2014 Judges

Dineo Tshabalala v3

Dineo Tshabalala

Dineo Tshabalala is a 42 year old Tourism and Hospitality Consultant (Events and Marketing) , who has been in the industry for more than 20 years, having horned her marketing industry skills through involvement in a number of reputable organisations including the South African Airways (SAA), Sony (South Africa), and Touch Africa Promotions among others. She is currently the Managing Director of Dineo Promotions, which is a turnkey events management consultancy, that focuses on events conceptualisation, management, public relations and marketing among others. Dineo hails from an entrepreneurship background, having been involved in family business from an early age, and has never looked back. She has been credited with the successful staging of events like the MTN Durban Jazz Festival, uGu Jazz Festival and the most recent uMthatha Jazz Festival among others. Her professional business associates include the likes of (Mr) Lindelani Mkhize, Mdu Ngcobo and Siyabonga Msomi among others. Dineo subcribes to the notion that “Nothing great has ever been achieved in life, except by those that dare believe that, something within them is far greater than circumstances (challenges) surrounding them”