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South Africa - An Eye For Business - Jul 07

South Africa - An Eye For Business - Jul 07

The UK is South Africa’s major trading and investment partner, with UK exports (goods & services) totalling £3.2bn in 2005.

Grantham Marriott Hotel, Swingbridge Road, Grantham, NG31 7XT
17:15 Mon 11th Jun 2007 - 20:00 Wed 11th Jul 2007

This event has finished.

The South Africa - An Eye for Business held by the East Midlands International Trade Association (emita) and explored the significant import and export opportunities in that South Africa has to offer.seminar

Presentations from the event are available to download below.


17:15 Registration & refreshments

18:00 Welcome and introduction

18:05 Why the time is right to trade with South Africa:
The Rt Hon Paul Boateng - British High Commissioner to South Africa with responsibility for Swaziland and Lesotho.

18:40 Business Opportunities in South Africa
Ms Tumelo Nkoane. - Minister (Economic) at the South African High Commission
. - 956kb Powerpoint file

19:10 Case Study: Bombardier Transportation - Mike Burgess (Bid Director, Total Transit Division (Europe, Middle East & Africa), Bombardier) & Peter Watts (UK-based Engineering Manager for Bombardier) - 890kb Powerpoint file

19:40 Q&A and round-table discussions

20:00 Close & networking


Booking Details

Places are £25 per person inc Vat per person or alternatively you can become a member of EMITA for only £50.00 (including VAT). which will entitle you to attend the Getting Paid! seminar, and future EMITA seminars free for a whole year!

Download the Event bookings can be made by booking online, faxing back the registration form or calling 0115 988 8516.


Download the South Africa - An Eye for Business flyer including a registration form.

For Further Information on EMITA and the Benefits of Membership

See: emita membership


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