BCX partners with the Sunday Times to present The Directors Event - Corporate Events South Africa

Tiso Blackstar are proud to announce that a leading South African ICT and Telecommunications solutions provider BCX, are the headline partner for the fifth edition of The Directors Event, presented in association with the annual Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Awards.

The Directors Event attracts an audience of more than 300 senior management and C-level executives and is aptly referred to as ‘SA’s biggest board meeting,’ where industry leaders unpack major issues affecting the country’s economy via moderated panel discussions. 

“As a proudly South African business, we aspire to make an impactful contribution to our society. The Directors Event brings the business community together, to help find solutions to some of our country’s challenges. We are honoured to partner with Sunday Times to help facilitate these vital discussions,” says Mandisa Ntloko-Petersen, Chief Marketing Officer at BCX.

Taryn Westoby, Head of Tiso Blackstar Events which manages The Directors Event says, “With this being election year, it is an especially exciting time to be exploring policies, possibilities, and joint visions and ventures that are geared towards propelling South Africa forward.  The support of an engaged partner like BCX is crucial in bringing such conversations into the broader public arena.” 

Previous high-profile speakers at The Directors Event have included Nhlanhla Nene (former Finance Minister), Jabu Mabuza (Chairman, Eskom), Caroline Galvan (Lead Economist, World Economic Forum), and Mcebisi Jonas (former Deputy Minister of Finance), amongst others.

Topics that will come under discussion at this year’s conference include:

  • SA politics and the economy: What to expect post-elections 2019
  • Digital transformation: Developing South Africa’s economy through inclusive technology innovation
  • Youth employment and entrepreneurship: Securing SA’s future
The complete list of confirmed panellists and moderators will be announced in due course.

The Directors Event will be taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre on 28 June 2019, from 08h00 to 15h00. Tickets can be purchased at R2,950 ex VAT each via www.thedirectorsevent.co.za, or through Melissa De Agrela at deagrelam@tisoblackstar.co.za