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Topco Media is one of South Africa's leading business-to-business media houses, producing high profile, relevant conferences and awards. Our conferences include Africa Tech Week, Standard Bank Top Women, Top Empowerment, Future of HR, National Business Awards and Future of Sustainability. We also produce authoritative and informative business and investment publications such as Top 500, Top Empowerment, Nelson Mandela 100 years to name a few.
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Oliver Top Empowerment Awards 2024 - Winners announced!
The 23rd annual Oliver Top Empowerment Awards, hosted by Topco Media, took place yesterday at The Empire Conference & Events Venue in Johannesburg. The event, held on Mandela Day, concluded the Nedbank Top Empowerment Conference and brought together leaders from both private and public sectors to celebrate and recognise significant contributions to empowerment in South Africa. 22 Jul 2024 Read more

Nedbank Top Empowerment Conference 2024 announces key speakers leading transformation conversations
Topco Media, a leading B2B media, digital, and events company, unveils the latest highlights for the upcoming Nedbank Top Empowerment Conference, scheduled for 17 and 18 July 2024 in Johannesburg. As we commemorate 30 years of democracy in South Africa, this year’s conference, themed "Africa Rising: Navigating the Path of Inclusive Transformation," promises to be a trendsetting event. 1 Jul 2024 Read more

Standard Bank EmpowHER Conference Cape Town 2024 winner announced!
The Standard Bank Top Women EmpowHER Conference, hosted by Topco Media, took place at the elegant Rockefeller Hotel on 23 May, bringing together an inspiring array of female entrepreneurs and business leaders. This event, part of the larger EmpowHER Development Series, aimed to foster entrepreneurship and facilitate valuable networking opportunities for women in business. 14 Jun 2024 Read more

Nedbank returns as Platinum Partner for the Top Empowerment Conference marking 30 years of democracy
Topco Media, a leading B2B media, digital and events company, proudly announces that Nedbank returns as the platinum partner of the highly anticipated Nedbank Top Empowerment Conference scheduled for 17 and 18 July 2024, in Johannesburg. This year's conference holds special significance as it coincides with the celebration of 30 years of democracy in South Africa. 21 May 2024 Read more

Top innovators shine at the 6th Annual Africa Tech Week Awards
The 6th Annual Africa Tech Week Awards, organised by Topco Media, celebrated the continent's tech innovators and visionaries in a dazzling ceremony held at the Century City Conference Centre on 16 May 2024. The event brought together industry leaders, innovators, and thought leaders to recognise and honour excellence in technology and innovation across Africa. 17 May 2024 Read more

Calling women entrepreneurs! Pitch your business at the EmpowHER Entrepreneur Development Series 2024
Topco Media is proud to announce that Standard Bank will continue its partnership as the headline sponsor for Top Women. This partnership underscores Standard Bank's ongoing dedication to support the growth and development of female entrepreneurs and business leaders across South Africa. 30 Apr 2024 Read more

Celebrating 30 years of democracy with the 23rd edition of Impumelelo: Top empowerment
2024, what a momentous year for South Africa! 30 years into our democracy – so much has happened over the last three decades, at home and globally, spanning the exhilarating and the tragic; not least of which were the pandemic, the ongoing effects of climate change, the current polycrisis the world is facing and close to home the Rugby World Cup victory. We are indeed living in interesting times. 30 Apr 2024 Read more

Sentech Africa Tech Week 2024: Shaping Africa's tech future
Join industry leaders, pitch your startup and experience innovation 17 Apr 2024 Read more

Celebrating tech innovators at the 7th Annual Africa Tech Week Awards - Submit your entry
Topco Media, a leading B2B media, digital and events company, announces the highly anticipated 7th Annual Africa Tech Week Awards, scheduled to take place on 16 May 2024. This premier event, held in Cape Town at the Century City Conference Centre, will spotlight significant technological advancements across the African continent. 5 Apr 2024 Read more

