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Past Events

Demystifying the publishing process

Venue:6 Spin Street, Cape Town
Contact person:
Contact email:wc@safrea.co.za
Contact phone number:
Starts:Thursday, September 05 2019 at 7:00 PM
Ends:Thursday, September 05 2019 at 8:30 PM
 

COLLABORATION – THE FUEL YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS TO SURVIVE

Venue:Town Lodge Hotel
Contact person:Lize Hayward
Contact email:lize@clearcomm.co.za
Contact phone number:082 824 5142
Starts:Wednesday, August 21 2019 at 5:30 PM
Ends:Wednesday, August 21 2019 at 8:00 PM
 

Join SAFREA Eastern Cape, at the Town Lodge Hotel, where thriving businesswoman and leader, Betsy Ings, will share how freelancers can find success in collaboration on 21 August 2019.

 

Betsy, an internationally accredited programme provider to various United Nations organisations, provides solutions for public and private ventures through training, mentoring and coaching. She has made a significant impact on the South African entrepreneurial landscape.

 

Whether you are an experienced freelancer or about to embark on the journey of becoming your own boss, this event aims to inspire you, give expert tips and boost networking among like-minded people.

 

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SAFREA Eastern Cape presents 'Trends and Challenges in the Freelancing Landscape'

Venue:Courtyard Hotel, Summerstrand, PE
Contact person:Lize Hayward
Contact email:lize@clearcomm.co.za
Contact phone number:
Starts:Tuesday, May 28 2019 at 5:30 PM
Ends:Tuesday, May 28 2019 at 8:00 PM
 

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Join SAFREA Eastern Cape on Tuesday, 28 May 2019 at the Courtyard Hotel in PE from 5:30pm, as SAFREA member Curwyn Mapaling unpacks the latest SAFREA Rates Survey results and discusses trends and challenges identified in the freelancing landscape. RSVP: lize@clearcomm.co.za.

SAFREA Eastern Cape presents: The World at Your Feet

Venue:Town Lodge, Summerstrand, PE
Contact person:Lize Hayward
Contact email:lize@clearcomm.co.za
Contact phone number:
Starts:Thursday, February 07 2019 at 5:30 PM
Ends:Thursday, February 07 2019 at 8:00 PM
 

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Bev Hancock inspired freelancers in Port Elizabeth on Thursday, 7 February 2019 with her presentation, 'The World at Your Feet' in which she shared tips on running a business virtually. She is a renowned speaker, strategic facilitator and executive coach who stimulates the vital conversations that empower people to thrive in the future world of work.

Everyone attending was eager to collaborate as the freelance community of the Eastern Cape – we are so excited and ready to take SAFREA to the next level! Please join us at our next event - stay tuned to our social media for updates!

SAFREA Gauteng South End-of-Year Party

Venue:Impi Brewing Co, Bertrams
Contact person:Michelle Nel
Contact email:gauteng@safrea.co.za
Contact phone number:
Starts:Wednesday, December 12 2018 at 2:00 PM
Ends:Wednesday, December 12 2018 at 4:00 PM
 

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Please join SAFREA Gauteng South for a little party to mark the end of another productive year at Impi Brewing Co at Victoria Yards, Bertrams on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 at 14:00. There will be delicious pizzas to tuck into, some tasty craft beers and wine to try (first drink's on us) and plenty of socialising to be enjoyed. Please RSVP to gauteng@safrea.co.za for catering purposes. Hope to see you there!

SAFREA Western Cape presents 10 Steps to a Successful Freelance Career

Venue:Atlantic Imbizo Conference & Function Studio, V&A Waterfront
Contact person:Tina Krynauw
Contact email:tina@pinkdiamondprojects.com
Contact phone number:
Starts:Thursday, November 15 2018 at 5:00 PM
Ends:Thursday, November 15 2018 at 8:00 PM
 

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Join SAFREA Western Cape on Thursday, 15 November at 17:00 for an evening of small business insights with guest speakers, Tiffany Markman, Sonja Frank and MC, Tina Krynauw. The event is FREE for SAFREA members and R120 for the public. Booking is essential so please visit Quicket to get all the event information and to book your spot! The event will be held at Atlantic Imbizo Conference & Function Studio at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. 

Click here to download the shareable invitation. 

SAFREA Gauteng South presents Let's talk about...TAX

Venue:Loof Coffee, Birnam
Contact person:Laura Dubber
Contact email:gauteng@safrea.co.za
Contact phone number:
Starts:Wednesday, November 07 2018 at 10:00 AM
Ends:Wednesday, November 07 2018 at 12:00 PM
 

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SAFREA Gauteng South's next Coffee Club - 10:00, 7 November 2018, Loof Coffee in Birnam, Johannesburg - is going to be fantastic! Join us and be guided through tax dos & don'ts and other principles for freelance business success by guest speaker, Nicole Holborow-Browne from nhb.business.

