The inaugural online event presented SMMEs with the opportunity to engage in a Q&A session with big-business buyers.
Held on 19 and 20 May, the event attracted over 160 delegates and was deemed a resounding success by all stakeholders, delegates and sponsors.
In the report you can see the initial impact on their African businesses, operations and investment decisions, and their forecasts on investment levels and procurement levels over the next 6-12 months.
We firmly believe that if done responsibly, the economy in the Western Cape can open up while preventing the spread of Covid-19, and we are committed to supporting businesses through this crisis.
A first on the African continent, Nedbank answers the call to go beyond banking.
The Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdown measures are placing an enormous strain on our economy and on our business community. In a bid to provide a degree of economic relieve, national government launched a suite of business support programmes, targeting various sectors and segments of the economy (please see the list here).
In order for the construction industry to survive and thrive it is vital to invest in the future workforce by way of upskilling and continued learning.
The sector employees at least 40 000 people in South Africa, and given the fact that e-commerce can facilitate trade with minimal human interaction, it could potentially employ a lot more if allowed to expand under Alert Level 4.
We firmly believe that if done responsibly, the economy in the Western Cape can open up while preventing the spread of Covid-19.
Not only is South Africa faced with the challenges of 4IR and digitisation, but also with a drastically different post-COVID-19 economic landscape.