• 25 Oct
    Day 1
  • 26 Oct
    Day 2
  • 27 Oct
    Day 3
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16h00 Networking Cocktails
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Venue: Summer Place - 69 Melville Road, Hyde Park, Johannesburg 2196 Time:  18:00 Dress Code: Smart Casual

19h00 Theatre Night – Showcasing SA local talent (LIMITED SEATING )
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SHOW NAME: FUNNY YOU SHOULD SAY THAT - starring Stuart Taylor and directed by Rob van Vuuren Venue: A&G Theatre on the Square – Nelson Mandela Square Arrival Time: 19:00 Show start time: 20:15  Dress Code: Smart Casual

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17h00 Art Gallery Exhibition Opening Night
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Venue: Berman Contemporary Art Gallery |11 Alice Lane| Sandton, 2196 Arrival Time: 17:00 Time: 18:00 Dress Code: Smart Casual

  • Morning Session
  • Afternoon Session
  • Evening Business Dinner
07h00 Registration
Dress Code:  Business Attire

08h30 Welcome
The Opening +

Official opening and welcome to the conference

09h00 Why South Africa?
Reasons to invest in SA +

  • - Experience of investing in SA, including competitive benefits, market growth, export opportunities including into rest of Africa
  • - Frank discussion on how to win against backdrop of opportunities and prospects

10h15 Investment announcements
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  • - Highlights of recent and new investments
  • - Investment announcements

10h30 Tea Break

11h00 - 12h00 3 x Parallel Sessions A
Agriculture and agro-processing | Mining and minerals beneficiation | Manufacturing +

Agriculture and agro-processing
Taping into the export market

  • - Sector overview, challenges and opportunities
  • - Testimonials by participants
  • - Further opportunities – key projects
  • - Minister to wrap up with overall policy directive and process for resolving impediments


Mining and minerals benefaction
Unlocking value chain potentials

  • - Sector overview, challenges and opportunities
  • - Testimonials by participants
  • - Further opportunities – key projects
  • - Minister to wrap up with overall policy directive and process for resolving impediments


Manufacturing
Re-industrialisation and value addition through the manufacturing of the future

  • - Sector overview, challenges and opportunities
  • - Testimonials by participants
  • - Further opportunities – key projects
  • - Minister to wrap up with overall policy directive and process for resolving impediments


12h15 - 13h15 3 x Parallel Sessions B
Transport infrastructure | Energy Infrastructure | Water infrastructure +

Water Infrastructure
Driving competitiveness

  • - Sector overview, challenges and opportunities
  • - Testimonials by participants
  • - Further opportunities – key projects
  • - Minister to wrap up with overall policy directive and process for resolving impediments


Energy Infrastructure
Powering Africa for growth

  • - Sector overview, challenges and opportunities
  • - Successes experienced by participants e.g. REIPP
  • - Further opportunities – key projects
  • - Minister to wrap up on challenges and opportunities


Transport Infrastructure
Driving competitiveness

  • - Sector overview, challenges and opportunities
  • - Testimonials by participants
  • - Further opportunities – key projects
  • - Minister to wrap up with overall policy directive and process for resolving impediments


13h15 Lunch

14h15 - 15h15 3 x Parallel Sessions C
ICT & Innovation | Tourism, BPO, Film | Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship +

ICT and Innovation
e-services and the digital economy

  • - Sector overview, challenges and opportunities
  • - Successes experienced by participants
  • - Further opportunities – key projects
  • - Minister to wrap up on challenges and opportunities including spectrum and digital migration


Tourism, BPO, Film
The RSA advantage

  • - Sector overview, challenges and opportunities
  • - Testimonials by participants
  • - Further opportunities – key projects
  • - Minister to wrap up with overall policy directive and process for resolving impediments


Venture Capital & Entrepreneurship
TheThe engine for growth and job creation

  • - Presentations by successful and or disruptive/innovative SMEs, start-ups on job creation, youth, economic development etc
  • - Value creation through supplier development
  • - Opportunities for growth – key projects
  • - Minister to wrap up with overall policy directive and process for resolving impediments

15h15 Tea Break

15h45 - 16h30 South Africa tomorrow
Accelerating growth by building partnerships

16h40 The journey ahead
Way forward and closing +

Reflections on process of Investment Mobilisation Drive, feedback and commitments to address impediments, including specific policy considerations

17h00 Networking Cocktails

18h30 - 22h00 Business Dinner
Dress Code: Business Attire or Traditional Attire

  • Day 3 Activities
07h30 Fun Walk with HE President Ramaphosa
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09h00 - 17h00 Bilateral meetings by arrangement
Venue: Hilton Hotel Rivonia Road, Sandton