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SEMINAR PROGRAMME

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

09h30

Secrets of Sales Guru’s 2018 – what you really need to know to increase sales

Mark Keating – Sales Guru

 

10h15

The secret to achieving greatness – What the 1% do differently

Mike Anderson – NSBC Founder & CEO

 

11h00

How to be a business owner of good standing

Jannie Rossouw – Head Sanlam Business Market

 

11h45

How you should deal with over-indebtedness

Annaline van der Poel – Debt Rescue

 

12h30

Top 10 reasons why every business decision-maker should have D&O insurance

Geoffrey Da Pinchart  – Business Unit Manager Directors & Officers Liability – Aon

 

13h15

Intellectual Property – the key to sustainable success in business

Stephen Hollis – Adams & Adams

 

14h00

Why do you need an accountant?

Colin Timmis – Head Of Accounting – South Africa, Xero

 

14h45

Your customers are living online, is your business?

José Alguém – Google

 

15h30

How to boost the value of your business and make it more fundable

Steve Sutton – Business Doctors

09h30

The impact of digital on your business

Leon Marinus – ATKASA – Digital Agency

 

10h15

Why use Cloud – The benefits for small business

Jacques van Zijl – Technical Solutions Expert, Microsoft

 

11h00

How to be funding ready

Lefentse Chapman – Provincial Manager: Enterprise and Supply Chain Development KZN, ABSA

 

11h45

Ten important tax tips for your business

Adv. Carien van Dijk – The Supremacy Group

 

12h30

An introduction to Gumtree ProTool

Barrie Swart – Country Head, Gumtree

 

13h15

“…and you think your business is too small for SAP!”

Warwick Hopcroft – SAP

 

14h00

 

Protection of trade marks in the age of social media

Shamin Raghunandan – Spoor & Fisher

 

14h45

Access to development finance for SMMEs

Don Mashele  – Sefa

 

15h30

Business opportunities in the domain name and webhosting industry

Louis Bezuidenhout, Thamsanqa Mahayiya, Boitumelo Sebogodi –ZADNA

Thursday, 22 February 2018

09h30

Secrets of SalesGuru’s 2018 – what you really need to know to increase sales

Mark Keating – Sales Guru

 

10h15

The secret to achieving greatness – What the 1% do differently

Mike Anderson – NSBC Founder & CEO

 

11h00

Why businesses find it challenging to obtain bank funding

Alan Shannon – Head  of Sales: Small Business Services and Professional Banking Nedbank

 

11h45

Why do you need an accountant?

Colin Timmis – Head Of Accounting – South Africa, Xero

 

12h30

Grow your business online with Google

Sheena Mokaya – Google

 

13h15

Identifying and protecting your intellectual property

Nicholas Rosslee – Adams & Adams

 

14h00

How to boost the value of your business and make it more fundable

Steve Sutton – Business Doctors

 

14h45

Demystifying IOT (Internet of things)

Stuart Scanlon – Epic ERP

15h30

Why your business process are your most important asset

Denis Bensch – FlowCentric

09h15

“…and you think your business is too small for SAP!”

Warwick Hopcroft – SAP

 

10h15

Secure IT for small business by using cloud

Pieter Hancke – Solutions Architect in the Microsoft One Commercial Partner Organization

 

11h45

Intellectual property and business

Dina Biagio – Spoor & Fisher

 

12h30

Offerings for SMEs to prosper

Nandipha Mabete : Senior Manager -Small Medium Enterprises, Absa

 

13h15

All you need to know about VAT when starting a business

Adv. Carien van Dijk – The Supremacy Group

 

14h00

Why digital marketing can no longer be ignored by you or your business

Leon Marinus – ATKASA – Digital Agency

 

14h45

The one thing you MUST do for your business

Andrew Haynes, Matrix Marketing

 

15h30

The power of networking

Stephen Read

Please note seating is at a first seated basis.
Topics and speakers are subject to change.