It’s all systems go for the inaugural Tshwane Trade and
Investment Summit (TTIS 2019), this according to City of Tshwane Mayor, Cllr
Stevens Mokgalapa when he addressed media and business leaders at the CSIR this
afternoon. The Tshwane Trade and Investment Summit 2019 (TTIS 2019), which will
be held on 17 and 18 September 2019 at the CSIR Convention Centre in Pretoria,
is a meeting of minds from policymakers, business and experts, to promote the
City of Tshwane as a preferred destination for the inflow of domestic and
foreign investments. It is an effort to meet the bold R10 billion investment
target that the City set itself to achieve by the end of this term and is
aligned to the National Development Plan and build-up to the upcoming
Presidential Investment Conference on 7-8 November 2019.
Ten Tshwane based SMMEs will showcase their wares and
business acumen at this years’ Tshwane Trade and Investment Summit (TTIS 2019).
This bold move to incorporate small business to the Summit is inspired by the
sentiment that SMMEs can be the backbone of any economy and the main driver of
economic growth, given the right economic policies.
TOver 350 local and international key decision makers,
renowned experts, developers and captains of industry converged today at the
CSIR Convention Centre in Pretoria for the 2019 Tshwane Trade and Investment
Powered by the City of Tshwane and the Tshwane Economic Development Agency
(TEDA), the Summit aims to promote the City of Tshwane as a preferred
destination for the inflow of domestic and foreign investments. It will look at
how business, government and labour can partner for development to create an
investor friendly city, that delivers economic growth and job creation for the
benefit of the residents of the City of Tshwane.
The NAACAM Show welcomes all stakeholders in the automotive
including non-NAACAM members. It is endorsed by the local vehicle manufacturers,
National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA),
Automotive Supply Chain
Competitiveness Initiative (ASCCI), Department of Trade and Industry (dti),
National Union of
Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and the Durban Automotive Cluster (DAC).
Today in Pretoria, Nils Flaatten - the non-executive
Chairperson of the Tshwane
Economic Development Agency (TEDA), which is a municipal entity of the City of
that the economic development agency had secured committed investment projects
to the value R3.6
billion for the 2017/18 financial year. In addition, the entity again achieved a
clean audit from
the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA).
The Executive Mayor of Tshwane, Cllr Kgosientso Ramokgopa
used the media and
partners’ breakfast of the Tshwane International Trade and Infrastructure
Conference (TITIIC) to call for partnership between business and the City of
Tshwane. The mayor
highlighted that this cooperation is important in that the state alone cannot
faced by society. He said it was important for the state to deliver on basic
infrastructure which was an enabler for growth.