SA corporates commit to sharing knowledge with accountants

Finance Indaba Africa partners show their commitment to creating outstanding learning and networking platforms.

The kick-off event for the Finance Indaba Africa buzzed as corporate marketeers and entrepreneurs gathered to discuss the FIA programme. The commitment shown by the partners to building the very best learning and networking platforms showed just how important finance professionals are considered to be in global industry.  

The Finance Indaba Africa, South Africa’s biggest annual expo and conference for finance professionals, will take place on 3 and 4 September at the Sandton Convention Centre.

Finance professionals are once again in for a real treat this year with top speakers, leading CFOs and a programme designed to expose the best practices and insights. 

“The future of sales and marketing is knowledge, and those who have used the Finance Indaba as an opportunity to make connections and build knowledge platforms in the past have had a great response,” said Graham Fehrsen, MD of CFO South Africa, who then thanked the partners for their support and joint commitment to creating a powerful event for finance professionals. 

Standard Bank is a diamond partner, and platinum partners include Broll, Draftworx, Oracle, SNG-Grant Thornton, and Workday. 

To capture the scope of the knowledge sharing of the event, Graham highlighted some key figures from the Finance Indaba 2017:

  • During the build-up to the even, over 1 million people were reached with Facebook shares
  • 70 000 likes were received for content related to the Finance Indaba. 
  • There were 8,000 registrations for the event 
  • 80 percent of registrations took place through social media and from content on www.cfo.co.za.

“There are just six weeks left to go until the event, and we are looking forward to presenting, networking and knowledge sharing with our elite audience of finance professionals over two days,” said Graham. “We and our partners are preparing to deliver great content and opportunities, and all the hard work that’s gone into the planning will bear fruit over those two days in September. See you there.”