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Our challenge is to fit all the following incredible speakers and acts into the program. We may not be able to, but as you can see from the list below, you will not be disappointed.

Check back regularly to see who we manage to squeeze in.

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PJ Powers

The uplifting and admirable influence of beloved music icon and global ambassador PJ Powers, also known as Thandeka, continues to grow as she releases a new song this year and occupies corporate stages as a keynote speaker and facilitator.

Known to ‘sing people together’, she has a profound ability to connect and engage with everyone from mineworkers to bank executives and show them how to harness the power of living as energised South AfriCANs, rather than depressed South AfriCAN’Ts.


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Justin Cohen

Justin Cohen is the author of four books and seven audiobooks.  He hosted a television talk show in which he interviewed some of the world’s top experts on success.

As a leading authority on human potential, with a postgraduate degree in Psychology, Justin speaks and trains on motivation, sales, service and leadership. Having spoken professionally for fifteen years, he has presented in nearly twenty countries, and in virtually every industry, to an average of eight thousand people annually. 

Justin is a Certified Speaker Professional and Southern African Speaker Hall of Fame inductee.

View Justin's full bio.


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Dr Rutendo Hwindingwi

Dr Rutendo Hwindingwi has an insatiable desire to see the exponential growth of business in Africa as well as a passion for the development of Africa’s greatest resource – its people.

He oversees strategies and operations in Africa for one of the ‘Big 4’ Auditing, Accounting and Consulting Firms, with an especially close focus on business development. Amongst his other achievements Dr Rutendo has vast experience in leading business development teams in Africa, Australia, Middle and Australasia in the business management software industry.

In the last few years Dr Rutendo was part of an executive leadership that was responsible for the formulation and deployment of an aggressive business development strategy in Southern, East and West Africa.

View Dr Rutendo's full bio.


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Rusty Labuschagne

Who is Rusty

Rusty Labuschagne is new to the professional speaker circuit, but one is immediately struck by his sincerity and humility as he delivers a dramatic account of his transformational experience.

Rusty has been through a trauma few have been through.

In 2003, the successful Zimbabwean businessman, who ran a safari outfit, flew his own aircraft and had a fishing resort on Lake Kariba, was framed by a poacher, the police and the courts and wrongfully convicted of drowning a poacher.

View Rusty's full bio.



Zipho Sikhakhane

Zipho Sikhakhane is an speaker, business executive, investor, poet. She has held management positions in industry leading corporations worldwide and is the first black South African to complete an MBA at the top-ranked Stanford University in the USA.

In 2016, she received the Outstanding Young Achiever Award from the UNESCO Center for Global Education. In the last 15 years, she has presented in four continents, including a TEDx Talk in the USA on Africa’s potential. She delivers inspiring keynotes, workshops and poetry on Africa’s potential, leadership, entrepreneurship, youth and women in business.

She has been featured in numerous publications worldwide and is published as a contributing author in Singapore in a book on inspirational women. She is also a weekly Business Columnist for the Sunday Times in South Africa.

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John Sanei

An entrepreneur at heart, John Sanei has over 20 years of business experience in South Africa and, more recently, in Europe and the UAE.

His experience has given him a deep understanding of a wide range of industries including retail, farming, media, textile manufacturing, skin care, hospitality, food manufacturing and the financial services to name a few.

John Sanei delivers inspiring, high energy keynote talks and presentations as well facilitating at corporate events and strategic initiatives. He runs workshops and is a trend curator, business strategist, inspirator and entrepreneur.

View John's full bio.


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Bruce Whitfield

Bruce Whitfield is best known to most as the Money Show host on 702 and CapeTalk.

He is also an award-winning financial broadcaster, writer, TV presenter and master-facilitator.

Bruce is a witty, creative and engaging presenter who makes money matters understandable and accessible to listeners.

View Bruce's full bio


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Loki Rothman


South African guitar virtuoso, LOKI ROTHMAN is the complete package.  He has mastered many genres on the guitar, has a mesmerizing voice and paints beautiful landscapes with his original lyrics.Loki jump-started his career when he ended up in the top 6 on the first season of SA’s Got Talent. 

