Prizes & Sponsors

Santam Woman of the Future, Rising Star, & Social Entrepreneur

  • R100 000 in cash to the Woman of the Future from Santam
  • R60 000 in cash each to the Rising Star and the Social Entrepreneur from Santam
  • A luxurious beauty hamper worth R10 000 from beauty partner Lancôme
  • A full-page advertisement in FAIRLADY or TRUELOVE to promote the Business, Social Enterprise or NPO
  • An hour’s invaluable mentorship with one of our judges
  • A ‘Strategies for Making and Taking New Markets’ course, worth R11 000, or a ‘Strategic Marketing course’, worth R18 000, from the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)
  • A Frederique Constant Vitality Ladies Watch valued at R15 495
  • Business printing, worth R5 000, from Lithotech
  • A Stackd cabin case, worth R4 899 from Samsonite
  • Three pairs of Baker sunglasses, worth R5 397, from Execuspecs
  • A Fashion and Lifestyle voucher worth R3 000, from Superbalist
  • Readers` Choice Award: A Golden Circle Mentorship Program valued at over R9 500 from Over the Rainbow.

Santam has been in the business of protecting South Africans most important assets and valuables for 105 years…

Santam understands that running a successful business takes years of hard work and the right partnerships. And when you work hard to succeed, you need good and proper insurance that helps you thrive. No matter the type and size of your business, or your vision for it, you can rely on Santam’s in-depth expertise to protect it.

While no two businesses are the same, many SMEs experience similar challenges. Understanding what kind of insurance you need is the start of securing the future of your business.

To learn more or get a quote, visit:

For 80 years Lancôme has epitomized beauty and glamour with a quintessential French touch. Women all over the world live “La vie est belle” with Lancôme.

For more information, visit: Lancôme South Africa

At GIBS, you are assured of a business school experience that embraces technology and disruption, while, at all times, finding ways to humanise and connect to the new digital world of work.

Long regarded as a business school with impeccable international credentials, GIBS under the current leadership of Dean, Professor Morris Mthombeni is now leading the way among its global peers thanks to a progressive focus on quality blended learning coupled with a commitment to meaningful experiential exposure.

Underpinning our approach is our commitment to life-long learning, a dedication to high-quality and innovative teaching methods, the pursuit of ethical and sustainable values, and a forward-looking view of business and its role in the world. Access to both local and international faculty ensures that your GIBS experience is globally relevant and opens doors to prized global networks.

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Born out of a passion for refined accessible Swiss Watches, Aletta and Peter Stas founded Frederique Constant.  A brand that offers classical yet accessible timepieces of the highest quality and standard for watch lovers and connoisseurs alike. Frederique Constant has launched over thirty in-house manufacture calibres.  With continuous development and pushing the limits of watchmaking, the brand truly embodies the philosophy of “Living your passion”.

To learn more or to purchase a watch:

Lithotech is South Africa’s leading specialist in printing, supply management, marketing material, office supplies and labels. With an experienced salesforce that offers customised solutions, comprehensive manufacturing facilities and a national warehouse infrastructure, Lithotech truly offers print and so much more.

To learn more about Lithotech, visit

If you’re in search of a contemporary suitcase with a sleek urban appearance, you need not look any further than our StackD collection. This line is essential for all your travel needs, as it is crafted from Polycarbonate material with a refined texture, making it both highly resilient and scratch-resistant. Additionally, each suitcase ensures maximum comfort with its double wheels and double tube pull handle. The collection comes in two smart cabin sizes and various voluminous check-in models, making it suitable for any travel scenario, domestic or international. The StackD collection is your go-to choice for modern and versatile luggage options.

  • Made of durable Polycarbonate
  • Hidden expandability on cabins
  • Matte shells with high scratch resistance
  • Practical, modern interior includes a divider pad, compression straps and pockets
  • Interior lining made from post-consumer recycled PET plastic bottles (Recyclex)

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The Baker eyewear range is available exclusively at Execuspecs stores nationwide and online at The Baker brand is about creating quality, crafted eyewear that is unique and carefully designed. Baker fans are discerning individuals with the confidence to be themselves, who love the brand’s thoughtfully curated, limited release ranges.

South Africa’s most-loved, online wardrobe + lifestyle destination. We’re all about accessible style that inspires self-expression and confidence.

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Over The Rainbow provides entrepreneurs with the knowledge, connections, network and support that will enhance their success in business.

About the Golden Circle Mentorship program: A thriving, impactful peer-peer mentoring program that offers a group of five entrepreneurs a confidential, safe space to share challenges and opportunities. You will connect with award-winning business leaders Dawn Nathan-Jones and Lesley Waterkeyn by joining their seven-month Golden Circle mentorship program.

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