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Cape Town & the Western Cape t..

Yesterday afternoon the Western Cape Province, the City of Cape Town , Wesgro and other supporting partners officially announced the launch of the inaugural Africa Halal Week 2018, scheduled to take place between 15 to 17 October....more

Wesgro responds to requests to..

Wesgro welcomes recent statements by Knysna Municipality (“Knysna municipality forging new partnership in pursuit of more tourism opportunities”, 31 July 2018) and Knysna Tourism (“Knysna Tourism’s members support possible business model for the futu...more

Cape Town & the Western Cape C..

“We owe a great debt to the women that have created the environment for us to be able to succeed,” Robyn Cooke – Head of TFG Ecommerce, first women to be featured in Wesgro’s #WomenDeliver2022 campaign.Great Women of the Cape deliver...more

Cape Town & Western Cape Conve..

The Cape Town & Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of Wesgro, secured nine new bids during the first quarter (April - June 2018) with an estimated economic impact of R336m and an estimated attendance of 9,300 delegates....more

Cape health tech sector contri..

Yesterday, Wesgro hosted the Western Cape Health Technology Industry Development Day to highlight the Agency’s mandate for building the health technology economy and growing the industry....more

Cape Town & Western Cape stren..

Aligning with President Ramaphosa’s call for increased trade between BRICS nations, Wesgro's Trade Promotion Unit has actively been pursuing trade ties between Cape Town and the Western Cape and Brazil, Russia, India and China....more

Plan to leverage EU-SADC trade..

Wesgro, together with Tralac, the Department of Trade and Industry, and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries convened a seminar on the European Union-Southern African Development Community Economic Partnership Agreement (EU-SADC EPA)...more

R150 million of investment in ..

During the first quarter of 2018/19, the Agribusiness Investment Unit - funded by the Western Cape Department of Agriculture - assisted in landing investment projects amounting to R150 million. This will help create 300 new jobs in the agribusiness s...more

Drakenstein Municipality commi..

Drakenstein Municipality has signed an agreement with Wesgro - Cape Town and the Western Cape's Official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency - tasking it with promoting film, media and gaming opportunities in the municipality....more

Cape companies to showcase foo..

The South African Footwear and Leather Export Council (SAFLEC) in collaboration with Wesgro and the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) will be supporting 12 South African companies exhibiting at the Francal - 50th International Shoe and Acce...more