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Event: First ABC Sundowner for 2016 to welcome EU Head of Delegation to SA, Marcus Cornaro
Date: Thursday 19th January 2016
Venue: The Balalaika Hotel,
Maude Street Sandton
Time: 18h00
Price per person: This event is free of charge to ABC members and their guests.
Event description: Please join us for this Sundowner to welcome the new EU Head of Delegation to SA, Mr. Marcus Cornaro

Past Events

 

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Event: ABC Investment Workshop and last Sundowner for 2015
Date: Thursday 5th November 2015
Venue: The Capital Empire Hotel , 177 Empire Place,
(cnr Rivonia Road) , Sandhurst, Sandton
Time: 17h00 – followed by Sundowner drinks at 18h00
Price per person: This event is free of charge to ABC members and their guests.
Event description: Workshop will include the following guest speakers:
International Financial Markets: View from a Swiss Private Bank by René B. Schwab – First Vice President – Privatbank IHAG Zürich AG
Investing on JSE by Dawie Roodt – Director and Chief Economist of the Efficient Group.

 

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Event: ABC Presentation on Security at Home
Date: Thursday 15th October 2015
Venue: The Codfather, Sandton Skye , 3 Stan Road, Morningside, Sandton
Time: 17h00 – followed by Sundowner drinks at 18h00
Price per person: This event is free of charge to ABC members and their guests.
Event description: Workshop will include the following guest speakers:
PRIVATE SECURITY INDUSTRY: HENRY PIKE – PUMA PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANY (RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL SECURITY)
ROAD SAFETY & SECURITY: JACOB XULU – COMMANDER METRO POLICE TASK TEAM
CRIME & IMPRISONMENT: PATRICK THOBEJANE – CORRECTIONAL SERVICES SWAT
PERSONAL SECURITY AWARENESS: JACO PIENAAR – NATIONAL SECURITY & RISK MANAGER: FAW SA

 

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Event: Talk by Dr. Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry
Date: Wednesday 30th September 2015
Venue: Balalaika Hotel, 20 Maude Street, Sandton
Time: 12h30 for 13h00
Price per person: ABC Members and their guests : R 380-00,
Non members R 430-00
Event description: ABC Business Luncheon with Dr. Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry
Dr Rob Davies is serving his second term as Minister of Trade and Industry, having been appointed to this portfolio in May 2014.

During his first term from 2009-2014, he oversaw the development and implementation of annual three year rolling Industrial Policy Action Plans as well as steering South Africa’s participation in important trade relations, including the Tripartite SADC-COMESA-EAC Free Trade Area, BRICS, Economic Partnership Agreement with EU, the US Africa Growth and Opportunity Act, and World trade Organisation Bali package. Between 2005 and 2008 he was Deputy Minister in the same Department. An ANC MP since 1994, Rob Davies served as Chairperson of the Portfolio Committees of Finance and Trade and Industry as well as the Constitutional Assembly Sub-Committee responsible for drafting Charter 13 (Finance).

An anti-apartheid activist for many years, Rob Davies joined both the ANC and the SACP while in exile in Mozambique. He is currently a member of the Central Committee of the SACP and of the National Executive Committee of the ANC. Academically he holds an Honours degree in Economics from Rhodes University, a Masters in International Relations from the University of Southampton in the UK and a Doctorate in Political Studies from the University of Sussex.

 

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Event: Talk by Dr. Jakkie Cilliers – SOUTH AFRICAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT PROSPECTS TO 2035
Date: Thursday 27th August 2015
Venue: The Capital Empire Hotel
Time: 17h00 – followed by Sundowner drinks at 18h00
Price per person: TBA
Event description: Dr. Jackie Cilliers, one of the country’s foremost thinkers and futurists will present important insights into various growth scenarios for South Africa up to 2035 and their implications for employment, politics and poverty.
Is it merely ‘Bafana Bafana Redux’ or with concerted effort, is a ‘Mandela Magic Lite’, possible? With neither of these likely scenarios having a significant impact on structural unemployment, how can South Africa achieve long-term stability and prosperity?

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Event: Load Shedding in South Africa, Background and Bridging Technologies
Date: Thursday 30th July 2015
Venue: The Penthouse Suite , Radisson Blu Hotel, (Cnr Rivonia Road and Daisy Street )
Time: 17h00
Price per person: TBA
Event description: Please join us for a brief Presentation run by Paul Fried of Kjion Energy SA at 17h00.

