SOUTH AFRICA'S BEST SPEAKERS
proudly presents the
Future Proof Your Business Conference.
30 October 2018
Midrand Conference Centre
What is this conference about?
AI is here. Disruption is real. Change is out-pacing us. Is your business equipped to keep up with what is coming?
How are you going to keep your people committed to your cause? What does the culture of the future workplace look like? What does AI mean for your business’ future? How do you make sure your brand remains positioned ahead of your competitors?
We’ll explore these and many other questions at the Future Proof Your Business Conference.
If you are a forward-thinking business leader who knows and understands that change is inevitable and coming at us at an ever-increasing pace, then you know you need to find the answers to these questions if you want to remain relevant.
Who should attend?
The content of this conference is specifically designed for those business leaders whose roles include decision making that affects the direction and strategy of their respective business’.
C-suite decision makers
Executive level leaders
Across all domains such as Sales, Human Resources, Operations, Marketing and so on, and across all industries.
Why should you attend?
The half-day, Future Proof Your Business Conference offers a wealth of knowledge and insight into the business landscape of the future. Five of South Africa’s top thought leaders and business speakers will be presenting on topics such as:
Disruptive forces that will affect your business
Creating a workplace culture for the future
The future of leadership
The continuing relevance of sales
All of them have enviable track records. Between them they have worked with organisations large and small across 100+ countries. They will share their knowledge and insights, giving you practical takeaways that will help you successfully navigate the new reality of the business world.
07:00 to 08:00
07:00 to 08:00
08:15 to 08:20
Adam Peters | South Africa's Best Speakers
08:20 to 09:05
8 SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK
When the robots come for our jobs, and our workplaces are being automated, what will the people do? Discover the eight essential skills we all need to develop to ensure we remain relevant through the 2020s. And find out how we can partner with the machines to build amazing businesses in the next decade
Dr. Graeme Codrington
09:10 to 09:55
THEY'RE YOUR RULES, BREAK THEM!
Douglas takes disruption out of the realm of philosophy, and into practical application. This stunningly entertaining talk focuses with laser-precision on one idea: 'How to.'
Douglas helps senior leadership teams to perceive their scenario in useful ways, in order to break industry rules, giving your brand the edge it needs to win.
09:55 to 10:10
10:15 to 11:00
FUTURE PROOF YOUR LEADERSHIP - AGILE STRATEGIES THAT WORK
Personal Mastery is a key strategy to employ to future proof your leadership, improve your competencies, enhance your influence significantly, and ultimately achieve the business strategies of growth, organisational drive, a thriving workforce, happy shareholders, and an agile business that is ready to face the future. Alex will share key insights through storytelling on how you can future proof your leadership by embracing Personal Mastery.
11:05 to 11:50
THE STATE OF SALES - IS THE FUTURE BRIGHT OR BLEAK?
Are you drowning in information yet starved of insight? 2018 panellist for the International Women in Sales Awards (UK) and a leading sales authority, Shelley Walters, looks at the past, the present, and the future of Sales. Using solid research from trading organisations, widen your perspective and gain pragmatic takeaways you can action immediately.
11:50 to 12:00
12:05 to 13:05
THE FUTURE OF WORKPLACE CULTURE
You might not be able to predict what the future holds. But you can create a culture-by-design that will ready your people for whatever it turns out to be.
Stef will reveal to you the 5 crucial steps to future proof your workplace culture - tried-and-tested by his client-organisations in 50+ countries, including some of the world’s premier brands.
Stef du Plessis
13:05 to 13:15
The organisers reserve the right to change / update / amend the programme or cancel the event without advance notice