SAMFA arranges two important meeting per year for each region. The first is mid year and the second usually late November or early December.  Our most important meeting, which is also our AGM was held in all provinces during June.
Dates and programmes and venues for the year end meetings during November will shortly be posted here.

Map of RSA
GAUTENG
Date: Thursday, June 15
Venue: Astro Holdings
20, Ingwe Road, Sebenza
Edenvale
Arrival Time:
3:00 pm for 3:30 pm
Programme
3:30 pm to 3:40 pm
Chairman's Welcoming Address
Mark Coetzee
3:40 pm to 4:00 pm
SAMFA Update Presentation
Voting in of Committee
Tony  van der Spuy
4:00 pm to 4:10 pm
Voting Process for Committee to serve from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm
Progress on the SAMFA Electroplating Apprenticeship
Hazvinei Munjoma, Participant on the NAMB Electroplating Qualification Development Team, delivers some positive news.
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm
Comfort Break
4:50 pm to 5:25 pm
Representative from SANEDI talks to us about the Solar Payback initiative and the growing potential to use solar power in South African industry.
5:25 pm to 5:30 pm 
Meeting Closes
5:30 pm onwards
Liquid Refreshments and Buffet Snacks Served

This meeting has already taken place

KZN
Date: Monday, June 19
Venue: Westville Conference Centre
18 Burlington Drive
Westville
Arrival Time:
3:00 pm for 3:30 pm
Programme
3:30 pm to 3:45 pm
Chairman's Welcoming Address
Mark Wright
3:45 pm to 4:00 pm
SAMFA Update Presentation
Voting in of Committee
Tony  van der Spuy
4:00 pm to 4:35 pm
Dheena Govender of Enviroserv will clarify issues around the Shongweni waste disposal site and discuss current sludge disposal options for Metal Finishers.
4:35 pm to 4:50 pm
Comfort Break
4:50 pm to 5:25 pm
Frans Wilbrink of Wilbrink &
Associates discusses the benefits of Arbitration in the resolution of disputes.
5:25 pm to 5:30 pm 
Meeting Closes
5:30 pm onwards
Cash Bar opens and Buffet Snacks Served

This meeting has already take place

CAPE
Thursday, June 8
Venue: Goodwood Sports Club
55 Milton Road, Goodwood
Arrival Time:
3:00 pm for 3:30 pm
Programme
3:30 pm to 3:40 pm
Chairman's Welcoming Address
Steve Codd
3:40 pm to 4:00 pm
SAMFA Update Presentation
Voting in of Committee
Tony  van der Spuy
4:00 pm to 4:35 pm
Vanessa Davidson of SAIMI speaks to us about training initiatives for electroplaters
4:35 pm to 4:50 pm
Comfort Break
4:50 pm to 5:25 pm
Angelo Buckely from the Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies (CRSES) at Stellenbosch University talks to us about their Solar Thermal Research and how their work may be very relevant to our industry.
5:25 pm to 5:30 pm 
Meeting Closes
5:30 pm onwards
Cash Bar opens and Buffet Snacks Served

This meeting has already taken place