The 2017 South African Institute for Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) Annual Convention & Property Indaba, set to take place from 2-3 August 2017, will launch with a full day development site tour of Johannesburg, commencing at Kgoro Central on Wednesday.
The second day will be held at the Houghton Golf Club in Johannesburg on Thursday, featuring a speaker lineup comprising key role players representing both the private and public sector, including Duma Gqubule, founder at KIO Advisory Services, who will be putting on his analyst and economist hat to unpack research on ‘Defining radical economic transformation in the property sector’.
The day will also see Minister of Public Works Nkosinathi Nhleko as a guest speaker, as well as Minister of Rural Development & Land Affairs Gugile Nkwinti speaking on ‘Rural development and land reform’. Real estate practitioner Mashilo Pitjeng will be presenting an ‘Analysis of the state of transformation and the new codes’, while Badisa Matshego, group executive: infrastructure asset management of Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA), will expose delegates to the state-owned enterprise’s various development opportunities.
Industry role in stimulating development
“The convention will focus on addressing the current economic growth challenges, and the role that the industry can play in stimulating and driving development,” says SAIBPP CEO Vuyiswa Mutshekwane.
Research findings on ‘What is next in the SA commercial property market’ will be presented by the University of Cape Town’s Professor Viruly, as well as the ‘Land Strategy’ plan for Johannesburg by Helen Botes, CEO of the City of Joburg Property Company.
“SAIBPP is taking a more forward-thinking role in interrogating existing and developing policies that have not been working in both private and public sector, to find solutions and collaborative efforts that will work towards actively transforming the current dynamics of the property industry in South Africa. We are honoured that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will be making a keynote address at our convention,” said Mutshekwane.
For more info, go to www.saibppconvention.co.za