SAIS Autumn Ball

May 2009 News

Hi-Tech Security Solutions was there to help the South African Institute of Security celebrate its annual ball at the Indaba Hotel, Johannesburg in March 2009. The Master of Ceremonies was the SAIS immediate past chairman, Francois Marais.

Terry Scallan, the chairman of the Board of Governors of the South African Institute of Security welcomed all those present and presented Rosemary Cowan, the institute administration manager, with a certificate of appreciation for her dedication to the institute.

Front: Mrs Baloyi, Mrs Conradie, Terry Scallan (Chairman of SAIS), Agatha Scallan. 
Back: Commissioner Ben Groenewald, Mrs Groenewald, Zondi Baloyi (CEO - SASSETA), Steve Conradie (CEO – SIA) and guests
Front: Mrs Baloyi, Mrs Conradie, Terry Scallan (Chairman of SAIS), Agatha Scallan. Back: Commissioner Ben Groenewald, Mrs Groenewald, Zondi Baloyi (CEO - SASSETA), Steve Conradie (CEO – SIA) and guests

Gert Pretorius, the SAIS vice-chairman then handed over UK Security Institute membership certificates to Terry Scallan and Errol Peace.

Past chairmen of SAIS: Francois Marais, Eric Magnus, Reggie Marimuthu and Terry Scallan
Past chairmen of SAIS: Francois Marais, Eric Magnus, Reggie Marimuthu and Terry Scallan

Invited guests who attended the ball were: Steve Conradie the CEO of SIA and a patron of the institute, Zonge Baloyi, the CEO of SASSETA and a patron of the institute, Graeme Stickels of the South African Qualifications Authority and Selma Black the SASA national vice-president, Eric Magnus a former SAIS chairman and assistant commissioner of Police, Ben Groenewald.

Francois Marais, Reggie Marimuthu, Eric Magnus, Zondi Baloyi, Terry Scallan and Steve Conradie
Francois Marais, Reggie Marimuthu, Eric Magnus, Zondi Baloyi, Terry Scallan and Steve Conradie

The guests were entertained to a superb demonstration of belly dancing – and then danced the night away to the wonderful sounds of Havana Gas. The evening was such a success that next year’s event has already been arranged and will be held on Saturday 20 February 2010 at the Indaba Hotel.

The following companies sponsored various aspects of the event:

* Surprise entertainment sponsored by Welsh & Associates.

* Welcome drinks sponsored by Hi-Tech Security Solutions.

* Red wine on each table sponsored by Omega Risk Solutions.

* White wine on each table sponsored by SASSETA.

* Sparkling wine on each table sponsored by Specialised Exhibitions.

* Design and printing of tickets by Risk Diversion.

Prizes awarded in the course of the proceedings were sponsored by:

* Anglo American.

* Gold Fields.

* Omega Risk Solutions.

* Sun International.

* Unisa.





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