There are very few institutions of learning that teach Economic Empowerment & Transformation as a qualification, and yet this is one of the key components of the South African economic & political environment. Any business strategy that does not start by unpacking these two phenomena it is ignorant of the realities of the South Africa of today, and it is likely to miss the opportunities that are associated with this country. The forum is created for the practitioners and academics to get together and unpack the issues. We will encourage the participants to bring case studies to the round tables, discuss and present them to the plenary for further deliberations. The only constant in today business is transformation. And the economic empowerment of the neglected sectors of the South African society is imperative for all the companies that are committed to the growth of our country. What does it take for one to become a sought-after Economic Empowerment & Transformation Facilitator & Practitioner in South Africa? Creating the South African & Global Context for Economic Empowerment and Transformation.