SA Council for Business Women Seminar in Mossel Bay a highlight on Garden Route Business calendar

South Africa (May 2016) – 8 June 2016 is without a doubt THE highlight on all Garden Route business women’s calendars.   The SA Council for Business Women (SACBW) is hosting their Western Cape seminar on 8 June 2016 at Garden Court, Mossel Bay.

Professor Quinton Johnso
Professor Quinton Johnso

For one entire day, dynamic topics will be presented by a number of professional speakers and an interactive workshop will be held to empower business women.  This forms part of the SACBW’s national congress where they are delivering five seminars in various regions in South Africa as well as the judging for the Business Woman of the Year competition.

The SACBW is a non-profit organisation and is represented nationally by successful business women. The council was established with the goal to find an organisation that represents women in business and create a vehicle for women to network, learn from each other, grow and mentor other women in the field of business.

George’s very own Professor Quinton Johnson, Principal of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University George Campus in the Southern Cape, will be one of the keynote speakers at the seminar.  He will address attendees on how to keep up with the times.  In his own words “In today’s business world, change is the only thing that is consistent – stay on top of trends, yourself and your business”.  Prof Johnson is an accomplished academic, who received his education from the Universities of Cape Town, Western Cape, and Harvard, specializing in Science, Medicine, and Business. He also received the Gencor Medal for research excellence from the South African Academy for the Advancement of Science, and a Ph.D. in 1998. Over the past 26 years, he has spent his professional life at University as an academic, professor, departmental chair, centre, and institute director.

Registration for the congress opens at 08:00. The ticket price is R500 for members and R550 for non-members. Snacks, drinks, and lunch will be provided during the seminar.

For more information on the congress, contact Adele Potgieter, chairperson Garden Route on 082 332 0479, or email Michelle Higgo on or Prinisha Chetty on

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