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Africa’s most valuable nation brand, South Africa, continues to search its soul and look towards enhancing its international reputation and increasing its brand equity as it aims to stay relevant and strong in the current competitive economic environment, where only nations with a strong dose of credibility and competitiveness can survive.

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JP Horne, representing the IT sector in the Western Cape, asks the panel a question.Merit group executive director Hawa Bibi Khan raises points during the questions and answer session.Rhian van Wyk attended the summit on behalf of the Cape Winelands District Municipality.
Group chief executive of Merit Adil Nchabeleng gives his feedback during the questions and answer session.Libby Ferrandi, marketing manager of the Cape Town think tank Accelerate was one of the guest speakers at the event.Brand SA CEO Miller Matola.
Group chief executive of Merit Adil Nchabeleng gives his feedback during the questions and answer session.Libby Ferrandi, marketing manager of the Cape Town think tank Accelerate was one of the guest speakers at the event.Brand SA director for stakeholder relations Iggy Sathekge speaking at the summit.
Solly Fourie, Western Cape head of department for economic development, tourism and environmental affairs, accepting a gift from Hong Kong’s financial secretary John Tsang – at an event later in the day hosted for the Honk Kong business delegation to South Africa.Brand SA Western Cape trustee Esa Yacoob speaking at the summit.Hong Kong’s financial secretary John Tsang.
Wesgro CEO Nils Flaatten was the summit’s programme director.From left, Miller Matola, Esa Yacoob, Libby Ferrandi and Iggy Sathekge.From left, Miller Matola, Libby Ferrandi, Iggy Sathekge, Leo Makgamathe and Barry Hiles (both from Brand SA
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Mpumalanga Economic Growth Agency's head of trade and investment Pinkie Nqeto speaking at the recent Brand South Africa Stakeholder Summit in Mpumalanga.International Marketing Council CEO Miller Matola speaking at the summit. Mpumalanga MEC for Economic Development, Environment and Tourism Norman Mokoena signing the Brand South Africa pledge to uphold the country's core values of ubuntu, diversity, sustainability, possibility and creativity.
Guest speaker at the Mpumalanga Stakeholder Summit, Mike Brueton of Bird Machines.MEC for Economic Development, Environment and Tourism Norman Mokoena speaking at the summit.Pinkie Nqeto signing the pledge.
From left, Paresh Pandya, Pinkie Nqeto, MEC Norman Mokoena, Mike Brueton and Miller Matola with their signatures on the Brand South Africa pledge.From left, Pinkie Nqeto, Belu Mdlalo, Lindiwe Ngcobo, MEC Norman Mokoena, Miller Matola and Paresh Pandya at the summit.MEC Norman Mokoena, Miller Matola and Paresh Pandya.
The Brand South Africa pledge filled with delegates' signatures.
From left, IMC CEO Miller Matola; programme director Serobi Maja; Limpopo Premier Cassel Mathale; IMC trustee Mathipe Moganedi and Iggy Sathekge, IMC director for stakeholder relations, at the Polokwane Stakeholder Summit.Limpopo Premier Cassel Mathale delivering the key note address at the summit. IMC consultant Dimape Serenyane asked audience members to share their views of what South Africa, as a brand, means to them.
IMC consultant Dimape Serenyane asked audience members to share their views of what South Africa, as a brand, means to them.Limpopo Gambling Board CEO Serobi Maja was the programme director of the Polokwane summit.Stanley Mufamadi, CEO of the Vuwa group, spoke about building sustainable success at the summit.
From left, Iggy Sathekge, Belu Mdlalo, Miller Matola, Lindiwe Ngcobo, Leo Makgamathe and Dimape Serenyane – all of the IMC.BrochureBrochure
Thami Masuku of Mpilende Foods spoke about sustainability and food security at the KwaZulu-Natal stakeholders summitBrendon Jewaskiewitz of Envitech Solutions spoke about sustainability and innovation for global competitivenessIMC trustee Vusi Mvelase, KwaZulu-Natal MEC for economic development and tourism Mike Mabuyakhulu, IMC CEO Miller Matola and Brendon Jewaskiewitz at the KwaZulu-Natal summit, held recently in Durban
Vusi Mvelase, Miller Matola, Brendon Jewaskiewitz, Thami Masuku and programme director Gcina Mhlophe at the summitIMC CEO Miller Matola made the key note address at the Durban event
KwaZulu-Natal’s Gcina Mhlophe is a celebrated writer, director and story-teller Standing, Lindiwe Ngcobo (IMC), Gcina Mhlophe, Brendon Jewaskiewitz, Belu Mdlalo (IMC) and Thami Masuku. Seated are Vusi Mvelase, Miller Matola and Iggy Sathekge (IMC)The province’s Gcina Mhlophe is a well-known writer, director and story-teller
From left, Sybert Liebenberg and Vuyo Zitumane of the Eastern Cape Tourism Agency, Dr Garth Cambray, IMC trustee Neela Hoosain, Ben Nyaumwe and Iggy Sathekge at the Port Elizabeth stakeholder summit.Iggy Sathekge, IMC director for stakeholder relations.The second Brand South Africa stakeholder summit, held recently in the Eastern Cape, attracted a range of representatives from local government, business and civil society.
Brand South Africa BusThe South African ‘nation values’ emblazoned on pillars adding functionality to the décor at the Brand SA Stakeholder Summit
Deputy Chairperson of the IMC Chichi Maponya signing her pledge to play her part in assisting South Africa in gaining global competitivenessChairperson of IMC Anitha Soni signing her Brand South Africa pledgeAn energetic presentation by Old Mutual CEO Kuseni Dlamini at the Brand SA Stakeholder Summit
Local jeweler and entrepreneur Isaac NkweOld Mutual CEO Kuseni Dlamini pledging his company and his own support for Brand SA initiativesThe Discussion panel made out of Brand SA CEO Miller Matola, IMC Chairperson Anitha Soni, Old Mutual CEO Kuseni Dlamini and Deputy Chairperson of the IMC Chichi Maponya
CNBC news anchor Lerato Mbele ready to MCChairperson of IMC Anitha Soni
Brand SA CEO Miller Matola flanked by IMC Chairperson Anitha Soni(right) and Deputy Chairperson of the IMC Chichi Maponya(left)IMC Chairperson Anitha Soni shares a joke with Minister Dina Pule(left) and Deputy Chairperson of the IMC Chichi Maponya(right)