Past Events

The South Africa-Nigeria Business Chamber has hosted nearly 100 events since it was formed in 2005 both as in-person gatherings and, more recently, webinars on topics relevant to the Chamber’s mandate to drive business and investment in this important bilateral corridor. The details below. 

8 November 2018

Durban Country Club, 16 August 2018

In association with Trade & Investment KZN and Intertek

Speakers:
Francois Bietrix, Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal
Tammy de Beer, Intertek
Isaac Matshego, Nedbank
Shaun Tully, Santova Logistics
Dianna Games, SA-NCC
Carl De Lange, VAT IT

54 on Bath Hotel, Johannesburg, July 2018
Speakers:
Ridle Markus , Absa Capital
Ibikunle Olatunji, PwC
Wale Osborne, Waleosb Investment

Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel
Johannesburg
20 November 2018

Nigeria Pavilion, ITU Telecom World 2018, 9-13 September, Durban

The SA-NCC is partnering the Nigerian Communications Commission to promote the Nigeria Pavilion at the ITU’s international event in Durban from 9-13 September. Members are invited to attend the Nigeria Investment Spotlight session on 11 September at the Nigeria Pavilion at the International Telecommunications Union event in Durban from 9-13 September. Attendees do not have to attend the main ITU event in order to go to the Nigeria forum but need to register and get an exhibition pass. Please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in attending.

In Association with Africa House and Africa Energy Indaba
Sandton Convention Centre
22 February 2018

SA-NCC in association with Gordon Institute of Business Science
14 March 2018

Speaker Panel:
Kayode Solola, Standard Bank
Foluso Phillips, Nigeria-SA Chamber of Commerce, Lagos
Adeshina Emmanuel, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission
Funmi Ajayi, Ogun State, Nigeria
Dianna Games, SA-NCC

Contributions from: Nigeria's Ambassador Ahmed Musa Ibeto and Consul General Hon Godwin Adama

13 November 2017
SA-NCC in association with Standard Bank
Speaker: Bola (Koko) Onadele, MD/CEO, FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange, Nigeria
Johannesburg
BY INVITATION ONLY

Thursday 23 November 2017
Radisson Gautrain Hotel, Sandton
MEMBERS ONLY

14 October 2017
Encore Theater Complex, 1217 Stanza Bopape (formerly Church Street), Hatfield, Pretoria

The Nigeria Voice Newspaper presents the Nigeria Community Excellence Awards, now in its fourth year, to reward excellence within the Nigerian diaspora in South Africa.  

The SA-NCC is sponsoring the Outstanding Nigerian Business Organisation award. We urge our members to nominate Nigerian-owned companies in this category
To nominate a company or individual or to sponsor an award, please visit the website, http://nigeriacommunityawards.co.za

Contact Olaniyi Abodedele:
0717 314 250; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SA-NCC in Association with Africa Brand Link
Tuesday 24 October 2017
The River Club, Cape Town
Sponsor: SA-NCC and Intertek

Speakers:
Hon Godwin Adama, Nigerian Consul General to SA
Tammy De Beer, Intertek
Cornelis van der Waal, Wesgro
Lacia Gess, African Brand Link
Dianna Games, SA-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce
Pierre Groenewald, Novare Equity Partners
Bruce Tedder, SA Boatbuilders Export Council
Steve Whyte, Lucky Star
Theuns de Vries, Bollore Logistics
Heloise Kruger, Get Go Clearing and Forwarding

Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Michelangelo Hotel, Sandton

Speakers:

Suresh Chaytoo, SA-NCC President and Executive for Rand Merchant Bank
Nigerian Consul General Hon Godwin Adama
Gauteng Growth and Development Agency CEO Saki Zamxaka
Abdul Mustapha, Office of Overseas Affairs and Investment, Lagos State Government
Hon Commissioner Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti, Lagos State Government

20 & 21 October 2016

More than 100 people from South Africa, Nigeria and other countries attended and participated in the South Africa-Nigeria Banking & Finance Forum held in Johannesburg over a day-and-a-half. It is the SA-NCC’s biggest event to date.
 
Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg
Participating Companies & Organisations: Rand Merchant Bank, Gauteng Growth & Development Agency (GGDA), Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), ENSafrica, Barclays Africa, Central Bank of Nigeria, Africapital LLC New York, Nigeria Interbank Settlement System, Old Mutual Investment Group, Standard Bank, Richway Microfinance Bank (Nigeria), PricewaterhouseCoopers, Standard Chartered Bank, Norton Rose Fulbright, Union Bank of Nigeria, Enterprise Mobility Network, Forecaster Ecosa, Unified Payment Services Nigeria, Dimension Data, Allen & Overy, Africa Leadership Institute, PCI Africa, Nigeria-SA Chamber (Lagos); Abuja Chamber of Commerce (Nigeria), and Doctors Without Borders (special presentation)
Headline Sponsor: Rand Merchant Bank
Other Sponsors: GGDA, MTN, ENSafrica, JSE
In Association with the Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce (Lagos)

For more details see:
http://www.sanccbankingforum.com/

SA-NCC delegation meets the Nigerian House of Representatives Delegation visiting South Africa in March to talk to South African parliamentarians about the attacks on foreigners in 2017.

Michelangelo Hotel, Friday 17 March 2017

In attendance
Hon Martins Cobham, Nigerian Ambassador to South Africa
Hon Godwin Adama, Nigerian Consul General to South Africa
4 Members of the House of Representatives
SA-NCC Board and Selected Members

Durban Country Club, Friday 24 March 2017

SA-NCC in association with Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal

Sponsor: Intertek
Programme:
Welcome: Francois Bietrix, Export Development Manager, Trade & Investment
KwaZulu-Natal
Introduction and Nigeria Business & Political Overview: Dianna Games,
Executive Director SA-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce
Macroeconomic Update and Forex Challenges: Michael Kafe, Standard Bank
Exporting to Nigeria: Tammy de Beer, Sales & Marketing Manager, Intertek;
Andrew Cannan, QI Logistics
Final Remarks: Hon Godwin Adama, Consul General  of Nigeria to South Africa

VENUE: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Rosebank, Johannesburg
DATE: 21 July 2016
SPEAKER: Sola Adegbesan, Head of Global Markets Sales – Africa / Global Markets / Corporate Investment Bank for the Standard Bank Group

Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria - 9 March 2016

VENUE: GIBS, Johannesburg
DATE: 16 April 2016

Speakers:
Ambassador Uche Ajulu-Okeke, Consul General of Nigeria to South Africa
Ronak Gopaldas (Rand Merchant Bank)
Joel Chimhanda (JC Capital)
Ibikunle Olatunji (PWC)
Tammy De Beer (Intertek)
Gillian Shaw (Fatton Ariva)
Richard Cookson (Cape International)
Rob Morris (Nampak)
Richard Prevost (Interbrand)
Tunde Ogunkoya (DeltaGRIC Consulting)
Moderated by: Dianna Games (SA-NCC) and Prof Lyal White (GIBS)

The SA-NCC, in collaboration with the Nigeria High Commission in South Africa, hosted three members of the Nigerian Cabinet at a Business Forum held on the sidelines of the China-Africa Summit in Johannesburg in December.
 
Speakers:
Nigerian Industry, Trade & Investment Minister, Hon Dr Okechukwu Enelamah
Nigerian Foreign Affairs Minister. Hon Geoffrey Onyeama
Nigerian Transport Minister, Hon Rotimi Amaechi
SA-NCC President, Suresh Chaytoo
Liberty Group CEO for West Africa, Samuel Ogbu (sponsors)
Moderator: SA-NCC Executive Director, Dianna Games
Thanks: Mr Ndu Nze, Minister, Nigeria High Commission

Event: 10th SA-NCC AGM

Date: Tuesday 24 October

Venue: Hilton Hotel, Sandton

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