Johannesburg, South Africa – SA’s iconic youth radio station Y, the plug to all things young, fresh and on trend is set to shake up Youth Month with the launch of its exciting new platform GRYND.
As an innovative outlet for play and exploration, GRYND, is a conference created to help young people face the current economic challenges head on, by enabling the conversation of multiple income streams and advising how to creatively upscale ‘side hustles’ through various digital platforms.
With a series of high-impact masterclasses and panel discussions, the June 24 gathering at Atlas Studios promises to be the ultimate ‘meetup’ experience for young people to both share and acquire knowledge from each other and to spark meaningful conversations around entrepreneurship in a digital age through the lens of successful and creative young professionals, culture narrators and social media leaders.
Master Class Speaker – Candice Modiselle (Actress, entrepreneur and content creator)
THE COMEDY SESSION FACILITATED BY WASABI AND MTHAUX
Master Class Speaker – Ofentse ‘Primo9teen’ Baloyi (Comedian / Actor)
Moghelingz (Award winning content creator)
THE ART & DESIGN SESSION
Master Class Speaker – Samurai Farai (Visual Artist / Curator)
Panelists – Mo Dupi (Visual Artist) and Samurai Farai
THE STYLIST & CULTURE SESSION
Y Lunch League host, Caddy
THE BRANDING SESSION
Master Class Speaker – Ryan Brussow (Entrepreneur / Fashion Brand Owner- Cultish)
THE UPSCALE YOUR SIDE HUSTLE SESSION
Master Class Speaker – Sinovuyo Mondliwa (Entrepreneur / Content Creator)
Panelists – Young Entrepreneurs / Business Owners @2Selai, @the_yococo, Sonto Pooe and @Sista_Ntswembu
THE BUSINESS BEHIND MUSIC AND CULTURE SESSION
Master Class Speaker – Jax Amahle (Event producer / owner)
Panelists – Kim Sineke (Publicist), Zazboy (Artist Manager) and Jax Amahle
THE CURRENCY BEHIND THE MIXES SESSION
Panelists – Y’s own YTKO DJs and mentor KMat, LegendaryCrisp and DJ Zan D
Taking place at Atlas Studio in Milpark, Johannesburg on Saturday, 24 June 2023, GRYND. A day to celebrate those who ask why not. GRYND will bring together game changers who question the grind, challenge the grind and find new ways to grind.
The theme of the inaugural GRYND “Where hard work comes to play”.
“GRYND is not just another event, not just another talk; it is a Movement. Through thought-provoking discussions, interactive workshops and engaging activations , GRYND aims to inspire young individuals to think differently, challenge existing paradigms and embrace the power of digital knowledge to work in their favour,” said Y Marketing Manager Lerato Makhutla,
“Creating a platform that empowers young South Africans to not only embrace enhancing opportunities in the digital world, but to also engage with the panelists and their relatable journeys, GRYND, both on and off-air, delivers on Y’s promise to serve the youth”, says Y’s Managing Director, Haseena Cassim
Don’t miss out! Book your ticket now.
Date: Saturday, 24 June 2023
Venue: Atlas Studio (Braamfontein)
Time: 10h00 – 17:00 (followed by a young after party)
Theme: The Youth Meet Up We’ve All Been Waiting For!!!
Age: No under 18s