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Attend Success Summit 2015

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Protea Fire & Ice, Menlyn 213 Thys Street Summit Place Precinct (corner of North and Garsfontein Off ramp), N1, Pretoria

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The SUCCESS SUMMIT TAKES ENTREPRENEURS TO GREATER HEIGHTS

The Success Summit is a quality entrepreneur Summit aimed at taking entrepreneurs to greater heights. Are you interested in learning from various industry experts and networking with other successful entrepreneurs? If you answered yes, then the Success Summit is for you.

  Hosted by Businesswoman of the Year 2011, Dr Nondumiso Mzizana, the Success Summit boasts a list of influential speakers from all aspects of life, ensuring that the summit provides true value to the aspirant entrepreneurs attending.  

Success Summit is about personal and business self-development. We wish to enable a new set of entrepreneurs who will not have to depend on employment for survival, and thus create more jobs in the process.

Our focus is on building successful enterprises. We focus on helping people with entrepreneurial skills, leadership skills, marketing, innovation and sales skills. We deliver training programs focusing on communications skills, presentation skills, referral marketing, networking skills, coaching, mentoring and more.

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  •   Your urgent questions answered! Get top-notch insights, and coaching on the toughest challenges you are facing right now
  •   Smart ways to jump start your marketing, attract clients, form strategic partnerships, set up business systems, acquire a prosperity mindset.
  •   Remove the obstacles that are getting in the way of your prosperity At the Success Summit, entrepreneurs are given proven strategies that work
  •   Stand a chance to get Funding for your Business, and get mentorship to make your organization a whole lot more effective
  •   Energy, inspiration and enthusiasm – having fun, making connections and opening possibilities has quite an uplifting effect on people.  Don’t say you weren’t warned!
  •   Our speakers are the best experts you’ll ever find – we have gone to great lengths to assemble a group of expert speakers who are not only smart, but who know how to teach and communicate what they know.
  •  Success Summit is about giving you the tools, strategies, ideas and connections to become a leader in your own right, and make you an expert in your own business.
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  Success Summit is about personal and business self-development. We wish to enable a new set of entrepreneurs who will not have to depend on employment for survival, and thus create more jobs in the process  

Success Summit 2012

5 Years of the Success Summit

After winning the Business Woman of the year 2011 – Entrepreneurial Category – Dr Mzizana felt it necessary to transfer her skills and experiences that she gained over 18 years of business over to disadvantaged communities all over South Africa.

On October 19, 2012 the inaugural Success Summit was held at the African Pride Hotel in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg.

Hosted by Businesswoman of the Year 2011, Dr Nondumiso Mzizana, it boasted a list of influential guest speakers from Government and the private sector

  It was a resounding success and we have had so many requests to host more conferences from people who are hungry to succeed. 

The Success Summit has grown year by year and this year’s Success Summit promises to be even bigger and better than ever before.

  2012    2013    2014    2015

Speakers 2016

Mzwandile-Masina

Mzwandile Masina

Deputy Minister: Trade and Industry

An astute politician, Manager and Business Executive, Mzwandile Masina’s career rise has been meteoric and his successes hard-earned.

He is currently the National Convener of the ANCYL tasked with the responsibility of rebuilding structures of the League National including repositioning the League to be more militant, radical and give meaning to the second phase of the transition which will be characterized by radical Economic Transformation with special focus in dealing decisively with poverty, unemployment and inequality that continue to persist especially amongst the youth.

His solid credentials as a leader has always enabled him to navigate through diverse and complex political and business environment with ease, creating focused teams and results oriented business systems for
organizations he has served.

Dr Nondumiso Mzizana

Dr Nondumiso Mzizana

Chairwoman and Founder of Success Summit

Chief Executive Officer: Sikelela Medical and Dental Supplies and Business Woman of the year 2011 (Category Entrepreneurs)

After winning the Business Woman of the year 2011 – Entrepreneurial Category – Dr Mzizana felt it necessary to transfer her skills and experiences that she gained over 18 years of business over to disadvantaged communities all over South Africa.

