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Western Cape Business 2017 edition

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The 2017 edition of Western Cape Business is the 10th issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2005, has established itself as the premier business and investment guide to the Western Cape province. The Western Cape has numerous promising investment and business opportunities and this issue includes contributions from Alan Winde (Minister of Economic Opportunities for the Western Cape Government), interviews with Ryan Ravens (CEO of Accelerate Cape Town), Arifa Parkar (Western Cape Business Opportunities Forum CEO), Wesgro CEO Tim Harris and Lance Greyling (Invest Cape Town) as well as contributions from various business leaders. In addition, you will also find comprehensive features on all the key sectors in the Western Cape.

FOCUS A world-class

FOCUS A world-class convention centre welcoming the world By expanding its existing footprint, the CTICC is moving closer to its goal of becoming one of the top convention centres in the world. ©ALAIN PROUST The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) is a destination of choice for conferences, exhibitions and business events on the African continent. Located in the foreshore business precinct in the City of Cape Town, the centre is currently undergoing an impressive expansion project. The expansion – known as CTICC East – is set to further the centre’s reputation for hosting the highest number of international conferences in Africa and will allow it to simultaneously host concurrent large-scale events across CTICC West (the original facility) and CTICC East. Only a 20-minute drive from Cape Town International Airport, the CTICC offers: • Two auditoria seating 1 500 and 612 delegates respectively • A roof terrace for 380 delegates • 33 breakout rooms of varying sizes accommodating 25-320 delegates • 11 399m 2 of dedicated exhibition and tradeshow space • Versatile banqueting and function rooms including a grand ballroom of 2 000m 2 with breathtaking city views • 1 400 parking bays CTICC East, scheduled to open in July 2017, increases the centre’s capacity with 10 000m 2 of multipurpose conference and exhibition space and 3 000m 2 of formal and informal meeting space. It has been awarded a Four-Star Green Building Rating by the South African Green Building Council. The CTICC is a purpose-built facility in one of the premier tourism destination cities. Its expansion bolsters its vision to deliver extraordinary experiences to a far broader audience and become one of the top 10 convention centres in the world. CONTACT INFO Physical address: Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town 8001 Tel: +27 21 410 5000 Email: info@cticc.co.za Website: www.cticc.co.za Twitter: @ C T I C C _ O f fi c i a l Facebook: facebook.com/ CTICC WESTERN CAPE BUSINESS 2017 34

Experience Extraordinary There’s a place where meetings, conventions and celebrations are transformed from ordinary gatherings into extraordinary experiences. A place where everyone knows they are valued, where vision is shared, and where today’s ideas come to life as tomorrow’s successful reality. Here, a breathtaking location, a selection of superb venues and facilities, and uncompromising VIP treatment for all are brought together to offer your important guests an unforgettable experience worthy of their status. This place is Cape Town International Convention Centre. And to experience it is to experience extraordinary. To transform your special event into an extraordinary experience contact CTICC: +27 21 410 5000 sales@cticc.co.za www.cticc.co.za

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