Becoming the ReGeneration

It’s time to come together and talk about how we can ‘Be the ReGeneration’ that rebuilds our economy, repairs our society, restores our people and finds ways to #BuildBackBetter. 

It’s no secret that we are going to need ingenious solutions with the increased social and economic stress our nation is under. It’s going to be essential for business, civil society and government to work together to rebuild an inclusive and prosperous nation. COVID-19 is certainly redefining purposeful business and with this in mind, it’s fair to say that this year’s In Good Company Conference is going to be an absolute must-attend, virtual event.

COVID-19 and the subsequent economic and social lockdown have had an obvious negative impact on the economy. And though some sectors and individuals are better off than others, the crisis will have unavoidable knock-on effects that will impact many –  especially the most vulnerable in our nation. The coming together of South Africans is therefore going to be essential, where together as a business community and civil society we face this season with courage and ingenuity. 

That’s why we are going to look at how to ‘build back better’, starting with our own resilience and moving on to rebuilding our social narrative, regenerating our economy and ultimately working towards creating a new trajectory for our nation. 

Conference ticket proceeds towards the Gap Fund

100% of ticket sales will be donated to the Gap Fund, a COVID-19 crisis fund established by the Mergon Group. The fund assists NPOs who are on the frontlines, supporting our country’s most vulnerable people. So, by joining the conference, you are helping NPOs and being part of the solution! More on the Gap Fund. 

This year’s conference will be a virtual and interactive experience which has been carefully crafted to challenge views, bring new insights on how to engage in social development, and showcase remarkable people whose innovative social change practices give replicable examples for others to follow in effective nation building.It’s going to be a wonderful time of sharing and learning. We’ll be inspired by stories that bring substantiated hope and remind us that we have the power to craft our Nation’s narrative and choose to use COVID-19 as an inflexion point in building a more resilient nation.

Who should attend?

  • CEOs
  • Board members
  • Senior management
  • Corporate social investors
  • Enterprise development experts
  • Scenario planners
  • Transformation officers
  • Social and ethics committee members
  • Company secretaries
  • Parastatal representatives
  • Social development experts
  • Not-for-profit leaders

Speaker lineup

Co-hosted by Dr Michael Mol of Hello Doctor and Minah Koela of Beautiful Gate from the IGC Conference ‘live lounge’, the conference promises top local and international speakers who will share their knowledge and practical expertise from their fields of work. 

A few of the speakers in the lineup include:

  • Dr Caroline Leaf, a cognitive neuroscientist, mental health and mind expert
  • Patrick Kuwana, a transformational entrepreneur
  • Daniel Silke, a leading political economy analyst and futurist
  • GG Alcock, a marketer, author and entrepreneur
  • Shawn Theunissen, Growthpoint CEO
  • Remmone Modisakeng, Teambix founder and entrepreneur
  • Dr Boshoff Steenekamp, epidemiologist
  • Dr Rudzani Muloiwa, director of paediatric HIV, Groote Schuur Hospital 

Conference pack 

The Nation Builder team will be sending a conference pack to the first 300 people that book tickets, taking advantage of the early bird offer. 

How to book

The conference will be held virtually on the mornings of 17 and 18 September 2020. 

Registered NPOs can email [email protected] to get the NPO discount code that ensures a R200 discount off the price of an Early Bird Ticket price. 

Find out more and book your ticket here


This year’s sponsors include Zutari (previously Aurecon), Momentum Metropolitan, the V&A Waterfront and Mergon.


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