Professional Services business showcase


With more than 100 offices from Vancouver to St. John’s, BDO is one of the leading accounting and advisory firms in Canada, and an invaluable service provider to the countless mining companies that call the country home

By bringing viable businesses with strong growth potential under its wing, Simang Group is on its way to reaching its goal of becoming a platinum rated group of companies

How Standard Bank plays a key role within Africa’s emerging markets and its ongoing commitment to the continent

Global Sourcing & SupplyÔÇÖs (GSS) multi-disciplined approach to business has allowed it to become one of the foremost providers of complete site support services and operations in all of Africa

Derek Smith, Chairman of the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA), discusses the important role franchising has to play in the on-going development of the country’s economy

Bridget Linzie, Acting Executive Secretary of the Communication Regulators’ Association of Southern Africa (CRASA), talks about how harmonising policies and regulations across the region can stimulate investment and growth

Specialists in non-destructive testing and heat treatment, the company is beginning to diversify into the oil and gas sector and looking for growth outside South Africa

Managing director Bridget Thomson talks about how the provision of commercial diver training is contributing towards South Africa’s development as a hub for oil and gas activities.

Most travellers would be unaware how fast their individual needs are changing, but understanding their behaviour keeps the leading global car rental brand Europcar ahead of the trend.

Through the work of its Respondez brand, Spanco Limited has introduced its outsourcing solutions to Africa’s thriving telecommunications sector.

This South African operator takes the airline business seriously, but likes to see the funny side, too. Captain Martin Louw explains.

American Express Travel Services South Africa is developing its continent-wide American Express franchise network to meet the unique requirements of Africa’s rapidly growing oil and gas industries.

Since Hungary emerged from Soviet control, Magyar Telekom has been making rapid progress towards sustainability, recently earning an A+ rating from the Global Reporting Initiative. 

MICROMINE produces a software suite that draws an accurate picture to support sustainable business and sound investment decisions.