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Heavyweights to attend Proudly SA expo

TMG Digital | 2016-03-28 19:53:11.0
It forms part of Proudly SA’s drive to promote local manufacturing and local businesses – and to encourage an increase in the uptake of local goods and services to stimulate the economy and create jobs‚” said Proudly SA’s CEO‚ Adv. Leslie Sedibe. File photo

Proudly South African will host a gathering of officials and businesses big and small at an expo at the end of the month.

Proudly SA said in a statement on Monday that “business and political heavyweights” would attend its Buy Local Summit & Expo at the Sandton Convention Center on March 30‚ 2016.

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the keynote address‚ while Trade and Industry minister Rob Davies and Auditor General Kimi Makwetu will also deliver speeches.

The Buy Local event offers local manufacturers and enterprises an opportunity to showcase their goods and services in sought-after exhibition spaces.

Some 150 exhibitors will showcase their products and services.

The event will focus on productivity and competitiveness with an emphasis on Manufacturing‚ Agro Processing‚ Automotive‚ Pharmaceutical and Petrochemical sectors (“the MAP Program”).

“The Summit and Expo has grown into one of the most significant events on the country’s business calendar. It forms part of Proudly SA’s drive to promote local manufacturing and local businesses – and to encourage an increase in the uptake of local goods and services to stimulate the economy and create jobs‚” said Proudly SA’s CEO‚ Adv. Leslie Sedibe.

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