Business Events

SAICA Business Breakfast: Life Post COP17

March 26, 2012

Join SAICA, fellow CAs(SA) and other guests as Leigh Roberts CA(SA), SAICA Project Director: Sustainability and Integrated Reporting facilitates a Q&A session with Tasneem Essop, WWF – International Climate Policy Advocate , Peter Willis,  Southern Africa Director, Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership and Graham Terry, SAICA Senior Executive: Strategy & Thought Leadership at the CTICC on March 27, 2012 as they discuss:

• Background to sustainability and run-up to COP17
• An overview of outcome at COP17
• The impact of these outcomes on South Africa’s regulatory framework
• The implications and challenges on business and society

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Label Summit Africa

March 18, 2012

The Label Summit is an all new two day conference & table top exhibition for the African Label & Package Printing Industry at the CTICC on March 19 and 20 2012.

Organised by Labelexpo Global Series, the event aims to bring label & packaging printers, brand owners, designers and industry suppliers together to discuss the latest trends & technologies.

The programme will include conference sessions with local and international experts, a table top exhibition with leading suppliers and plenty of networking opportunities

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Oil & Gas Africa 2012

March 12, 2012

OIL & GAS AFRICA 2012 is the premier Expo event designed to assist international partners and suppliers to develop & expand the supply of existing services and infrastructure that include rig maintenance and repair, engineering, marine, logistics and industrial services.

It will be held at the CTICC from March 13 to 15,2012.

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Aeromed Africa 2012 Conference & Exhibition

March 12, 2012

The SA Red Cross Air Mercy Service (AMS) are proud to be hosting the first Aeromed Africa Conference and Exhibition at the CTICC from March 13 to 16,2012.

This inaugural conference will address the role and contribution that aero-medical services can play in contributing to healthcare delivery and the creation of access to scarce healthcare resources in developing countries.

The conference, which will focus on the pre hospital care environment, mountain and sea recue as well as the impact that aero medical services can make in creating access to elective and preventative healthcare by way of a structured “Flying Doctor Service”, will provide a forum for organisations to share their experiences and learn from each other.  It will be an ideal networking opportunity for organisations, Government representatives, suppliers and other interested parties.


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Osseointegration 2012

March 07, 2012

Osseointegration Congress 2012 is an exciting new international and local information exchange forum which will enable improved understanding between implantology specialists, dentists, dental technicians, dental hygienists, academics, researchers and dental equipment specialists.

It will offer all participants a unique opportunity to meet many influential people at the CTICC from March 8 to 10, 2012 in South Africa.

This collaborative congress will attract local and international participation. Over 400 delegates are expected to attend. The Osseointegration Congress will incorporate a 3-day congress programme, an exhibition, a welcome cocktail party and an exhibitor networking cocktail party.

The event is fully supported by the local dental community and interested societies.

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6th Africa Economic Forum 2012

March 05, 2012

The 6th Annual Africa Economic Forum 2012, from March 5 to 7 2012 will bring together Africa’s leading industries, companies, state players, senior executives, and African government officials to interface in a content rich meeting, including those from countries outside Africa, and so connect fast-growth core industries and players driving Africa’s economies forward.

Plenary Sessions with leading Speakers, drawn from key countries are designed for business and Governments, focused on the fundamentals shaping Africa’s economic future. The Agenda is concentrated around the questions that really matter, leading edge shifts in Africa’s evolving economic landscapes, critical investment and business concerns, and the Continents emerging role and strategic position within a highly-competitive and rapidly globalizing world.

Inside the week is our unique 5th Sub-Saharan Africa Business Briefing which offers insights on the prospects, potential and future economic outlook for business and investment across the Continent, with Presentations made by Dr Duncan Clarke, the world’s leading economic strategest on Africa, as well as author of the widely-acclaimed Crude Continent; The Struggle for Africa’s Oil Prize (Profile Books, 2010), and Africa’s Future: Darkness To Destiny (Profile, London 2012), to be Launched at the Conference. 
The 2nd Africanus Dinner 2012 will be held on first evening of the conference, on the 6th March 2012, with Guest Speaker: Wayne Hartmann, General Manager, International Business Development, Engen Petroleum South Africa.

