GLOBAL AFRICAN BRAND AND REPUTATION
ARCHITECT, ADVISOR AND AUTHOR


“Your [EY Strategic Growth Forum Africa] presentation was the highlight of the conference,”
 Ali Mohamed, Head of Africa - Qatar Financial Centre

“Your presentation was the highlight of the retreat. It was not only inspiring but gave my team practical examples that each person could relate to,”
 Leah Banda - Group Head Marketing and Communications, ABC Bank Holdings Limited

“Fantastic presentation and
charismatic delivery”
 Arnaud Piorkowski - General Manager Duty Free Middle East,
Africa and Indian Sub-continent,
Philip Morris International


“Your work is a rich source of inspiration for young people in Angola, Brazil and elsewhere in the world,”
 Celso Salles, Educasat - Brasil


“Thank you for such an inspiring, informative and entertaining speech...thoroughly enjoyable,”
 Crispin Reed - Managing Director Brandhouse United Kingdom


“One of the big names in our marketing and advertising industry”
 Craig Canavan, Property Magazine


“One of the country´s foremost thinkers on brands”
Siphiwe Mpye, Editor, Blink


“South Africa´s Mr. Brand”
 Mail & Guardian


“Delightfully unpretentious, understated glamour and
matching charm"
 Fairlady


“He´s led the brand (NIKE)
into pole position”
 Michelle Constant, GQ


“Stylish, bright and witty”
 Marika Sboros, Star


“One of South Africa’s most reputable marketers”
 Top Billing

“Thank you for arranging such brilliant guest speakers... I really thought that anyone following Geoff would struggle to meet the bar he set, but Thebe took it to the next level”
 Kade Krause, Kite Logistics

“Thanks for the opportunity to witness and listen to one of the most dynamic and inspiring guest lecturers I have ever heard. Thebe Ikalafeng - has truly left a mark in my life. His guidance and comments made me think clearly about my personal branding”
 Anusha Govindsamy, Regional Sales Manager Commercial Fuels, Masana Petroleum Solutions


“For the ongoing value you continue to add to SA and the continent, I salute you”
 Joanna Ndebele, Ubank

“I have just listened to your presentation at Knowledge Resources Brand Conference. I enjoyed it for the content and
your brilliant presentation skills,”
 Gabriela Salinas, author, "International Brand Valuation Manual" and Global Brand Manager, Delloite (Madrid, Spain)

Speaking Archive

 
Speaking
Date Event/Media Role Location Topic
24 May
2005
Brand Sense Global Conference
Johannesburg, South Africa The Power of Senses in Building Brands: A South African Context
27 May
2005
Brand Sense Global Conference
Cape Town, South Africa The Power of Senses in Building Brands: A South African Context
9 Jun
2005
Agricultural Research Council (ARC)
Brits, South Africa Building Great Brands
18 Jul
2005
National Brands Conference
Johannesburg, South Africa Building Great South African Brands
25 Aug
2005
Unitech
Johannesburg, South Africa New Platforms for Building Brands
20 Sep
2005
Management Development Celebration
Johannesburg, South Africa Building Your Personal Brand: World, Work & Me
30 Sep
2005
ABSA Soweto Festival
Soweto, South Africa The Power of Branding
23 Nov
2005
Top Brands Conference
Johannesburg, South Africa Evolving South African Brands into African Brands
15 Dec
2005
Unilever Savoury Conference
Bellito, South Africa Re-Imagining the Future: Key Issues & Trends