Loeries® Creative Week™ Durban

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Loeries Creative Week was held from the 14th - 21st of August 2017

Judging Week took place from Monday 14 to Thursday 17 August. The core delegate days followed from Thursday 17 to Monday 21 August, and the award ceremonies took place on Saturday and Sunday night.

See the full programme of what took place below.

Monday 14 August

What's Happening

When & Where

Loeries Judging
Find out more about our judging process here. 

Time: 08h00 - 17h30
Venue: Durban ICC   

Judges Dinner 
Networking function for the Loeries judges. 

Time: 19h00
(by invitation Only)

Tuesday 15 August

What's Happening

When & Where

Loeries Judging
Find out more about our judging process here.

Time: 08h30 - 17h30
Venue: Durban ICC  

Wednesday 16 August

What's Happening

When & Where

Loeries Judging
Find out more about our judging process here.   

Time: 08h30 - 17h00
Venue: Durban ICC

Judges Dinner 
Networking function for the Judging Panel.

Time: 18h30 - 23h00 
(Invitation Only)
 

Thursday 17 August

What's Happening

When & Where

Loeries Judging
Find out more about our judging process and panels here.

Time: 08h30 - 17h30
Venue: Durban ICC

Loeries Expo & Registration
An exhibition display from Official Loeries Partners. 

Time: 09h00 - 19h00
Venue: Durban ICC Foyer

Google MasterClass: Session 1
Topic: A deep dive into YouTube: all you need to know for campaign success.
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Time: 10h00 - 13h00
Venue: Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel

IAS MasterClass
Topic: How Clients and Agencies can Adapt, Evolve and be Future-Fit for Cyber Challenges.
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Time: 10h00 - 13h00
Venue: Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel

Raizcorp MasterClass
Topic: Why Small Agencies Fail.

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Time: 10h00 - 13h00
Venue: Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel

Fort MasterClass
Topic: Building at the speed of thought: the new creative economy.
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Time: 14h00 - 17h00
Venue: Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel

Goliath MasterClass
Topic: The Business of Ideas.

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Time: 14h00 - 17h00
Venue: Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel

Google MasterClass: Session 2
Topic: Video advertising: what works best when.
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Time: 14h00 - 17h00
Venue: Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel

Mindscapes MasterClass
Topic: The Rules Behind Breaking the Rules.

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Time: 14h00 - 17h00
Venue: Southern Sun Elangeni Hotel

Facebook Sunset Cocktails - for all the ladies
In celebration of Women's Month, Facebook Africa Director Nunu Ntshingila and Women@Facebook invited all the ladies at the Loeries for a welcome cocktail to celebrate the amazing women in our industry.

Time: 17h00 - 20h00
Venue: Creative Hub @ The Joint, 98 O R Tambo            Parade, South Beach

Judges Wrap
Networking event for Judges and invited guests.
(by invitation only)

Time: 18h30 - 23h00
Venue: Tall Ships Bar
(by invitation only)

Friday 18 August

What's Happening

When & Where

DStv Seminar Registration
DStv Seminar of Creativity registration.

Time: 07h00 - 09h00
Venue: Durban ICC Foyer

Loeries Registration
Registration at the Durban ICC.

Time: 09h00 - 19h00
Venue: Durban ICC Foyer

DStv Seminar of Creativity
Loeries Jury Presidents and global industry thought leaders shared their insights on the value that creativity adds.

There was a cocktail function for all seminar attendees at the end of the seminar.

Time: 09h30 - 17h00
Venue: Durban ICC

Cocktails: 17h00

Loeries Expo
An exhibition display from Official Loeries Partners at the Durban ICC which was o
pen to all Loeries delegates.

Time: 07h00 - 19h00
Venue: Durban ICC Foyer

Student Portfolio Day
Delegates met the top creative students from across the country.


Creative#Director book launch
The Net#work BBDO limited-edition book Creative#Director examines the nature and process of creativity, and allows you to meet the minds of 30 extraordinary creative leaders. All proceeds from the sale of the book go towards S.E.E.D Libraries. 

Time: 07h00 - 19h00
Venue: Durban ICC Balcony


Time: 17h13
Venue: Durban ICC Balcony

DStv Beach Café
Networking hub, right on the beach, for meals and drinks Friday to Sunday. With a DJ every afternoon.

Time: 06h00 - 16h00 
Venue: Elangeni beachfront

Google Pop-Up Dinner
Networking function for invited guests, hosted by Google.

Time: 19h00 - Till Late
Venue: Secret Venue
(by invitation only)

Gagasi FM Chairman's Welcome
Gagasi FM welcomed the Loeries Chairman to Loeries Creative Week. Open to all Loeries delegates.
 
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Time: 21h00 - Till Late
Twenty 5

Saturday 19 August

What's Happening

When & Where

The Loeries Dailies

Loeries newspapers were delivered to Tsogo Sun hotel rooms, hotel foyers, DStv Cafe, Unilever Brunch and Awards VIP Lounge

Loeries Registration
Registration at the Durban ICC.

  

Time: 09h00 - 18h00
Venue: Durban ICC Foyer

DStv Beach Café
Networking hub, right on the beach, for meals and drinks Friday to Sunday. With a dj every afternoon.

Open to all delegates.

 

Time: 06h00 - 16h00 
Venue: Elangeni Beachfront

Unilever Brunch
VIP networking function hosted by Unilever for all VIP delegates.

Time: 11h00 - 14h00
Venue: California Dreaming


Egg Films Party
Pre-awards party for everyone who RSVP'd in time.

Time: 14h00 - 16h30                         
Venue: Surf Riders Food Shack, South Beach

Loeries Award Ceremony
Saturday Night awards ceremony. 

Time: 17h00 +
Venue: Durban ICC

Sunday 20 August

What's Happening

When & Where

The Loeries Dailies

Loeries newspapers were delivered to Tsogo Sun hotel rooms, hotel foyers, DStv Cafe, Unilever Brunch and Awards VIP Lounge

Loeries Registration
Registration at the Durban ICC.

Time: 09h00 - 18h00
Venue: Durban ICC Foyer
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DStv Beach Café
A great hub, right on the beach, for meals and drinks Friday to Sunday. With a DJ every afternoon.

Open to all delegates.

 

Time: 06h00 - 16h00 
Venue: Elangeni beachfront 

I Heart Loeries Market
The Loeries brought the best of Durban’s craft market to the beach, curated by the I Heart Market.

Time: 09h00 - 14h30
Venue: Durban Beachfront - Amphitheatre

Joe Ride
Joe Public United hosted its annual bike ride which was open to all delegates with a bicycle.

Southern Sun Elangeni-Maharani provided 30 bikes on a first come first serve basis. 

Time: 10h30 
Venue: Meet at DStv Beach Café, Elangeni beachfront

Spitfire Film's "Alice in La La Land".

Time: 13h00 - 16h00
(Invitation Only)

Loeries Award Ceremony
Sunday Night Awards at the Durban ICC. 

Time: 17h00+
Venue: Durban ICC

Channel O Party
The mother of all parties to close Loeries Creative Week.
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Time: 21h30 +
Venue: Durban ICC

Monday 21 August

 

What's Happening

When & Where

The Loeries Dailies

Loeries newspapers were delivered to Tsogo Sun hotel rooms, hotel foyers, DStv Cafe, Unilever Brunch and Awards VIP Lounge

Going Away

Winners packed their statues and headed home...