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2021 INFORMATION

Female forward business workspaces and communities provide a strong accelerator with access to resources to grow personally and professionally, sharpen skills and network with like minded women on the same journey. WiBA is a non judgemental and sensitive forum, recognizing that women have many priorities.

What WiBA offers in 2021:

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  • 12 monthly focused forums

  • Goal setting and Vision Board

  • Accountability - Monthly Member Business Report back – structured.

  • Annual mid-year Conference with knowledge expert workshops

  • Business Challenge/Peer Council forum.

  • Business tools and resources

  • Mentorship from an experienced Chair – Anni Wilhelmi’s peer advisory groups contribute R9 billion to the annual fiscus and she has been internationally recognised for breaking down barriers for women in business.

  • Hybrid meetings – a combination of in person AND virtual (on Zoom) simultaneously, in keeping with the post COVID world.

  • Zoom Masterclasses with experts for growth enablement

  • A TRIBE of women who have your back and are willing to spend time on your business as you will do with theirs

What to expect from WiBA membership:

  • Report back accountability to goals

  • Vision Board

  • Business BootCamp

  • Identification of natural gifting personally and professionally for your business role and identification of what back up support you need

  • Business case studies – peer advisory council

  • Just In Time Knowledge

  • Tools & Trends

  • Learning from other members

  • Advice, guidance, moral support

  • Valuable conversation

  • Clarity and confidence for decision making

  • Unbox your thinking

  • Discipline, accountability, creativity & resilience

  • Access to network of women experienced in business

Membership requirements:

  • Commitment to 12 monthly meetings – dates set annually in advance. 3.5 hours once a month, starting January and ending December.

  • Be ready to take it on – can you balance meeting once a month with digital devices off to break away from day-to-day operations?

  • Your contribution is critical to the growth within members of the forum – if you cannot commit to monthly meetings, this is not for you.

  • Arrive at meetings with monthly report back prepared prior to meeting.

  • Arrive on time.

Which group should I join?

Membership criteria for:

  • Women Owned Business under R15 million in turnover

  • For mid and senior manager in Privately Owned Companies

Commitment to a minimum 12 months membership

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WiBA 1

Virtual

 

Membership Criteria:

The Business:

Semi formal and formal

Growing and mature turnover

Not a start up

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The Entrepreneur:

Is Owner, part owner or partner

Has been in business for more than 3 years

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The Employee:

Mid to senior management

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Meeting space:

Virtual – monthly on Zoom

See 2021 meeting dates for detail

Please ensure quality internet connection

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Meeting dates:

See meeting date tab. Dependent on choice of forum (WiBA 2, 3, 4 or 5)

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Membership fee:

Membership is a 12-month commitment

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Annually in advance:

R15 999.00 VAT inclusive

Payable in January

Monthly in advance: (Jan to December)

R1599.00 VAT inclusive

Payable monthly in advance, prior to meeting

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T&C’s:

  • Excludes annual conference registration

  • Excludes annual year end function

  • Chairperson has final decision on which WiBA forum members qualify to join

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WiBA 2

Cape Town

 

Membership Criteria:

 

The Business:

Semi formal to formal

Less than 7 employees

Erratic but growing turnover

Not a start up

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The Entrepreneur:

Business owner or partner

Less than 10 years and more than 3 years business experience

The Employee:

Less than 5 years in a mid-management role

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Meeting space:

In person meetings as per 2021 dates, COVID dependent.

Venue: TBA

Please ensure quality internet connection for virtual attendance

Meeting dates:

See meeting date tab for WiBA 2

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Membership fee:

Membership is a 12-month commitment

 

Annually in advance: 

R19 999.00 Vat inclusive

Payable in January

 

Monthly in advance: (Jan to December)

R1 999.00 Vat inclusive

Payable monthly in advance, prior to meeting

 -

T&C’s:

  • Includes annual conference registration

  • Excludes annual year end function

  • Includes meeting hot beverage and snack

  • Chairperson has final decision on which WiBA forum members qualify to join

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WiBA 3

Cape Town

 

Membership Criteria:

 

The Business:

Formal business; compliant

More than 7 employees

Mature & consistent turnover (pre COVID)

Not a start up

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The Entrepreneur:

Business owner or partner

More than 10 years business experience

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The Employee:

More than 5 years in a mid or senior role

Meeting space:

In person meetings as per 2021 dates, COVID dependent.

Venue: PwC Cape Town

Please ensure quality internet connection for virtual attendance

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Meeting dates:

See meeting date tab for WiBA 3

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Membership Fee:

Membership is a 12-month commitment

 

Annually in advance:

R19 999.00 Vat inclusive

Payable in January

 

Monthly in advance: (Jan to December)

R1 999.00 Vat inclusive

Payable monthly in advance, prior to meeting

 -

T&C’s:

  • Includes annual conference registration

  • Excludes annual year end function

  • Includes meeting hot beverage and snack

  • Chairperson has final decision on which WiBA forum members qualify to join

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WiBA 4

Johannesburg

 

Membership Criteria:

 

The Business:

Semi formal to formal

Less than 7 employees

Erratic but growing turnover

Not a start up

- 

The Entrepreneur:

Business owner or partner

Less than 10 years and more than 3 years business experience

 -

The Employee:

Less than 5 years in a mid-management role

 -

Meeting space:

In person meetings as per 2021 dates, COVID dependent.

Venue: TBA

Please ensure quality internet connection for virtual attendance

 -

Meeting dates:

See meeting date tab for WiBA 4

- 

Membership Fee:

Membership is a 12-month commitment

 

Annually in advance:

R19 999.00 Vat inclusive

 Payable in January

Monthly in advance: (Jan to December)

R1 999.00 Vat inclusive

Payable monthly in advance, prior to meeting

 -

T&C’s:

  • Includes annual conference registration

  • Excludes annual year end function

  • Includes meeting hot beverage and snack

  • Chairperson has final decision on which WiBA forum members qualify to join