Heavy Chef 19 July (JHB): Failure! (Includes Signed Book)
Jul
19
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef 19 July (JHB): Failure! (Includes Signed Book)

R145 (includes signed book). Johannesburg. Nic Haralambous. Maps Maponyane. We continue the conversation in Johannesburg, talking about the topic of Failure, and why it’s such a pariah subject - despite failure being so prevalent in South African business. Join Nic Haralambous, author of the brilliant new book Do. Learn. Fail. Repeat. and celebrity entrepreneur Maps Maponyane for a candid discussion on what business is really about.

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Heavy Chef 21 July (Khayelitsha): Live The Code, With Shaun Tomson
Jul
21
10:00 AM10:00

Heavy Chef 21 July (Khayelitsha): Live The Code, With Shaun Tomson

R145. Khayelitsha. Shaun Tomson. Shaun Tomson has been listed as one of the 25 most influential surfers of the century and as one of the 10 greatest surfers of all time. During his career he was both the youngest and oldest surfer to win a pro event and is considered to be one of the architects of professional surfing. Additionally to his surfing career, Shaun founded, managed and sold two multi-million market-leading clothing brands – Instinct in the 1980s and Solitude in the 1990s.

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Heavy Chef 16 July (CPT): Failure! (Includes Signed Book)
Jul
16
12:00 PM12:00

Heavy Chef 16 July (CPT): Failure! (Includes Signed Book)

R145 (includes signed book). Cape Town. Nic Haralambous. Bruce Whitfield. We’re going to tackle the most important conversation in South Africa. 90% of businesses fail, so why is it such a pariah topic to talk about? Join Nic Haralambous, author of the brilliant new book Do. Learn. Fail. Repeat. and SA’s number one business show host, Bruce Whitfield, for a candid discussion on what business is really about. NOTE: This event includes a free book.

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Morning Masterclass 12 July (JHB): Bringing Finances To Life
Jul
12
9:00 AM09:00

Morning Masterclass 12 July (JHB): Bringing Finances To Life

R1480, Johannesburg. Philip van Zyl. Ian Meaker. Our two intrepid workshop facilitators travel to the capital of African capitalism to talk about finance, in your business. The dirty secret that most of us harbour is that we don’t know understand a balance sheet from our bottom line. So, if you get confused by the numbers and want to become a finance kung-fu master, this is four hours that will change your life.

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Morning Masterclass 11 July (CPT): Bringing Finances To Life
Jul
11
9:00 AM09:00

Morning Masterclass 11 July (CPT): Bringing Finances To Life

R1480, Cape Town. Philip van Zyl. Ian Meaker. Starting a business is easy. Winning at business is hard. Business is so tough because, well, money. Getting it, keeping it, managing it and understanding it. The last bit, understanding it, is what this workshop is all about. These workshops sell out fast, reserve your seat quickly.

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Morning Masterclass 28th June (CPT): How To Win At Instagram
Jun
28
9:00 AM09:00

Morning Masterclass 28th June (CPT): How To Win At Instagram

R1480. Cape Town. Craig Rodney. On the 28th June 2018, Heavy Chef is taking a deep dive into the world of Instagram, with Craig Rodney, who runs the massively popular @southafrica Instagram account, to run an exclusive morning masterclass in order to unpack what it takes to become the world heavyweight champion of Instagram. 

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Heavy Chef 19th June (JHB): Starting A Business In South Africa
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef 19th June (JHB): Starting A Business In South Africa

R145. Johannesburg. Fred Roed. In an exclusive Johannesburg event, Heavy Chef is launching a book entitled The Heavy Chef Guide To Starting A Business In South Africa. The book is written by Heavy Chef CEO and Founder, serial entrepreneur Fred Roed. It is around 190 pages of great startup tips and packed full of lessons gleaned from Roed starting and exiting a successful business. Every ticket bought results in a seat and a signed book. Roed will be available to sign personalised, probably grossly inappropriate messages in the books. 

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Morning Masterclass 14th June (CPT): The Mighty Power Of The Humble Email Newsletter
Jun
14
9:00 AM09:00

Morning Masterclass 14th June (CPT): The Mighty Power Of The Humble Email Newsletter

R1480. Cape Town. Jason Bagley. On the 14th June 2018, Heavy Chef is taking a deep dive into the world of Email Marketing, with the CEO of Firing Squad, the only specialist email marketing consultancy in South Africa.  Heavy Chef has invited Jason Bagley, the CEO of Firing Squad, to run an exclusive Masterclass in order to unpack what it takes to become the world heavyweight champion of email marketing. 