Public Sector Leaders features the merSETA CFO, Ncedisa Mpande
In this March edition of PSL our cover icon is the CFO of merSETA, Disa Mpande, a confident and articulate CA(SA) finance executive with over 13 years post-qualification experience and a proven consistent record of strong leadership skills. Her major strengths are in finance, strategy, communication and leadership and she has managed various divisions including finance, ICT, supply chain management, human resources and governance. 2 Apr 2024 Read more

Advancing sustainability across sectors in South Africa and the continent
Through keynote addresses, insightful case studies, and engaging panel discussions, participants at the Future of Sustainability Conference, hosted by Topco Media recently, explored innovative strategies, shared best practices, and emphasised the urgency of collective action to address pressing environmental and social challenges across the continent. As noted by Honourable Senzo Mchunu, the Minister in the Department of Water and Sanitation, "We are dedicated to investing in water infrastructure projects to address water scarcity and improve water quality, underscoring our commitment to sustainable water management." 27 Mar 2024 Read more

Towards a brighter future: Key takeaways from Topco Media's Sustainability Summit
The Future of Sustainability Conference, hosted by Topco Media, culminated in two days of insightful panel discussions and visionary addresses aimed at reshaping the narrative around sustainability and fostering actionable strategies for a greener future. 25 Mar 2024 Read more

Charting a sustainable future: Join Topco Media's Future of Sustainability Conference 2024
As global sustainability efforts gain momentum, Topco Media proudly presents the highly anticipated annual Future of Sustainability Conference at the Empire Conference and Events venue in Johannesburg on 19 and 20 March 2024. 8 Mar 2024 Read more

Topco Media sets the stage for robust dialogue at the Future of Sustainability Conference 2024
This year is set to be pivotal for global sustainability initiatives across all industries and Topco Media is committed to fostering robust dialogue at the Future of Sustainability Conference scheduled for 19 and 20 March 2024 in Johannesburg. 7 Feb 2024 Read more

Impumelelo: Top Empowerment publication celebrates 30 years of democracy in 23rd annual edition
As South Africa marks 30 years of democracy, Topco Media, a leading B2B media and events company committed to profiling businesses in South Africa and giving voice to excellent leadership, announces the release of the 23rd annual edition of its Impumelelo: Top Empowerment publication. 1 Feb 2024 Read more

Future of sustainability conference to spotlight corporate giants committed to positive change
Topco Media, a leading B2B media, digital and events company, is set to host the 2024 sustainability conference, focusing on successful, sustainable principles, practices, funding and ESG. The event, scheduled for March 19-20, 2024, in Johannesburg, aims to connect, celebrate and profile sustainable, ethical, and green companies to a local and global audience of global sustainability experts. 15 Jan 2024 Read more

The Future of HR Summit 2023 zooms in on practical insights for workplace transformation
Topco Media recently hosted over 200 professionals and industry stakeholders at the Future of HR Summit & Awards 2023 in Sandton, Johannesburg. “Our role is to always seek to evolve as a collective. The Future of HR has been our focus since 2015, helping progressive companies and forward-thinking human resource specialists,” says Ralf Fletcher, CEO of Topco Media. “Good business, to us, encompasses human capital, diversity, equality, inclusion, sustainability, performance, innovation, and tech. Our programmes cover these topics to create a new, impactful future,” he added. 29 Nov 2023 Read more

Celebrating excellence in HR: Topco Media announces winners of the Future of HR Awards 2023
Topco Media, a leading events and media company, proudly hosted the Future of HR Awards 2023 on 23 November at the prestigious Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg with over 150 attendees, MC’d by Mokoena Moloto. 28 Nov 2023 Read more

The 13th edition of Top 500: SA's Best Managed Companies is live!
Welcome to the 13th Edition of Top 500: South Africa’s Best Managed Companies! Our cover icon is Seelan Gobalsamy, chief executive officer at Omnia Group. Seelan has led Omnia to an era of profitability and sustainability, encompassing the leadership values that are celebrated throughout our publication: IQ, EQ, Innovation, Creativity and Transformation. 21 Nov 2023 Read more

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