South African Cultural Observatory National Conference

Calvin Bosilong

Calvin Bosilong is an accomplished marketing professional who has a unique and exceptional ability to deliver highly creative solutions and campaigns to drive business growth. He is an accomplished marketing professional who has a unique and exceptional ability to deliver highly creative solutions and campaigns to drive business growth. He has worked in virtually every conceivable product category imaginable.

He is the Founding Partner and a Creative Director at WOWFACTOR AFRICA, a creative consultancy based in Gaborone, Botswana.  Calvin is also the founder of Ideas Expo Botswana, a marketing platform that combines the best of creativity, business and technology to instigate projects that have a great social and economic impact. Ideas Expo has been running for seven years, it has hosted conferences, competitions and exhibitions to nurture talent that is the lifeblood of the industry.  The initiative has enjoyed partnerships with Indiafrica (a cultural programme funded by the Indian Government), Global Business Labs( A Swedish incubation hub) and US Embassy(Botswana).  Calvin is equally passionate about design, writing, film directing and innovation. He graduated from the University of Botswana, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing.  Calvin has worked on some of the continent’s biggest brands : Stanbic Bank, KFC,  JCB, Vega School of Brand Leadership – just to name a few and picked a number of industry accolades.

Calvin Bosilong

Calvin Bosilong

Cultural Observatory issues call for National Conference papers

January 31, 2017: THE SOUTH African Cultural Observatory (SACO) today announced the theme for its national conference of the arts, heritage and culture sectors.

2016 National Conference Highlights

Watch the SACO 'National Conference 2016 - Counting Culture' highlights video featuring interviews with some of the speakers and participants; and conference insights and lessons.

About the South African Cultural Observatory

Led by the Department of Arts and Culture, and hosted by NMMU, the SACO is a statistical research institute which charts the impact of the cultural and creative industries in South Africa.

SOUTH AFRICAN CULTURAL OBSERVATORY
Address: 21-23 Donkin Street, Donkin Creative Precinct, Central, Port Elizabeth
Tel: +27 (0)41 504 4930
E-mail: 2017SacoConference@nmmu.ac.za
Website: www.southafricanculturalobservatory.co.za