Cape Town Regional Conference


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Top Women, together with the bank that prioritises support for women pursuing their “next”, is coming to Cape Town.


Are you ready?

15 March 2018

Crystal Towers Century City



09h00 – 09h15: Opening remarks by Moderator: Mandlakazi Sigcawu, Corporate Affairs Manager for SA, British American Tobacco South Africa
09h15 – 09h30: Welcome Address: Sharon Smith, Head of Retail Banking Sharon Smith, Standard Bank
09h30 – 10h00: VIP Guest speaker: Entrepreneurship tips and tricks with Pontsho Manzi, Founder and Editor in chief at Bonisa Media, the publisher of Fabulous Woman Magazine, Author, Motivational speaker, Women Empowerment Activist & multiple award winner
10h00 – 10h30: Keynote speaker: Secrets to Success with Xoliswa Daku, Founder & CEO of DCI Holdings and Daku Group of Companies and the Standard Bank Top Women in Property Award winner 2017
10h30 – 10h45: Q&A
10h45 – 11h15: Refreshment break
11h15 – 12h30: Fast track networking session – “Turning conversations in to connections”
12h30 – 13h30: Lunch
13h30 – 15h45: 8 x Entrepreneurs pitching their ideas for exposure and advice
15h45 – 16h00: Closing remarks by Moderator & close of Conference
16h00 – 18h00: Networking cocktail function

Pontsho Manzi

Speaker . Author . Coach . Facilitator


Pontsho Manzi is Executive Chairman and She served on the board of PSASA CEO of BoAm Group; a holding company (Professional Speakers Association of for 4 Subsidiary companies called South Africa) Johannesburg Chapter and Recrutrain (HR Consulting), FabImage recently been appointed as Play Your Part (Image Consulting company), Bonisa Ambassador, an initiative by Brand South Media and Orassi.

A human Resource Africa. She has delivered talks from entry Degree Graduate, Pontsho is a qualified level staff to executives in companies HR practitioner by training, an author, a such as GIBS, MTN, Multichoice, Standard nationally and internationally recognised Bank, SA Express, HPCSA, Old Mutual, professional business and inspirational SASRIA, Kumalo Green, Sasol, MAN, speaker, facilitator, coach and Image Transnet, Department of Labour, consultant. Vodacom, Cell C and many more.

Xoliswa Daku

Founder & CEO of DCI Holdings and Daku Group of Companies Standard Bank Top Women in Property Award winner 2017


Xoliswa started her career as a legal practitioner; following this she joined the Dept of Justice, before becoming; Head: Local and International Investment of Trade Promotion for the Western Cape investment and Trade Promotion Agency (WESGRO). Her skills repertoire includes property development and management, sector development Foreign Direct Investment as well as BEE, SMME development.

She has extensive proven senior management experience and a proven. track record of accelerated service delivery. Many hours were spent packaging opportunities for investors in the property and investment sector, developing strategies and plans for sector growth both locally and internationally, Europe, USA, Asia, Middle East, Africa Her passion on infrastructure development and investments inspired her to institute Daku Group of Companies 11 yrs ago based on the needs of investors and opportunities in this sector.


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