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Wednesday, 15 October 2014 12:54

Unlocking South Africas international trade finance potential

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With a little over a month left to reserve your seat for the Trade Finance Conference 2014, diarise 5 & 6 November where you will have the opportunity to network with decision makers in the trade finance field.

Hosted by Trade Conferences International, at Focus Rooms, Sunninghill, Johannesburg; trade finance experts will be sharing their insights and knowledge on the newest developments and advancements in the industry at the Trade Finance Conference 2014.Take advantage of this favorable opportunity to build lasting business connections and be in the know on the latest regarding trade finance.

A look at the expert speaker panel addressing the Trade Finance Conference 2014
• Harry Kaplan – Chief Executive Officer, American Trade & Finance Company
• Paul Masemola – Managing Director, MiSEC Advisory
• Robert Brine – Risk Lead, IQ Business Group
• Michael Shackleton – Senior Legal Executive, Credit Intel
• Francois Visagie – Head: Structured Trade and Commodity Finance, Absa Capital
• Richard Harvey – Seasoned Trade Finance Structurer and Deal Maker in Southern Africa, First National Bank
• Vanessa Miller – Managing Director, VM Consulting
• Yusuf Ali Khan- Trade Head for Africa, CitiBank
• Tsepo Tsotetsi – Documentary Trade Product Manager – Africa division, Standard Bank
• Graham Megaw – Head: International Banking Finance and Operations Support Services, Bidvest Bank
• Meluleki Nzimande – Partner in International Trade, Webber Wentzel
• Lodewyk Meyer – Director, Norton Rose Fulbright

“Attending the conference will be a great opportunity to network and build industry contacts,” says project manager of the conference Jason Joseph, “while getting a global view on trade finance.”

Email Jason to get more inside scoop on the event. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit to receive the registration form which can be electronically completed and submitted. There are group booking discounts available! Call 011 803 1553 to find out more.


Established in 2002, Zakheni Events and Incentive Travel cc, trading as Trade Conference International, is your all industry, but largely financial event organiser of choice. We understand industry trends and developments and have the ability to identify the right issues to bring to delegates through informative events.TCI has organised more than 300 events in the last 14 years. With the guidance of a highly experienced and guided team, TCI arranges the most up-to date conferences and exhibitions, and is well known within SADC region as well as the rest of Africa as the leading financial conferences organisers.In the past two years Trade Conferences International has offered top-class financial, insurance, information technology and marketing related conferences to the market, and would justifiably pride itself in promising delegates top notch conferences with excellent speakers in the industry. Attendees of TCI events hale from across the African continent: Kenya, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Tanzania, Mauritius, Lesotho, Mozambique; extending to as far as the UK, Canada, Netherlands, India and even Australia.In its repertoire, it has popular annual conferences such as the Mobile Banking Southern Africa Conference,  Payments Southern Africa Conference & Exhibition, Loyalty & Rewards Conference, Channel Management Conference and the Online Retailing Conference. In 2002 alone TCI attracted more than 1200 delegates, including expert speakers from across the globe, and has followed suit in it’s years of operation.

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