Record attendance at 5th Innovation Dinner in Johannesburg


The 5th Innovation Dinner organized by premier ICT news provider kicked off on the 8th of December 2010 under the theme “Technology Forecast 2011”, with a record attendance of 75 C-level executives, senior managers and professionals within the ICT industry.

Sponsored by Huawei Symantec and held for the first time at a swanky new venue, the DaVinci Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg; the bi-monthly event- already known in the industry as a networking forum for top-level ICT executives- focused on future trends in Enterprise Technology, with security, mobile technologies and CIO challenges high on the agenda.

The event was chaired by CEO of Accsys, Teryl Schroenn, and the audience heard from industry experts: Mark Walker, Director Vertical Industry Insights Practice at IDC Middle East, Africa and Turkey; Shabir Satar, International Security Consultant for Huawei Symantec; Brett St.Clair, Admob Country Manager at Google South Africa and Evans Munyuki, CIO ABSA Business Banking.
MTN Group has been confirmed as a sponsor of all 6 Innovation Dinners in 2011.

The next Innovation Dinner will be held on 23rd February 2011, at Maximillien restaurant, DaVinci Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg.

For more information about the Innovation Dinner series- visit

Brett StClair, Google Admob Country Manager

By Denisa Oosthuizen