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Cape Town Book Fair – the largest book fair in sub-Saharan Africa

Book Fair

This year’s Cape Town Book Fair (CTBF), which runs from 31 July until 2 August at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, will feature a stronger international presence than ever before, coupled with a particularly impressive round-up of African publishing houses. Continued…

July 30, 2010

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Mayor of London looks to Cape Town’s example as a Host City

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Clutching Jabulani (the official soccer ball of the 2010 World Cup) under one arm, and a vuvuzela under the other, Mayor of London Boris Johnson this week addressed the media at a press conference organized by the V&A Waterfront World Media & Legacy Centre. Continued…

June 22, 2010

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International Business Breakfasts

Get connected in Cape Town.

Join South African and International business leaders at a series of networking breakfasts.

The City of Cape Tow, The Provincial Government of the western ape and Connect’d Cape Town ar hosting three international business networking breakfasts during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Each breakfast is on a key match day. As the only locally-based business networking opportunity over this period in Cape Town, these breakfasts will give senior leaders form local and international business a unique opportunity to meet and explore areas of common economic interests.

Guest speakers will include:
Helen Zille – Premier of the Western Cape
Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham – UK Business Ambassador & former Director-General of CBI
Polly Flinn – Vice-President, global marketing, Castrol
Clem Sunter – Scenario planner/ Futurist
Guy Lundy – CEO of Accelerate Cape Town

Dates:
11 / 18 & 24 June 2010
Time:
08h00 for 08h30 to 11h00
Price:
R300 per person, per breakfast

For further information, kindly contact Cindy Cohen on +27 (0) 83 301 9707
or email connectd@connectdcapetown.com

June 8, 2010

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Business Breakfast 3: Netherlands / Cameroon International Business Breakfast

Date: 24 June 2010
Type: Business Networking ,
Email: connectd@connectdcapetown.com
Website : www.connectdcapetown.com
Location: Ballroom West, Cape Town International Convention Centre, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town
Cost : R300 per person

Many of the football lovers who will be attending key matches in Cape Town during the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ have significant business interests.

On 24th June, the Netherlands meets Cameroon in their first-round match – one of the first games to be played at the iconic Cape Town Stadium.

The City of Cape Town, the Provincial Government of the Western Cape, and PricewaterhouseCoopers, together with Connect’d Cape Town, are hosting the only comprehensive, locally-based business networking opportunity for local and international business leaders who plan to be in Cape Town over this period.

An international business networking breakfast is being held on the morning of 24th June at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, offering attendees a unique opportunity to hear compelling local and international speakers, and to utilise a purpose-built networking facility to set up meetings with each other in advance.

Speakers include Clem Sunter, scenario planner and futurist, and Guy Lundy, CEO of Accelerate Cape Town. Both speakers will provide their insights into the unique opportunities for doing international business in the Western Cape. The breakfast will be opened by Guy Lundy, CEO of Accelerate Cape Town (the independently-funded business think tank and catalyst).

One of the key benefits of this event is advance networking. All confirmed attendees who allow their contact details to be revealed will be able to check back and see who is attending this event, and contact each other directly.

Join us at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, in the heart of the city, for this international business networking breakfast on the 24th June.

Visit http://www.connectdcapetown.com for more information and to book your seat now!

June 3, 2010

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Business Breakfast 2: England / Algeria International Business Breakfast

Date: 18 June 2010
Type: Business Networking ,
Email: connectd@connectdcapetown.com
Website : www.connectdcapetown.com
Location: Ballroom West, Cape Town International Convention Centre, Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town
Cost : R300 per person

Many of the football lovers who will be attending key matches in Cape Town during the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ have significant business interests.

On 18th June, England meets Algeria in their first-round match – one of the first games to be played at the iconic Cape Town Stadium.

The City of Cape Town, the Provincial Government of the Western Cape, and Nedbank, together with Connect’d Cape Town and UKTI, are hosting the only comprehensive, locally-based business networking opportunity for local and international business leaders who plan to be in Cape Town over this period.

An international business networking breakfast is being held on the morning of 18th June at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, offering attendees a unique opportunity to hear compelling local and international speakers, and to utilise a purpose-built networking facility to set up meetings with each other in advance.

Speakers include Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham – UK Business Ambassador & former Director-General of CBI, and Polly Flinn, Global Vice-President of Castrol. Both speakers will provide insights into the unique opportunities for international business in Cape Town and the Western Cape. The breakfast will be opened by Guy Lundy, CEO of Accelerate Cape Town (the independently-funded business think tank and catalyst).

One of the key benefits of this event is advance networking. All confirmed attendees who allow their contact details to be revealed will be able to check back and see who is attending this event, and contact each other directly.

Join us at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, in the heart of the city, for this international business networking breakfast on the 18th June.

Visit http://www.connectdcapetown.com for more information and to book your seat now!

June 3, 2010

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Business Breakfast 1: France / Uruguay International Breakfast

Date: 11 June 2010
Event Type: Business Networking
Email: connectd@connectdcapetown.com
Website : www.connectdcapetown.com
Location: Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Restaurant
1 North Wharf Square, Loop Street, Foreshore, Cape Town
Cost : R300 per person

On 11th June, France meets Uruguay in their first-round match – the first game to be played at the iconic Cape Town Stadium.
The City of Cape Town, the Provincial Government of the Western Cape, and ENS, together with Connect’d Cape Town and the French /South African Chamber of Commerce, are hosting the only comprehensive, locally-based business networking opportunity for local and international business leaders who plan to be in Cape Town over this period.

An international business networking breakfast is being held on the morning of 11th June at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs, offering attendees a unique opportunity to hear compelling local and international speakers, and to utilise a purpose-built networking facility to set up meetings with each other in advance.

The speaker at this breakfast will be Helen Zille, the Premier of the Western Cape. She will provide insights into the unique opportunities for international business in Cape Town and the Western Cape. The breakfast will be opened by Guy Lundy, CEO of Accelerate Cape Town (the independently-funded business think tank and catalyst).

One of the key benefits of this event is advance networking. All confirmed attendees who allow their contact details to be revealed will be able to check back and see who is attending this event, and contact each other directly.

Join us at the restaurant at the top of the ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs) building, in the heart of Cape Town, for this international business networking breakfast on 11th June.
Visit http://www.connectdcapetown.com for more information and to book your seat now!

June 3, 2010

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