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Rode-REIM Real Estate Conference 2017: Durban (Half-day)

Submissions for this form are closed.

Date: Thursday, 7 September 2017
Time: Registration from 08:30 for 09:00; proceedings close at 14:30
Venue: The Wavehouse, Gateway, Umhlanga

At this event you will:

Update your real estate knowledge
Educate yourself on new property investment trends
Meet new possible future investment partners or clients
Source new innovative property services and deals
Get real life investment case studies that work
Network with like minded investors
Have fun while learning from investors and professionals


08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:05 Introduction and overview 
MC: Neale Petersen, Founder, Real Estate Investor Magazine
09:05 - 09:10 Address by joint headline sponsor
Hameed Noormahomed, Provincial Head Business Banking, Standard Bank
09:10 - 09:40 Address and presentation by joint headline sponsor
Andrew Thompson, Director, eLan Property Group
09:40 - 10:25 SA and world economic scenario
Thanda Sithole, Economist, Standard Bank
10:25 - 10:55 The performance of the listed property sector - past, present and future?
Ian Anderson, Chief Investment Officer, Bridge Fund Managers
10:55 - 11:40

Intro and panel discussion (including Q & A):  Hedging your wealth offshore - Diversification or deworsification? Facilitator:  Neale Petersen
Andrew Rissik, MD, Sable International
Andrew Thompson, Director, eLan Property Group
Ian Anderson, Chief Investment Officer, Bridge Fund Managers
Mike Smuts, MD, Smuts & Taylor Ltd

11:40 - 12:15 Tea & networking
12:15 - 13:00 How South Africa can survive the current crisis
RW (Bill) Johnson, Best-selling author of How long will South Africa Survive?
13:00 - 13:30

Panel discussion (including Q & A): Meet the new disruptors of Real Estate. Facilitator:  Neale Petersen
Justin Clarke, Chairman and founder, Private Property
Crispin Inglis, CEO, PropertyFox
Scott Picken, Founder and CEO, Wealth Migrate

13:30 - 14:00 The prognosis for property in turbulent times
Erwin Rode, CEO, Rode & Associates
14:00 - 14:30 Lunch and networking

Closing date and registration

Bookings close on 6 September 2017. An invoice, with the relevant banking details, will be sent to you on receipt of your online booking. Please make payment on receipt of this invoice. Thereafter, please e-mail proof of payment to lynette@rode.co.za, using the invoice number as reference, to reach us by the closing date. No delegate will be admitted to the conference if payment has not been received. Please note: the list of delegates will be printed by close of business on the last day of registration.

Registration fee

Registration fee per delegate (VAT, refreshments and lunch are included in the fee)*:

Number of delegates

Standard fee       

Single delegate from firm R 950,00                             
2-9 delegates from same firm (each) R 900,00                         
10+ delegates from same firm (each) R 850,00                        

*Halaal and Kosher meals carry a surcharge of R100 (excl. VAT)


ASAQS – Quantity Surveyors:  The Association of South African Quantity Surveyors has validated this programme as a Category One CPD programme and carries a CPD credit of 4 hours. (Please request registration form from lynette@rode.co.za)
SACPVP – Professional Valuers or Professional Associated Valuers:  The SACPVP will recognise your time at this conference event and carries a CET credit of 5 points.
EAAB – Estate agents: Professional Development (Elective – non-verifiable) - maximum CPD points permitted: 5 points over the three-year rolling CPD.

Terms & Conditions: Payment is due prior to the start of the conference (unless other arrangements have been made with the conference organiser). Please contact us if you have not received confirmation of booking by Thursday, 6 September 2017.

Confirmation of registration will be sent to all delegates enrolling before the closing date. No refunds will be given for cancellations made after 7 August 2017. However, substitutions can be made at any time. All refunds due will only be issued after the conference.

Please note: The organisers will supply delegate contact information to sponsors represented at the conference.

Programme and speakers are subject to change without prior notice.

We are also hosting a full-day conference in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 30 August 2017 and a full-day conference in Cape Town on Tuesday, 5 September 2017.

Further information can be obtained from: Lynette Smit, Rode & Associates, Tel 021 946 2480 / 082 323 5799, lynette@rode.co.za