Thank you

We would like to thank our sponsors and partners for another successful and empowering event

Introduction

We take great pleasure to invite you to the 2017 agenda which is designed to bring together socio-economic development professionals, transformation professionals, procurement professionals, investors, funders, entrepreneurs and government departments and agencies involved in enterprise and entrepreneurship projects. The event seeks ensure a redesign and rethink to address issues of Enterprise Development and ensure that it reaps results for our economy. The conference will look closely at the key challenges faced by these professionals and provide innovative solutions and tools to overcome these challenges.

Key Points to be Addressed

  • Fostering entrepreneurship culture and increasing the enterprise creation rate
  • Establish a dedicated network of SMME finance
  • Create demand for Small Enterprise products and services
  • Strengthening local network for small business development support services
  • Improving small enterprise competencies and delivery capacity
  • Strengthening Enterprise Networks
  • Providing necessary support incentives
  • Improving regulatory environment
  • Entrepreneurship and small business research
Introduction
The conference will
DELIVER INSIGHT, INNOVATION AND ACTIONABLE STRATEGY FOR SOLVING AFRICAN PROBLEMS

2016 Speakers

  • Khanyisile Kweyama
    CEO:
    Business unity SA.
  • Nonkululeko Gobodo
    CEO:
    Nkululeko Leadership Consulting.
  • Markus Gschwari
    Managing Director |South Africa:
    Accenture Strategy | Managing Director | South Africa.
  • Mclean Sibanda
    Chief Executive Officer:
    CEO: The Innovation Hub.
  • Khathutshelo Ramukumba
    CEO:
    National Youth Development Agency: CEO. South Africa.
  • Tsépiso Makgothi
    Chief Director: Strategic Partnerships:
    Chief Director: Strategic Partnerships Department of Trade and Industry.
  • Thakhani Makhuvha
    CEO:
    SEFA.
  • Nomvula Makgotlho
    Chief Director Market Access:
    Department of Small Business Development.
  • Chaba Mokuku
    Project Manager:
    Project Manager| Ministry of Trade and Industry Lesotho.
  • Sisa Ntshona
    President:
    Enterprise Development Council of South Africa (EDCSA).
  • Andre Coetzee
    Managing Director:
    Managing Director:CIPS South Africa.
  • Morris Ondiek
    Executive Head Enterprise Development:
    Youth Enterprise Development Fund: Head Enterprise Development. KENYA.
  • Kabelo Nkwane
    Director:
    Director National Branch Network.
  • Mmadiboka Chokoe
    Executive Manager:
    Enterprise & Supplier Development | Transnet SOC Ltd.
  • Setlogane Manchidi
    Head Group Transformation:
    Head Group Transformation | Investec.
  • Gordon Reid
    Group Procurement Manager:
    Group Procurement Manager| Sun International.
  • Waldo Adams
    Executive Director:
    Economic Development Solutions.
  • Masego Khutsoane
    Head of Procurement:
    Head of Procurement: JSE.
  • Tandiswa Kankqu
    General Manager – PPP Unit:
    KZN Treasury: General Manager – PPP Unit.
  • Mmatshepo Rasebopye
    Director: Supply Chain Management:
    Director: Supply Chain Management: Department Of Labour.
  • Sibongile Shongwe
    Group Procurement Manager:
    Group Procurement Manager| Airports Company of South Africa.
  • Dr Lungile Bhengu
    Non Excecutive Director:
    DBSA.
  • Hlengiwe Makhathini
    Divisional Executive: Venture Capital & Corporate Finance:
    Divisional Executive: Venture Capital & Corporate Finance: National Empowerment Fund (NEF).
  • Gary Joseph
    CEO:
    South African Supplier Diversity Council (SASDC).
  • Catherine Wijnberg
    Founder and Director:
    Fetola.
  • Daniel Hatfield
    Managing Director:
    Edge Growth.
Speakers
The conference helped me a lot especially with the new programme that we will be running in the department, the information is very helpful

Mpumi Mnconya – Department of Labour

Participants