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.

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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.


Linqit, an IT Consultancy supplies and implements sound ERP, WMS, ECM and BI Systems. Linqit provides consulting, development, advisory and technology services deploying top-end technical expertise in order to achieve a company’s goals. Linqit’s practiced experts cover a broad spectrum of industries working across tech platforms, operating systems and infrastructures to deliver comprehensive solutions, implementations, technical and functional system upgrades, customisations and integrations ensuring a project’s technical and business requirements are realised.


Cova Advisory & Associates

Cova Advisory & Associates was established by Duane Newman and Tumelo Chipfupa. The Cova team offers an holistic advisory service and has over 50 years experience in various government programmes including grant and tax incentives, supplier development and black economic empowerment, DFI finance, carbon tax, customs and international trade.  We have a team of chartered accountants, lawyers and engineers. Cova is a SANAS accredited energy measurement and verification Inspection Body (EEMV0007).



National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA)

The National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) is a national programme that promotes the implementation of resource efficient and cleaner production (RECP) methodologies to assist industry to lower costs through reduced energy, water and materials usage, and waste management. It is hosted by the CSIR under the oversight of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti). From assessments at 770 predominantly manufacturing sites, the NCPC-SA has identified opportunities to save R1.4 billion per annum in energy, water and materials costs in participating companies in the past five years. Cumulative savings through energy efficiency implementation currently stands at R 3.3 billion. Subsidised services include energy, water and waste assessments, resource and energy efficiency training and implementation support.



Absa Bank Limited

Absa Bank Limited (‘Absa Bank’) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Absa Group Limited, which is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and is one of Africa’s largest financial services groups. Absa offers a range of retail, business, corporate and investment banking and wealth management and insurance products and services primarily in South Africa and Namibia. Absa Group is represented in 12 countries, with approximately 42 000 employees. For further information about Absa, please visit our website




A diverse organisation with more than 20 years experience, that provides services in Corporate Transformation, Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Strategies, Shared Value Consulting, Enterprise Development Solutions, Rural Development programmes, SMME Development, Localisation, Environmental Innovation, Community Engagement and accessing Funding for Growth. Our work is supported by digital solutions as an enabler for development. Our mission is to be the pre-eminent partner for social and economic development on the African continent, through strategic projects that assist our clients in achieving a business model that supports the very best in business best practice in a way that is proudly South African.

making development happen….



Rockwell Automation

Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence. Through our vision of a Connected Enterprise, the full power of the company’s industrial expertise and advanced enabling technologies for harnessing information – including the Internet of Things, data analytics, remote monitoring and mobility – are put to work for its customers. The Connected Enterprise connects people, processes and technology visit us and learn how to make smart manufacturing work for you.


Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone

Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone is a world-class development offering globally integrated logistics and manufacturing infrastructure, and support for a range of airport-related activities, including cargo operations, warehousing, agriculture, commercial real-estate for office, retail and hospitality. The benefits that are offered to businesses operating within the Special Economic Zone are geared towards promoting business growth, revenue generation, employment creation, the export of value-added commodities, and the attraction of both foreign and local investment – all enhancing South Africa’s manufacturing and export capabilities. Owned by the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government, Dube TradePort is the province’s flagship infrastructural development and key priority, forming part of South Africa’s National Infrastructure Plan.

Department of Science and Technology

Our Vision
Increased well-being and prosperity through science, technology and innovation.

Our Mission
To provide leadership, an enabling environment, and resources for science, technology and innovation in support of South Africa’s development.