Announcing Steve Harvey as Keynote Speaker for #AWAfrica


Just announced! Steve Harvey will join Jeff Clanagan, President of Laugh Out Loud, on the main-stage in Johannesburg for AWAfrica. These leaders of the industry will engage in an exciting conversation around how they’re bringing their respective brands to the region and the importance of investing in global markets, including Steve Harvey Global bringing Family Feud to Africa.

This news comes as part of an exciting global partnership Advertising Week has forged with Laugh Out Loud (LOL), the comedy brand and entertainment company founded by Kevin Hart. The multi-year alliance will expand LOL’s Comedy in Color global standup program outside of North America, launch a new B2B podcast focused on comedy and culture, create a new LOL-branded content studio, and deliver LOL talent to the AW stages across the globe.

"Comedy has always been on our front burner. We’re excited to partner with LOL on this global alliance in 2020 to expand our comedy footprint and extend what we are doing to advance the ball on diversity and inclusion from top to bottom across our industry. We can’t wait to welcome Kevin Hart and Steve Harvey, two of the biggest comedy superstars on the planet, to the Advertising Week stages," -Advertising Week Global CEO, Matt Scheckner.

Advertising Week Africa debuts 11-14 May, 2020. Still need your #AWAfrica 2020 pass? Get yours today while early bird rates last.

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