The two days of business empowerment engagements will headline this week’s activities as the 22nd Durban Business Fair reaches its peak at Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (ICC) and on virtual platforms.

Radio personality and social entrepreneur Sbu Leope, founder of Mofaya energy drink will be part of a panel discussion on 22 September to provide insight around navigating a rapidly changing business landscape as a result of Covid-19. Other panelists include Nomfundo Njibe, founder of Chic Cosmetics and Director of Lusizo IT solutions, Lindo Makhaye.

On 23 September, well known marketing guru Thebe Ikalafeng, CEO of Brand Leadership Group will join a strong panel of industry experts to tackle the discussion on “Crisis marketing: finding opportunities and trends amidst Covid-19”.

Ikalafeng will be joined by DNA Brand Architect founder and architect, Sylvester Chauke, social entrepreneur and award-winning marketing leader, Nox Magwaza and Head of PR, Influencer Marketing & PR, Sphelele Mjadu.

Members of the media are invited to cover both seminars.

Details of the first business engagement is as follows:

Date: 22 September 2020

Time: 9h00

Venue: ICC

Details of the second business engagement is as follows:

Date: 23 September 2020

Time: 11h00

Venue: ICC

RSVP to to attend in person as space is limited due to Covid-19 social distancing regulations or type this link to attend virtually or watch live on the DBF facebook page @Durban Business Fair.


Isued by the eThekwini Municipality’s Acting Head of Communications Mandla Nsele.

For more information, contact eThekwini Municipality’s Spokesperson Msawakhe Mayisela on 060 966 4200.