Top Empowerment Conference and Awards kicks-off in Johannesburg


South Africa’s most influential platform recognizing leadership and advancing innovation in empowerment, TOP EMPOWERMENT Conference and Awards, commences in Johannesburg today, 11 April 2018 at Emperors Palace.

TOP EMPOWERMENT offers the ideal platform for South Africa to reach its full potential by opening the avenues for businesses into the economic mainstream.

Now in its 17th year, the TOP EMPOWERMENT Awards are considered the ultimate accolade by winning companies for their transformation activity.

Winners will be announced at the TOP EMPOWERMENT Awards on 12 April 2018 at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa.

This year’s TOP EMPOWERMENT Conference draws together South Africa’s empowerment business leaders, government officials, academics, mentors and transformation drivers for a packed programme of dialogue, exchange and networking to advance the empowerment agenda.

TOP EMPOWERMENT supports, facilitates and leverages South Africa’s public and private sectorscapacity to unlock the potential that exists within black-owned and managed businesses that operate within the South African economy. Through deliberate, targeted and well-defined interventions, public discussions and business networking sessions, TOP EMPOWERMENT challenges public and private sectors to continually benchmark and improve their performance to boost growth and equity in the economy.

With a recurring theme of the presidency of Cyril Ramaphosa emphasizing and encouraging social compact, President Ramaphosa was emphatic in his State of the Nation Address in highlighting the need for business, labour and civil society to work with government in achieving the goal of creating inclusive economic growth in South Africa. In order to achieve radical socio-economic transformation and social cohesion, TOP EMPOWERMENT provides the perfect platform to involve different members of society – Acting as a catalyst for public and private sectors to work together.

TOP EMPOWERMENT Conference and Awards take place on 11 to 12 April 2018 at Emperor’s Palace, Johannesburg.


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