The Winners of the 2019 CHRO Awards are:


CHRO of the Year – Paul Norman (MTN)
Young CHRO of the Year – Trishana Maharaj (G4S)
Strategy & Leadership Award – Sharon Taylor (Standard Bank)
Transformation & Empowerment Award – Sharon Taylor (Standard Bank)
HR & Technology Award – Matimba Mbungela (Vodacom Group)
Employee Value Proposition Award – Verna Robson (Sun International)
Talent Management Award – Paul Norman (MTN)
Learning & Development Award – Paul Norman (MTN)

Celebrate HR excellence with SA's leading CHROs and HR directors


Hosted by celebrated comedian Loyiso Madinga, this is the annual gala dinner event where the CHRO community celebrates excellence in HR and recognises individual leaders who have done exceptional work. VIP seats are limited to 200 and reserved for top HR leaders only (free of charge). Dress code is strictly evening dress or tuxedo.

Nominate an exceptional CHRO for the 2020 CHRO Awards today.

Meet 250 leading CHROs


With the opportunity to celebrate and network with South Africa's leading HR professionals, a sponsorship package opens new business opportunities and ensures your brand is seen alongside other blue chip brands.

  • Award sponsor. R300,000. Hand out the award to the winning CHRO, receive coverage as an award sponsor and host two dinner tables with 16 leading CHROs.
  • Table sponsor. R95,000. Host up to eight CHROs with two of your executives and build stronger networks with decision makers.
  • Team table. R50,000. Celebrate HR excellence with your team on a night of glitz, glamour, networking and amazing food.
  • Event sponsor. Bespoke pricing. Get your brand in front of the right audience.

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  • Programme


    Dress code: tuxedo or evening dress
    17h30: Registration and networking
    18h30: Gala dinner and awards ceremony: categories
    20h00: Special guest and entertainment
    20h30: Gala dinner and awards ceremony: top awards
    21h00: Entertainment and networking

    Awards ceremony
    1. Employee Value Proposition Award presented by Momentum Corporate
    2. Talent Management Award
    3. HR & Technology Award
    4. Transformation & Empowerment Award presented by Clarkhouse Human Capital
    5. Strategy & Leadership Award presented by Oracle
    6. Learning & Development Award
    7. Young CHRO of the Year presented by Sage
    8. CHRO of the Year presented by Workday

    Learn more about the categories
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    Award Sponsors

    Table Sponsors

    • The Polo Room
      Forrest Rd & 6th Ave, Inanda
      Johannesburg