Also present will be the following ABC Member Companies to inform about their solutions/products on the evening:
KJION Energy SA:
Stored Energy Technologies (Pty) Ltd
SEG Solar Energy (Pty) Ltd
New Way Power
followed by a Sundowner at 18h00

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Event: Dr Martyn Davies. Can Africa Adapt to the Shifting Global Economy?
Date: Thursday, 11th June 2015
Venue: Balalaika Hotel, 20 Maude Street, Sandton (011 322 5000)
Time: 12h00 for 12h30 (3 course meal included , cash Bar)
Price per person: TBA
Event description: Dr Martyn Davies is the CEO of Frontier Advisory – a leading research, strategy and advisory firm that specialises in emerging markets. He has advised a large number of multinational companies on their strategies in Africa and other emerging markets. Over his career, he has consulted for 1/3 of the top 100-listed firms on the JSE.
Martyn has been ranked the # 1 analyst in South Africa in the “Other African Economies & Markets” category as awarded by the Financial Mail in its prestigious AnnualAnalysts of the Year awards.

Martyn has chaired both public and private sessions at the World Economic Forum including chairing a session at the Forum’s annual meeting in Davos.

He has been a member of the WEF’s Global Agenda Council on China, the world’s foremost intellectual network that helps inform the Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos as well as set the direction for global, regional and industry agendas.

Booking:Please contact Monika to confirm your booking.

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Event: Annual General Meeting
Date: Tuesday 19th May 2015
Venue: Raddison Blu Hotel , Sandton
Time: 18h30 for 19h00
Price per person: TBA
Event description: Austrian Business Chamber Annual General Meeting
Booking: Please contact Monika to confirm your booking.

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Event: ABC Golf Day
Date: Friday 15th May 2015
Venue: Johannesburg Country Club Woodmead
Time: 09h30 – 18h00
Price per person: Costs for a 4-ball are R 3.200 – sponsorship opportunities are available
Event description: The Austrian Business Chamber of South Africa, in partnership with Elegance Group and SOS Children’s Villages will be hosting its first Annual Golf Day at the prestigious Johannesburg Country Club, Woodmead.
Booking: Please contact Monika to confirm your booking.

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Event: ABC Networking Weekend at Mziki Safari Lodge
Date: 17 – 19 April 2015
Venue: Mziki Safari Lodge
Time: TBA
Price per person: TBA
Event Description: ABC Networking Weekend at Mziki Safari Lodge
Booking: Please contact Monika to confirm your booking.

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Event: WerthSchröder Property Law Workshop – “Property – The last man standing in the investment portfolio” and Sundowner Evening
Date: Thursday 16th April 2015
Venue: TBA
Time: 17h00
Price per person: TBA
Event Description: Workshop – Legal tips around what land and homes are all about. WerthSchröder’s attorneys advise you what to do to protect your home and your investment against all odds
Booking: Please contact Monika to confirm your booking.

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Event: Optimatrade  Workshop “Offshore investing; self-made”  and Sundowner Evening
Date: Thursday, 26th March  2015
Venue: TBA
Time: 17h00
Price per person: TBA
Event Description: Workshop – Optimatrade Investment Partners will go through the current offshore investment landscape in South Africa with a strong focus on explaining how to build and manage a cost efficient offshore investment portfolio.
Booking: Please contact Monika to confirm your booking.

DAWID DANIEL ROODT

Event: Budget Analysis Presentation by Dawie Roodt and sundowner.
Date: Wednesday 25th February 2015
Venue: The Maslow Hotel, Sandton
Time: 18h00
Price per person: Members R 195-00, Non Members R 235-00
Event Description: Budget Analysis Presentation by Dawie Roodt. Dawie is the chief economist and a director at Efficient Group.

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Event: Final Sundowner for 2014
Date: Thursday, 11th December 2014
Venue: San Deck, Sandton Sun Hotel, Sandton
Time: 18h00
Event Description: Sundowner drinks function

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Event: Paul Runge Workshop and Sudowner
Date: Thursday 5th November 2014
Venue: The Balalaika Hotel, Sandton
Time: 17h00
Event Description: Sub-Saharan Africa — Hot, Warm and Bubbling. Paul Runge of Projects Africa shared his unique insights into the current state of African projects

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Event: Company visit of TRUVELO (Pty) Ltd, SA’s biggest private weapon manufacturer
Date: Friday 31st October 2014
Venue: Truvelo Offices
Time: 14h00
Event Description: Truvelo are established and reputable manufacturers of Speed Law Enforcement Equipment and Sole Suppliers for Africa of the Kustom Signals Range of products and the Truvelo Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd Armoury Division holds the agency for Walther pistols & Kahles telescopes. The ABC was given a guided tour of the Truvelo Facilities.

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Event: SUNDOWNER with special guest, our Ambassador, Mrs. Oeppinger- Walchshofer
Date: Thursday 9th October 2014
Venue: Outside Terrace, 54 on Bath, Rosebank
Time: 17h00
Event Description: Sundowner drinks evening with special guest Ambassador Mrs. Oeppinger-Walchshofer.

 

 

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