Prof Elmarie Venter and Dr Shelley Beck attended the 5th KPMG Family Business Conference in Johannesburg at Emoyeni Estate on 17 September 2019.

Above (from left): Dr Shelley Beck & Prof Elmarie Venter

The theme of the conference was ‘The impact of technology on people and growth’ and was organised by Alan Barr, KPMG Partner.  Prof Venter was also a panel member during the afternoon’s session on ‘War for talent’.  Family business owners from all over South Africa and Africa attended the conference. Other keynote speakers included Craig Robinson of Robins Liquors, Catherine Chamberlain of Chamberlain’s Hardware and Peter Harvey of Red Alert TSS, Nick Matthews and Monna Monnakgotla of KPMG.