note speeches, participants get hands-on professional training by leading thinkers and can select three of the following workshops over two days:

  • BRAND TRANSFORMATION
  • DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT
  • TEAM LEADERSHIP
  • BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY