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

  • OPEN Workspace 138 West Street Sandton, GP, 2031 South Africa (map)

Ticket Price: R145 - Heavy Chef hosts serial entrepreneur, polymath, best-selling author and global innovation speaker, Craig Wing, and MD of iconic digital transformation agency WWC, Mike Perk, on the 25th and the 30th of January to talk about the trends that will shape 2018 and how to apply them. 

2018 will undoubtedly continue on the same trajectory as 2017, with the rate of change increasing at breakneck speed. That’s both awesomely exciting and decidedly terrifying. So what should you be thinking about as we embark on a new year full of change, unpredictability and, yes, even opportunity?

In true Heavy Chef style, we’ve invited two individuals who have been getting stuck into these fascinating topics to share their knowledge with us. Craig Wing will kick things off with an overview of the most important trends shaping us today - and then Mike Perk will talk about how to apply these learnings to our businesses and our lives. 

Craig Wing is the ex-Head of Small Business Marketing at Google South Africa. Craig was named ‘Googliest Googler’ in Africa by his peers. He has Masters degrees in both engineering and entrepreneurship. Craig is also a serial entrepreneur who has worked in Africa, Europe and San Francisco - and currently travels the world advising smart people on current trends in technology. 

Mike Perk is the founder of WWC, the digital transformation firm that he started together with Heavy Chef's CEO Fred Roed in 2003. Mike’s career in digital began back in the mid 1990's and ever since, he has been consulting and helping companies grow and transform in the digital age. Mike has worked with clients in all sectors, including Rand Merchant Bank, Virgin Mobile, Hyundai, Old Mutual, Woolworths, City of Cape Town and iStore.

Craig and Mike will present "The Future & How To Apply It" in Johannesburg on Thursday 25th January at the gleaming OPEN Workspace in Sandton - and then in Cape Town at Workshop 17 on Tuesday, January 30th.  


We have also scheduled two VIP Masterclasses with both Craig and Mike spending a lot more time unpacking the topics of trends, innovation and deep diving into the technologies you need to be paying attention to - and giving you personal focus on how to implement them into your organisation and life. Both Masterclasses will occur the day after our evening events - so 26th in JHB and 31st in CT - and will cost R1480 per seat, for three hours with Mike and Craig. Sessions are limited to 20 people per Masterclass.