Confirmed Speakers - include 30 Top Industry Executives:
Dr Rob Davies, Minister for Trade & Industry, South Africa
Sindiso Ndema Ngwenya, Secretary General, Common Market for Eastern & Southern Africa (COMESA), Lusaka, Zambia
Dr Greg Mills, Chief Executive, Brenthurst Foundation, South Africa
Simon Freemantle, Senior Analyst, African Political Economy Unit, Standard Bank
Dr Duncan Clarke, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer,  Global Pacific & Partners, Johannesburg
Professor Tony Hawkins, Graduate School of Management, Zimbabwe: Correspondent, Financial Times, London
Femi Edun, Managing Director, Frontier Capital Ltd, Nigeria
Anthony Lopes Pinto, Managing Director, Imara Securities, Angola
Ngozi Edozien, Head, West Africa, ACTIS, Nigeria
Alec Erwin, Chairman Ubu Investment Holdings (Former Minister of Public Enterprises), South Africa
Lazarus Angbazo, President & Regional Executive, GE Corporate East, Central & West Africa, Nigeria
Paul Eardley Taylor, Head of Energy, Utilities & Infrastructure, Standard Bank South Africa
David Donaldson, Head, Sub-Saharan Africa, International Finance Corporation Infraventures, Senegal
Brian Herlihy, Chief Executive, SEACOM, United States of America
Everton September, Vice President, New Ventures, Upstream, PetroSA South Africa
Paul Kramer, Strategy Manager, International Business Division, Engen Petroleum, South Africa
Mark Pearson, Programme Director, Trademark South Africa
Andy Payne, Chief Executive Officer, Wilderness Safari’s, South Africa
Dianna Games, Director, Africa@Work, and Hon. CEO, South Africa-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce, Johannesburg
Babette van Gessel, Vice Chairman, Global Pacifc & Partners, The Hague
Dr John Purchase, Chief Executive Officer, Agricultural Business Chamber, South Africa
Carlman Moyo, Regional Director, Sub-Saharan Africa, DuPont South Africa
Tore Horvei, Director, NorConsult Africa, Johannesburg
Richard Stout, Principal, Equity Capital Markets, ABSA Capital South Africa
Albert Essien, Group Executive Director, Ecobank, Johannesburg
Dr Lyal White, Director, Centre for Dynamic Markets, Gordon Institute of Business Science, Johannesburg
Professor Francis Wilson, School of Economics, University of Cape Town
Jorge Maia, Head, Research & Information, Industrial Development Corporation, South Africa
Agostinho Pereira de Miranda, Chairman, Miranda Correia Amendoeira & Associados, Lisbon, Portugal
Professor Mills Soko, Executive, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town

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Urban and Housing Development

February 15, 2012

Urbanisation in most of Africa is moving at a very fast pace, especially south of the Sahara. Infrastructure and housing provisions, water & waste management, energy & other utilities supply shortages, traffic congestion, environmental health problems, limited green spaces, extreme poverty, social security and public safety problems place many burdens on people. With a consistent influx of people into African cities, there is a need for a central focus on sustainability, urban planning, regeneration, slum rehabilitation and low-income housing provision.

This Urban & Housing Development large scale event will be a one-stop platform that will encapsulate cutting-edge issues, strategic solutions, investment strategies and pertinent case studies in urban planning, infrastructure and housing development. A vision of this scale can only be achieved by implementing your ideas and experiences into action; so whether you are a driver or enabler towards urban and housing projects, you will find this highly anticipated Urban and Housing Development large scale event an excellent platform to network, exchange ideas, seek business opportunities and to tap into the experience of key industry leaders.

Tailor-make your own programme by selecting from any of these streams:

Day 1 and 2
Stream 1: Urban Planning & Management
Stream 2: Infrastructure Development

Staying on top of the rapid developments in the affording housing projects arena, this event will also be featuring an exclusive multi-streamed Social Housing Day on 17th Feb 2012 to explore the dynamics of low cost housing development, inclusionary housing policies, funding options available, construction materials and technologies, design and sustainability and project management for the enablement of cross cutting collaboration between private and public sectors.

The streams allocated in the Social Housing Day include:
Stream 1: Innovative Materials & Technologies
Stream 2: Housing Finance

* All Cape Town Tourism’s contacts are entitled to a discount of 10% when registering with Ms. Esther. Please contact Ms. Esther for details and quote SO-CT during registration. *

For further details and brochures, please contact:
Ms. Esther Wong
Phone: +603 2723 6736
Fax No: +603 2723 6699

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Sports Sponsorship Indaba 2012

January 27, 2012

South Africa’s first focused Sports Sponsorship Indaba is taking place on Friday 27 January 2012 at the Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset. One of the main topics to be discussed at the Indaba is government’s plan to ban alcohol marketing that will have an adverse affect on sports sponsorships like the J&B Met. Contact Gerrit on Cell. 0824961657 to book.

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Beyond Sport Summit and Awards 2011

December 07, 2011

The Beyond Sport Summit & Awards will be taking place at the CTICC in Cape Town on December 7 and 8 2011.

With over 1,000 individuals expected to take part, global leaders continue to add their name to the inspirational list of speakers including - former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair; Olympic legends Michael Johnson, Oscar Pistorius & Natalie Du Toit, South Africa’s most capped footballer, Lucas Radebe; President of UNICEF, Lord Ashdown, and many more.

The Summit will also include the announcement of the winners of the Beyond Sport Awards 2011 which celebrate the best initiatives from across the world. Organisations, social enterprises, federations, corporations, professional sports teams and grassroots initiatives submitted over 400 entries from over 125 countries, all hoping to win a prize that carries with it a transformative package of financial and business support.

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International Sport and Development Conference 2011

December 01, 2011

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Sport Science and Development (ICESSD), University of the Western Cape, will host its 2nd International Sport and Development Conference from December 1 to 3 2011 in Cape Town.

The conference will focus on Networking and Strategic Planning in the field of Sport, Development and Peace and will have besides plenary discussions and presentations expert workshops in the focal areas of Sport and Peace, Sport/Physical Activity and Health, Sport & CSR & Policy and Sport & Environment.

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