Durban, KwaZulu-Natal Investment Day London 9- 10 October 2019

A Durban, KwaZulu-Natal Investment Day London will take place on the 9- 10 October 2019.  

KwaZulu-Natal’s largest combined regional business and government delegation ever to travel to Britain visited in June 2018 to share the facts that Durban is Africa’s ‘premier investment destination’. Based on the success of this mission, the eThekwini Municipality has agreed to lead and finance an investment drive to the United Kingdom in October 2019.  

The African Renaissance, through its Ebandla campaign has once again been asked to coordinate the eThekwini / KZN contingent. The KZN Ebandla campaign is a well-devised, well-organised and sustainable marketing campaign to promote our Province as a place of choice in which to work and live. Since inception, a number of planned reunion dinners have been held in various centres, including Johannesburg, Cape Town, London, New York, Dubai and Sydney Australia. 

Belinda Scott, deputy mayor of eThekwini Municipality will lead the 2019 mission. Also in attendance will be representatives of the KwaZulu-Natal Department: Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Trade & Investment KZN, KZN Growth Coalition and the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  

The mission will include a reception co-hosted by SA High Commissioner, HE Ms Nomatemba Tambo at South Africa House, Trafalgar Square, on the 9 October. The function will be attended by potential investors, high profile business and political figures and members of the media.  

 A diverse range of flagship, investor-ready projects will be showcased through a series of organised business-to business engagements at the St. Ermin's hotel Westminster, London on the 10 October.

The participating KwaZulu-Natal companies are:  

·        Royal HaskoningDHV  

·        Dube TradePort

·        Coastlands Hotels and Resorts  

·        IFA Hotels & Resorts  

·        Multiply Group  

·        eLan Property Group  

·        Alpine Group  

·        Urban Lime