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The third annual Women in Transport Awards will be held on 15 October 2019 at the Durban International Convention Centre in South Africa. These awards bring together Africa’s most renowned transport industry professionals, many of them longstanding attendees of the African Ports and Rail Evolution. This leading industry event provides the platform to recognise, reward and celebrate the success women transforming the transport sector.

What to expect in 2019?

  • 300+ leading industry guests
  • 100+ organisations represented
  • 5 award categories
  • 10+ media and press houses in attendance

An esteemed panel of industry leaders will judge nominees in the following five categories :

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Align your brand with excellence. Packages are available to sponsor these prestigious awards.

MEET OUR FINALISTS

BEST SKILLS CONTRIBUTOR

LecturerDurban University of Technology

Balungile Masuku

Lecturer
Durban University of Technology
Managing DirectorCornerstone Group of Companies

Melanie Nel

Managing Director
Cornerstone Group of Companies
Deputy Harbour MasterTransnet National Ports Authority

Pinky Zungu

Deputy Harbour Master
Transnet National Ports Authority

BEST WOMEN EMPOWERMENT & TRANSFORMATION PROGRAMME

South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI)

South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI)

South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA)

South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA)

Transport Education Training Authority (TETA)

Transport Education Training Authority (TETA)

BEST WOMEN’S SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR:

African Marine Solutions Group

African Marine Solutions Group

Chartered Institute of Logistics

Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport

Maritime School of excellence (TNPA)

Maritime School of excellence (TNPA)

EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP

Marine Compliance ManagerTransnet National Ports Authority

Londy Ngcobo

Marine Compliance Manager
Transnet National Ports Authority
Chief Executive OfficerRail Road Association

Mesela Nhlapo

Chief Executive Officer
Rail Road Association
Acting Chief Executive OfficerTransnet Port Terminals

Michelle Phillips

Acting Chief Executive Officer
Transnet Port Terminals
Acting Executive ManagerTransnet Pipelines

Precious Msibi

Acting Executive Manager
Transnet Pipelines
MMC: Roads and TransportCity of Tshwane

Sheila Senkubuge

MMC: Roads and Transport
City of Tshwane

RISING STAR

2nd Deputy PresidentSATAWU

Ayanda Cele

2nd Deputy President
SATAWU & Union Representative at Transnet
Acting Field Operations ManagerTransnet Pipelines

Mpho Hlao

Acting Field Operations Manager
Transnet Pipelines
Personal AssistantPRASA

Nelisiwe Mkhabela

Personal Assistant
PRASA
Transformation SpecialistBombardier Transportation SA

Nogolide Ntshebe

Transformation Specialist
Bombardier Transportation SA

Master of Ceremonies :

Meet our 2019 panel of  judges: 

Prize sponsors:

 

 

The product ranges are reflective of the company name, which means “Hail the King.”
This salute was used to greet the great King Shaka and today it is still the salute used for HM King Goodwill Zwelithini. The brand is registered as a Trade Mark and is the first Royal ‘By Appointment’ brand on the African Continent.
As a company that upholds Black Economic Empowerment and job creation, Bayede! has grown from strength to strength since its inception in 2009. More than a million bottles of wine was sold to date. www.bayede.co.za

 

 

Extensive experience in Sandblasting, perfecting the delicate process in which a diverse range of emblems are reproduced on Glass or Crystal. Logos as well as more intricate patterns are re-produced without losing clarity or detail. This makes it an ideal Corporate gift, Company Incentive or a special occasion. Website : https://dianke.co.za

South Africa’s eastern shoreline presents pristine forest and glistening sea, which form the backdrop to a world of wondrous sights. Cosmopolitan flair and traditional Zulu accents permeate the 154 guest rooms and suites at Fairmont Zimbali Resort. Adding to the offerings is a variety of food and beverage experiences, Willow Stream Spa, fitness centre and Y-Univers Kids’ Club. Website: www.zimbaliresort.com 

 


Corporate elegance in the heart of Durban. Hilton Durban is an iconic landmark hotel in a supreme location next door to the Durban International Convention Center, easy access to Durban’s beaches and minutes away from all sport stadiums. Step inside the hotel and find elegant rooms with magnificent views, world-class dining, and modern facilities for business and relaxation — everything you need for a remarkable stay in South Africa’s Leading Business Hotel. Website: www.durban.hilton.com

 

We incorporated in South Africa in the year 2008 with manufacturing bases in China. Our company is the premier leading worldwide distributor of Pain relief products with over 10 years’ experience! www.itouchhealthandbeauty.com


Trizanne Signature Wines is a boutique wine brand established in 2008 by Trizanne Barnard. The owner/winemaker harvests her grapes at two diverse wine regions, Elim and Swartland, to differentiate between regions and varietals. “Diversity is the cornerstone on which I build my winemaking philosophy,” she explains. The wines are produced in Noordhoek. Learn more on TSW’s website: www.trizanne.co.za

As one of the Cape’s oldest farms, Steenberg was established in 1682 on generosity of spirit and integrity of craft.  Located in the idyllic Constantia Valley, we are home to world class wines, producing some of the finest Sauvignon Blanc and Méthode Cap Classique in South Africa. Website: https://www.steenbergfarm.com/

 

 

 

Contact the team

Award management enquiries

Amanda Bokleni
AmandaBokleni@dmgevents.com
T: +27 11 783 7250 (EXT 114) | M: +27 63 076 6507 

Marketing and Press enquiries

Roshenda Barendilla
RoshendaBarendilla@dmgevents.com
T: +27 21 7005500 | M: +27 723285318

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