Cape Town and the Western Cape – open for business
We are a region of unlimited potential. And this translates into unlimited opportunity. Whether you’re interested in travel, investment, film or exporting, Cape Town and the Western Cape have something for you. Wesgro, the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, can help you uncover these opportunities.
What does Wesgro do?
As the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, Wesgro assists investors and businesses looking to branch out into the province.
Regardless of the sector your company operates in – be it wine, technology, agriculture or another sector – Cape Town and the Western Cape have all the elements necessary to make your investment a success.
We are a region of unlimited potential, and this translates into unlimited opportunity. We offer expertise and assistance to those looking to travel, invest, film or trade in Cape Town and the Western Cape.
Let Wesgro, the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, help you uncover these opportunities. Talk to us today.
In collaboration with partners, drive inclusive and sustainable economic growth, create jobs. Help the Western Cape become one of the world’s leading regional economies.
- Be instrumental in ensuring that the Western Cape is an investment destination of choice for global and local investors
- Be instrumental in ensuring that the Western Cape is a sought-after source market globally for goods and services
- Lead the dialogue on, and drive international economic competitiveness of the Western Cape together with partners
- Be instrumental in ensuring that the Western Cape is considered a world class tourism destination
- Ensure Wesgro is a leading sub-national TIPA globally.
Wesgro’s management and staff will strive to uphold the following values in all its business activities:
Professionalism and commitment to excellence
Efficient and outcomes-driven
Integrity and trust
Meet the Wesgro board
Wesgro is a legislated Schedule 3C Public Entity, as provided for in the Western Cape Investment and Trade Promotion Agency Amendment Act, 2013. The Agency is responsible for tourism, trade and investment promotion. The Agency is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Executive Authority in terms of section 3 of the Act.
Dr. Shirley ZinnChairperson
Ms. Natalie JabangweMember of the Board
Mr. Velani MboweniMember of the Board
Ms. Sabine LehmannMember of the Board
Mr. Sazi NdwandwaMember of the Board
Mr. John van RooyenMember of the Board
Mr. Paul CluverMember of the Board
Mr. Timothy ScholtzMember of the Board
Mr. David BridgmanMember of the Board
Mr. Geoffrey JacobsMember of the Board
Mayor Francois Du RandSALGA Representative to the Board
Councilor Nicolaas LouwSALGA Representative to the Board
Mr. Simon KayeEx officio Member of the Board
Mr. Lance GreylingEx officio Member of the Board
Ms. Wrenelle StanderChief Executive Officer
With the operationalisation of its new strategy, focusing on growth, job creation and marketing the destination, Wesgro has implemented various initiatives that have yielded positive results. We report on our performance through a number of reports and reviews. Download the documents below to learn more.