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Heavy Chef's events feature some of the world's most compelling voices on technology, leadership and creativity for entrepreneurs. New events served piping hot, monthly.

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Upcoming Entrepreneur Events

Note: In-person tickets are R250 per seat. Livestreams are free. Heavy Chef platform members get two in-person seats per month included in their membership. Non-members can sign up here.

The Futurists 2022

  • Bronwyn Williams, Flux Trends.
  • Dion Chang, Flux Trends.

Jan 27. Johannesburg. Workshop17 Sandton. In-person + livestream. For the fourth year running, Heavy Chef is kicking off with the two smartest, most curious, forward-thinking Individuals working in the trends sector.

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Investing In Women

  • Vusi Vokwana, Kasi Kapital.
  • Hope Ditlhakanyane, Founders Factory

Feb 24. Cape Town. Workshop17 Waterfront. In-person + livestream. Heavy Chef is hosting two of South Africa’s most impressive voices on venture capital to answer some hard questions about a crucial topic. 

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The Yuppiechef Story

  • Andrew Smith, Co-Founder.
  • Shane Dryden, Co-Founder.

Mar 29. Cape Town. Workshop17 Waterfront. In-person + livestream. Shane and Andrew are the two co-founders that kicked things off with an unlikely idea in 2005 about selling electrified fly-rackets.

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  • Lauren Beukes, Intl. Bestselling Author of Shining Girls.
  • Mohale Mashigo. SA Award-winning Author.

Apr 21. Cape Town. Workshop17 Waterfront. In-person + livestream. Two of Africa’s most exciting creatives join MC Pierre du Plessis to uncover the secrets to better storytelling.

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Public Speaking

  • Mark Jones, Public Speaking World Champion 1995.
  • Verity Price, Public Speaking World Champion 2021.

May 31. Cape Town. Workshop17 Waterfront. In-person + livestream. We join a current and former world champion of public speaking to find out the secrets of their trade. 

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SA Top 5 Startups 2022

  • Verity Price, MC. 
  • Divine Mahara, Music.

Dec 1. Cape Town. Workshop17 Waterfront. In-person + livestream. For the sixth year running, the most anticipated event of the year is even bigger and better. Brought to you in proud partnership with Xero and PayFast. 

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