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The Gauteng Business Events Showcase presents you, the conference and event organiser, with a unique opportunity to experience a selection of local and national talent live on stage.

There is no better way to make an informed choice about your next MC, dance troupe, comedian or keynote speaker than to see them perform live.

These are the potential acts you will be able to see at this year's Gauteng Business Events Showcase event.


marcel oudejans

Marcel Oudejans has over 20 years of experience working in the meetings, events, and conference industry, as a specialist corporate entertainer and speaker. He is one of only a handful of presenters in the world who is able to provide a bespoke, custom-designed presentation for conferences, gala dinners and corporate events.

Marcel’s gifts for humour, persuasive presentation, event production and attention to detail have consistently delivered positive results for clients throughout Africa, with client’s commissioning performances in South Africa (all 9 provinces), Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Seychelles, DR Congo, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique & India.

Stylus 2Stylus is a Johannesburg based, live Deep House outfit that brings true musicianship and a unique experience to what has been, until now, the DJ’s ambit. The band consists of four members, each of whom brings a variety of skill, experience and professionalism to a creative process that has seen the production of some slick and disruptive sounds. Their smooth chord progressions and cutting edge production are highlighted by saxophone and trumpet, keys, lead guitars and original vocal that lends itself to an easy listening experience whilst having the unmistakable Deep House nuance.

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MC | Comedian | Facilitator | Voice Over Artist

Chris Forrest, has been on the forefront of the South African Comedy scene since the late nineties. His unique dry sense of humour, quick wit and intelligent comedy has made him one of the country’s most popular comedians and ensured that audiences are left in stitches wherever he goes.

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Mojak Lehoko is a Johannesburg based comedian who has grace various stages across South Africa and abroad. Since his humble beginnings at Cool Runnings in Melville he has gone on to be nominated for a Comic’s choice award and won the adoration of crowds from all walks of life. After testing the waters as a writer on the satirical news show “Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola”, he was nominated for an International Emmy and gone on to produce works for The Real Jozi A-Listers (Vuzu Amp), Ekasi stories (ETV) and the sitcom Abomzala (SABC) amongst a plethora of other projects.

dave levinsohn

Dave Levinsohn, South African Comedian and king of improv-comedy, honed his skills as a host at the Coffee Lounge in 1997. He has regularly performed at the Vodacom International festival and the Smirnoff comedy festival. TV viewers are already familiar with Dave’s quirky, irrepressible humour from his ‘Big Black Box’ ads. Or possibly as the zany co-presenter in the first series of the SABC 3 TV shows ‘Going Nowhere Slowly’. Winner of the pro section of the Red bull comedy jam 2004. Winner of the Nandos most original approach to comedy, Grahamstown 2008. He also opened for Aussie comic Jimoein.

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One of them is a master comic who tries to cook, and the other a renowned celebrity chef, who’s been known to crack the odd joke. Chris Forrest has been on the SA comedy scene since the late nineties, and Pete Goffe-Wood, best known as a judge on Masterchef South Africa, has been making great food for nearly 30 years. 

When the two of them met on the set of Celebrity Masterchef SA, they found that they had a couple of things in common; one of them was the same dry sense of humour, the other was a liking for mouthwateringly delicious food.

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Jody Mayhew hails from Brits in the North West.

A seasoned artist at the young age of 27, Jody’s musical styling have entertained many audiences across Gauteng.

EBENHAEZER DIBAKWANE 960x960 cEbenhaezer Dibakwane is a South African comedian and actor who rose to fame after winning the Newcomer Award at the 6th annual Savanna Comic's Choice Awards in September 2016.

His standup comedy highlights include opening for award-winning comedian Dillan Oliphant at his first one-man show, Oliphant in the Room; being part of the Stand Up 4 Comedy ensemble alongside Gavin Kelly, Virgil Prins and Mo Mothebe, being billed on the lineup of the Comedy Central International Comedy Festival alongside Trevor Noah, Aries Spears, Jeff Ross, Hannibal Buress, Marc Lottering, Basketmouth, Carl Joshua Ncube, Eugene Khoza, Tats Nkonzo and many more.

djSooshcroppedDJ Soosh is no stranger to the DJ Industry and with 13 years experience, has done gigs in the club circuit, corporate sector as well as numerous music festivals.

Reading a crowd and keeping them glued to the dance floor as well as having an archive of music from different era's and genre's along with being a respected turntablist is what separates DJ Soosh from your average DJ.

With years of experience and a good ear for music - DJ Sooshcan set the tone for your event whether it be background music or rocking dancefloor. He can cater to any age group or cultural background.

Yohanto Kraft

Yahto Kraft has been on stage since a very young age, as performing is his passion. He is a strong vocalist with a very high tenor range and has a very high belt. At the age of 8, he was awarded Junior World Champion for Acting (ages between 7 and 15) in Los Angeles, America. His first musical theatre experience on stage was in 2010 in the Alberton Civic Theatre as Michael Banks in Mary Poppins. After that, he has done numerous productions and pantomimes, including Virtuoso Showcase, La Dolce Vita, Rock of Ages Production en Rooibekkie Pantomime.

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