SEIFSA Regional Roadshows

This February and March, team SEIFSA is bringing its message directly to companies in the metals and engineering industry. Especially now, in a depressed economy, it is the time for industry unity, strength, and a clear focus on business sustainability. 2020, is a crucial year for the industry with wage negotiations taking place and many businesses wanting assurance that stability in the industry will continue, and that the economy shows signs of improvement. All businesses in the industry in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town are invited for free.

Join us to discuss the future of the Metals and Engineering Industry in South Africa and be part of a highly interactive discussion with SEIFSA experts. Attendance is free of charge

SEIFSA goes “on the road” in February and March 2020, and invites all business to join us at events on the following dates:

21 February: Germiston Golf Club – Johannesburg East

  • 08:00 – 10:30
  • Registration: 07:30 – 08:00

28 February: Hole in One Golf Club – Johannesburg West

  • 08:00 – 10:30
  • Registration: 07:30 – 08:00

6 March: Sunnyside Park Hotel – Johannesburg Central

  • 08:00 – 10:30
  • Registration: 07:30-8:00

18 March: Durban – Venue to be confirmed

  • 08:00 – 11:30
  • Registration: 08:30 – 09:00

19 March: Cape Town – Medical Research Council

  • 08:00 – 11:30am
  • Registration: 08:30 – 09:00

20 March: Port Elizabeth – Schaeffler premises

  • 08:00 – 11:30am
  • Registration: 08:30 – 09:00

Key SEIFSA presenters will be:

  • Mr Kaizer M Nyatsumba: Chief Executive Officer of SEIFSA
  • Mr Lucio Trentini: Chief Operating Officer at SEIFSA and Lead Negotiator
  • Dr Michael Ade: Chief Economist

Topics, Themes and Focus

Topics, Themes and Focus
Mr Lucio Trentini will cover the following topics:

  • The Bargaining Environment
  • The Internal Environment
  • The Economy
  • Range of NUMSA Demands in Auto and Motor
  • Anticipated NUMSA Demands
  • Questions and Answers

The Economic State of the Metals and Engineering Industry in South Africa
Dr Michael Ade will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of the recently released publication “State of the Metals and Engineering Sector Report 2020-2021. The State of the Metals and Engineering sector report is the leading annual report on growth dynamics, production, price, trade, investment, trade-investment, employment, productivity and competitiveness drivers of strategic Metals and Engineering (M&E) sub-industries of manufacturing.
  • Dr Ade will focus on relevant forecasts and provides a detailed elucidation of the status quo of the M&E sector in 2020 and 2021, including wider economic and statistical context of the latest output and competitiveness variables, underpinned by global and domestic dynamics.
  • Questions and Answers

SEIFSA Upcoming plans

  • The Metals and Engineering Indaba 2020
  • The SEIFSA Awards for Excellence
  • SEIFSA Training Masterclasses
  • Association Spotlight – How To Make Your Voice Heard


Natalie Fourie | Sales Officer
Tel: 011 298 9424

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