RSVP is essential as there is only place for 15 freelancers at this interactive discussion: gauteng@safrea.co.za.  

SAFREA Gauteng North August Coffee Club

Venue:Blue Crane Restaurant & Bar, Pretoria
Contact person: Anneline Du Preez
Contact email:adp.anneline.dupreez@gmail.com
Contact phone number:
Starts:Friday, August 03 2018 at 10:00 AM
Ends:Friday, August 03 2018 at 12:00 PM
 

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SAFREA Gauteng North is celebrating Women's Month on Friday, 3 August 2018 at the Blue Crane Restaurant & Bar in Nieuw Muckleneuk, Pretoria. Please join us at 10:00 for coffee and a chat, all dressed up with a touch of floral. Non-members are most welcome. Please RSVP to Anneline: adp.anneline.dupreez@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you there!

Flyer design credit: Luculle Stols (dezignrebel.com)

SAFREA KZN July Coffee Club

Venue:The Office 97, Durban
Contact person:Meneesha Govender
Contact email:meneesha.govender@gmail.com
Contact phone number:
Starts:Friday, July 27 2018 at 2:00 PM
Ends:Friday, July 27 2018 at 4:00 PM
 

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Please join SAFREA KZN for coffee and a chance to engage with Isolezwe Editor Slindile Khanyile on 27 July at 14:00 at The Office in Windemere, Durban. Non-SAFREA members are welcome. R50 will get you a coffee, snack and fantastic networking opportunity. Please RSVP to: meneesha.govender@gmail.com.

Flyer design credit: Johara Mansura

SAFREA Western Cape lunchtime networking event

Venue:Café Roux, Noordhoek Farm Village
Contact person:Cathy Dippnall
Contact email:cdippnall@gmail.com
Contact phone number:
Starts:Thursday, July 26 2018 at 1:00 PM
Ends:Thursday, July 26 2018 at 2:30 PM
 

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Does your mind go blank, or your mouth dry up? Find out how to let your imagination flow and improve your public speaking and self-promotion skills with renowned guest speaker, Lois Strachan.

Lois is an author, blogger, professional speaker and president of the Professional Speakers’ Association Cape Town, and she and her delightful guide dog Fiji will be joining us at SAFREA Western Cape’s next lunchtime networking event, taking place at Café Roux, Noordhoek Farm Village on Thursday, 26 July at 13:00.

Drinks and food will be for your own account, and we’d appreciate a R20 donation towards our guest speaker. Non-members are most welcome! Please RSVP as soon as possible to: cdippnall@gmail.com.

SAFREA Gauteng South presents How to Master the Freelance Mentality

Venue:Standard Bank Incubator, Rosebank
Contact person:Robyn Thekiso
Contact email:gauteng@safrea.co.za
Contact phone number:
Starts:Wednesday, July 18 2018 at 10:00 AM
Ends:Wednesday, July 18 2018 at 12:00 PM
 

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Whether you're an experienced freelancer or a newbie, you can't afford to miss SAFREA Gauteng South's next event! Join us on Wednesday, 18 July at 10:00 at the Standard Bank Incubator in Rosebank as veteran freelancer, copywriter and Safrean, Tiffany Markman presents 'How to Master the Freelance Mentality'. Please RSVP before 11 July to gauteng@safrea.co.za

Flyer design credit: Annie DuPre

Image credit: Homedust

SAFREA Gauteng North July Coffee Club

Venue:Industrial Coffee Works, Centurion
Contact person: Anneline Du Preez
Contact email:adp.anneline.dupreez@gmail.com
Contact phone number:
Starts:Friday, July 06 2018 at 10:00 AM
Ends:Friday, July 06 2018 at 12:00 PM
 

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Freelancers, stave off the cold on Friday, 6 July 2018 by joining us at the SAFREA Gauteng North Coffee Club at 10:00 at Industrial Coffee Works in Centurion. See you there! 

Flyer design credit: Luculle Stols (dezignrebel.com)

SAFREA Gauteng North & South presents The Power of Brand Influencers

Venue:Impact Hub, Rosebank
Contact person:Anneline du Preez or Robyn Thekiso
Contact email:gauteng@safrea.co.za
Contact phone number:
Starts:Tuesday, June 12 2018 at 10:00 AM
Ends:Tuesday, June 12 2018 at 12:00 PM
 

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Freelancers in Gauteng, please join us for an exclusive talk by SAFREA member Arthur Goldstuck of World Wide Worx and Bradley Elliott of Continuon at 10:00 on 12 June 2018 at Impact Hub Joburg. They'll be presenting on 'The Power of Brand Influencers', a new research project that unpacks what goes wrong - and right - with brand investment in social influence.

