24th MARCH 2020


Local procurement: Averting a deeper unemployment crisis.

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09h30 - 09h35 Opening Devi Sankaree Govender
Programme Director
09h35 - 09h50 Welcome David Makhura
Gauteng Premier
09h50-10h05 Message from Proudly SA & Introduction of Minister in the dti Howard Gabriels,
Board Chairman, Proudly SA
10h05-10h20 Introduction of The President Minister Ebrahim Patel
Department of Trade and Industry
10h20 – 10h50 Keynote Address The President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency
Mr Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa
10h50-11h10 Local procurement pledges Eustace Mashimbye
CEO, Proudly SA
11h10 - 11h15 Video playback Proudly SA.
11h15 - 11h30 Invested in SA: A TFG case study Anthony Thunström
CEO, The Foschini Group
11h30 - 11h45 Driving localisation as a home grown company. Zoleka Lisa
Vice President Corporate Affairs, SA Breweries
11h45- 12h00 Making local procurement a priority Motshidisi Mokwena
Head Reputation & Regulatory Affairs, Coca-Cola Beverages SA
12h00 - 12h15 The role of the SABC in promoting local content. Bongumusa Makhathini Chairman of the SABC Board
12h15 - 13h15 LUNCH
13h15 - 13h20 Video playback RSAMade & LaRicMal
13h20- 13h35 SA Bureau of Standards: Verifying local content. Jodi Scholtz
Lead Administrator, SABS
13h35 – 15h00 Panel discussion on creating & sustaining a local brand and the need to support home grown businesses - featuring some of our favourite South Africans. Facilitator: Happy MaKhumalo Ngidi
  • Gareth Cliff
  • Minnie Dlamini
  • J’Something
  • Maps Mapoyane
  • Bonang Matheba
  • Bokang Montjane-Tshabalala
15h00 Vote of thanks Adv Pria Hassan
Proudly SA Board Member.