Tag: South African Competitiveness Forum
Brand South Africa will host government, business and civil society representatives in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga to discuss how the country can build competitiveness, pride and patriotism.
At a workshop held in Johannesburg this week, Brand South Africa urged stakeholders and provinces to align themselves with its brand so that the nation would have one story, well told.
Angola is on the rise, and wants to diversify its booming but oil-dependent economy to include more business sectors. That's where South African investors come in, a recent Brand South Africa forum discovered.
South Africa places highly in several international rankings on competitiveness and governance, but some sticking points keep it back, most notably that it is a country of economic extremes. The National Development Plan aims to overturn this status and bring equality; such a change will have a knock-on effect on competitiveness.
A core message of the National Development Plan will form the basis of the South African Competitiveness Forum. Based on the principles of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part, it will call on all citizens to work towards changing the country's reputation and competitiveness.
At a Brand South Africa forum to discuss improving South Africa's global competitiveness, delegates from the manufacturing and related services sector said the country should market its pockets of excellence, especially to the rest of Africa.
Delegates gathered at a Brand South Africa workshop ahead of the South African Competitiveness Forum to compare and align their approaches to building and maintaining the country’s reputation abroad
At the recent National Church Leaders’ Consultation Programme, Brand South Africa’s Leo Makgamathe presented the organisation’s goals, highlighting church leaders’ roles in building a better country.