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
15 Mar
2011
2nd ABSIPsc Investment Forum
Johannesburg, South Africa Confronting "Africa Fright": Perception, Image and the African Brand
18 Mar
2011
Advanced Brand Innovation Course
Johannesburg, South Africa Marketing/Branding/Personal Branding
23 Mar
2011
Public Relations Plan to Re-brand UKZN
Durban, South Africa Branding and Its Impact to Stakeholders
1 Apr
2011
Ngoma Awards Workshop
Harare, Zimbabwe Building Global African Brands
20 Apr
2011
Marketers Luncheon
Harare, Zimbabwe Building Great African Brands & Equity: Inspiration and Lessons from Leading African Brands
3 May
2011
SAA Brand Ambassadors
Johannesburg, South Africa SAA Brand Ambassadors and the Importance of Their Roles as Front Line Staff
4 May
2011
Zimbabwe IT Forum
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Nationalising Pride & Growing the Economy
28 May
2011
Women in Leadership Seminar
Johannesburg, South Africa Unleashing the Leader in You
9 Jun
2011
Knowledge Resources' Branding Conference
Johannesburg, South Africa Africa: New Global Inspiration for Design, Branding and Culture
15 Jun
2011
Africa 2.0
Mombasa, Kenya Brand Africa
16 Jun
2011
Afri-Tech Kenya 2011
Nairobi, Kenya Building Great African Brands In The Digital Age
28 Jun
2011
World Marketing Forum 2011
Accra, Ghana Brand Africa - The New Global Opportunity
12 Jul
2011
Sanlam Start Something Day Seminar
Johannesburg, South Africa Brand You: Inspired Performance
11 Aug
2011
Sanlam Start Something Day Seminar
Johannesburg, South Africa Brand You: Inspired Performance
17 Aug
2011
Marketing Association of SA and Chartered Marketers (SA)
Johannesburg, South Africa Nation Branding
18 Aug
2011
Marketing Association of SA and Chartered Marketers (SA)
Durban, South Africa Nation Branding
19 Aug
2011
AAA School of Advertising
Cape Town, South Africa Building a Career in Brand Management
19 Aug
2011
Marketing Association of SA and Chartered Marketers (SA)
Cape Town, South Africa Nation Branding
29 Aug
2011
Facilitating “One Young World” Debate
Johannesburg, South Africa Doing Better Business
7 Sep
2011
University of Free State
Bloemfontein, South Africa Aligning your Career and Personal Brand
28 Sep
2011
Marketing Indaba
Johannesburg, South Africa Africa: New inspiration for Design, Branding and Culture
7 Oct
2011
Marketing, Advancement & Communication in Education Conference
Pretoria, South Africa Brand Leadership
22 Oct
2011
Africa Jobs Are Calling
Montréal, Canada Africa, the new global opportunity for building businesses, brands and careers.
11 Nov
2011
African Media Leaders Forum 2011
Tunis, Tunisia
18 Nov
2011
Helen Joseph Service Excellence Awards
Johannesburg, South Africa
21 Nov
2011
Annual Institute of People Management Convention
www.ipmnamibia.org
Windhoek, Namibia Building a Leadership Brand