The benefits of being an IoDSA member

Our value proposition for members


Benefit What it is Frequency Description
Contemporary Gazette Complimentary legislative e-publication Legal updates and summaries in a searchable format with key amendments/ highlights of SA legislation
getAbstract Complimentary access to a library of business book summaries Five-page summaries of the latest business books of your choice
The Corporate Report Complimentary e-publication Governance magazine containing articles by leading governance experts
Directorship magazine Complimentary hard-copy and e-publication IoDSA magazine edited by Angela Cherrington
Governance Alert Complimentary governance newsletter
  • Newsletter containing guidance on governance topics or themes
  • Each edition includes standard items such as the latest legal updates affecting directors and recent IoDSA articles
E-mag Complimentary electronic newsletter Accessed by over 8000 members
Member induction sessions Information sharing session Free 2 hour session relating to IoDSA membership and service offerings
Events and networking Networking with other business professionals
  • Complimentary attendance to the annual cocktails, member inductions and forum events (SDF, CGN, ACF, REMCO) and the AGM
  • Subsidised rates for members 20% off advertised price on all other events
Director Development Programmes Range of presentations, workshops and courses Subsidised rates for members off the advertised price
Chartered Director Assesses and credits mastery, while enhancing skills of directors Skills evaluation against the Director Competency Framework


Advisory and Board Appraisals Board services Subsidised rates for members off the advertised price
CV search NED portal Allows for companies to search the IoDSA membership for non-executive candidates
Advertising Promotional platform 20% member discount to promote your business or services through our publications
Business Directory A portal for active IoDSA members
To share their business information or service offerings with other IoDSA members therefore allowing active engagement and opportunities among IoDSA members.


The below benefits apply to full Membership only
(not applicable to Associate Membership category):

Benefit What it is Frequency Description
NED vacancies
Complimentary access to available board level positions
Be the first to know about available board positions 4/5 advertised positions are filled by IoDSA members
Sector focus Assists with assessing economic performance of sector 20% discount on economic sectoral analysis and forecasting service through Econometrix
Reputation Matters Measure your reputation before you invest in your next marketing or public relations campaign.   IoDSA members qualify for a 10% discount when they invest in a Repudometer® survey
Automobile Association (AA) Roadside assistance, technical services, fuel, vehicle and travel tips 10% member discount for access to accident assistance, emergency medical assistance and motor-related legal services
AVIS Hassle-free vehicle reservation and collection
  • Preferred membership
  • 4% member discount with a dedicated help desk
  • No queuing, no paperwork

IoDSA members click here to access the AVIS benefit

Europcar Conveniently located car rental and hire
  • At least 10% member discount on the best available rate of the day and chauffeur services
  • Free weekend upgrades
  • No queuing; no paperwork
Legacy Lifestyle Gold Membership Complimentary gold membership with Legacy Lifestyle Rewards for purchasing luxury and niche lifestyle products
Mercedes Benz Guaranteed benefit on your next purchase Guaranteed member discount on your next purchase of a brand new Mercedes Benz.
 BMW Guaranteed benefit on your next purchase

A guaranteed minimum discount of 8% on your next purchase of a new BMW and other service offerings

 OUTsurance Offers a dedicated specialist to focus on you and your business insurance needs.  
  • Face to face consultation with a business/commercial insurance expert.
  • Assistance with compiling an accurate asset register.
  • Building value calculations and risk analysis surveys.
  • Reduced policy fees*
  • Discounted insurance premiums**

Tsogo Sun Leading hotel group’s Platinum status
  • Automatic platinum status which is usually achieved after R20 000 spend
  • 10% Accommodation discount at Luxury and Full Service hotels
  • 5% Accommodation discount at Select Service hotels
  • 15% Food and Beverage discount at Tsogo Sun hotel owned restaurants and bars
Jaguar & Land Rover Performance and capability with composure.  
  • Preferential Price on all New Jaguar Land Rover Vehicles
  • Discount 10% on JLR Merchandise
  • Preferential Price on Chauffeur Drive Services ( Gauteng Only)
  • Invitation to Product Launches 



On-going Annual
3 per annum Monthly Quarterly Approx. 2-3
per month
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