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Wed 15 October 2014

Airports Company South Africa, Cape Town International Airport is delighted to host its first ever Business Opportunities Conference. The conference will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Thursday, 16 October 2014.

The aim of this conference is to create an open platform for engagement with small, medium to big business owners and entrepreneurs. The airport will showcase the commitment of Airports Company South Africa in making a meaningful and sustainable contribution to transformation in South Africa through its corporate strategy that focuses on job creation and Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) factors such as: employment equity, skills development, preferential procurement, enterprise development and socio-economic development.

The conference will showcase some of the upcoming business opportunities in the Commercial, Projects and Facilities Management environments. "Some of the conference objectives include creating an understanding of the procurement requirements when tendering for business. We've been told that these can be quite complicated and we are determined to simplify these," said Deidre Davids, Communications Manager: Cape Town International Airport.

"We are serious about our role in growing the economy. The airport is on a drive to get more businesses tendering, be it a well-established or small to medium enterprise; we are looking forward to engaging different companies from different industries," added Davids, Communications Manager for Cape Town International Airport.

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