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R24bn Investment Boosts Food and Beverage Sector

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PepsiCo’s investment of R24bn into Pioneer Foods shows why the Cape is a major springboard into the rest of Africa CAPE TOWN, 19 July 2019 – Wesgro, the Cape Town and the Western Cape Tourism, Trade & Investment Promotion Agency, ...

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Tech Hub of Africa to Host Inaugural BigFive Summit

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CAPE TOWN, 03 May 2019 – South Africa’s Mother City – the Tech Hub of Africa – will host a first-of-its-kind Summit from 13 – 15 May 2019 where pioneers in the provision of digital media and marketing technology solutions ...

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Cape Town Strengthens Ties With Angola

CAPE TOWN, 05 September 2018 – Following Visa exemptions and increased direct flights between Cape Town and Angola, the President of the recently  established Angola-South Africa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CACIAAS), Victoriano Ferreira Nicolau met with Wesgro CEO Tim ...

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Panasonic Launches SA Headquarters

CAPE TOWN, Thursday 12 July 2018 – Today, Panasonic South Africa – a subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation – launched its new South African Headquarters in Century City, Cape Town. The event was attended by the Managing Executive Officer of Panasonic Corporation ...

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WISA Conference Welcomes Delegates to Cape Town

Cape Town, 25 June 2018 – The Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) kicked off their three-day conference and exhibition this morning at the CTICC, with Premier Helen Zille delivering the welcoming address. Expecting over 1 500 delegates, the event ...

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Water Savvy Cape Town Bounces Back

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 20, 2018 – “We’re open for business and forging ahead with plans for tourism growth in Cape Town and the Western Cape” – that’s the message a group of industry heavyweights are proclaiming, as the ...

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AfricArena Announces 2018 World Tour

24 April 2018, Cape Town – Today AfricArena, in partnership with Wesgro and Silicone Cape, revealed they will be hosting the AfricArena 2018 International Africa Tech Conference for a 2nd consecutive year with their first-ever “World Tour” scheduled for May. The ...

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Wesgro Launches FLOW Offset for #WaterWiseTourism

Cape Town, Wednesday 18 April 2018. Today, the Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, launched the world’s first water-offset tool, My Water Foot Print, as part of a bid to boost #WaterWiseTourism in Cape Town and the Western ...

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Wesgro Trade Facilitates Billions in Export Deals

Wesgro’s Trade Promotion Unit has announced that it has helped facilitate R2,8 billion in export deals in the 2017/18 financial year, which ended on 31 March 2018. These deals are expected to create 734 jobs over the next five years. The ...

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Business Tourism Boost for Western Cape

Wesgro – Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency – is pleased to announce that the Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a unit of the Agency, has secured 2600 expected delegates in ...

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Digital Nomads Swap London For Cape Town

Digital marketing guru Simon Lewis, the creator of Travel Concept Solutions (TCS) and Co Working Days, has partnered with Wesgro, the trade development agency for the Western Cape and the city of Cape Town in South Africa, to give ten ...

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Cape Town Combats Seasonality

In a bid to boost Cape Town’s tourism numbers during winter and address the multiple challenges associated with seasonality, the City of Cape Town in partnership with key industry role players will embark on a series of initiatives to combat ...

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#ARTA17 Finalists Announced

A community-based camp located in remote Namibia, two backpackers and a mountain bike tour in the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Area are among the organisations selected as finalists for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards (#ARTA17) – sponsored by Wesgro and ...

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New Air Routes a Boon for Western Cape Tourism

News that Cape Town has five new air routes and four expansions received loud applause from delegates attending the Tourism, Hotel Investment and Networking Conference (THINC Africa) in Cape Town. Tim Harris, CEO of Wesgro, said a “collaborative effort” between ...

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Wesgro & Home Affairs to host visa regulation workshop

Cape Town – 03 June 2015. Wesgro met with the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Fatima Chohan, to discuss the effect of visa regulations on tourism, business and the film industry. At the meeting, the minister agreed that the department ...

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Dispelling Negativity in Destination Marketing

Life would be so simple if consumers of travel followed a logical decision making process, with an abundance of time when planning their next holiday, writes Judy Lain. Numerous factors – many completely unrelated to the decision they are making ...

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