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2017 Budget Breakfast: Johannesburg
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When: 23 February 2017
From 07:00 until 10:00 AM (Breakfast served from 07:00 – the event starts at 08:00)
Where: Midrand Conference Centre
661 Pendulum Rd
Halfway House Ext 12
Midrand, Gauteng  2010
South Africa
Contact: Thabelo Raivhogo

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What lies ahead for you and your business?

SAIT and FPI invite you to attend the 2017 Budget Breakfast to find out what South Africa’s economic future holds.

Four regional venues are conveniently available to interested attendees. Our esteemed experts will interpret the impact of National Treasury’s Budget Review through a two-hour televised event that will be broadcast live from Cape Town.

The event will comprise of three distinct parts:

  • Assessing the Budget Speech: A high-level Q&A session
    This 30-minute session will pose crucial questions such as: Will the Minister get South Africa back on the growth track? Does he have the right balance between tax increases and budget cuts?

  • Are your investments safe?
    A panel of investment and tax advisors will delve into the nitty gritty of how the budget impacts your personal wealth planning.

  • The biggest limitations facing South Africa – getting ‘grafty’
    Can we get the economy to grow despite the graft and corruption associated with government capital investment? Two of the country’s leading white-collar crime experts will break down the corruption game.

Date: 23 February 2017

Time: 07:00-10:00 (Breakfast will be served from 07:00 and the event will officially start at 08:00.)

Venue: The main event will be hosted in Cape Town. Simultaneous sessions will be broadcast live to venues in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban.

To book, please select your venue:

Cape Town (main venue) – Century City Convention Centre
Johannesburg – Midrand Conference Centre
Pretoria – Diep in die Berg
Durban – Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani


06:30 - 07:00 Registration
07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast is served
07:45 - 07:55 Welcome address by Keith Engel, CEO of the South African Institute of Tax Professionals
08:00 - 08:30

Assessing the Budget Speech: A high-level Q&A session


Colin Coleman, Managing Director & Head of South African Office, Goldman Sachs International

Yanga MphutaChief Director - legal tax designNational Treasury

Christopher AxelsonDirector - PIT, Savings & FSP, National Treasury

Peter Boxer, Deputy High Commissioner, British High Commission

08:30 - 09:15

Are your investments safe?


Sydney Sekese, Investment Specialist, Old Mutual

Ronald King, Non-executive Director, Financial Planning Institute

Cheryl Howard Financial Planning Specialist, Talaria Wealth

09:15 - 10:00

The biggest limitations facing South Africa


Roy Waligora, Partner, KPMG

Sam Sole, Managing Partner, amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism


Branded table for 10 people R5000 per table
Members (SAIT & FPI) R550
Non-members R650


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