Here are the details of the third BizNews Investment conference (BNIC#3) which will 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 BNIC#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 –  Rob Caskie (historian, storyteller): Leadership lessons from the Shackleton expedition.  

7pm onwards – Random draw for golf partners for the David Carte Memorial trophy; Revealing the “surprise guest” for Wednesday evening’s Nightcap; Poolside dinner

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                    –  Stafford Masie: The rational argument for investing in cryptocurrency

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 a surprise guest.

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                      – Magda Wierzycka: My entrepreneurial adventure – and role in ousting the Zuptas

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

10 – 10:30 am             – TEA BREAK

10:30 – 11:30 am        – Hans Otterling: Investment opportunities in emergina African tech companies

11:30 – 12:30pm         – Speaker to be confirmed

12:30 – 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 BNIC#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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