On October 19, 2012 the inaugural Success Summit was held at the African Pride Hotel in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg.

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Master of Ceremonies: Criselda Kananda

One of ten most influential South African Women in 2007 by City Press and RAPPORT

Criselda Kananda is currently on Metro FM a National Radio Station boasting Over 6 million listers on Talk with Criselda. She runs a health and wellness consultancy called Positive Talk Services. She also hosts a weekly Sexual Health talk show on DSTV Channel 190

Kananda is a mother, Businesswoman, Inspirational Speaker, Radio and TV personality. She has been actively involved in Positive campaigns for the rights of both the HIV infected and HIV negative people. This has compelled her to study immunity and continues to investigate the research available regarding Nutrition, Behaviour, including progression of HIV to AIDS. Criselda has made simplified health education her personal mission.

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Lee Den Hond

Businesswoman, inspirational speaker, athlete, optimist and firm supporter of the belief that “Nothing Is Impossible”

Owner of Blue Platinum Events (BPE) and Businesswoman of the Year 2015 (Entrepreneur Category)

Lee den Hond founded Blue Platinum Events in 2001 which has grown over the last 15 years to become one of South Africa’s premier event-management companies

On 19 May 2013, Lee, as a novice climber, became the third South African woman to summit Mount Everest. Her motivation for taking on this challenge was to raise funds to build a children’s centre in the Schaumburg community near Hartebeespoort.

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Nosipho Siwisa-Damasane

Passionate about logistics, talent management and the development of women in port operations and engineering

Businesswoman of the Year 2015 (Corporate Category) and CEO of Richards Bay Coal Terminal

Nosipho Siwisa-Damasane is the Chief Executive Officer for the Richards Bay Coal terminal, a world class facility responsible for the export of coal for all the coal mining companies in South Africa.

She was appointed to this position in July 2012 as the first woman CEO

She was also General Manager for Port Operations, in Port Elizabeth and East London from 2002 as well as General Manager for Supply Chain Management for all South African Ports from 2004

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Tembela Kulu

Tembela Kulu is a persevering and enduring individual who started her long and distinguished career as a training manager at Kohler Flexible Packaging in 1992.

Tembela Kulu is Gauteng Provincial Manager at Prasa Rail

She is a Bachelor of Social Science graduate from the University of Cape Town, she also holds an honours degree in Business Administration from the University of Stellenbosch. She is currently studying towards an MBA.

Tembela served as a Spokesperson for the Minister of Public Service and Administration, Ms Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi for five Years, a  General Manager Corporate Communications at Land Bank as well as a Major General in the South African Police Service in charge of High Risk Operations and high valued government assets like National Key Points and crafted the New National Key Points Bill to repeal the “Apartheid Act”. She is currently PRASA’s Gauteng Provincial Manager.

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Malesela Makgamatho

Makgamatho has more than 25 years’ experience in public service and has been with the Unemployment Insurance Fund for 8 of those years.

Head of Compliance

Department Of Labor -Unemployment Insurance Fund

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Billy Cobbinah

Billy has had over eight years of experience in the Management Consultancy arena with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was involved in a number of corporate finance functions, Additionally, Billy also has over eight years of project finance experience with the Export Credit
Insurance Corporation of South Africa (ECIC) where he lead to close a number of project finance transactions in West and East Africa.

Billy also worked with the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) of South Africa in 2007 where he was involved in funding a number of BEE and corporate finance transactions. He is currently working with the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa as a Senior Account Manager in the Development Funds Department, with the requisite experience in the private equity market.

Billy Currently manages the R4 billion UIF Fund, R9 billion Gro-e scheme and the R1 billion Gro-e Youth scheme at the IDC. Billy is a Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), registered with the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP)

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Gabriel Ramokotjo

Communication and Awareness: ZADNA

Gabriel Ramokotjo is responsible for the Communication and Awareness at ZA Domain Name Authority, the country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) Manager for South Africa’s domain – ZA.

