Offshoring South Africa

The Cape Town International Investors Forum campaign has now begun! The Forum is to be held from 31st October – 2nd November 2012¸ Sponsored by the BPeSA Western Cape.

Essentially a seminar programme given by the industry’s leading speakers is interspersed with key networking and pre-arranged private business meetings with select solution providers. Coupled with lunches¸ gala dinners and drinks¸ it is an excellent way to catch up with the industry¸ meet with some solution providers and see what they and the industry have to offer for 2012/13

The programme will include some of the industry’s leading speakers such as:

  • Joel Walker – Global Category Manager ¸ Vodafone
  • Steve Holdsworth – Head of Outsource Relationships ¸ Centrica
  • Alan Winde – Finance¸ Economic¸ Development and Tourism Minister
  • Andrew Craig – Senior Research Fellow¸ London School of Economics
  • Barbara Nussbaum – Author¸ Personal Growth African Style
  • Bulelwa Makalima – Managing Director¸ Cape Town Partnership
  • Dave Rumble – Managing Director¸ Serco Global Services
  • Gareth Pritchard – CEO¸ BPeSA Western Cape
  • Helen Zille – Premier¸ Western Cape
  • Johann Kunz – Managing Director¸ Fusion Outsourcing Services
  • Keith Coats – Author and Professional Speaker
  • Professor Leslie Willcocks – Director¸ London School of Economics

The VIP invitation means that the following will all be on a complimentary basis (free of charge):

  • Return economy flights
  • 2 nights accommodation at the 5* hotel Table Bay
  • 2 dinners¸ 2 lunches and 2 breakfasts
  • Airport transfers in Cape Town
  • Attendance to the forum including entry to the seminar programme
  • One-to-one business meetings with solution providers of your choice and those who would like to meet with you
  • Intensive networking opportunities reflecting the forum’s exclusivity

This bespoke three day event will not only uncover why cape Town is a strong contender as an outsourcing location but will also address how to collectively overcome outsourcing challenges faced on the international stage.

Some topics of interest:

  • History of South Africa as an outsourcing location to see where it all began and where it is heading
  • Incentives – Governments¸ IP laws and labor laws¸ Grants ¸Tax¸ Logistics
  • Overview of South Africa (English¸ French¸ German and Dutch language skills¸ infrastructure¸ environment¸ population etc)






Attendance is free of charge for eligible guests¸ subject