Second Soweto Investement Conference to showcase township’s potential

​​Soweto is a vibrant business community that beams with potential and the second upcoming Soweto Investment Conference will highlight the diverse sectors poised for investment, including manufacturing, tourism, renewable energy, infrastructure and more. 

The conference will take place on Thursday and Friday, 22 and 23 June 2023, at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec, which will showcase Soweto’s potential as a prime investment destination, fostering socio-economic growth and development.

Thato Mothopeng, the Chairman of the Soweto Tourism and Business Development Association, says the conference is hosted by the Soweto Tourism and Business development Association in collaboration with the Nasrec, GL Events and strategic partners.The Soweto Investment Conference 2023 aims to harness the entrepreneurial spirit and wealth of opportunities within Soweto’s vibrant business community.

“We are thrilled to present the Soweto Investment Conference 2023, a unique platform to connect investors with the untapped potential of our dynamic township. Soweto has a rich history and an entrepreneurial spirit that drives our local businesses from the likes of Dr Richard Maponya, Sakhumzi and more. Through this conference, we aim to stimulate investment, create employment opportunities, and contribute to the sustainable development of our community,” says Mothopeng.

“Soweto is a rising star in the investment landscape, with immense potential for growth and development. Our aim is to create an enabling environment that attracts domestic and foreign investment, ultimately leading to increased employment, improved infrastructure, and a better quality of life for our residents. The conference plays a pivotal role in achieving these goals,” Mothopeng adds.

Renowned speakers and experts will share insights and success stories, providing valuable knowledge on navigating Soweto’s investment landscape. Attendees can expect engaging panel discussions, informative presentations, and interactive workshops that delve into key topics such as sustainable development, innovation, and inclusive growth.

The conference will provide a valuable networking environment, facilitating partnerships and collaborations between local businesses, private business, investors, and government entities. 

Attendees will have the chance to engage with influential figures, explore potential joint ventures, and discover investment prospects across various sectors.

For more information or securing a spot visit the official Soweto Tourism website,

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