SOUTH AFRICA TO HOST THE INAUGURAL BLACK INDUSTRIALISTS AND EXPORTERS CONFERENCE IN SANDTON ON 20 JULY 2022

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South Africa will host the inaugural Black Industrialists and Exporters Conference (BIEC) on 20 July 2022 at the Sandton International Convention Centre.

 

 

The Conference aims to reflect on the performance of government’s Black Industrialists programme since its inception. The gathering will further highlight and showcase the importance of the Africa Free Continental Trade Area (AfCTA) towards enhancing economic development and promoting intra-trade on the continent.

 

 

More than 800 black industrialist businesses have benefitted from this programme creating new and dynamic enterprises in several critical value chains.

 

 

Members of the media are invited to apply for accreditation to cover the Black Industrialists and Exporters Conference. The accreditation deadline is Monday, 11 July at 12:00, Central African Time (CAT).

 

 

Please RSVP by sending your details on the attached template to zeenat@gcis.gov.za

 

 

Members of the media are also requested to send their broadcast plans, interview requests and highlight their technical requirements for coverage.

 

 

Enquiries:

 

Ayanda Hollow – Director: International Media Engagement at GCIS

Mobile: +27 61 488 0634

Email: holo@gcis.gov.za

 

Bongani Lukhele – Director: Media Relations at DTIC

Mobile: +27 79 5083 457

WhatsApp: 074 299 8512

E-mail: BLukhele@thedtic.gov.za

 

 

ISSUED BY GCIS ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE, INDUSTRY AND COMPETITION (the dtic)

 

11 JULY 2022