Information-sharing session this week

2017-02-01 06:01

THINK Big Promotions, a marketing and strategy development company in Pietermaritzburg will be hosting an information business development workshop on 27 January.

The workshop titled Indlela ibuzwa kwabaphambili loosely translated means “The journey of the experience is useful and informative” is where Umgungundlovu’s successful black entrepreneurs will share their journey to inspire upcoming and new Pietermaritzburg and district business entrepreneurs.

Project co-ordinator Zazi Nxele said this is a first of a series of workshops that will feature Siphiwe Ngcobo, the founder and the CEO of the iLawu Hospitality Group, which owns a number of hotels and lodges in KZN.

“Ngcobo will share his journey of hard work, dedication, sacrifice and persistence as a tool to inspire young and aspiring small, medium and micro-sized enterprises particularly from Umgungundlovu district.

“Participants will attend for fre, iLawu Hospitality Group will sponsor the venue, equipment and refreshments and Umgungundlovu FM will be a media sponsor,” said Nxele.

Ngcobo is a successful entrepreneur in the hospitality sector and started his business from a small B&B in Scottsville. He currently has over five establishments, including iLawu Boutique Hotel and a B&B in Newcastle. From humble beginnings when he was bankrupt and blacklisted, Ngcobo worked hard to be where he is now.

The session will be the first among many that Ngcobo will co-host with developed and progressive entrepreneurs.

The session starts at 9am at iLawu Guest Lodge at 18 New England Road in Scottsville. For more information, contact Nxele on 072 150 0858. - Supplied

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