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Heavy Chef 9th June (Khayelitsha): DJ Sbu, Story Of An African Entrepreneur
Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

Heavy Chef 9th June (Khayelitsha): DJ Sbu, Story Of An African Entrepreneur

R145. Khayelitsha. Sbusiso Leope (DJ Sbu). Sbu Leope (also known as DJ Sbu) is a South African radio DJ and television presenter. He is the Cofounder of Massiv Metro, a taxi media network, and MoFaya Energy Drinks. The Citizen reported in 2017 that Sbu sold a stake in MoFaya for R400m+. An only child, he started his schooling at Welamlambo Primary School in the Tembisa township in the East Rand, Gauteng. After a varied career, Sbu has since grown into one of South Africa’s most admired, most watched and most incendiary entrepreneurs. He is a producer, DJ, presenter, radio jock and businessman. In 2013, DJ Sbu was voted one of Forbes’ 13 African Celebrities to Watch. Now, Sbu comes to the first ever Heavy Chef event in Khayelitsha to inspire and empower a new generation of hungry, young entrepreneurs-in-waiting.

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Heavy Chef May 24 (Cape Town): Book Launch - Starting A Business In South Africa
May
24
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef May 24 (Cape Town): Book Launch - Starting A Business In South Africa

R145. Cape Town. Fred Roed, Andre de Wet. In an exclusive Cape Town event, Heavy Chef and Xero are launching a book entitled The Heavy Chef Guide To Starting A Business In South Africa. The book is written by Heavy Chef CEO and Founder, serial entrepreneur Fred Roed. It is around 160 pages of great startup tips and packed full of lessons gleaned from Roed starting and exiting a successful business, as well as input from Heavy Chefs that have spoken on the Heavy Chef events stage over the past decade. Roed will be joined by Andre de Wet, formerly founder of iFlix Africa and Price Check, now CEO of 2ndbase.co. one of the most exciting startups in South Africa this year.

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Heavy Chef 3rd May (CPT): Recode Africa
May
3
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef 3rd May (CPT): Recode Africa

R145. Cape Town. Arlene Mulder. Heavy Chef has invited Arlene Mulder, the Cofounder and MD of explosive social entrepreneur venture We Think Code_ to reveal the Coding revolution that is happening in South Africa, and Africa. On 3rd May, Arlene will relate her own story, moving from financial services to the scrappy world of building a fast-growing startup. We Think Code is almost single-handedly changing the face of coding education in SA and on the 3rd May, we’ll get a sense of some of the heart-warming stories, challenges and successes that are being faced by Arlene and her team. 

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Heavy Chef 17th April (CPT): The Online Video Revolution
Apr
17
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef 17th April (CPT): The Online Video Revolution

R145. Cape Town. Danilo Acquisto, Moyin Oloruntoba - On the 17th April, Heavy Chef comes to Cape Town to explain to the Mother City community just what exactly the new DIY online video landscape looks like - and importantly, why we should be excited about it. Renowned TV and radio personality, Danilo Aquisto, will be joined by celebrated Nigerian-born, Cape Town-based vlogger Moyin Oloruntoba, the sensational young rising star who is singlehandedly crafting her own lifestyle entertainment channel, The A1. 

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Heavy Chef 10th April (JHB): The Online Video Revolution
Apr
10
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef 10th April (JHB): The Online Video Revolution

R145. Johannesburg. Danilo Acquisto, Microwave Boys. - We’ve asked the CEO of Special Effects Media, the gregarious and very dapper Danilo Acquisto to please explain just what exactly this new revolutionary video creating landscape looks like - and importantly, why we should be excited about it. Danilo is the CEO of Special Effects Media, an official YouTube partner company in SA. He’s a presenter on SABC's Afternoon Express, with Jeannie D and Bonnie Mbuli. The #MicrowaveBoys, comprised of Larry, Sphaka and Sipho, are one of the most exciting online reality acts in Africa and will unveil their processes and challenges they're facing in creating online content. 

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Heavy Chef 15th March (CT): The Power Of Online Influence
Mar
15
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef 15th March (CT): The Power Of Online Influence

R145. Cape Town. On the 15th March at Workshop 17 in Cape Town, Heavy Chef is proud to host three top level speakers, presenting on one of the most impactive human phenomena of the modern age: The Power Of Online Influence. Dave Duarte, Arthur Goldstuck and Heleen Mills will present analyses and case studies on social influence that will challenge the way we think about human behaviour, its intricacies, pitfalls, misconceptions and amazing opportunities. 

