Lalita Dhasiar-Ventura has extensive experience in sales, marketing and communications. Over the past 15 years she has been instrumental in co-publishing the KZN Top Business Portfolio through her strong negotiating skills between the private and public sectors. She has vast invaluable experience, knowledge and understanding of negotiating with key personnel in the private sectors and stakeholders in KZN. Most of her working career is in the media industry having worked at the Star Newspaper for 22 years. She possesses an IMM Sales and Marketing degree from Damelin and has also completed various other diploma courses such as Negotiating Skills Course, The Argus Management Action Programme and The Industrial Relations Course to strengthen her communications and negotiations skills.
Grant Adlam has over twenty five years experience in the marketing field which ranges from corporate marketing to print publishing, database management as well as branding experience. He has hands on, in depth knowledge of electronic media as well as website building and optimisation experience.
Young Durban entrepreneur Nazareen Ebrahim has nearly a decade of experience in media relations and liaison, corporate communications and marketing and media strategy. From working with clients including Durban Chamber of Commerce, South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, Durban University of Technology, Radio Al-Ansaar, Videovision, to hosting workshops for various workshops on social media and introducing the first use of social media for a Durban Chamber of Commerce event, Nazareen is committed to building the business community of Durban and the province of KwaZulu-Natal.