Here is the final speaker lineup and other details of the third BizNews Conference (BNC#3) to be held at the Champagne Sports resort in the Central Drakensberg (four hour drive from Jhb; two hours from Durban). Secure your spot by filling in the form at the bottom of this page.

The format is highly interactive with each presentation comprising of a 20 minute keynote from the podium; 20 minutes interview with BizNews founder Alec Hogg; and 20 minutes Q&A with the audience.

Speakers also participate as delegates so are also available for casual interaction with other participants.

The cost of BNC#3 is R7,750 per single delegate; or R12,950 for a couple sharing the same hotel room (partners are full participants). This takes care of the conference fee plus accommodation, meals and activities including golf, mountain biking, tennis and the special concert by the Drakensberg Boy’s Choir .

The programme (click on the speaker’s name for more detail)

Tuesday 1 March 2022 –

2pm onwards – Delegates check in at Champagne Sports Resort.

6-7pm –  Peter van Kets – the author/adventurer from East London who turned his passion into his profession. He has twiced rowed across in the trans Atlantic race (finishing first and then second) and one half of the duo who came third for South Africa in the Amundsen/Scott centenary race to the South Pole. Mind over matter. Resilience. Overcoming challenges. A real treat.

7 – 9pm – DINNER previewed by Wine appreciation with Carrie Adams. Random draw for golf partners for the David Carte Memorial trophy.

9:30pm – NIGHTCAP with Dirk van der Walt – Entrepreneurial lessons from building WeBuyCars. 

Wednesday 2nd March 2022 –

6:30 – 7 am                  – An introduction Nia Dancing with Jeanette Hogg (UK and SA certified instructor)

6:30 – 8 am                  – BREAKFAST

8 – 9 am                      –  Opening address – Helen Zille: Quo Vadis South Africa

9 – 10 am                    –  Wayne Duvenage – Zondo Commission unpacked 

10 – 10:30 am              –  Break for tea/message catchup

10:30 – 11:30 am         –  Tshepo Mahloele: Why I’m investing heavily in South Africa

11:30 onwards            –  LUNCH followed by David Carte Memorial (at SA’s 29th best golf course)/Mountain Biking/SPA

7 – 9 pm                      – DINNER previewed by Wine appreciation with Carrie Adams.

9 – 9:45pm                 –  NIGHTCAP – Fireside chat with Rory Steyn – My five years as Madiba’s bodyguard 

Thursday 3rd March 2022 –

6:30 – 7 am                 – An introduction Nia Dancing with Jeanette Hogg (UK and SA certified instructor)

6:30 – 8am                  – BREAKFAST

8 – 9 am                      – Stafford Masie: The rational argument for investing in cryptocurrency

9 – 10 am                    – Nick Hudson: What the world has learnt from the Covid pandemic

10 – 10:30.                  – TEA BREAK

10:30 – 11:30.            –  Bernard MostertThe Tekkietown story – and an inside view on the last days of Steinhoff  

11:30 – 12:30               –  Charles Savage – Progress report on the democratising of investing from the CEO of SA’s best performing stock, Purple Group.

12:00 – 1:30pm          –  Travel to Drakensberg Boy’s Choir School where a catered lunch will be served followed by presentations in the DBC auditorium

1:30 – 2:30 pm            –  INVESTING MASTERCLASS – Piet Viljoen on Value Investment

2:30 – 3:30 pm            – INVESTING MASTERCLASS – David Shapiro on Growth Investment

3:30 – 4:00 pm              – TEA BREAK

4:00 – 5:00 pm              – Special concert for the BNC#3 participants by the Drakensberg Boy’s Choir

7 – 8 pm                          – CLOSING DINNER previewed by Wine appreciation with Carrie Adams.

Friday 4th March 2022 –

Breakfast and check out by 11am

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