Pierre du Plessis, Jacques Oberholzer: Designing The Ultimate Online Application
Oct
22
6:00 PM18:00

Pierre du Plessis, Jacques Oberholzer: Designing The Ultimate Online Application

R145. Cape Town. Pierre du Plessis. Jacques Oberholzer. Human Writ.es and Heavy Chef proudly bring this new event to Cape Town, focusing on creating the ultimate mobile application. In a heady, creative digital age, millions of apps are being introduced every year and only a handful of them succeed. Despite these odds, there are some tried and tested mechanisms that ensure a much higher chance of success. We have invited Jacques Oberholzer, co-founder of international UI / UX design agency Now Boarding, and Pierre du Plessis, CEO of HumanWrit.es to unpack this vital topic.

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Jacques Oberholzer: Designing Your Ultimate MVP
Oct
23
9:00 AM09:00

Jacques Oberholzer: Designing Your Ultimate MVP

R1480. Cape Town. Jacques Oberholzer. (Includes Free Notebook.) It’s about your MVP baby. Your minimum viable product. The first step of the marathon. It’s also the start of that hockey stick. You don’t want to mess that shizz up, believe us. To get it right, HumanWrit.es and Heavy Chef has invited one of our proudest exports, Jacques Oberholzer, to come in and lift the lid on how to make that first iteration of your world-beating product something truly special.

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Dr. Carla Enslin: Brand DNA
Oct
30
9:00 AM09:00

Dr. Carla Enslin: Brand DNA

R1480. Cape Town. Dr. Carla Enslin. Heavy Chef hosts South African leading brand practitioner Dr. Carla Enslin to teach an exclusive masterclass in October. Dr. Carla Enslin is one of the founding members of Vega School and Heads up Strategy as well as New Business Development for the group. Carla leads the national team of Navigators (lecturers) across 4 campuses nationwide. Heavy Chef has invited Dr. Carla Enslin, founder of the class-leading Vega School, to run an exclusive Masterclass that will reveal how to create a brand for your organisation that will elevate you above the noise.

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Arthur Goldstuck, Brad Elliott, Ailly Khan Pretorius: State Of The Online Retail Nation
Oct
31
6:00 PM18:00

Arthur Goldstuck, Brad Elliott, Ailly Khan Pretorius: State Of The Online Retail Nation

R145, Johannesburg. Arthur Goldstuck, Brad Elliott, Ailyssa Khan Pretorius. Heavy Chef, in collaboration with World Wide Worx, Visa and Platinum Seed, will host Arthur Goldstuck, Brad Elliott and Ailyssa Khan Pretorius. Arthur and Brad will present the results of a groundbreaking survey that Visa commissioned earlier this year. Ailyssa will present her experience as GM of Uber Eats, detailing how mobility is changing behaviour in consumers across all demographics. This promises to be one of the most fascinating events of the year.

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Arthur Goldstuck, Brad Elliott, Andrew Smith: State Of The Online Retail Nation
Nov
1
6:00 PM18:00

Arthur Goldstuck, Brad Elliott, Andrew Smith: State Of The Online Retail Nation

R145, Cape Town. Arthur Goldstuck, Brad Elliott, Andrew Smith. Heavy Chef, in collaboration with World Wide Worx, Visa and Platinum Seed, will host Arthur Goldstuck, Brad Elliott and Andrew Smith. Arthur and Brad will present the results of a groundbreaking survey that Visa commissioned earlier this year. Andrew Smith, CEO of Yuppiechef, will present his experience evolving from pure e-commerce to bricks and mortar. This promises to be one of the most fascinating events of the year.

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Craig Rodney: How To Win At Instagram
Nov
14
9:00 AM09:00

Craig Rodney: How To Win At Instagram

R1480. Johannesburg. Craig Rodney. On the 14th November 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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Ryan Stramrood, Conn Bertish: Grit
Nov
20
6:00 PM18:00

Ryan Stramrood, Conn Bertish: Grit

R145. Cape Town. Ryan Stramrood. Conn Bertish. We have invited two individuals who exemplify the very essence of the word “Grit” - Ryan Stramrood and Conn Bertish. Ryan Stramrood is a globally-renowned ice swimmer that has braved the world's most challenging waters. Conn Bertish is a cancer survivor with a story that has gripped the world’s attention. Ryan and Conn are going to stand on the Heavy Chef stage in November and share their stories - inspiring the rest of us that we can push past impossible and, using grit and creative thinking, that all of us can build extraordinarily hard-to-kill organisations.

