Don Packett: Presenting
Apr
24
9:00 AM09:00

Don Packett: Presenting

R1480. Johannesburg. Don Packett. Presenting is one of the most valued skills in business today. Whether it's presenting in front of a large crowd, or pitching an idea in a boardroom, how you project your message to an audience is a vital tool in your entrepreneur toolbox. Don brings over 15 years of experience to this vital Heavy Chef Morning Masterclass. Missing Link works with CEOs and leaders at the highest level of the corporate world, and now Don brings this training experience to the Heavy Chef community. This session promises to be lively and entertaining, and one of the best investments into your own personal journey you can make.

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Student Startups: The Future Of Entrepreneurship In South Africa (JHB)
Apr
24
6:00 PM18:00

Student Startups: The Future Of Entrepreneurship In South Africa (JHB)

  • University of Witwatersrand, 1st Floor Senate Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

R175. Johannesburg. Student Startups. On April 24th, we're doing something really special. We're lifting the lid on the future, taking a peak under the bonnet of the entrepreneur ecosystem and casting a lens on the scrappy, super-smart students that are changing the world. We've chosen four startups that began in the hallowed halls of some of the top business schools in South Africa and asked their founders to step on the Heavy Chef stage to share their vision for our future.

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Student Startups: The Future Of Entrepreneurship In South Africa (CPT)
May
2
6:00 PM18:00

Student Startups: The Future Of Entrepreneurship In South Africa (CPT)

R175. Cape Town. Student Startups. On April 24th, we're doing something really special. We're lifting the lid on the future, taking a peak under the bonnet of the entrepreneur ecosystem and casting a lens on the scrappy, super-smart students that are changing the world. We've chosen four startups that began in the hallowed halls of some of the top business schools in South Africa and asked their founders to step on the Heavy Chef stage to share their vision for our future.

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Ian Russell: The Other End Of The Telescope
May
23
6:00 PM18:00

Ian Russell: The Other End Of The Telescope

R175. Cape Town. Ian Russell. Coinciding with the launch of Ian Russell's book "The Other End Of The Telescope" Heavy Chef is proud to present two action packed events (Cape Town 23rd May 2019 and Johannesburg 28th May 2019) that will cast an in-depth lens on the absurdities, the idiosyncracies, the loneliness, the silliness and the downright backwardness of doing business in big business today. Ian and his team of co-contributors take a no-holds-barred look at corporate life and reveal why disruption is so rife today. This event is for entrepreneurs who want to disrupt the status quo, and for business leaders who don't want to be disrupted. Ticket price includes a free copy of the book.

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Ian Russell: The Other End Of The Telescope
May
28
6:00 PM18:00

Ian Russell: The Other End Of The Telescope

R175. Johannesburg. Ian Russell. Coinciding with the launch of Ian Russell's book "The Other End Of The Telescope" Heavy Chef is proud to present two action packed events (Cape Town 23rd May 2019 and Johannesburg 28th May 2019) that will cast an in-depth lens on the absurdities, the idiosyncracies, the loneliness, the silliness and the downright backwardness of doing business in big business today. Ian and his team of co-contributors take a no-holds-barred look at corporate life and reveal why disruption is so rife today. This event is for entrepreneurs who want to disrupt the status quo, and for business leaders who don't want to be disrupted. Ticket price includes a free copy of the book.

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Colin Hall: Leadership
Jun
18
9:00 AM09:00

Colin Hall: Leadership

R1480. Johannesburg. Colin Hall. He is the ex-CEO of WoolTru, and the ex MD of South African Breweries. At his peak, Colin Hall oversaw 50,000 people with a business empire that included Woolworths, Truworths and Massmart. Colin was the youngest board member of a listed company, at the tender age of 29, when he was elected to the highest level at SAB. During his career, Colin was often regarded amongst the top leaders in South African business. Now, Colin intends sharing the fruit of 6 decades of business experience and deliver an action-packed seminar together with his son Steve Hall. This is going to be one of the most remarkable and surprising masterclasses of the year.

