iLembe Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Tourism


Chamber Bulletin - 8 July 2014

It’s time to burn some rubber with SMD Ballito Street Heroes
13 – 14 September 2014 will see Ballito once again transform into a motoring Mecca, as the host sponsor KwaDukuza Municipality welcomes back the high-revving, wheel-spinning Ballito Street Heroes event organized by the Novos group and title sponsor, the SMD group. Read full article and view photographs from the Press Launch by Clicking here.  This year’s event is proudly brought to you by the host sponsor KwaDukuza Municipality, the title sponsor SMD Group, and supported by the Ilembe Chamber of Commerce.


23rd of July – Brad Sugars: BUYING CUSTOMERS at South Sun Elangeni 63 Snell Parade, Durban. 
Brad is the author of 15 Books including, “Buying Customers” and “The Business Coach”. His company, ActionCOACH is ranked as the #1 business coaching company in the world by Entrepreneur Magazine. He travels the world speaing and giving seminars and has been on stage with the likes of Tom Hopkins, Brian Tracy, John Maxwell, Robert Kiyosaki and Allen Pease.
It is a free event and Chamber Members should register under the Code kindly provided by our Local ActionCOACH Chris Smith.
Code:  CS001
12th-13th July – Dynamic Wealth Conference at the Durban ICC 
The event is really for small/medium and large business and off course individuals who want to learn more about business and wealth creation. This event takes the form of a 2 day seminar with various speakers from having the right mind-set, business topics, wealth creation tools to business strategies. The Durban event takes place @ the ICC on the 12th-13th July.
Speakers range from Harry Barclay, head of Tigrent [from Robert Kiyosaki, Rich Dad Education fame] to Peter Sage and Pa Joof from the Anthony Robbins camp to Kieron Sweeney from Peak Potential.
ILembe Chamber Members will received a discounted package – Please contact Conray Labuschagne on 072 264 9970 for arrangements and more information.
For more information please visit the official website of this conference:
Chamber Luncheon:
Following the much publicised milestone achieved recently, on the 26th of June at our Chamber Luncheon, Brian Wright updated us on the Ballito UIP and how similar initiatives have contributed to restoring investor confidence and have stimulated local economic activity. Click here to view photos and update.  
Productivity SA Workshop
A Productivity Awareness workshop was hosted by the iLembe Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Tourism on Tuesday, 1 July 2014. Nathi Mthethwa from Productivity SA challenged attendees by playing a Business Game – A unit Box. A big thank you goes out to Chris Smith owner of Debonairs Ballito for sponsoring 12 Large mouth-watering Pizza’s for lunch. Click here for full review and album.

Entrepreneur Update
The Entrepreneur had the 9th week training session this past Saturday. Micky Duncan facilitated training on marketing elements. The entrepreneurs were equipped with the importance of branding, using the right channels to target your market as well as identifying who your key partners are.
Woman in Business Forum CSI:
KwaPhenduka Projects Computer Training to our ECD Centres are going great – Click Here for an update and photographs. 

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