He has travelled the world as Jack Parow’s brilliant guitarist, worked with the likes of Die Antwoord and Toya Delazy and runs his own private music school.Loki sent two brilliant releases into the world in 2015 exhibiting his amazing diversity as a musician - his debut album, The Way Back, and his guitar instrumental DVD, Syndactyly. 



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Gugulethu Tenors


Afro-operatic pop sensations The Gugulethu Tenors have become a household name in South Africa since the release of their self-titled debut album in 2011.

They have performed at some of SA’s top events and festivals, shared stages with local and international headliners, and been featured extensively in local and international media, whilst their fan base continues to expand, covering a wide and diverse audience.

Their journey to success, which started more than 10 years ago as four high school learners’ respective dreams of being on stage, has been widely publicised and serves as an inspiration to many. 


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Alfred Adriaan

Alfred Julian Adriaan is a young comedian flying up the ranks in the SA comedy scene with two consecutive South African comics’ choice nominations under his belt in the best New Comedian & best Intermediate comedian categories. This is significant considering he has only been on the comedy scene for the last 3 years.

This dynamic highly energetic young comedian has also tried his hand at acting where he recently played the lead role in the Afrikaans Kyknet movie named Hospitaal op horing. He has also played lead character in an online viral campaign for Nokia/Microsoft.

Nissan South Africa recognized his increasing popularity and asked him to be part of their Nissan Magic corporate social responsibility campaign to bring awareness and help with the everyday needs of less fortunate South Africans.



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Dalin Oliver

Dalin Oliver is a Cape Town based Comedian who co-hosts Happy Hour, a weekly comedy show on Good Hope FM on Mondays from 11am-12pm , with fellow Comedian Carl Weber. He is also the Sports Presenter on the Radio Stations Breakfast show, weekdays 06:00 – 09:00am, which is hosted by Nigel Pierce.

His passion for the performance arts was trigged in 2010 when he won the UCT leg of Good Hope FM’s Campus DJ Search. A few months later the comedy bug bit and the qualified high school Mathematics and History teacher ditched the chalk board for a microphone and the stage.

The 28 year old has managed to capture audiences with his clean cut energetic brand of comedy.


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Kagiso Mokgadi

Kagiso or KG as he is affectionately known is the quintessential comedy heavyweight. Influenced by old-school comedy greats and touted by his colleagues as an up and coming great, this Comics Choice Award winning stand up comedian will have you laughing from deep within your belly.

He made his big stage performance at the Joburg Arts Alive Festival in the Comedy Nine-Nine showcase in 2012 and earned rave reviews from the audience members and organizers alike. Since then, he has become one of the most recognizable up and coming comics in South Africa.

Some of his performances include The Jive Funny Festival Cape Town and London, Keeping You In Stitches with Riaad Moosa, The Marc Lottering Roadshow, Blacks Only Comedy Show and many more. Comedy greats David Kau, Nik Rabinowitz and Australian comedian Jim Jefferies have entrusted him to be the opening act for their one man shows.

He has become one of the top acts in South Africa and even though he's a big guy already, he will be huge one day.



The Fizz 

This delightful funky trio bring you a vintage musical experience with the smooth and sassy sounds of a bygone but not forgotten era.

They cover swing & jazz standards of the greats, with the occasional modern twist and end off with the vibey sounds of electro-swing. Their set can however be tailored to suit the event.




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1925 Band 

1925 Band are incredibly talented young men with a real passion for music, they are reliable and really get the crowd going with their song selections.

1925 Band is made up of three brothers who sing in angelic harmony. They are interesting bringing their own exciting folk sound to each cover they perform. Their music has an acoustic sound with their guitars and other acoustic instruments entertaining both Afrikaans and English audiences alike. They keep people on their toes by creating an entertaining atmosphere that can be enjoyed by all ages

Their debut album Horizon launched in 2014 brining a whole new sound to their music, the album featured 8 original tracks including “Gedig op my arm”. “Servette” and “Horizonkind” which have all received radio play.

In 2016 1925 Band composed the theme song for the Afrikaans Movie “Eintlik Nogal Baie” the song also called Eintlik Nogal Baie launched with their music video on Bok Radio in the Cape and since then they have toured South African doing television and radio interviews on all major networks in South Africa, building on their success 



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