Strategic corporate communications, reputation management and stakeholder relations

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Ensure a robust corporate reputation and brand equity in today's digital and disruptive environment.

Attend our GIBS 3rd annual corporate communications and reputation management conference and gain insights and perspectives from specialists, corporate practitioners and various stakeholders. There will be best practices, case studies and practical lessons to be learned.

Check out the stellar line-up of speaker companies at this 2-day conference and download the ​​programme agenda.

  • MTN Group
  • Woolworths
  • Discovery
  • M-Net
  • Tiger Brands
  • Murray & Roberts
  • SAB Miller
  • ​Scaw Metals Group
  • South32 Africa Region
  • Denel SOC
  • Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA)
  • Vodacom
  • Interbrand
  • Eyewitness News
  • FleishmanHillard
  • Hilburg Associates
  • Meropa Communications
  • Vuma Reputation Management
  • Reputation Ho​​​​use
  • FTI Consulting
  • The Media and Writers Firm
  • Brandseye​
  • Retroviral

    If you have queries regarding applying/online registration or unsure if your online registration is successful, please send an email to

    By applying/booking your seat, you are bound by the cancellation policy stated below. Kindly adhere to the terms and conditions.


 Who should attend?

Professionals and practitioners, from both private and public sector, in charge of:

  • Corporate communications
  • Corporate reputation
  • Corporate affairs
  • Public affairs
  • Reputation management
  • Investor relations
  • Media relations
  • Stakeholder relations
  • Government relations
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Corporate social investment
  • Sustainability
  • Brand
  • Marketing
  • Social media
  • Digital
  • Online

Agenda & discussion    

#1 How do you build and maintain a solid and sustainable corporate reputation?

#2 How do you strengthen your brand equity and increase shareholder value?

#3 How can you measure your reputation that becomes a strategic asset and advantage to your company?

#4 Do you have a comprehensive crisis communication plan in place?

#5 Can you measure your online brand and reputation?

#6 Are you ready to deal with a social media backlash or scandals?

#7 What can you do to restore investor confidence in times of crisis?

#8 What are the best approaches for multi-level stakeholder intervention?

#9 How do you build a long term win-win relationship with the media?

#10 Can you measure the impact of CSI, sustainability and sponsorship on reputational capital?

Registration & details

  • Click on "Apply Now' button to book your seat/s.
  • If you have queries regarding online registration, please send an email to
  • Once you have booked online, you should receive an email reply with a reference number.
  • Your booking will be processed within 72 hours, afterwhich, you will receive an invoice.
  • Payment must be made prior to the conference.
  • Cancellation penalty applies 2 weeks prior to event. Replacement delegate is permitted.

Dates of Conference

31 May & 1 June 2016 (two-day event)


Registration & refreshments: 7.30 am

Conference start time: 8.25 am

Conference end time: 4.00 pm


There is a networking cocktail reception at the end of Day 1, sponsored by FleishmanHillard. All delegates are invited to attend.


Address: GIBS campus, 26 Melville Road, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg

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