Projects and events


Brand South Africa supports a number of initiatives to create a positive image of the country and the continent. We build relationships, showcase South Africa’s innovation, highlight its investment potential and engage with citizens on significant topics.


Brand South Africa at the World Economic Forum 2016

resized-images-03Brand South Africa joined the 46th World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos from 20 to 23 January 2016 to share the message that South Africa is a globally competitive nation, an integral part of a rising Africa, and open for business. MORE >


Investing in African Mining Indaba 2016

MINING PROJECTSThe annual Investing in African Mining Indaba makes a compelling business case for why global investors should consider South Africa – and the continent as a whole – an important trade and investment destination. MORE >


State of the Nation Address 2016

SONA PROJECTSWith the theme “Together We Move South Africa Forward”, President Jacob Zuma’s 2015 State of the Nation Address, delivered to Parliament on 12 February, was a celebration of the progress South Africa has made over the past year, and a blueprint of priorities for the next. MORE >


The Sowetan Dialogues

SOWETAN PROJECTSBrand South Africa, in partnership with the Sowetan newspaper, has hosted a series of conversations around the country – the Sowetan Dialogues. These discussions explore ways of building the nation and promoting civic pride; they are based on the outcomes identified in the National Development Plan. MORE >


African agenda: WEF Africa and the African Union

AFRICA PROJECTSIn 2015 South Africa hosted two of the most important global gatherings to discuss and find a way to the future prosperity for the African continent: the World Economic Forum on Africa, in Cape Town from 3 to 5 June, and the African Union Summit, in Johannesburg and Pretoria from 7 to 15 June. MORE >