This event is free to SAFREA members and R50 at the door for non-members. This is going to be a fascinating talk for social media enthusiasts - we hope to see you there! Please RSVP by 7 June to either gauteng@safrea.co.za or adp.anneline.dupreez@gmail.com. 

Flyer design credit: Luculle Stols

SAFREA at Madex 2018

Venue:Sandton Convention Centre
Contact person:Madex
Contact email:info@madex.co.za
Contact phone number:
Starts:Wednesday, June 06 2018 at 8:00 AM
Ends:Thursday, June 07 2018 at 5:00 PM
 

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Madex 2018 aims to bring marketing matters to life. It is the ultimate marketing expo for anyone operating in spaces like digital and social media to advertising, PR, design and more. In its second year, Madex 2018 will take place on 6 and 7 June at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 9 am to 4 pm on both days.

Robyn Thekiso, executive member of SAFREA, will unpack the drive behind freelancing and how this is impacting the future of the global economy at Madex 2018. Click here to find out more about Robyn's presentation, which takes place at 11:40 on 6 June 2018. We hope to see you there! 

For more information about Madex, visit www.madex.co.za or contact info@madex.co.za. You can also follow them on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

SAFREA KZN May Creative Workshop

Venue:The Office 97, Durban
Contact person:Meneesha Govender
Contact email:meneesha.govender@gmail.com
Contact phone number:
Starts:Saturday, May 26 2018 at 8:00 AM
Ends:Saturday, May 26 2018 at 11:00 AM
 

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Durban freelancers, please join us for a fun morning of creativity on 26 May 2018 at The Office 97 (97 Innes Road). Safreans, you are welcome to invite non-members to join us (R50 at the door)! RSVP is essential: meneesha.govender@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you all there! 

Flyer design credit: Johara Mansura

SAFREA Gauteng South May Coffee Club

Venue:Mzansipreneur Reading Room, Norwood
Contact person:Robyn Thekiso
Contact email:gauteng@safrea.co.za
Contact phone number:
Starts:Wednesday, May 16 2018 at 10:00 AM
Ends:Wednesday, May 16 2018 at 12:00 PM
 

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Please join the new Gauteng South Regco for a morning of coffee, creativity and new connections at the Mzansipreneur Reading Room in Norwood on Wednesday, 16 May 2018! Please RSVP to gauteng@safrea.co.za if you'll be attending.

Flyer design credit: Meneesha Govender

SAFREA Gauteng North May Coffee Club

Venue:Industrial Coffee Works, Centurion
Contact person: Anneline Du Preez
Contact email:adp.anneline.dupreez@gmail.com
Contact phone number:
Starts:Friday, May 04 2018 at 10:00 AM
Ends:Friday, May 04 2018 at 12:00 PM
 

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Come and meet your fellow Safreans on Friday 4 May at Industrial Coffee Works in Centurion! It's sure to be an enjoyable morning of great coffee and even better conversation!

Flyer design credit: Luculle Stols

SAFREA KZN April Coffee Club

Venue:Next Chapter, Florida Road
Contact person:Meneesha Govender
Contact email:meneesha.govender@gmail.com
Contact phone number:
Starts:Saturday, April 21 2018 at 10:00 AM
Ends:Saturday, April 21 2018 at 12:00 PM
 

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The new SAFREA KZN regional committee is excited about the year ahead. Please join us for a coffee at Next Chapter, Florida Road on Saturday, 21 April 2018 at 10am. Get to know your representatives, let us know what your expectations are for the year and ask those pressing questions you'd like answered. We look forward to seeing you there!

Nominations for SAFREA Executive Committee (Exco)

Venue:Online
Contact person:Exco
Contact email:exco@safrea.co.za
Contact phone number:
Starts:Monday, April 16 2018 at 5:51 PM
Ends:Saturday, April 28 2018 at 12:00 AM
 

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Calling on all members to nominate the candidates you wish to represent you and serve on SAFREA's executive commmittee (Exco) ahead of the national AGM which takes place between 2 - 4 May 2018. Please check your email for details on the nomination process - you have until 28 April 2018 to nominate your representatives, including yourself if you wish to volunteer.

SAFREA Gauteng North April Coffee Club

Venue:Industrial Coffee Works, Centurion
Contact person:Anneline Du Preez
Contact email:adp.anneline.dupreez@gmail.com
Contact phone number:
Starts:Friday, April 06 2018 at 10:00 AM
Ends:Friday, April 06 2018 at 12:00 PM
 

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If you're free for a cup of tea (or coffee) on Friday, 6 April 2018, please join us at Industrial Coffee Works in Centurion (the PPS building, corner of Hendrik Verwoerd and Heuwel Ave) for SAFREA Gauteng North's next Coffee Club! Please let us know whether you'll be able to make it by emailing Anneline - drop-ins are also very welcome, as are non-members!

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