The Big Small Business Show aims to give viewers practical and down-to-earth business advice and is tailor-made for entrepreneurs. This programme gives great insight and tips to those who want to grow their ventures, as well as those who wanting to take the step towards entrepreneurship.   Small Business MBA is a practical guide to entrepreneurship, hosted by Raizcorp trainer Yasmeen Alli. Each week she gives us essential advice on a different aspect of your business , and chats experts guests for their perspectives.   Many would-be small business owners hit a stumbling block when it comes to accessing finance. Each week our experts will go through the various funding options and talk prospective business owners through the application process; the pitfalls; and what they need to know in order to position themselves to tap SME Funding.
 
A weekly show which will show you how to start a business with anything under R 1000. Host, Katlego Msomi gets face-to-face with some of the enterprising individuals in the townships to find out how they have managed to jump-start and sustain their businesses.   Gerald Mwandiambira are helping unleash a new wave of collective savings. Each week they hone in on the various aspects of the Stokvel industry and discuss the facts and tips on how they can be improved and grown.   Career Connect explores future pathways for young people entering the workplace, with each episode exploring career essential topics alongside what graduates and employers need to know about each other. Imagine getting all your career related questions answered, as well as learning things about the workplace as you’re about to experience it!
 
For those who’re serious about jumping into the world of entrepreneurship, this is the show for you. This show was birthed in the idea that anyone if given the right guidance can start up a business and help drive growth and employment in South Africa.   Pitch & Polish, now in it’s 7th year, is a national workshop and competition programme designed to teach entrepreneurs how to pitch their business or idea effectively to investors. The format is fun and interactive, with the facilitators getting down to the nuts and bolts of what a solid foundation of an investor-ready pitch needs to look like.   Hosted by Pavlo Phitidis from Aurik Business Incubator, The Growth Engines show on BDtv profiles big and small businesses whose dynamic supplier-customer relationships are leading the economy through innovation and excellence. The Growth Engines is part of a larger initiative that also features in the innovation section in Business Day newspaper as well as on BDLive.
 


SME ZONE, is a dedicated slot for business owners and managers and offers a variety of TV programmes. The channels goal is to deliver valuable and empowering content from which viewers can learn, start and grow their small business enterprises, importantly also to inspire and motivate entrepreneurship for both current and future business owners.


MANAGEMENT:

Head of Programming:
Semeyi Zake
Tel: +27 11 280 5442
E-mail: semeyi@bdtv.co.za
General Manager of Sales:
Michelle Arnold
Tel: +27 11 280 5514
E-mail: arnoldm@bdtv.co.za
   

SALES AND SPONSORSHIPS

Johannesburg Office:

Lee-Ann Harling
Senior Account Executive
Direct: 011-3409381
Fax: 086 242 4228
Mobile: 082 738 7318
E-mail: lee@bdtv.co.za
Brenda Stanley
Senior Account Executive
Direct: 011 280 3483
Fax: 011-328 2857
Mobile: 082 557 5303
E-mail: stanleyb@bdtv.co.za
Antoinette van Wyk
Senior Account Executive
Direct: 011 280 5726
Fax: 011-328 2636
Mobile: 083 258 1918
E-mail: vanwyka@bdtv.co.za
Palesa Sesiko
Account Executive
Direct: 011 340 9371
Fax: 086 680 0631
Mobile: 073 168 3620
E-mail: SesikoP@bdtv.co.za

Cape Town Office

Kim Penman
Western Cape Sponsorship and advertising sales
Direct: 021 488 1813
Fax: 086 648 6454
Mobile: 083 733 5187
E-mail: Penmank@bdtv.co.za