Thu Nov 15, 17:00 - Thu Nov 15, 20:00
Atlantic Imbizo Conference & Function studio

NOTE: Please produce your barcode ticket or membership card at the door!


More about our event :

Whether you are already an experienced freelancer or you are just about to embark on the journey of becoming your own boss, this event aims to introduce you to some of the most important aspects of running a freelance business.


Sonja Frank is going to talk about the most important things to remember about keeping your money matters, especially tax, above board.

  • What entity do you 'freelance'? in; Your own name, CC, Company or Trust?
  • What deductions can be claimed for tax purposes?
  • When do you become liable to register for provisional tax?
  • When do you become liable to register for VAT?
  • Is your will in place and which estate taxes will be payable by your estate.

Sonja obtained a BA LLM (cum laude) from Stellenbosch University and was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court during August 1995. She was also admitted as a Master Tax Practitioner during August 2008. She also completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Tax Law at the US (cum laude) and obtained an Advanced Diploma in Tax Procedural Law (with distinction) from the International Tax and Finance Institute. She provides legal and tax advice to clients and manages the Fiduciary Services division ofExceed.


Tiffany Markman is going to cover ‘mastering a freelance mentality’. This spans topics like:

  • Finding your niche
  • Defining your value
  • Operating as a pro
  • Self-promotion using the 80:20 rule

Tiffany Markman is a corporate trainer and event presenter who speaks locally and internationally on writing, language, marketing, email, social media, customer service, small business, freelancing, and more.

Recently, she was a keynote speaker at the annual Public Relations summit hosted by Microsoft Middle East & Africa in Dubai, and at the IAB Digital Summit held in Kyalami, Joburg.

Over the years, Tiffany’s delivered lectures, spoken at conferences and presented training to the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), HeavyChefs, Suits & Sneakers, The Real Life MBA, many schools and universities, and a wide range of companies.

She’s also created over 20 writing and content-related training programmes, which she runs for corporate clients and small businesses.

Tiffany’s written copy for over 300 brands, including Investec Bank, Discovery Health, Hollard Insurance, Adcorp, BMW South Africa, Ocean Basket, and JacarandaFM. She specialises in company profiles, websites, digital media, radio and more.

She’s a regular BizCommunity columnist, a contributor to Mail&Guardian and Women24, and a writer for parenting website JoziKids and blog ZA Parents.

  • Light snacks will be served together with coffee , tea and juice.
  • Cash bar is available
  • Members to please wear their membership card, or produce it at the door.


SAFREA is the Southern African Freelancers' Association. We advocate for and support freelance workers in the communications fields. We also provide resources, tools, training and networking to strengthen freelance careers.

Our network includes hundreds of talented writers, editors, proof-readers, graphic designers, illustrators, researchers, translators, and other experts in media and communications.


SAFREA members get exclusive perks including eGuides, expert tutorials and business templates.

Jobs listing

Members get access to the latest freelance job openings and opportunities.


Connect with a network of experienced freelancers, share insights and experiences and build friendships.


We host exclusive freelance events across South Africa all year long.

Training tools

Tool-kits, video tutorials and workshops help members improve and refresh their freelance skills.

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