Posted by Ticketstroom – 24 June 2017

The Vision 2030 awards were introduced to recognise the achievements and success stories of those organisations, enterprises and individuals actively demonstrating alignment to the government’s Nine-Point Plan to boost economic growth and achieve the milestones set by the National Development Plan (NDP).

The winners of the inaugural Vision 2030 Awards were announced at a prestigious gala event on 22 June 2017, at the Birchwood Hotel in Gauteng, following a successful third Vision 2030 Summit.

The Vision 2030 Conference had a number of sessions with a host of panel discussions.

The Vision 2030 Conference had a number of sessions with a host of panel discussions.

The judges of the awards were: Adv. Lekolota Makua, Advocate of the Johannesburg Bar & member of the National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL); Prof. Siphamandla Zondi; Head of Department of Political Sciences, University of Pretoria; Simpiwe Somdyala, General Manager of Old Mutual Corporate Affairs, Old Mutual; Khathu Ramukhumba, CEO, National Youth Development Agency; Dr Raymond Patel, CEO, Merseta; Herman Warren, Network Director Africa, Economist Corporate Network, The Economist and Mothunye Mothiba, CEO, Productivity SA.

Supported by Public Sector Management Magazine, Denel, HRDC, NeMisa, Amsco, British American Tobacco, Department of Basic Education, Indigo Kulani Group and Mylan, the awards presented a unique opportunity for ordinary South Africans to join both local and international leaders, from government and the private sector, in celebrating strides in economic acceleration and transformation.

The Vision 2030 ran over 2 days and was hosted at The Birchwood Hotel.

The Vision 2030 ran over 2 days and was hosted at The Birchwood Hotel.

The 2017 Vision 2030 Award Winners are:

POWERING SOUTH AFRICA AWARD
ArcelorMittal South Africa

AGRICULTURE AWARD
Amadlelo Agri

INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Coega Development Corporation

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AWARD
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

HEALTHCARE AWARD
Clicks Group
Hospice Palliative Care Association – Highly Commended

EDUCATION AWARD
University of Johannesburg

MINERAL AWARD
ArcelorMittal South Africa
Anglo American Platinum – Highly Commended

INDUSTRIAL POLICY ACTION PLAN AWARD
Durban International Convention Centre
Amadlelo Agri – Highly Commended

SMME AWARD
Soweto Outdoor

DRIVER FOR CHANGE AWARD
Khalid Abdulla – African Equity Empowerment Investments
Asher Bohbot – EOH Holdings – Highly Commended

Topco Media hosted this groundbreaking Summit on the National Development Plan and produced two publications reflecting the country’s progress towards achieving Vision 2030. This year also had awards and Ticketstroom is honored to have been part of this amazing conference. For more Topco related stories our followers can keep following us on Facebook and Twitter.

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