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13th Annual Oliver Empowerment Awards
Start Date: Apr 25, 2014
End Date: Apr 25, 2014
Venue: Emperors Palace in Johannesburg
The much-anticipated 13th Annual Oliver Empowerment Awards that government and business leaders have all been waiting for is just a couple of days away. South Africa’s most prestigious awards ceremony, distinguishing the best in business and government transformation, takes place this Friday, 25 April 2014 at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg.
The evening will be lead by our very own First Lady of Comedy Tumi Morake, amusing finalists, honorary judges, and the nation’s socialites at the prestigious event. This year’s VIP guests include:
• Minister Paul Matashile – Department of Arts and Culture
• Adv. Thuli Madonsela – Public Protector of South Africa
• Steve Motale – Editor, The Citizen
• Simon Matthews – Editor, Government Digest
• Dr Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor – MP, Minister of Home Affairs
• Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize – Deputy Minister of Economic Development
• Lucas Radebe – former Bafana Bafana, Kaizer Chiefs, and Leeds United Captain, and a South African sporting icon
• Nic Wolpe – Liliesleaf Trust Chief Executive
Winners will be announced on the night of the event by an esteemed judging panel. Award categories are as follows:
Organisation categories
• Enterprise and Supplier Development Award sponsored by Sekela Xabiso
• Diversity Award
• Fast Growth Black-Owned SMME Award
• Job Creation Award
• SED Award
• Skills Development Award (< R1-billion)
• Skills Development Award (> R1-billion)
Individual categories
• Top Black Entrepreneur Of 2014 Award
• Future Black Leader Award (<40 Years)
• Top Black Male Leader Of The Year Award sponsored by TUMI
• Top Black Female Leader Of The Year Award sponsored by South African Civil Aviation Authority
• Public Sector Leader Award
Public sector organisations
• Most Transformed Public Sector Award (Municipality/Agency/Parastatal/State-Owned Enterprise) sponsored by South African Weather Services
• Most Transformed Government Department Award sponsored by Limpopo Economic Development Agency
Headline Awards
• Top Empowered Business Of The Year Award
• Lifetime Achievement Award
For more information about the Awards, please contact Edna Hamilton on 086 000 9590 or email edna.hamilton@topco.co.za
Website: http://topco.co.za/13th-annual-oliver-empowerment-awards-to-honour-struggle-heroes/
Created By: CPSI
Organizers: Topco Media
Participation Requirements: Open

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