Daily Maverick’s annual event is dedicated to supporting and showcasing a strong, independent media. It brings together leaders from politics, civil society, the business world and media for a day of engagement, networking, and debate that focuses on the importance of staying vigilant in a world where truth is constantly under attack.
Emma Heap, 10X Investments head of growth, says the disruptive asset manager’s sponsorship of The Gathering is a natural extension of the company’s continuing partnership with Daily Maverick. “Sponsoring The Gathering: Media Edition extends and expands on our dedication to honesty and transparency as we concentrate our efforts around the central theme of defending the truth,” she says.
The event will highlight the potential social consequences of the challenges in the media landscape. Steven Nathan, 10X Investments chief executive officer, will join business and political leaders at this year’s event. Other speakers who have already confirmed their participation include Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, Phumzile van Damme, Chris Maroleng, Ferial Haffajee, Rana Ayyub, John Vlismas, Stephen Grootes, MarianneThamm, and many others.
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