INVESTMENT PROMOTION & UPCOMING EVENTS
Nelson Mandela Bay, located on the south-eastern coast of South Africa, is widely regarded as the economic and infrastructural powerhouse of the country’s Eastern Cape province. The city-region is a major logistics and manufacturing hub on the African continent reinforced by its well-established automotive business cluster, as well as the Coega Special Economic Zone and two commercial seaports located with the Nelson Mandela Bay metro.
The city’s friendly, relaxed atmosphere and affordability also makes it ideal for a family-oriented lifestyle with a long-standing reputation as hotspot for tourists, holiday-makers, and business visitors.
The NMBM Trade & Investment sub-directorate is responsible for promoting Nelson Mandela Bay as a world-class business and investment destination. We are confident that we can provide a number compelling reasons why the city-region might be the best place to locate your next business investment or expansion.
If you are a business investor, and would like to hear more about Nelson Mandela Bay’s value proposition, please contact us:
Upcoming trade and investment-related events:
The Department of Trade and Industry has recently released the list of National Pavilions for the year 2022/23.
The department invites manufacturers and registered exporters to participate in the national and international trade shows listed above. If your company is competitive in the South African market, has been in business for at least two years and is export ready, it stands to benefit from the dtic's Export Marketing and Investment Assistance scheme .The Department will be participating in various exhibitions, trade shows and National Pavilions to promote locally manufactured products in local and international markets.
National pavilions are official country participations, on a smaller or bigger scale, showcasing the country, its industries, regions or companies. By participating companies get more visibility and receive more attention among the visitors, having advantage over their competitors.
The Nelson Mandela Bay’s Trade and Investment office encourages all Nelson Mandela Bay bases businesses who are eager to expand their global footprint to participate.