Be part of the future of empowerment

Preceding the prestigious Top Empowerment Awards, the Conference previously themed ‘The Future of Empowerment’- enables past Top Empowerment winners, transformation experts and business/government leaders to share their insights on the challenges and opportunities tied into empowerment.

As a delegate, you will come away with workable empowerment action plans, new partnerships and a bold vision for transformation in their sector.

Reasons for Attending

Why should you attend?

  • Gain the latest knowledge of developments around the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice.
  • Understand today’s challenges in accelerating transformation and empowerment.
  • Outline solutions to challenges that your organisation may be able to provide.
  • Network with the who’s who in B-BBEE, from policy makers to procurement officers and captains of industry.
  • Gain valuable insights on public sector tender processes.
  • Develop profitable private-public partnerships (PPPs).

 

What will the Conference focus on?

Creating a transformed and effective supply chain

Overcoming red tape related to tenders and/or procurement

 

  •       Integrating transformation with sustainable business performance
  •       Skills development and enterprise development
  •       How the B-BBEE codes affect my business and sector
  •       Black Industrialist Policy
  •       SMME’s as the epicentre of economic growth
  •       Enterprise Development and Strategic Supplier Sourcing
  •       Expanding Empowerment Compliance
  •       New Financial Sector Codes
  •       Assessing Government’s expectations in terms of your BEE status
  •        Debating Transformation
  •        Megatrends shaping the future of Africa
  •        Decentralisation of transformation: Addressing severe social and economic inequalities
  •        Institutional Redesign of Transformation in South Africa
  •        The role of the private and public sectors on empowering the youth using technology
Think you have what it takes to hit the 2018
Top Empowerment Conference stage?
Here’s what you need to know to submit a speaking proposal.


 

REQUIREMENTS

To submit a speaking proposal for the 2018 Top Empowerment Conference, we require the following:

  • The name, title/position and company of the speaker who will be presenting
  • The proposed title of the session along with a narrative description
  • A sample PowerPoint presentation (so we can see what kind of slides you create)
  • Video of the speaker presenting a session
  • Referrals, references and/or recommendations from other conferences and events

Email claire.garrett@topco.co.za to submit your proposal

 


 

CONFERENCE VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS 2018


 

SPEAKERS 2018

Hubert Mathanzima Mweli
Hubert Mathanzima Mweli
Director-General
National Department of Basic Education

 

Bio
Babalwa Ngonyama
Babalwa Ngonyama
CEO
Sinayo Securities

 

Bio
Waseem Carrim
Waseem Carrim
Chief Financial Officer – Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
National Youth Development Agency

 

Bio
Dr Neo Lekgotla laga Ramoupi
Dr Neo Lekgotla laga Ramoupi
Senior Lecturer at Wits School of Education South Africa

 

 

Bio
Lethabo Motswaledi
Lethabo Motsoaledi
CEO and Co-Founder
Motsoaledi & West

 

Bio
Mandisa Tshikwatamba
Mandisa Tshikwatamba
CEO
Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda)

 

Bio
Stavros Nicolaou
Stavros Nicolaou
Senior Executive
Aspen Group

 

Bio
Stavros Nicolaou
Brodwen Koen
Director & Founder
Koen and Associates Architecture

 

Bio
Stavros Nicolaou
Khanyisile Thandiwe Kweyama
Chairperson
Brand South Africa, SABC Interim Chair & BRICS member

 

Bio
Stavros Nicolaou
Professor Malegapuru Makgoba
Associate Foreign Member
National Academy of Medicine of the USA
Bio
Stavros Nicolaou
Anthony Govender
Founder and CEO
ASI 

 

Bio
Stavros Nicolaou
Cas Coovadia
Managing Director
The Banking Association South Africa

 

Bio
Stavros Nicolaou
Dr Thabo Mashongoane

 

Bio
Stavros Nicolaou
Helen Botes
CEO
Joburg Property Company

 

Bio
Stavros Nicolaou
Maushami Chetty
Founder and CEO
Aarya Legal

 

McLean Sibanda
Adam Craker
CEO
IQbusiness

 

Bio
Stavros Nicolaou
Marcia Mayaba
Dealer Principal
Barloworld GM Johannesburg
(Passenger/Isuzu LCV)

 

Bio
Stavros Nicolaou
Remo Moyo
‎Divisional Executive Corporate & Investment Banking
Nedbank

 

Bio
Hubert Mathanzima Mweli
Paula Quinsee
South African Entrepreneur, Coach, Speaker, Mentor, and Author

 

Bio
Babalwa Ngonyama
Hennie Ferreira
CEO and Director
MicroFinance South Africa (MFSA)

 

Bio
Babalwa Ngonyama
Sharmla Chetty
President | Africa & Global
Managing Director | Europe for Duke Corporate Education

 

Bio
Waseem Carrim
Busisiwe Radebe
Economist
Nedbank

 

Bio
Dr Neo Lekgotla laga Ramoupi
Christa Bonnet
Chief Executive Officer & Founder
The Difference Makers Group of Companies

 

 

Bio
Dr Neo Lekgotla laga Ramoupi
Lize Moldenhauer
Managing Director/Principle
Omni HR Consulting

 

 

Bio
Cathy Smith
Tebogo Molapisane
Strategy Consultant
Kezia Consulting Group

 

Bio
Cathy Smith
Ryland Fisher
Founder
Cape Town Festival

 

Bio
Cathy Smith
Phillip Tshikotshi
Associate Vice President & Head HR
Aegis Outsourcing South Africa

 

Bio

 

2018 Conference Sponsors

Breakaway Sponsors


 

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