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Heavy Chef 14th March (JHB): The Power Of Online Influence
Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef 14th March (JHB): The Power Of Online Influence

R145. Johannesburg. March is a bumper month for Heavy Chef events and workshops. In Johannesburg, on Wednesday 14th March, we host two top level speakers, presenting on one of the most impactive human phenomena of the modern age: The Power Of Online Influence. Arthur Goldstuck will share the results of a world-first major brand influencer study, and reveal fascinating insights into what works and what doesn't in the world of influencer marketing. Our second speaker, Google consultant Keenan Harduth will challenge the way we think about human social behaviour, its intricacies, pitfalls, misconceptions and amazing opportunities.  

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VIP Workshop 1st March JHB: Bitcoin Masterclass
Mar
1
9:00 AM09:00

VIP Workshop 1st March JHB: Bitcoin Masterclass

(R1480 per seat) Heavy Chef Workshop Cape Town - Feb 27th 2018, 9am-noon: 
Simon Dingle - Bitcoin Masterclass

Heavy Chef has invited Simon Dingle, the CEO of Inves, to run an exclusive MASTERCLASS in order to unpack the meaning behind the dips and dives, the confusion and the elation behind the most talked about investment of our age - is Bitcoin today's Tencent, or tomorrow's tulip? 

Simon Dingle will spend an intimate 3 hours providing insights as to how cryptocurrency works, why Bitcoin is the most remarkable innovation since the steam engine and where investors should look for value. 

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Heavy Chef 28th February (JHB): What The Hell Is Up With Bitcoin?
Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef 28th February (JHB): What The Hell Is Up With Bitcoin?

(R145 per seat) Heavy Chef Johannesburg - Feb 28th 2018, 6pm for 6:30pm: 
Simon Dingle - What The Hell Is Up With Bitcoin? 

Heavy Chef is taking a deep dive into the world of Bitcoin, with one of the most vocal commentators on cryptocurrency in the country. Heavy Chef has invited Simon Dingle, the CEO of Inves, to unpack the meaning behind the dips and dives, the confusion and the elation behind the most talked about investment of our age - is Bitcoin today's Tencent, or tomorrow's tulip?   

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Heavy Chef 27th February (CT): What The Hell Is Up With Bitcoin?
Feb
27
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef 27th February (CT): What The Hell Is Up With Bitcoin?

(R145 per seat) Heavy Chef Cape Town - Feb 27th 2018, 6pm for 6:30pm: 
Simon Dingle - What The Hell Is Up With Bitcoin? 

Heavy Chef is taking a deep dive into the world of Bitcoin, with one of the most vocal commentators on cryptocurrency in the country. Heavy Chef has invited Simon Dingle, the CEO of Inves, to unpack the meaning behind the dips and dives, the confusion and the elation behind the most talked about investment of our age - is Bitcoin today's Tencent, or tomorrow's tulip?   

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VIP Workshop 27th February CT: Bitcoin Masterclass
Feb
27
9:00 AM09:00

VIP Workshop 27th February CT: Bitcoin Masterclass

(R1480 per seat) Heavy Chef Workshop Cape Town - Feb 27th 2018, 9am-noon: 
Simon Dingle - Bitcoin Masterclass

Heavy Chef has invited Simon Dingle, the CEO of Inves, to run an exclusive MASTERCLASS in order to unpack the meaning behind the dips and dives, the confusion and the elation behind the most talked about investment of our age - is Bitcoin today's Tencent, or tomorrow's tulip? 

Simon Dingle will spend an intimate 3 hours providing insights as to how cryptocurrency works, why Bitcoin is the most remarkable innovation since the steam engine and where investors should look for value.  

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VIP MASTERCLASS 31st January (CT): The Future & How To Apply It
Jan
31
11:00 AM11:00

VIP MASTERCLASS 31st January (CT): The Future & How To Apply It

Price R1480. The days directly after FutureWorld’s Craig Wing and WWC’s Mike Perk, are on stage in Johannesburg and Cape Town on the 25th and 30th January, both consultants have agreed to conduct a VIP Masterclass to a select, limited group of attendees. This is your opportunity to take a deep dive into Blockchain, AI, VR, big data and people who want to live forever - and then apply it to your own personal organisation.

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VIP MASTERCLASS 26th January (JHB): The Future & How To Apply It
Jan
26
11:00 AM11:00

VIP MASTERCLASS 26th January (JHB): The Future & How To Apply It

The days directly after FutureWorld’s Craig Wing and WWC’s Mike Perk, are on stage in Johannesburg and Cape Town on the 25th and 30th January, both consultants have agreed to conduct a VIP Masterclass to a select, limited group of attendees. This is your opportunity to take a deep dive into Blockchain, AI, VR, big data and people who want to live forever - and then apply it to your own personal organisation.

