In-person event for South African businesses

Delight Your Customers with an Integrated CRM System

South African founders and business owners are invited to join HubSpot, Spitfire Inbound and YES, for a morning of networking and education.

Tuesday, 23 April | 7:30am for 8am start - 10am | Bryanston Country Club, 63 Bryanston Drive, Bryanston

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HubSpot has partnered with Spitfire Inbound to bring you an exclusive event where we’ll share insights into how you can delight your customers with an integrated CRM system. 

Our keynote speaker, Eoin McGuinness, Head of Startups and Emerging Markets at HubSpot, is a leading HubSpot expert and keen business strategist. Together with our panel leaders, they’ll share practical advice and real-world examples of how you can use the power of a smart CRM to boost your business growth!

📈 What you'll gain
Captivate your customers like never before!


Coffee, creativity, and conversation: we’re bringing back the morning business breakfast. You can anticipate both speaker presentations and Q&A sessions with our panel.

But it doesn’t stop there! We'll also highlight opportunities for follow-up engagement and networking with experts in the industry.

  • Uncover game-changing insights from keynote speaker Eoin McGuinness. 
  • Learn how to leverage technology to grow your businesses and truly delight your customers.
  • Participate in robust discussions with panel leaders
  • Network with industry leaders and fellow attendees
  • Attendance is free

📆 Agenda
7:30am - Doors open
8am - Grab your breakfast and a seat
8:30am - Presentations begin
10am - Morning comes to a close
🥐 Breakfast will be provided.

Can You Attend?

We're opening up this event to members of our HubSpot for Startups program. If you're not yet a member, please join the program before registering for a spot.

Join the Free HubSpot for Startups Program

Please note: Filling out the form does not confirm your spot. As spaces are limited, you will receive a confirmation email to let you know if you have been successful in securing a place. This email can take a few days to arrive.

If you are unsuccessful in securing a place at this event, you will receive an invite to attend our evening Startup Pitch Competition - more information can be found here.


Darren Leishman

Darren Leishman - Managing Director @ Spitfire Inbound

Stay Curious. This is the statement that Darren lives by. Over the past 26 years, Darren has cultivated his skills within the advertising, digital, and design industry. Questions keep him moving forward, constantly looking for answers and cultivating a culture of innovation around him. He’s passionate about design, photography, business, and life and is an avid traveller and seeker of new experiences.

Leanne Emrey-Hunter

Leanne Emery-Hunter - COO of the Youth Employment Service (YES)

Leanne is a business leader who excels in leading innovative, challenging and impact-
driven organisations. She is the Chief Operating Officer at the Youth Employment Service (YES), a business-driven South African non-profit organisation that works with the private sector to tackle the youth unemployment crisis. In 5 years, YES has empowered businesses to place more than 140,200 young people into jobs and injected over R7.2 billion back into the economy through youth salaries, with no government funding.

Leanne wants to be a part of building a better future for all Africans and has always been passionate about youth empowerment (particularly for young women) and education. She considers herself
fortunate to work in an organisation which challenges her as a leader daily, but also provides her with the opportunity to build things from the ground up and feeds into her purpose.

Leanne was a finalist in the TransUnion Rising Star Awards 2022, in the category of Service: Public & Private. She holds an MBA with distinction, from the Gordon Institute of Business Science.

Eoin McGuinness

Eoin McGuinness - Head of HubSpot for Startups, Emerging Markets

Eoin is an Entrepreneur & Angel Investor. He’s an innovative business thinker who is passionate about starting and growing businesses. He’s a lover of all things scale and partnerships and a big believer in tackling challenges head-on. Time is the most important resource to him. He loves spending quality time with his partner and daughter, and testing himself physically by participating in triathlons.

Frequently Asked Questions

After you have submitted your interest to attend the event by registering on this page, we will send you a confirmation email if you are successful. Please expect this email to take a few days to arrive.

As this is an exclusive event, we have limited spots available. If you are unsuccessful, we invite you to check out the evening Pitch Competition session here.

As this is an invite-only event, we have a limited number of spots available. If you cannot attend the event after receiving your confirmation, please let us know as soon as possible by reaching out to

This event will be held at the Bryanston Country Club, 63 Bryanston Drive, Bryanston.