Bellville Business Expo to Boost Economic Growth in the Region

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The City of Cape Town and the Greater Tygerberg Partnership (GTP) are set to host the 2023 Bellville Business Expo on Thursday, 8 June 2023, at the Bellville Park Campus at the University of Stellenbosch Business School. The expo is aimed at promoting economic growth in the Bellville business community.

Connecting Businesses and Encouraging Collaboration

The event seeks to create business opportunities to establish relationships with buyers, incubators, and investors. It also aims to encourage collaboration and networking among businesses in the area to access new markets while focusing on development.

Bootcamp for Preparation and Learning

Businesses in the region must attend a boot camp in the weeks leading up to the expo. The boot camp, scheduled for four dates in May, will allow businesses to prepare and learn about the latest trends and developments in their industry.

Accessible to Small Businesses

The 2023 Bellville Business Expo is free to the public, making it accessible for small businesses to connect, collaborate, and exhibit their products and services. In addition, participating enterprises will have the chance to compete for a prize consisting of business growth packages, mentorship initiatives, and branding material.

Mayoral Committee Member’s Enthusiasm

Alderman James Vos, the City’s mayoral committee member for economic growth, expressed his enthusiasm for the event, noting that it aligns with the City’s goal of building on the foundations for growth in economic nodes that are part of the larger Cape Town fabric. He added that the expo is expected to benefit the broader community with employment and economic prospects across multiple sectors.

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