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Ryan Stramrood: Grit
Nov
22
9:00 AM09:00

Ryan Stramrood: Grit

R1480; Cape Town. Ryan Stramrood. From being a corporate couch potato in his thirties ten years ago, Ryan Stramrood has already completed 81 Robben Island-to-mainland crossings, swam solo across the notorious English Channel, swam the first official “Ice Mile” in -1°C water in Antarctica, completed the world’s first swim around the southernmost tip of South America – Cape Horn – and was the first South African male to swim from Europe to Africa across the Gibraltar Strait. Ryan’s next challenge? Teaching you, grit.

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Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski: How To Scale Your Startup
Dec
6
9:00 AM09:00

Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski: How To Scale Your Startup

R1480. Cape Town. Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski. In the penultimate learning experience for 2018, Heavy Chef is proud to host a true ‘master of scale’, San Francisco-native, Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski, who will be spending a week in Cape Town over December to share the secrets of super-growth scaling. Gabe will share the secrets that he used while working with Uber, Thumbtack and Modernize in order to truly grow your company.

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Tiffany Markman: Copywriting For Better Business
Sep
25
9:00 AM09:00

Tiffany Markman: Copywriting For Better Business

R1480, Johannesburg. Tiffany Markman. We are breathlessly excited to be hosting one of South Africa's most authoritative copywriting luminaries. Tiffany has been working as a copywriter and a copywriting teacher for over 15 years, and has worked with some of the biggest brands in South Africa. Now, Tiffany joins the Heavy Chef morning masterclass series to teach our community members the secret ingredients of her trade. She has packed a four hour workshop with the essentials to make you a better writer and a better business person.  

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S'onqoba Maseko, Sam Paddock, Thabo Mbeki: Educating Africa
Sep
14
6:00 PM18:00

S'onqoba Maseko, Sam Paddock, Thabo Mbeki: Educating Africa

R145. Johannesburg. S’onqoba Maseko. Sam Paddock. Thabo Mbeki. Heavy Chef hosts S’onqoba Maseko, Sam Paddock and former South African President Thabo Mbeki. We will discuss education in Africa, how the 4th Industrial Revolution is impacting education and how Africa must evolve in order to meet the challenge and thrive.

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Masechaba Ndlovu: Building A Powerful Personal Brand
Sep
8
10:00 AM10:00

Masechaba Ndlovu: Building A Powerful Personal Brand

R145. Khayelitsha. Masechaba Ndlovu Masechaba Ndlovu is one of South Africa's most thought provoking personalities. In this seminal event, Masechaba comes to the heart of Khayelitsha, to address a passionate entrepreneur community at the iconic Bandwidth Barn venue at Lookout Hill.

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Heavy Chef 28 August (CPT): SEXtech, With Heidi Patmore & Dr Eve
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef 28 August (CPT): SEXtech, With Heidi Patmore & Dr Eve

R145. Cape Town. Heidi Patmore. Marlene Wasserman. After the Johannesburg session with Heidi Patmore, the Heavy Chef stage moves to Cape Town with Heidi being joined by Marlene Wasserman, founder of the Dr Eve brand, to take a stab at an incendiary topic: SEXtech, and how it is impacting our lives irrevocably. 

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Morning Masterclass 22nd August (JHB): The Secret Ingredients Of Email Marketing
Aug
22
9:00 AM09:00

Morning Masterclass 22nd August (JHB): The Secret Ingredients Of Email Marketing

R1480. Johannesburg. Jason Bagley. On the 22nd August 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 14 August (CPT): Techpreneurship, With Annette Muller & Mark Forrester
Aug
14
6:00 PM18:00

Heavy Chef 14 August (CPT): Techpreneurship, With Annette Muller & Mark Forrester

R145. Cape Town. Mark Forrester, Annette Muller. We have invited two of South Africa’s most dynamic tech entrepreneurs, Mark Forrester and Annette Muller to speak on the Heavy Chef stage in August, in Cape Town. Mark is the founder of WooThemes and WooCommerce, which has been downloaded over 47 million times and powers almost a third of all the world’s e-commerce stores. Annette Muller is a sought-after international speaker, founder of Flexyforce, an innovative new startup in the Future of Work sector, and has been recognised by Forbes International as one of the ‘top 10 female tech founders to watch In Africa’. This event unpacks what it takes to be a tech entrepreneur in the 21st Century.

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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 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 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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