21st June 2018
17:30 - 19:30
Over the past 14 years, Tanya Visser has built a media company that comprises of 5 magazines, a TV show that has just completed its 17th season, 3 best selling books, and an e-commerce platform selling her products. What started out as a passion for gardening, and a small free gardening magazine distributed in KZN, has developed into an incredible success story in entrepreneurship.
17th May 2018
17:30 - 20:00
Born in Durban, Dawn Nathan-Jones is the leader of one of South Africa’s most successful car rental companies, Europcar, and has held the position of Chief Executive Officer for the last 14 years. As one of the 4 Celebrity Sharks on DSTV's Shark Tank Show, Dawn has a passion for helping entrepreneurs. She is a member of the Business Women’s Association, Institute of Directors and Boss of the Year club, as well as being an active member of the Tourism Business Council SA.
19 April 2018
17:30 - 19:30
Wendy Mahoney is an Innovation Specialist, heads Newmella Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a business consultancy focused on Business Transformation for Innovation and Profit, and lectures a course in Business Innovation Management at Vega, She has written a book on transformation, is a qualified neuro-linguistic programmer, life coach, and speaks globally on the need for, and process of transformation for innovation and profit. Her passion lines up with her area of expertise which is personal and professional realignment for success.
Thursday 22 March, 2018
17:30 - 19:30
Daren Denholm is a skilled mastermind who holds the secret to accelerated learning. He was born in Durban, attended Northwood Boys High School and went on to receive his degree in Business Science from UCT. Diagnosed with ADHD, his struggles at university set him on a path to discover more effective ways of learning. He is the highest ranked competitor at the World Memory Championships from Africa and the southern hemisphere, winning the competition six times! He has successfully trained staff of industry giants like Standard Bank, on how to use the latest breakthroughs in brain science and technology to boost sales, innovation and customer and team engagement.
Thursday 15 February, 2018
17:30 - 22:00
Ashok Sewnarain, 54, is barely known in his native Durban but in the arcane world of international business and commerce he is something of a luminary. He is an accomplished businessman with interests in the property and hotel industry in SA and abroad. He is the owner of SA’s first privately owned safe deposit vaults, in Durban’s Gateway Mall and in Sandton, Johannesburg.
He likes to push boundaries, is enthralled by exotic and fast cars, and is a philanthropist of note. He is the founder of the IBV Supercar Club which has a membership of more than 700 supercar owners and is recognised as one of the world’s leading supercar clubs. Members of the club often raise funds for charity. Last year they won the Guinness world record for raising R1m for Child Welfare of SA in record time. The club has also partnered with the United Nations Children’s Fund Unicef in raising money for charity.