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Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) is an internationally recognised South African development agency which integrates the Arts into, and contributes to, Corporate's commercial success. With a suite of integrated programmes BASA encourages mutually beneficial partnerships between business and the arts.
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BASA's debut online nurtures real skills for arts entrepreneursThe arts economy holds promise for creative entrepreneurs to be their own boss and create further employment, but business skills are key to making the transition from idea to successful enterprise. 22 Oct 2021 Read more

New leadership for Basa boardZingisa Motloba has been appointed as the new board chairperson of Business and Arts South Africa (Basa) and Hilton Lawler as the new deputy chair. Motloba succeeds Charmaine Soobramoney, who stepped down at the September 2021 Basa annual general meeting after serving as chair for the past four years. Lawler takes up the deputy chair mantle from Mandie van Der Spuy who has retired from the Basa board having contributed 12 years of sound leadership. 18 Oct 2021 Read more

Basa appoints new non-executive directorMsimeki Nkatingi has been appointed as a non-executive director on the Board of Business and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa). 6 Oct 2021 Read more

Basa and Automobile Association (AA) release Rise SA songBusiness and Arts South Africa NPC (Basa), partnered by the Automobile Association of South Africa (AA), has commissioned independent non-profit record label Rootspring to compose and produce a song calling on every South African to rise! 27 Sep 2021 Read more

Partnerships that rise: The 2021 Basa Awards announces winners2020 was a true test of resilience, and only the strongest of partnerships measured up against the extreme challenges brought on by the arrival of Covid-19. In many ways, the global threat and subsequent lockdown was also the mother of invention. If ever there was a time to reinvent or create something new and fresh, this was it. Considering projects that were executed in partnership during 2020, the 24th Basa Awards, partnered by Hollard, reflects all of this determination, inventiveness and tenacity. Here are the winners across the seven categories: 1 Sep 2021 Read more

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