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Jos Dirkx, Fred Roed: Purpose Across Borders
Apr
11
6:00 PM18:00

Jos Dirkx, Fred Roed: Purpose Across Borders

R175. Cape Town. Jos Dirkx, Fred Roed. Our first evening event in April tackles a topic that is on many South African's minds: doing business internationally. The stunning Bishops Mitre Theatre in Rondebosch, Cape Town, hosts global speaker Jos Dirkx, an award-winning communications strategist, entrepreneur, author and founder of the Girls And Football Organisation. Joining Jos on stage is Heavy Chef founder, Fred Roed, founder of digital agency WWC, which he sold in 2013 to Saratoga Group. WWC operated across 17 countries in Africa, and won multiple awards and widespread recognition for its pioneering digital work. Roed is an Amazon best-selling author and winner of "Best Contribution To The Digital Industry" in 2015. This event will focus on the power of purpose in creating a globally relevant company. Anyone wanting to start a country that transcends borders should not miss this.

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Nikki Harding: Facebook For Global Business (CPT)
Apr
11
9:00 AM09:00

Nikki Harding: Facebook For Global Business (CPT)

Fully Booked. Cape Town. Nikki Harding. Heavy Chef is particularly privileged to host a senior member of Facebook's team in Cape Town on Thursday 11th April at Workshop17 Waterfront. We have been inundated with requests to focus on targeting international audiences. Facebook has over 2 billion profiles, and we've asked Nikki Harding to tell us how to unlock that potential. Facebook has just come off one of its most profitable quarters ever, with a 30% jump in revenues. This speaks to the growing efficiency and impact of its immense targeting potential.

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Nikki Harding: Facebook For Global Business (JHB)
Apr
10
9:00 AM09:00

Nikki Harding: Facebook For Global Business (JHB)

Fully Booked. Johannesburg. Nikki Harding. Heavy Chef is particularly privileged to host a senior member of Facebook's team in Johannesburg on Wednesday 10th April at Workshop17 Sandton (note: NOT Rosebank). We have been inundated with requests to focus on targeting international audiences. Facebook has over 2 billion profiles, and we've asked Nikki Harding to tell us how to unlock that potential. Facebook has just come off one of its most profitable quarters ever, with a 30% jump in revenues. This speaks to the growing efficiency and impact of its immense targeting potential.

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Professor Tim Noakes, Masterclass: Work. Life. Nutrition.
Mar
29
9:00 AM09:00

Professor Tim Noakes, Masterclass: Work. Life. Nutrition.

R1480. Cape Town. Professor Tim Noakes. After the previous evening's event, the last learning experience in March is a morning Masterclass featuring one of South Africa's most famous individuals: scientist, academic, iconoclast and best-selling author, Professor Tim Noakes. Noakes will address the notoriously bad eating habits of South African entrepreneurs, business owners and workers. In this four hour morning masterclass, Noakes will talk to the prevalent threat that decades of misleading nutritional guidelines has wrought upon society. Together with the team from the Noakes Foundation, delegates will undergo a thorough evaluation of their current eating habits and come out with a better understanding of eating for optimal health, performance and wellness in a fast-paced, frenetic world.

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Professor Tim Noakes: Work. Life. Nutrition.
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

Professor Tim Noakes: Work. Life. Nutrition.

R175. Cape Town. Professor Tim Noakes. Our March finale in Cape Town features one of South Africa's most famous individuals, scientist, academic, iconoclast and best-selling author, Professor Tim Noakes. On the back of the world-renowned 'tweet-trial', Noakes has silenced many of his critics on the back of an ever-growing body of research supporting his conversion from HCLF to LCHF nutrition framework. In this landmark Heavy Chef event, Noakes will present his story and talk to the prevalent threat that decades of misleading nutritional guidelines has wrought upon society.

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Don Packett: Presenting
Mar
26
9:00 AM09:00

Don Packett: Presenting

R1480. Cape Town. Don Packett. Presenting is one of the most valued skills in business today. Whether it's presenting in front of a large crowd, or pitching an idea in a boardroom, how you project your message to an audience is a vital tool in your entrepreneur toolbox. Don brings over 15 years of experience to this vital Heavy Chef Morning Masterclass. Missing Link works with CEOs and leaders at the highest level of the corporate world, and now Don brings this training experience to the Heavy Chef community. This session promises to be lively and entertaining, and one of the best investments into your own personal journey you can make.

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Musaba Kangulu: Instagram For Business CPT (Sold Out)
Mar
13
9:00 AM09:00

Musaba Kangulu: Instagram For Business CPT (Sold Out)

Sold Out. Cape Town. Musaba Kangulu. The second in the Heavy Chef series of Paid Social Masterclasses, Heavy Chef is proud to host international speaker and senior member of the Facebook and Instagram training team, Musaba Kangulu. Musaba is going to presenting a Masterclass on Instagram For Business 101. This is a free event, requiring you to apply for tickets. Seats will be allocated after an adjudication process has been undertaken by the Heavy Chef and Facebook training teams.