Currently doing his studies in Telecommunications Policy, Regulation and Management at University of Witwatersrand. He serves as the President of the Internet Society Gauteng Chapter (NPO) and he’s also a recipient of the Nepad African School on Internet Governance and The Internet Corporation for Assigned Name and Numbers (ICANN) Fellowships.

What marks the success summit as different from other events?

  •   The Summit provides high profile speakers, influential business and corporate people from all aspects of life to ensure that the summit provides true value to the aspirant entrepreneurs attending.
  •   The speakers are successful leaders and entrepreneurs with expertise in their industries. They have excellent business acumen and have succeeded in their own right. They will transfer the same to entrepreneurs who want to take their businesses to the next level, or those who aspire to be successful in business.
  •   Quality networking, allowing attendees to learn from industry experts and share ideas.
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TAKE YOUR BUSINESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL AT THE 5TH ANNUAL SUCCESS SUMMIT

Our goal and vision is to become a focal, responsible, innovative catalyst of young and up-coming entrepreneurs as well as the leading provider of innovative transformation solutions for an economically inclusive South Africa.

The SUCCESS SUMMIT gives you the tools, funding, mentorship and inspiration you need to realise your own business potential.

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  Success Summit is really all about giving you the tools, strategies, ideas and connections to become a leader in your own right, and make you an expert in your own business.  

Octavia Ephraim Founder / CEO OCTAPEAR Image Consulting Firm

  If you desire to take your networking to the next
level, the Success Summit will take you there.

I was really impressed with the seminar and
learnt a lot from the dynamic speakers. 

I’m super-excited about attending the next one.

Octavia Ephraim
Founder / CEO OCTAPEAR Image Consulting Firm

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  I am really looking forward to the summit and learning a lot and finding ways to build my dream, be a good role model and be a good business women with integrity and to make a difference in the life’s of others.

I look forward to learning from you. What you have done is amazing and… you are quite an inspiration… now I definitely plan to follow in your footsteps.

Well done on your success and your generosity.  

Tshegofatso Mathe,
Director of High Tea Society

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  The summit was a positive factor for me and my business

It enhanced my outlook at business. The speakers were fantastic, authentic, value adding and motivational. I gained so much insight especially from the women speakers. I will definitely motivate others to come to the next summit and maybe myself if available.

Look forward to meet you at next summit.  

Xolani

Success Summit Awards Ceremony 2016

On 27-May-2016 Success Summit had an event at Sharaton Hotel for entrepreneurs who won on the previous Summit.

The purpose for the event was to provide startups for entrepreneurs who are passionate about growing their businesses but don’t have the money to start their business.

Winners were selected among 200 entrepreneurs who attended last year’s Success Summit, then 10 were short listed and interviewed. The 5 winners are a group of entrepreneurs with the passion to make their businesses grow.

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Winners of the Success Summit Awards Ceremony 2016: Letsatsi John Mokoena, Thato Desireen Marabutse, Nelisiwe Mthiyane, Sekelelwa Mbasane, Collins Soko

Why is networking so important for young entrepreneurs?

Networking builds confidence, inspires, motivates and opens up opportunities you would otherwise never have access to. At the Success Summit young people get to meet other successful people who can mentor, coach, educate and encourage them on their way up.

  •   Get quality coaching and mentorship
  •   Connect and network with entrepreneurs
  •   Get top-notch insights
  •   Be Inspired
  •   Get funding to start your business
  •   Remove the obstacles to your success
  •   Discover proven strategies that work
  •   Learn from leading entrepreneurs

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  Success Summit is designed for businessmen and women who seek to increase their ability to achieve and succeed and are looking for proven strategies that work.  

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  The summit is for budding entrepreneurs who believe they are on the right path, but can’t figure out what they need to do to in order to get better and faster results.  

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  •   A 30% discount on tickets for the annual Success Summit
  •   Support and Mentorship for Entrepreneurs
  •   Tender trading
  •   Financial training
  •   Human resource training
  •   Assistance with Deal closure
  •   Partnership with private sector
  •   Communications on upcoming tenders
  •   Consortium formation for major deals
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  •   Increase in sales
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