Top Empowerment Virtual Conference

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Gearing South African towards an all-inclusive economy through transformation.

Established 19 years ago at the request of Cyril Ramaphosa, Impumelelo was the first directory of top black-owned and managed companies in South Africa. Since then, the Top Empowerment brand has grown into one of the country’s most well-respected transformation platforms. Recognising the major advancements made by the commitment to boosting black businesses and business people, Top Empowerment promotes these captains of industry – from page to stage and conference.

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Schedule

· Stage
Organiser's Welcome
· Stage
The future of education in Africa post COVID-19
· Stage
Keynote Address from Minister Blade Ndimande
· Networking
Fast-track Networking
· Expo
Exhibition Break
· Stage
Scaling affordable high-quality education throughout South Africa
Robert Paddock
· Stage
Employer brand during COVID-19 and beyond
· Stage
How do we accelerate a culture of entrepreneurship in South Africa
· Networking
Fast-track Networking Break
· Expo
Exhibition Break
· Stage
The unseen essential workers: How a global health pandemic revealed the value of our low-earning essential workers
· Stage
The aftermatch of COVID-19: How do we continue championing transformation during a time of economic recession
Ajay Lalu
· Stage
Interactive Q & A and closing remarks
· Stage
Organiser's Welcome
· Stage
What does transformation of the higher education system look like in South Africa post COVID-19?
Wiseman Nkuhlu
· Stage
Keynote Address from Minister Ronald Lamola
· Stage
The future of transformation and inclusive growth
· Networking
Fast-track Networking Break
· Stage
How will COVID-19 affect your Level 1 B-BBEE scorecard?
· Stage
Accelerating the future of transformation in South Africa through job creation and empowerment
· Networking
Fast-Track Networking Break
· Expo
Exhibition
· Stage
From surviving to thriving: What will the future of business look like post COVID-19
· Stage
Success stories on how to reach and maintain a Level 1 B-BBEE status
· Stage
A message from the Top Empowerment Awards judges
· Stage
Interactive Q & A and closing remarks

Speakers

Farai Mubaiwa
Farai Mubaiwa

Partner Management Lead, YES and Co-Founder Africa Matters

Busisiwe Mavuso
Busisiwe Mavuso

CEO, Business Leadership South Africa

Thamo Mzobe
Thamo Mzobe

CEO, National Development Agency

Wiseman Nkuhlu
Wiseman Nkuhlu

Chancellor, University of Pretoria

Waseem Carrim
Waseem Carrim

CEO, National Youth Development Agency

Robert Paddock
Robert Paddock

Founder and CEO at Valenture Institute

Ajay Lalu
Ajay Lalu

MD, Black Lite Consulting

Tickets

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Topco Media

The trusted network of top companies in Africa

Booths

Top Media & Communications

Top Media & Communications

The trusted network of top companies in South Africa

Macadamias South Africa NPC

Macadamias South Africa NPC

Macadamias first. Quality always.

NPI Governance Consulting

NPI Governance Consulting

At NPI we believe that real transformation lies beyond compliance. Let us partner with you on your B-BBEE journey.

Amadlelo Agri

Amadlelo Agri

Growing South Africa from the land up

Nedbank

Nedbank

Make things happen.

Signa Group

Signa Group

Uplifting and training individuals, learners and business for a working future.

Open Trade Training Centre

Open Trade Training Centre

The leading expert in refrigeration, air con and ammonia

Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa

Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa

Supporting black accountants

Productivity SA

Productivity SA

To improve productivity by diagnosing, advising, implementing, monitoring and evaluating solutions aimed at improving South Africa's competitiveness.

CIOReview

CIOReview

The Navigator for Enterprise Solutions

Channel Africa

Channel Africa

The African Perspective

Social TV

Social TV

Making social impact investment storytelling a national priority