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Sarah Beaumont: Instagram For Business JHB (Sold Out)
Mar
12
9:00 AM09:00

Sarah Beaumont: Instagram For Business JHB (Sold Out)

Sold Out. Johannesburg. Sarah Beaumont. The second in the Heavy Chef series of Paid Social Masterclasses, Heavy Chef is proud to host local paid-social superstar and senior member of the Facebook and Instagram training team, Sarah Beaumont. Sarah is going to presenting a Masterclass on Instagram For Business 101. This is a free event, requiring you to apply for tickets. Seats will be allocated after an adjudication process has been undertaken by the Heavy Chef and Facebook training teams.

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Michèle Ngueyep: Facebook For Business 101 - Free Masterclass CPT
Feb
27
9:00 AM09:00

Michèle Ngueyep: Facebook For Business 101 - Free Masterclass CPT

Free. Cape Town. Michèle Ngueyep. Heavy Chef hosts another senior member of Facebook's team for an exclusive Morning Masterclass. Answering the call for more practical learning, Michele is going to show us how to get started targeting your ideal customers, setting up your campaigns, constructing effective messages and converting your audience into paying customers. This masterclass is free to apply.

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Michèle Ngueyep: Facebook For Business 101 - Masterclass JHB (SOLD OUT)
Feb
26
9:00 AM09:00

Michèle Ngueyep: Facebook For Business 101 - Masterclass JHB (SOLD OUT)

Johannesburg. Michèle Ngueyep. Heavy Chef hosts another senior member of Facebook's team for an exclusive Morning Masterclass. Answering the call for more practical learning, Michele is going to show us how to get started targeting your ideal customers, setting up your campaigns, constructing effective messages and converting your audience into paying customers. This masterclass is free to apply.

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Noha Bashir, Junaid Sabera, Meggan Kristiansen: Facebook For Business
Feb
20
6:00 PM18:00

Noha Bashir, Junaid Sabera, Meggan Kristiansen: Facebook For Business

R175. Cape Town. Noha Bashir, Junaid Saber. Meggan Kristiansen. Heavy Chef is particularly privileged to host a senior member of Facebook's team on Tuesday. Answering the call from our Heavy Chef audience for more practical learning, Noha Bashir, Junaid Sabera and Meggan Kristiansen are going to lift the lid on some of the most important developments in the Facebook advertising platform. Facebook has over 2 billion profiles, and we've asked three of the most experienced and relevant practitioners of the Facebook advertising craft to tell us how to unlock that potential. Facebook has just come off one of its most profitable quarters ever, with a 30% jump in revenues. This speaks to the growing efficiency and impact of its immense targeting potential. This event is not to be missed.

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Noha Bashir, Yashoda Ram, Marnus van Heerden: Facebook For Business
Feb
19
6:00 PM18:00

Noha Bashir, Yashoda Ram, Marnus van Heerden: Facebook For Business

R175. Johannesburg. Noha Bashir, Yashoda Ram, Marnus van Heerden. In the past decade, the smartphone has changed the world as radically as any technology in history. The world is now mobile and business is becoming borderless. A Facebook page gives your business a ready-made mobile strategy. With engaging content, including eye-catching video, and the use of messaging for personalised customer service, your business can build a compelling mobile presence. International speaker, Noha Bashir will reveal how easy it has become to reach customers down the street or on the other side of the world. Join us to discover how Facebook can help your small business become large and your local business go global. Joining Noha on stage is Yashoda Ram and Marnus van Heerden from the incendiary young insureTech business Pineapple, talking about how they used Facebook to achieve the seemingly impossible for a startup.

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Alessandro Colafranceschi, Tim Willis: The AgriTech Revolution
Feb
6
6:00 PM18:00

Alessandro Colafranceschi, Tim Willis: The AgriTech Revolution

R175. Paarl. Alessandro Colafranceschi, Tim Willis. From Aerobotics, nominated in 2018 as one of the Top 5 Most Exciting Startups In SA, Tim Willis will kick things off with his view on how Aerobotics is using drone technology to shape the way farmers across the world look at data. Then, Alessandro Colafranceschi, cofounder of Tillo App, will reveal how a simple mobile application is giving control of information back to farmers.

