Updated: Dec 17, 2022
Welcome to the final edition of KZN Business Sense for 2022.
The front cover and page three article feature Zanele Luvuno who is the CEO and founder of Metamorphosis Integrated Solutions. Zanele has an extensive career spanning over two decades.
She has primarily worked in the people space in the area of coaching, talent acquisition, executive search, and partner profiling for transactions.
We end the year with many outstanding business achievements and much celebration and we congratulate all the exceptional individuals, businesses and organisations recognised.
The KZN Top Business Women 2022 powered by DRG and BusinessFit SA is an annual initiative that features some phenomenal women of influence. Read pages 7 –10.
The 2022 Investec Pietermaritzburg and Midlands Chamber of Business Annual Banquet celebrated business success in the region. Page 6. Also on page 6, the winners and finalists of iLembe Chamber’s 12th annual The Entrepreneur Programme and Competition were recently announced.
After a two-year lapse due to the Covid 19 restrictions, the Minara Chamber of Commerce Business Awards and Gala dinner took place. Page 11.
The LivingRoom at Summerhill Guest Estate took everyone by surprise and was selected as the Eat Out Woolworths Restaurant of The Year for 2022. Page 15 (It’s well worth a visit)
Our regular contributors’ topics are: Johan Van Deventer, LabourNet, who comments on dmissibility of evidence in a disciplinary inquiry. Page 2.
Monique Labat writes on the power of networks and B2B linkages in 2023. Page 4
Russell Curtis, Invest Durban, says that Durban is now positioned as a global business services ‘powerhouse’. Page 4
Cox Yeats Attorneys’ Commercial Law team provides an update on small merger notifications. Page 5
Ndumiso Jerome Sikhakhane, Infinity Growth Digital Marketing, reflects on the future of digital media in South Africa. Page 12
ActionCOACH Marlene Powell says business is simple, stop complicating it! Page 12
Dr Fareed Amod Crown Dental Studio asks, ‘Is chewing gum good for your teeth?”. Page 14
David White explains that to support more organisations being more successful more often, DRG and BusinessFit have created a Leaders Guide Workbook. Page 16.
We have a book give away for one lucky reader. To win a signed copy of the James Hendry’s Return to the Wild see bottom of page 14.
We extend the warmest wishes to each of our contributors and to our readers over this holiday season and thank you for your support over this past year. We look forward to 2023!