EE, Diversity & Transformation Summit


We are extremely excited to launch the Employment Equity, Diversity & Transformation Awards and are confident that it will become a significant vehicle for the growth and stimulation of the EEDT field. The Awards is about moving beyond compliance towards innovation, excellence and a continuous reinvention of the field. The Awards is set to become the industry showcase for next-practice EEDT initiatives.


The EEDT awards is about acknowledging South African organisations that have gone an extra mile in strategically implementing Employment Equity and Diversity initiatives. The awards intend to give public recognition to companies that excel in advancing the true spirit of transformation.  It will showcase effective measures to redress equity, equality, and the creation of an inclusive business environment where employees, applicants for employment and clients are accepted, valued and treated with respect and dignity, without regard to race, colour, religion, gender and disability.




Companies are invited to nominate themselves / their representatives in any of the following categories:




  • Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Company of the Year
  • HR Best Practice in supporting EE and Inclusion
  • Diversity Inclusion Award
  • EEDT Manager/ Driver of the year
  • Disability Equity Award 2017
  • Gender Equity Award 2017


The theme of the 2017 EEDT Summit is: 

“Using EE Act compliance to achieve real Transformation in the Workplace post Amendments”/ “Moving from EE Compliance to the embracement of EE Transformation”  

Topics included in this year’s programme are:

  • Moving the South African workplace from hesitant EE compliance to a place of true transformation

  • BMW Case Study: Moving from EE (non) Compliance to the Embracement of EE Transformation and improved B-BBEE EE & MC Scores

  • Case Study – Using your EE Plan to create a pool of suitably qualified persons for real change

  • Case Study: Mainstreaming disability through your EE Plan process

  • Case Study: Fine-tuning Recruitment as a tool for achieving effective EE Transformation

  • Case Study: Using mentoring and coaching as a tool to change behaviours in order to remove barriers to retention of DG Persons  

  • Case Study: The role of the CEO in the effective implementing EE 

Fees per delegate (excluding VAT)