Exclusive Partner Offers

We have partnered with the following amazing companies to provide our community members with some smoking hot offers, fresh out the Heavy Chef oven. Click on the links below to check ‘em out.

Want to get involved? Connect your brand with the most digital-savvy wide-reaching audience in Africa.

We have one of the most influential communities of entrepreneurs on the African continent.
Email us to enquire about sponsoring events, or advertising on our various media offerings. 



Our monthly events and Masterclasses have been running since 2007 and have featured business visionaries, entrepreneurs, leaders, creatives, technologists, disrupters, thought leaders, politicians, treeshakers, and eccentrics - frankly, most of whom were crazy mofos. The one thing they all have in common? They're all doers


Heavy Chef captures the crazy-wild narrative of entrepreneurship in our blog, video channel, TV show, podcast and newsletter. Our social channels feature write-ups of our events, videos of speakers and pics of attendees. Our partners share their experiences, and we tap into our network to glean the heart-wrenching, life-changing journeys of African entrepreneurs.



Inspired by a simple idea: Heavy Chef takes delegations of community members to the most important business hotspots, globally.
We’re looking for innovative companies to support our quest to take innovative people to innovative hubs, globally. Interested? Click here.

The Numbers

Over 10 years. Over 1000 speakers. Over 25,000 community members. Over 500k average Twitter impressions per event. Many 1000s of glorious bottles of Backsberg wine consumed, and a whole lot of tasty beer sunk. Heavy Chef is the most intellectually stimulating, funnest and most influential digital entrepreneurial technical barnstormical event in town. 

Events: We get around 150 people per event in Johannesburg, Cape Town and other African cities (coming soon)
Social reach: During certain event days, our impressions spike to around 500k (over 2m on some occasions) on Twitter and Facebook.
Audience: Our events are regularly attended by influencers, celebrities and business superstars. 

EVENTS: A tale of two cities In 2018

Average attendance of Heavy Chef events in two of South Africa's major cities. Event invitations are sent out to the community and events are regularly sold out within a day of announcement.

Heavy Chef Event Audience segmentation

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