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Tourism hosts Enterprise Development Awareness Campaign for Western Cape SMMEs
Tourism hosts Enterprise Development Awareness Campaign for Western Cape SMMEs
The Department of Tourism in collaborations with the Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism will host a business expo to highlight the services and initiatives under the Enterprise Development and Support Programme that will ensure the sustainability of SMMEs in the sector.

Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe will be opening the one-day expo that will feature presentations by various organisations, exhibitions and one-on-one consultations with government and financial entities. Entrepreneurs will leave the expo capacitated and empowered with skills and information to succeed in the tourism industry.

Members of the media are invited as follows

Date: Thursday, 22 March 2018
Venue: Century City, Cape Town
Time: 08h30 for 09h00

TIME
ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT PROGRAMME EXPO
​09h00 –09h10
​Opening and Welcome –
Mr Nezaam Joseph - Acting Chief Director: Economic Sector Support: Western Cape Department of Economic
Development and Tourism
​09h10 – 09h20
Purpose of the day:
Ms Morongoe Ramphele - Deputy Director-General: Tourism Sector Support Services, Department of Tourism
​09h20 – 09h40
Key note address: Honourable Elizabeth Thabethe - Deputy Minister of Tourism
​09h40 – 11h00
Presentations by:
  • Department of Tourism - Mr Soza Simango
  • DEDAT: Enterprise Development unit: Service Offerings - Ms Patricia September
  • SEDA Western Cape -  Zaida Jackson, Branch Manager: City of Cape Town Branch
  • NDT: B-BBEE - Ms Kgabo Makgupya
​11h00 – 11h15
Tea break
​11h15 - 14h00
Presentations by:
  • SARS - Ms Jonele Simon
  • NEDBANK & ABSA
  • IDC - Mr Ntloko
  • TGCSA - Ms Louise Godwin
  • SEFA - Ms Bonita Daniels
  • SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING TIPS - Cape Town Bookings: Ms Marinda Holtzhausen
  • CSD - Leonora Ndlotyeni
​14h00
​Vote of thanks and Closure: Ms. Madeleine Mitchell -Deputy Director: Tourism Destination Development

Kindly confirm your attendance by no later than 20 March 2018 to:

Ms Sindi Zwane
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6612
Cell: +27 (0) 81 267 4665