October 29 & 30, 2019Add to Calendar
CTICC 2 (Cape Town International Convention Centre 2)
Corner of Heerengracht & Rua Bartholomeu Dias, Foreshore, Cape Town
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Empowering female entrepreneurs has to be the lead in the journey towards sustainable economic development. AWIEF is Africa’s #1 female entrepreneurship conference & exhibition bringing together over 1,200 female entrepreneurs, thought leaders, industry experts, academics, development organisations, and investors in a combined effort to accelerate the growth of women-owned businesses for Africa’s inclusive economic growth. Enhancing Impact: Digitilisation, Investment and Intra-African Trade AWIEF 2019 features keynotes, highly interactive panel sessions, exhibitions, masterclasses, high-profile and quality networking, B2B matchmaking and a Pitch n Grow™ for our 2019 Growth Accelerator powered by Nedbank. The event will end on a high note with the 2019 AWIEF awards celebrating game changers in various sectors across the continent.
We are a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with an average of 93,000 employees in more than 70 countries. We use advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future.
As a bank for small business, Nedbank is committed to growing and supporting small and medium enterprises throughout the country using a number of initiatives contributing to the economy and creating jobs in local municipalities. With a philosophy premised on Whole-view Business Banking™, we use our financial expertise to create a vibrant ecosystem and to provide a rich set of development and support services that will enable businesses to grow. Nedbank Group is one of South Africa’s largest banking groups by assets and deposits, with Nedbank Limited being our principal banking subsidiary. The bank, which is also continuing to expand into Africa with a presence in 39 countries on the continent through our Ecobank alliance, provides a wide range of wholesale and retail banking services and a growing insurance, asset management and wealth management offering through four main business operations, namely Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, Nedbank Business Banking, Nedbank Retail and Nedbank Wealth. Transformation is at the heart of our mission as a bank premised on using our financial expertise to do good. For more information visit www.nedbank.co.za.
CTA is a joint institution operating under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement between the ACP Group of States (Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific) and the EU Member States (European Union). CTA is funded by the European Union. At CTA, the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation, we believe that investment in the right innovations in agriculture will help to catalyse development. Youth, digitilisation and climate resilience are CTA’s priority intervention areas in its refreshed strategic plan, 2018-2020, which, are critical to driving progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. All three are in line with the The European Consensus on Development, based around the 5 Ps: people, planet, prosperity, peace and partnership.
The City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality is a Category A municipality and is situated in the southern peninsula of the Western Cape Province. It has a coastline of 294km. It stretches from Gordon's Bay to Atlantis and includes the suburbs of Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain. The municipalities adjacent to it are Swartland and West Coast to the north; Drakenstein, Cape Winelands and Stellenbosch to the north-east; and Theewaterskloof, Overberg and Overstrand to the south-east. It is also bounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the south and west. The City is South Africa's second-largest economic centre and second most populous city after Johannesburg. It is the provincial capital and primate city of the Western Cape, as well as the legislative capital of South Africa, where the National Parliament and many government offices are located. The City is famous for its harbour, as well as its natural setting in the Cape Floral Kingdom, including such well-known landmarks as Table Mountain and Cape Point. It is hailed as one of the most beautiful cities in the world as officially recognised by Forbes. It is also Africa's most popular tourist destination. Being the oldest city in South Africa, it is affectionately known as ‘The Mother City'.
The Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SOC) Limited (sefa) provides financial products and services to qualifying SMMEs and Co-operatives, as defined in the National Small Business Act of 1996 and amended in 2004, through a hybrid of wholesale and direct lending channels within the following sectors: Services (including retail & wholesale trades and tourism); Manufacturing (including agro-processing); Agriculture (specifically land reform beneficiaries and contract-farming activities); Construction (small construction contractors); Mining (specifically small scale miners); and Green industries (renewable energy, waste and recycling management).
African Women Agribusiness Network Afrika (AWAN-Afrika) is a not for profit company limited by guarantee. The Network was established in 2003 and facilitates and provides services to African women agribusiness enterprises.
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (seda) was established in December 2004 as an agency under the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti). The establishment was done by merging three organisations, namely the Ntsika Enterprise Promotion Agency, National Manufacturing Advisory Centre (NAMAC), and Community Public Private Partnership Programme (CPPP). The GODISA Trust and National Technology Transfer Centre were integrated into seda in April 2006, becoming the seda Technology Programme (stp). seda provides business development and support services for small enterprises through its national network, in partnership with other role players in the small enterprise support. seda also implements programmes targeted at business development in areas prioritised by the government.
