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Deloitte Western Cape attends Accelerate Cape Town’s Annual General Meeting

Deloitte Western Cape is the corporate sponsor of Accelerate Cape Town (ACT) - a business Think Tank which brings together business leaders and key stakeholders in the Western Cape region to help develop and implement a long-term vision for sustainable, inclusive economic growth.

On Tuesday, 20 August, regional leader Marius Alberts, director Wendy Smith and marketing manager Tessa Philp attended the ACT annual AGM along with other ACT members and prominent business leaders in the Western Cape. The meeting took place at the Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront to be in line with the ACT theme of growing Cape Town’s reputation as a global centre for science and learning and included keynote speaker a Derek Hanekom, the National Minister for Science and Technology.

Throughout the year Deloitte Western Cape has supported various initiatives led by ACT including hosting their regular Members and Thought Leaders meetings. On Friday, 11 October, Deloitte Western Cape will be hosting the next Thought Leaders breakfast at the Cape Town office, with guest speaker Dr Mamphela Ramphela.

Like ACT, Deloitte Western Cape is committed to developing a future strategy for Cape Town and the surrounding areas, and believes this can be achieved through economic growth and using innovation and technology to drive sustainable growth. Hence, we take great pride in our membership of Accelerate Cape Town and in turn our association with many of our country’s leading business figures and we value supporting initiatives which make a difference in our region. Being one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Africa, with has the infrastructure, systems and resources to support the growth and development of successful businesses is a real advantage.

Not only does Cape Town offer an abundance of natural beauty, which drives the tourism industry, it is complemented by being a hub of technology, innovation and creativity. We certainly have the best of all worlds here.

Click here to watch a video played at the AGM which features regional leader Maris Alberts

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