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Wesgro welcomes President Rama..

Wesgro, the official Tourism Trade and Investment Promotion Agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, welcomes President Ramaphosa’s announcement regarding the implementation of an eVisa regime in 2019 at the State of the Nation Address last night...more

New York Times Travel Show to ..

Wesgro CEO, Tim Harris, accompanied by Wesgro’s Head of Leisure Tourism, Inge Dykman, have touched down in New York to promote Cape Town and the Western Cape at the New York Times Travel Show....more

R4 billion in trade deals secu..

A total of 16 global export business agreements amounting to an estimated R338 million in export value has been secured by Cape companies in Quarter 3 of the 2018/19 financial year....more

Lights, camera, action: Cape f..

The Cape Town film sector is geared to make its mark at a number of prestigious international festivals over the coming weeks, including the International Film Festival in Rotterdam (IFFR), the Gothenburg Film Festival, the Berlinale International Fi...more

Brexit & its implications for ..

As the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, Wesgro is keeping a keen eye on unfolding events around Brexit and the implications thereof for local companies with trade and investment links to the...more

Mother City to host Agritech c..

Cape Town and the Western Cape Convention Bureau, together with the support of the South African National Convention Bureau, are proud to announce that the Mother City will play host to Agritech Africa 2020, organised by Kenes Exhibitions....more

Mother City to host Agritech c..

Cape Town and the Western Cape Convention Bureau, together with the support of the South African National Convention Bureau, are proud to announce that the Mother City will play host to Agritech Africa 2020, organised by Kenes Exhibitions....more

A final push to drive FDI to C..

This week Wesgro’s Investment Promotion (IP) Unit will be shoring up investor confidence in the Netherlands, whilst the Agribusiness Investment Unit will be in India, in a final push to drive Foreign Direct Investment from these two important mark...more

Cape Tech Start-up Sector Esta..

Yesterday the tech start-up sector in the Western Cape came together to establish a panel of volunteers to raise the sector’s collective voice in the national policy dialogue regarding the immigration system....more