The conference is scheduled from the 5th to the 6th of June at Emperors Place and Conference Centre.

It is set to create a platform that will endorse the city as an investment destination of choice and accelerate the inflow of domestic and foreign investment.

The city will use the conference to share with investors on the progress concerning its ground-breaking Aerotropolis project.

The Aerotropolis project is key in the investment promotion, attraction and facilitation of investment and development opportunities.

According to the Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor, Cllr Mzwandile Masina, implementation of the Ten Point Economic Plan seeks to ensure the crowd-in of strategic investments and to position the regional economy as an ideal destination for trade, tourism and investment.

“We believe through the effective implementation of the Ten Point Economic Plan and other significant developments in the region, the potential and capability of the city will turn the tide in the socio-economic conditions of our people,” the mayor said.

The conference will further showcase key projects and developments of Ekurhuleni as well as identify specific investment opportunities with a clear focus in Aeronautics; Manufacturing; Aviation; Fuel Cells; Urban Renewal; Plastics and Rubber; Natural Resources and Energy and High Tech.

Online registrations are now open.

To book your spot or for more information about the Ekurhuleni Investment Conference, visit www.investekurhuleni.gov.za

Members of the media wishing to attend may RSVP with Kelebogile Motlhomedi on 011 999 1157 or contact the City of Ekurhuleni.