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Cape Town Hosts 1,500 Delegate Water Conference

The Water Institute of Southern Africa has hosted its three-day conference and exhibition in Cape Town, with Western Cape Premier Helen Zille delivering the welcome address. With over 1,500 delegates attending, the meeting sought to raise awareness of what the local water sector has been doing in response to the province’s drought. From the Event…

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Cape Town Water Legacies: “Never Waste a Good Crisis”

Despite being a coastal city, Cape Town is fighting the worst drought in its history and has come close to actually running out of water. But even before the problem turned critical, water-related conferences were identifying opportunities for creating legacies in the destination. “Never waste a good crisis” has become the apt motto. From Boardroom…

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Cape Town & Western Cape Convention Bureau Wins R120m in Q1

Wesgro – the official tourism, trade & inward investment agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape – has announced that its Convention Bureau has beaten financial targets for the first quarter. In 2017 / 2018’s Q1 the bureau won 14 bids with an estimated attendance of 57,000 and economic impact of R120.2 million. From the Event…

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