Gauteng Economic Indaba hosted by Gauteng Provincial Government


  • Cedarwoods Hotel Woodmead, Sandton South Africa

In a bid to foster economic growth, the Gauteng Provincial Government will convene an Economic Indaba with business, labour and civil society.

The Economic Indaba will take place on the 8th and 9th June 2016 at the Cedarwoods Hotel in Woodmead. The aim of the Economic Indaba is to to solicit inputs from various stakeholders on the Gauteng City Region's (GCR) Economic Plan.

The Gauteng Premier, David Makhura announced during the State of the Province Address that a new Provincial Economic Plan has been formulated. The plan will focus on positioning Gauteng strategically in relation to the SADC region, African continent, BRICS countries and major economies in the world which are compatible with our own economy.

The following representatives of the EU Chamber and EU Delegation will attend as panellists:

  • Stefan Sakoschek, EU Chamber (Commission: Manufacturing)
  • Ignaz Fuesgen, EU Chamber (Commission: Economic Enablers)
  • Bart van Uythem, EU Delegation (Commission: Enterprise Development and Building the Social Economy)