Delivering Real Brand Value Through Strategic Partnership

Participating at the Manufacturing Indaba is an ideal way to position your company as a market leader at this premier event. By becoming a partner, you will showcase your brand optimally and generate great brand awareness. Manufacturing Indaba provides a major networking platform for decision makers and professionals within the Manufacturing sector. Manufacturing Indaba offers a variety of customisable marketing opportunities that fit your brand’s needs and objectives. Contact us today to learn more about this opportunity.

For more information about becoming a partner to the event, please click here to email, or send an email to with ‘Manufacturing Indaba Partnership’ in the subject line.

Platinum Sponsor


GGDA is committed to creating an inclusive and transformed Gauteng economy that attracts foreign and domestic direct investment, develops sustainable enterprises and strategic economic infrastructure, and enables the growth of exports to the continent and beyond.

As the implementing arm of the Gauteng Department of Economic Development (GDED), the GGDA provides a seamless one-stop shop service aimed at unlocking investment and expansion opportunities for local and global businesses, whilst facilitating the ease of doing business.

Silver Sponsors


ECIC is the official export credit agency (ECA) of South African government. ECIC provides insurance that enables South African exporters to offer their services and products on the international market, with a particular focus on emerging markets that are considered too risky for conventional insurers. Its overarching goal and mandate from the South African government is to make South African exporters attractive to international buyers to attract foreign income, stimulate local economic growth and create local jobs.



Absa is a proud supporter to the makers of Africa – the manufacturers that contribute to livelihoods, produce our food and beverages, manufacture automotive vehicles, clothe our nation and create the key components that support our infrastructure. Those who persevere through adversity.

At Absa we have a team of dedicated specialists who focus on understanding the nuances of the manufacturing sector. They are able to provide indispensable advice and valuable business insights to strengthen your business in this ever-evolving and competitive market.

The cornerstones of our economy need imaginative, bespoke approaches to take business into the future. With a customer-centric approach that considers your business as well as the sector in which it operates holistically, we can understand your specific needs and provide solutions that suit you.

Effective management of working capital drives success for manufacturers, given that manufacturing sales follow a seasonal trend with imports, exports, stock and liquidity management key considerations as you move through the cycles. Understanding this seasonality is key to correctly solutioning your needs at the right time. We understand that with the right collaborations, we can play a significant role in transformation and sustainability. We support the sector through the funding of renewable energy and more advanced assets, ensuring energy efficiency and cost savings to your business.

We aim to unlock the potential in the manufacturing value chain of South Africa.

For Absa, this sponsorship of the Manufacturing Indaba is only the beginning. The real journey is in finding innovative solutions designed to support the growth of this industry and doing more to support processes, provide valuable resources and give access to relevant products, at the right time.