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Frost & Sullivan is a business consulting firm involved in market research and analysis, growth strategy consulting, and corporate training across multiple industries. It is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has offices in over 40 countries.
Founded in 2007, APO Group is a media relations' consulting firm and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East. The company assist private and public organizations in sharpening their reputation and increasing their brand equity in target countries.
Bizcommunity.com. is Africa's foremost B2B news media catering to and showcasing 370,000 companies and individuals across 18 industry sectors.
Channel Africa is the international broadcasting service of the South African Broadcasting Corporation.
Cardova was founded in 2010 with its flagship production, Expresso. Our programmes are advertiser funded programmes (AFP) and the company produces contemporary content that is creative, adaptable, relevant and innovative for television, digital and direct marketing. We are a leader in creating high quality lifestyle entertainment that is innovative and engaging for our audience. We pride ourselves on producing quality television and online content that is both inspirational and educational. We aim to make a true connection with our audiences. Our dedicated team has a reputation for excellence, not only for our work across multiple platforms, but also for a highly personalized service that ensures rewarding, long-lasting relationships. Cardova is a (include BEE rating here) company and our diverse and energetic team is proud to create tailor-made solutions for brands and business of all sizes. Discover for yourself why Cardova’s dynamic approach to content creation and broadcasting is a proven winner.
South Africa's feel good breakfast show! Weekdays from 6:00am to 9am Expresso broadcasts LIVE from a penthouse apartment in Sea Point, which has panoramic views of Table Mountain and the ocean. This context allows the cameras and presenters to move fluidly from place to place, avoiding the typical studio format, ensuring energetic performances and optimum attention.
Afternoon Express is a variety show hosted by the reigning queen of South African television, Jeannie D, along with seasoned actress and author, Bonnie Mbuli, with the latest addition to the team being 2018 Presenter Search winner, Palesa Thembe
Financial Nigeria International is a media company that is the publisher of Financial Nigeria magazine – a monthly development & finance journal. With its web portal – www.financialnigeria.com -- the company provides news and policy analyses on Nigeria and other frontier markets of sub Saharan Africa.
The Africa platform for startup funding, VC4A (Venture Capital for Africa) is a fast growing community of business professionals in 159 countries dedicated to building game changing companies on the continent. - Entrepreneurs have access to free online tools, mentorship opportunities and the ability to raise capital. - Program partners engage members with their programs and services. - Investors are able to discover great companies, research opportunities and follow up with founders directly.
Africa.com is a media holding company with an extensive array of platforms that reach a global audience interested in African content and community. Africa.com’s interests include a business publishers ad network, content syndication, the website at www.iafrica.com, email newsletters, various social media platforms, and internet domain names ending with the “.africa.com” extension. Africa.com operates from Johannesburg, Lagos and New York, and has a presence in Cape Town and Nairobi. Send general emails to media @ africa.com
Ventures Africa is an online platform for news, analysis and discussion about African business, policy, innovation, and lifestyle. We champion an evolving Africa through stories that explore the opportunities and complexity of our continent and the African Diaspora. Join us as we explore an evolving Africa. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Africa Business Insider offers an agenda of the main Business Forums dedicated to Africa on and off the continent. The information is included in the weekly newsletter of the website: Africa Business Insider Digest.
African Business Central (ABC) is an online magazine showcasing curated and original news on African Business, primarily, and all things Africa, in general. ABC’s core values are based on the notion that business, in general, and entrepreneurship, in particular, is the surest path to Africa’s socio-economic progress. The goal of ABC is to be a hub for comprehensive, high-quality, and timely coverage of all things business in Africa.
BizNis Africa (www.biznisafrica.com) is an independent online trade and investment news website that focuses on Africa’s 3 major business economic sectors – ICT (Information and Communications Technology), Mining and Energy.
Connectnigeria.com is a Nigerian search portal that provides articles and information on local businesses, events, deals, and real estate
Disrupt Africa is a one-stop-shop for all news, information and commentary pertaining to the continent’s tech startup – and investment – ecosystem.
Burn Media is a multimedia digital publishing house which focuses on the intersection of technology and media, entrepreneurship, cars and gadgets.
SME South Africa is a daily online news portal that provides strategic business content to enable SMMEs to unlock their growth potential.
Hamaji Magazine is the only bilingual and free publication on the art of travel in Africa.
South African Business Integrator is an audited business to business publication with its focus on both the public and private sector in Southern Africa.
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