One Month to AWIEF2017 – Get the Programme

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IT’S ONE MONTH TO AFRICA’S NO. 1 FEMALE ENTREPRENEURSHIP EVENT
 
CONFERENCE | EXHIBITION | AWARDS - CAPE TOWN 2017
 
Theme:
 
Equity, impact and inclusive growth towards Agenda 2030 and a sustainable African future

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Africa is coming! Delegates from over 30 countries!

  • Have a look at our exceptional and phenomenal line-up of local and international speakers!
 
  • Book now for our hands-on Masterclasses on Personal Branding & E-Commerce with our acclaimed international experts Annette Rosencreutz & Marek Zmyslowski.

 

  • Rub shoulders with the best! Attend the Networking Cocktail Reception, sponsored by Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria.

 

 

 

UNPRECEDENTED AND UNRIVALLED SPEAKER LINE-UP

 

H.E. Esperance Nyirasafari 

Minister of Gender and Family Promotion

Rwanda

 

Hon. Jean A.N. Kalilani

Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare

Malawi

 

H.E. Nyasha Chikwinya

Minister of Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development

Zimbabwe

 

Hon. Elizabeth Thabethe

Deputy Minister

Department of Tourism

South Africa

 

Vanessa Moungar

Director

Gender, Women and Civil Society

African Development Bank

Côte d’Ivoire

 

Zizipho Nyanga

Chief Executive Officer

Old Mutual Masisizane Fund

South Africa

Judy Dlamini

 

Founder & Executive Chairman

Mbekani Group

South Africa

 

Gina Din-Kariuki

Executive Chair and Founder

Gina Din Group (GDG)

Kenya

 

Michelle Olckers

Managing Partner

MAZARS

South Africa

 

Margaret Hirsch

Co-founder and Chief Operations Executive

Hirsch’s Homestore

South Africa

 

Mohau Pheko

Chief Executive Officer

The Mohau Group

South Africa

 

Mathabo Gail Makenete

Deputy Governor

Central Bank of Lesotho

Lesotho

 

Fulvia Farinelli

Senior Economic Officer

UNCTAD

Switzerland

 

Anne Githuku-Shongwe 

Representative

UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office

South Africa

 

Ellen Fischat

Managing Director

Silicon Cape Initiative

South Africa

 

Fatima Alimohamed

Chief Executive Officer

African Brand Warrior Ltd.

Ghana

 

Tsakani Nola Mashaba

Group Head of Corporate Communications

ABN Group: CNBC Africa & Forbes Africa

South Africa

 

Hon. Janet Adeyemi

President Women in Mining (WIMIN)

Nigeria

 

Polo Leteka

Founder and Executive Director

IDF Capital

South Africa

 

Pulane Kingston

Partner

Webber Wentzel

South Africa

 

Janine Kim Myburgh

President

Cape Chamber of Commerce & Industry

South Africa

Patricia De Lille

Executive Mayor of Cape Town

South Africa

 

H.E. Cecilia Julin

Ambassador of Sweden to South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho and Namibia, Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria

 

H.E. Trine Skymoen

Ambassador, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Pretoria – Republic of South Africa & Botswana, Madagascar and Namibia

 

Barbara Makhbedu

Chief Financial Officer

Shell

South Africa

 

Anne Mbaabu

Head of Markets & Harvest Management

Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Kenya

 

Sharron L. Mcpherson

Co-Founder and Acting Executive Director

Women in Infrastructure Development & Energy (WINDE) Consortium

South Africa

 

Sylvia Mulinge

Director of Consumer Business

Safaricom Limited

Kenya

 

Anne-Marie Chidzero

Chief Executive Officer

Financial Services Development Programme (FSDMoc)

Mozambique

 

Irene Ochem

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

AWIEF

South Africa

 

Mmbodi Rambau-Nesengani

Senior Development Impact Specialist

Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)

South Africa

 

Bonnie Horbach

Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Dutch Consulate General Cape Town

South Africa

 

Tim Harris

Chief Executive Officer

WESGRO

South Africa

 

Annette Rosencreutz

Chief Executive Officer

Brandflight AB

Sweden

 

Carol Bouwer

Chief Executive Officer

Carol Bouwer Productions

South Africa

 

Ineza Mireille Karera

Group Chief Executive Officer

KORA Coaching Group

Rwanda & South Africa

 

Jeanne Groenewald

Managing Director

Elgin Free Range Chickens

South Africa

 

Marek Zmyslowski

Frontier and Emerging Markets Online Business Expert

Marek Zmyslowski, Inc.

Nigeria

 

Marie-Therese Phido

Chief Responsibility Officer

Elevato & Associates

Nigeria

 

Mary Olushoga

Founder

African Women Power Network

USA

 

Sarah Collins

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Natural Balance Global t/a Wonderbag

South Africa

 

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL SPEAKER LIST

 

FOCUSED SECTORS

 

The New Digital Economy
 
Policy & Programmes
 
Education
 
Agriculture & Food Security
 
Infrastructure
 
Access to Finance & Financial Inclusion
 
The Creative Economy
 
Procurement for Women-Led Businesses

 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAMME

 

WHAT YOU TAKE AWAY

You will be enriched with unimaginable new knowledge and ideas, contacts and prospects for your business. You get to meet face-to-face with the cream of African women entrepreneurship and the entire ecosystem. You get brand exposure and increase your network.

DOING BUSINESS WITH CITY OF CAPE TOWN

Don’t leave your success of participating at AWIEF 2017 Up to Chance!

 

Make it measurable & worthwhile!

 

Here’s an exclusive opportunity to do business with City of Cape Town at #AWIEF2017

  • Have a pre-booked one-on-one meeting with the City of Cape Town’s Senior Enterprise & Investment Facilitation Officers at AWIEF 2017.
  • The pre-booked meetings are open to all existing & aspiring business owners.

Business areas for discussion include among others:

 

  • Business operations and expansion
  • City projects
  • Enterprise and supplier development
  • Investing in Cape Town
  • And many more!

 

Limited places available! Only the first 40 registered companies will have a chance to secure an appointment with one of the City Senior Managers.

 

DOWNLOAD THE BOOKING FORM HERE!
OR EMAIL JESSICA LEGODI BEFORE 15 SEPTEMBER:Jessica.legodi@capetown.gov.za

 

REGISTER TODAY FOR AWIEF2017

 

  • Enjoy an incredible 50% discount off R1 950. Offer valid until Monday 11 September 2017.

 

  • Win! Stand a chance to win either a Cape wine route or Cape Peninsula tour worth over R2 500! Simply register and pay before Monday 11 September 2017.

 

Flight Reservations

 

  • South African Airways is the Official Airline Partner for AWIEF 2017, offering up to 15% discount to all delegates. Click here for details.

 

 

Hotel Accommodation

 

  • Special hotel accommodation rates are available with Stay Easy Century City Hotel (4-Star) & Century City Hotel (5-Star). View the hotel rates here.

 

 

SPONSORSHIP AND EXHIBITION

 

Take advantage of the unique branding and sponsorship opportunities during this event. 
Contact us for the various packages available!

 

CONTACT US

 

Emailinfo@awieforum.org

 

Call: +27 21 826 8878

 

Website: www.awieforum.com

 

 

 

 

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