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Important Announcements

POSTED ON November 27, 2023

Mark your calendars for the biggest EWC event of the year on Monday, December 4th!

We are honoured to host the Chief Director, Department Sector Support, Dept. of Economic Development and Tourism, WCG, Ilse van Schalkwyk and her team to address these issues and why Western Cape Government is for YOU!

You definitely want to take advantage of this incredible event and opportunity!

Guest speakers:

  • Chief Director, Department Sector support, Dept. of Economic Development and Tourism, Western Cape Government
  • Ms. Ilse van Schalkwyk and her team.
  • Terry Gale: Chairman – Exporters Western Cape

Please confirm your attendance for catering purposes and parking tickets.

RSVP on or before Friday 01st December 2023 - 084 200 2848


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About Us

Established in 1979, The Exporters Western Cape prides itself on being an altruistic non-profit organisation that facilitates business networking through events which are as informative as they are enjoyable.