LET’S TALK ENERGY: HOSPITALITY MEETS GOVERNMENT

Together in one room:

INDUSTRY | PUBLIC SECTOR | ENERGY EXPERTS | FUNDERS

FRIDAY 3 MARCH 10AM

PORTSIDE | CAPE TOWN

If you are keen to have your voice heard, by the right people, join us and book here 

The opening address will be delivered by Minister Mireille Wenger, Provincial Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities in the Western Cape

Panel 1: 

TALKING ENERGY: SHEDDING LIGHT ON HOSPITALITY & THE PUBLIC SECTOR 

An engaging fireside chat, featuring leaders in the accommodation- and restaurant industry, alongside key decision makers and stakeholders in the public sector, where we unpack the current and future landscape in our city and province. This robust Q&A will bring the two parties to the table to discuss practical solutions to the energy crisis affecting the hospitality sector.

Hosted by Neil Hughes

Managing Director, Providence Hospitality & Quivertree Digital Hospitality Solutions

FEDHASA Cape Board member

Panelists

Alwie Lester

Special Advisor to the Western Cape Premier

Rashid Toefy

Deputy Director General: Economic Operations

Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Western Cape

Julie Keulder

Back of House Operations 

Jonkershuis Constantia and Blockhouse Kitchen

Glyn Taylor

Joint CEO: Century City Conference Centre & Hotels

FEDHASA Cape Board member

Emile Langenhoven

General Manager, Lanzerac 

Augustine Rakata

Head of Operations, Orderlords

Panel 2:

TALKING ENERGY: SWITCHING ON ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOLUTIONS

This session focuses on sustainability, alternative energy resources and funding. Panelists include energy experts, economists and bankers who will share practical ways in which to future-proof your business. Meet energy experts who are driving a plan B for South Africa’s energy crisis. You’ll discover what alternatives exist, how to fund these and what local and provincial governments are doing to mitigate the impact of the energy crisis for citizens and businesses affected by the crippling load shedding. It

Hosted by Monwabisi Thethe

CEO, Brand Contact 

FEDHASA Cape Board member

Panelists

Nishen Brijraj 

Deputy Director: Energy (Green Economy), Western Cape Government

Department of Economic Development & Tourism

Shane Prins

Manager for Generation Development, City of Cape Town

Bernhard Meyer

Capital Investments, National Department of Tourism

Kyle Durham

FNB: Sustainable Finance & ESG Solutions

Khudusela Pitje

CEO, New GX Capital

George Johnston 

Director of Vantage by Energy-Solutions SA

Mathew Koller

General Manager, Fungi Utilities

CLOSING

Alderman James Vos

Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Growth, City of Cape Town

Lesego Majatladi

Managing Director, Latitude Aparthotels 

FEDHASA Cape Board Member 

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