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Heavy Chef 25th January (JHB): The Future & How To Apply It
Jan
25
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef 25th January (JHB): The Future & How To Apply It

Heavy Chef is kicking off the year with a sneak peek into the future. Two of the smartest consultants working in South Africa’s technology sector right now, FutureWorld’s Craig Wing and WWC’s Mike Perk, are on stage in Johannesburg and Cape Town on the 25th and 30th January to take a deep dive into Blockchain, AI, VR, big data and people who want to live forever.  

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Heavy Chef Year End Celebration, 14th Dec (CT): SA's Top 5 Most Exciting Startups
Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef Year End Celebration, 14th Dec (CT): SA's Top 5 Most Exciting Startups

On Thursday 14th December, entrepreneur community platform ‘Heavy Chef’ and Huawei South Africa will reveal SA’s top 5 most exciting startups as nominated by industry peers. The keynote speaker on the evening will be Silicon Valley’s ‘Unicorn Whisperer’ Zach Coelius, who is one of the international tech community's most respected investors. The event will be MC’d by serial entrepreneurs Mike Sharman and Caley van der Kolk, and the evening will be closed out with international DJ JanuaryOne’s stirring Deep House grooves. 

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Heavy Chef Masterclass 14th Dec (CT): Zach Coelius & Don Packett
Dec
14
3:00 PM15:00

Heavy Chef Masterclass 14th Dec (CT): Zach Coelius & Don Packett

Zach Coelius & Don Packett - Taking A Project From Concept To Scale. Zach Coelius is a SIlicon Valley entrepreneur and investor. Zach has started and sold four startups - his last venture, an adtech startup called Triggit, was sold to LinkedIn in 2015. Thereafter, Zach led the angel round to invest in Cruise Automation, which focuses on self-driving cars and sold it to GM last year for one billion dollars.  Zach knows a thing or two about growing companies, fast. This session is for entrepreneurs, company owners, executives, intrapreneurs and anybody who has a viable, scalable idea. 

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Heavy Chef 21st November (JHB): Jørn Lyseggen - Making Sense Of A World Drowning In Data
Nov
21
5:30 PM17:30

Heavy Chef 21st November (JHB): Jørn Lyseggen - Making Sense Of A World Drowning In Data

Jørn Lyseggen, research scientist, data analyst, philanthropist and entrepreneur, is in South Africa for one week in November and will be presenting on the Heavy Chef stage for an exclusive event created for the Heavy Chef community.  Lyseggen will be presenting many of his insights in his highly-anticipated book, Outside Insight, and will be available for limited signings at the event.

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Heavy Chef VIP 21st November (JHB): Mike Perk & Jørn Lyseggen - Big Data & AI
Nov
21
4:00 PM16:00

Heavy Chef VIP 21st November (JHB): Mike Perk & Jørn Lyseggen - Big Data & AI

Heavy Chef is proud to bring you an exclusive pre-event VIP WORKSHOP led by digital consultant and world-class facilitator, Mike Perk. The workshop will see Jørn Lyseggen present his findings from the book Outside Insight, his research on Big Data - and how artificial intelligence is revolutionising the way we transform and grow our businesses. 

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Disrupt Summit (JHB): The World’s Biggest Influencers In South Africa
Nov
16
to Nov 17

Disrupt Summit (JHB): The World’s Biggest Influencers In South Africa

For the first time in history, South Africans will be able to engage with some of the world’s greatest disruptors including will.i.am, Malcolm Gladwell, Charley Ayers, Jane McGonigal and more. This is the inaugural BCX Disrupt Summit, which will be held at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre in Midrand on 16 and 17 November 2017. Heavy Chef is offering a 20% discount off tickets - be quick, this is the opportunity of a lifetime! 

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Heavy Chef 13th November: Sam Paddock (CT) - Creating A $100m EdTech Company Out Of Africa
Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef 13th November: Sam Paddock (CT) - Creating A $100m EdTech Company Out Of Africa

On 13th November 2017, Sam Paddock, CEO of Getsmarter, will speak on stage for the first time in public about the deal, the months leading up the transaction - and the origin story of this remarkable South African success story. Book your seat quick. There are a limited number of tickets available. 

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Heavy Chef 31st October: SUCCESS THINKING (Cape Town) - How To Survive In The 4th Industrial Revolution
Oct
31
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef 31st October: SUCCESS THINKING (Cape Town) - How To Survive In The 4th Industrial Revolution

After a high-energy event in Johannesburg, our two dapper speakers turn their sights on the Mother City. If you're fascinated (and flippen terrified) by the events of the 4th Industrial Revolution, then this event is a must-see. Marc and Rich are going to reveal the secret you need know in order to survive and thrive in this crazy environment - and, just a heads up, that secret is probably NOT what you think. 

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