Created: 19 March 2014
The annual National Congress will be held on 28 & 29 May 2014. This prestigious event will be held at the Pine Lodge Resort and Conference Centre in Port Elizabeth.
Opening Speaker - Herman Mashaba
One of South Africa’s most celebrated entrepreneurs, Herman Mashaba started his iconic Black Like Me hair care range in 1985. It was the first black-owned hair care company in the country. It started in GaRankuwa township in Pretoria with three partners and a R30 000 loan. Mashaba is a nonexecutive director of Black Like Me and executive chairperson of Lephatsi Investments, a broad-based BEE company with investments in financial services, mining, transport and logistics, and construction. He holds several other directorships, including chairperson of the Free Market Foundation.
Some of his achievements includes a Honorary Award by UNISA: Outstanding Entrepreneur and Leader in the Business Environment, which he received in 2005 and the most recent award in 2012 was the Ernst & Young Lifetime Achievement Award.
Prof. Mohammed Karaan is a Member for the National Planning Committee and is currently the Dean of the Faculty of AgriSciences at the University of Stellenbosch. His areas of specialisation include agribusiness management, supply chain management, food marketing, informal markets, rural development, small scale agriculture, urban agriculture, aquaculture, and strategic management.
Piet Croucamp teaches politics at the University of Johannesburg. He specializes in research methods and the quatification of political and economic risk. His research has been published in various national and internationally accredited journals.
Attendees: Only for invited Guests and nominated Delegates (which includes National Executive Members and Provincial Delegates)
- National Executive Members and Provincial Delegates must click here to register online before Friday, 11 April 2014. Please select the province you represent.
Eastern Cape Registration
Western Cape Registration
Northern Cape Registration
Free State Registration
KwaZulu Natal Registration
- Invited Guests must click here to register online before Friday, 25 April 2014.