Stop blaming the economy and create your own. You can't sit around and wait for things to get better; you have to make it happen. JT Foxx, Ndaba Mandela, and Hugh Hilton, along with other high-level international entrepreneurs, are coming together for the greater good of the country and your future. Billionaires, Millionaires, start-ups or people interested in starting a business will unite under the theme #EntrepreneursUniteSA. These individuals are coming together to share with you how they became successful and what you need to succeed in 2017. This is the biggest wealth event of the year and one that will make sure your 2017 path is in line with your objective and vision.
There will be several speakers but not every speaker will be selling a product. Expect 98% content instead of 100% selling.What content will be taught?
The current economic situation will be discussed along with the rand and the future prospects of South Africa. The billionaires, multi-millionaires and industry tycoons will share their strategies to success, best practices in marketing, branding, and sales. There will be a lot of focus on growing one's business, starting your first business and hiring and keeping the right people. Some of the content will probably be the most advanced you have heard, which will explain why you will also see a lot of high end entrepreneurs at this event.What is the Dress Code?
Business attire: preferably a suit but at least business casual. Jeans, shorts, T-shirts and sandals are not allowed. People who do not conform to the dress code will unfortunately be turned away.
Known as a branding and marketing genius, JT owns over 50 companies and brands in everything from education, technology, real estate, clothing, diamonds, insurance, lending and internet presence. He is the author of the highly acclaimed book "Millionaire Underdog: Against All Odds"; the greatest book on how to start, grow and explode any business. He also does business in more than 30 countries worldwide and is referred to as the "World's #1 Wealth Coach".
"Hugh Hilton is a Founding Partner of A&M CapRE. He is a member of the firm’s Board and sits on its Investment Committee. "
Prior to joining A&M in 1992, Mr. Hilton enjoyed a 15+ year career in real estate working primarily in a principal capacity on behalf of public and private U.S.-based pension funds and international investors. During this period, Mr. Hilton served in a number of senior executive roles, including: CEO of Trinity Pacific Real Estate Services; President of Karsten Institutional Realty Advisors (a subsidiary of First Interstate Bancorp); and Senior Vice President of Acquisitions for BankAmerica Investment Real Estate. Mr. Hilton began his real estate career in Associate positions at Jones, Lang, Wooton (now JLL) and Coopers and Lybrand National Real Estate Group (now part of PWC).
Jenna is a world-renowned jewelry designer, known for her unique customised creations. Her bold and dramatic designs are sought after by some of the most recognised business icons and celebrities from around the world where she has garnered a loyal following since the launch of the business. Jenna combines gold, diamonds and precious gems to create extraordinary masterpieces and is one of the few jewelry designers in South Africa who trusts only expert local hands to fashion her creations. It is part of Jenna’s ethos that true objects of unique joy can never be mass-produced and for this reason she limits the production of her designs. We believe that this steadfast commitment to craft is the reason that Jenna Clifford jewelry has attracted the attention of world-famous celebrities, some of whom have travelled from the cultural capitals of the world to acquire the iconic beauty and timeless elegance of a Jenna Clifford signature piece.
In particular, Jenna is outspoken on the issue of women’s rights and equality and is highly active in promoting women in business. In recognition of her contribution to this topic, Jenna received the honour of torchbearer to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals 3 project, highlighting the importance of gender equality and women empowerment. She received this appointment together with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the Soweto Gospel Choir. Jenna is also a partner to the Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day ® program.
Ndaba Mandela received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pretoria in 2008, majoring in Political science and International Relations.Shortly after that, he joined the Embassy of Japan in Pretoria working as a senior Political Consultant, focused mainly on South Africa. While working at the embassy he was chosen to represent his country in a business leadership and entrepreneurship programme in Jordan. He then joined Investec Asset Management getting exposure to their asset management business before joining the business development area working as a client liaison officer in the client services area.
After a year he left to pursue his socio-economic development ambitions by dedicating his time to the foundation he founded called Africa Rising. Africa Rising’s vision is to be a catalyst in creating a new breed of young Africans that will empower themselves to be at the forefront of Africa’s development.
He also enjoys speaking engagements, talking about the Mandela Legacy and motivating the youth to know more about their origins and getting involved in community development and being a shining beacon of hope where ever they see fit, so they can be the change they want to see.
Ever since Robert was a child, he wanted to become a detective, so he studied Law at the University of Zululand. After completing his degree, Robert moved to Nelspruit and worked in the magistrate’s office, he then worked as an advisor in the Ministry of Justice. He had to leave government in 1988 due to his political activeness. This became the defining moment for him where he then started selling clothes like his mother used to do, to earn a living. With his savings, Robert bought a soccer club called ‘Dangerous Darkies’ and worked as a business consultant in the Nelspruit area at the age of 25.
As a consultant, Robert was exposed to various industries and opportunities. He then focused his attention back onto his other business venture and carried on consulting while living in Johannesburg. Robert identified another opportunity in the IT industry through consulting and this is when he started Gijima Technologies.
Since the teething stages of Gijima Technologies, under Robert’s stewardship the company has grown to the fore of IT in South Africa. In just over five years, the new company grew from ten people to one of South Africa’s largest black-owned IT companies that had clinched government deals worth more than R1.5 billion and had ventured into African countries, such as Nigeria. The IT company services have branched out into telecommunications, networking infrastructure, smartcard technology and EasyPay transaction switch.
Robert’s company services 90 of the top 100 companies in South Africa. He laments that one could hardly wish for a stronger base. He believes in hard work and having the courage to jump at any opportunity that presents itself to you now, before someone else does.
Johanna Mukoki is a successful entrepreneur with various industry accolades. She graduated from Rhodes University with high academic performance. She is the executive producer of SABC 2’s Women on the Move, a business program highlighting successful South African businesswomen from around the country. Johanna is also the group CEO and shareholder of Travel with Flair, a travel management company with branches in Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Kwa-Zulu Natal. She is a dynamic motivational speaker on entrepreneurship, reaching your best potential, living your best life, and various business life topics.
Wayde van Niekerk is a South African track and field sprinter who competes in the 200 metres and 400 metres. He is the current world record holder, world champion and Olympic champion in the 400 metres. He is also the first and only person in history to run faster than 10 seconds for 100 metres, 20 seconds for 200 metres, and 44 seconds for 400 metres.
Van Niekerk was the silver medallist in the 400m at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and took bronze in the 4×400 metres relay at the 2013 Summer Universiade. He also represented South Africa at the 2013 and the 2015 Athletics World Championships. At the 2015 World Championships, he won the gold medal in the 400 metres.
In the 2016 Olympic Games Men's 400m, he won the gold medal with a World Record time of 43.03 seconds, aged 24 years and 30 days, beating the time of 43.18 seconds set by Michael Johnson during the 1999 World Championships in Athletics in Seville, Spain.
August 12-13, 2017
Saturday and Sunday
Day 1: Registration will begin at 7:00 am and the event will start at 9:00 am. Day 2: The event will start at 8:00 am. Please note these are two full days that will end around 8:30 pm or so. You will want to stay for the whole event.
Theatre on the Track
No. 4 Kyalami Boulevard
Kyalami Business Park,
Johannesburg 1684 South Africa