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Mike Perk: Future Fit
Feb
6
9:00 AM09:00

Mike Perk: Future Fit

R1480. Cape Town. Mike Perk. After his session in Johannesburg, Mike Perk, one of the leading change consultants working in Africa and Europe, comes to Cape Town. Perk built his career helping companies such as Hyundai, Jaguar Land Rover and Vodafone. Mike works closely with leaders that are looking to transform their organisations to become more relevant in a digitally connected world. Now, in an exclusive Heavy Chef Masterclass, Mike will enable you, and your business, to realise true potential.

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Mike Perk: Future Fit (SOLD OUT)
Jan
30
9:00 AM09:00

Mike Perk: Future Fit (SOLD OUT)

R1480. Johannesburg. Mike Perk. Our next facilitator is one of the leading change consultants working in Africa and Europe, helping companies such as Hyundai, Jaguar Land Rover and Vodafone. Mike works closely with leaders that are looking to transform their organisations to become more relevant in a digitally connected world. Now, in an exclusive Heavy Chef Masterclass, Mike will enable you, and your business, to realise true potential.

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Dion Chang, Bronwyn Williams, Ian Russell: Future Fit 2019 (SOLD OUT)
Jan
29
6:00 PM18:00

Dion Chang, Bronwyn Williams, Ian Russell: Future Fit 2019 (SOLD OUT)

R175. Johannesburg. Dion Chang. Bronwyn Williams. Ian Russell. We’re kicking off the year with a killer lineup of futurists, disrupters and trends forecasters. Bronwyn Williams and Dion Chang from Flux Trends are the most highly regarded commentators on futurism in South Africa. They will be joined by Ian Russell for a firecracker opening event in 2019. This event will be fun, insightful and critical to get moving with a clear lens on what’s around the corner over the next 12 months.

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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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SA's Top 5 Most Exciting Startups 2018
Dec
4
6:00 PM18:00

SA's Top 5 Most Exciting Startups 2018

R145. Cape Town. DJ Mo Flava. Siya Mbaba Wilson. Caley Africa. Hundreds of nominations are in. There can only be five finalists. Last year’s winners were SweepSouth, Wala, Zoona, JUMO and Yoco. The leaders and co-founders all shared last year’s stage at the penultimate event of 2017 to tell us how they’re changing the world. This year promises to be bigger and better. Book your seats to a celebration of startup success as we shine a light on a year of hard slog and monumental achievement from South Africa’s finest young businesses.

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Dan Mace, Willie Morris: How To Win At YouTube
Dec
4
9:00 AM09:00

Dan Mace, Willie Morris: How To Win At YouTube

R1480. Cape Town. Dan Mace. Willie Morris. Dan Mace is one of the fastest rising YouTube stars in the world right now. Resident of New York, Dan and his manager Willie are coming to Cape Town to participate in an exclusive Heavy Chef Masterclass as part of Cape Town Startup Week. With over 1m followers on YouTube and Instagram combined, Dan is a true Heavy Chef. Willie Morris is joining Dan, bringing to the Masterclass a wealth of experience. Willie has worked at Amazon, personally consulting to Jeff Bezos, and recently started a subscription box company with Gary Vee, and sold it.

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Katlego Maphai: The Story Of An African Fintech Company
Nov
24
10:00 AM10:00

Katlego Maphai: The Story Of An African Fintech Company

Yoco is one of the fastest growing companies on the African continent. Recently, the company announced that it had received $16m in a fundraising round, which it quickly followed with another announcement: Yoco was launching Yoco Capital. Now, the enigmatic founder Katlego Maphai, will tell the story of how a humble group of four African friends started and scaled a truly inspiring African finch company.

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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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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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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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Luvuyo Rani, Lukhanyo Neer, Marlon Parker: Educating Africa
Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

Luvuyo Rani, Lukhanyo Neer, Marlon Parker: Educating Africa

R145, Cape Town. Luvuyo Rani, Lukhanyo Neer, Marlon Parker. After a triumphant event in Johannesburg with Sam Paddock, S'onqoba Maseko and Former South African President Thabo Mbeki, Heavy Chef now brings the incendiary topic of education to Cape Town. Together on stage for the first time, these three pioneers will unpack what it will take to educate the fastest growing population on the planet. This is one of the most important 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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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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