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General information publications, listed alphabetically. These documents are also placed under the relevant life events and categories in Your Life and Topics.
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The guide lists what government opportunities are available and where to find BBBEEE help.

Opportunity for businesses to attend the

Western Cape Smart Procurement World Expo



Purpose of this initiative

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This brochure provides information on how HIV/AIDS will impact on your business and encourages businesses to develop workplace policies and programmes.


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WCERA 2021

Call for Entries are now open

Calling on all innovative and inspiring entrepreneurs in the Western Cape to enter this prestigious business competition running in its 9th year.

REQUEST for Non-Financial Sponsorship

The Western Cape C-19 Business Relief Fund


Western Cape Entrepreneurship Competition


Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Western Cape Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards.

Download the WCERA 2019 Booklet here for more information on the businesses that participated.

The Western Cape Government acknowledges the valuable role that entrepreneurs play in growing the economy and is determined to provide them with the support to grow.

Are you a Western Cape business owner or entrepreneur?

Do you need funding to take your business or project to the next level?

The Western Cape Government is rolling out Public WiFi Zones to various communities to improve Internet access throughout the province. We would like you to participate in this exciting initiative by using these Public WiFi Zones to the fullest, and entering our competition.

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This comprehensive study of the ICT industry in the Western Cape explores the nature of businesses in the province, their major strengths and weaknesses, and the key issues and challenges facing businesses.
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This summary contains the highlights of the Integrated Tourism Development Framework (ITDF) for the Western Cape. It looks at research on the WC tourism product portfolio, target markets and the potential for linking the Cape Metropole to the Western Cape "hinterland". It also identifies Tourism Development Areas (TDAs) and concludes by looking at the facilitation of private sector investment and the way forward for TDAs. It should be read in conjunction with the situational analysis, spatial framework and tourism investment framework.
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This document outlines the consultation process around the Integrated Tourism Development Framework, including data-gathering, establishing a steering committee, stakeholder meetings and presentations to stakeholders.
The Western Cape Liquor Bill provides for the licensing for the retail sale and micro-manufacture of liquor in the Western Cape.

This is open for public comment.

Please note: only written comments can be accepted.

Closing date: 16 April 2008

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Digital Disruption refers to the changes enabled by digital technologies that occur at a pace and magnitude that disrupts established ways of value creation, social interaction, doing business and more generally our thinking.”


The Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism is pleased to invite members from the tourism industry to a series of webinars exploring efforts to reopen the Western Cape tourism economy safely. Prominent local and international panellists will share their inputs on the latest global and local trends.

What can you do when preparing for Loadsheddding ? 

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World Consumer Rights Day, celebrated on March 15 every year, is a global event that aims to raise awareness about consumer rights and needs. 


Understanding Section 56 of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA)


The Western Cape Office of the Consumer Protector (OCP) joins consumer protection agencies across the world as it celebrates World Consumer Rights Day on 15 March 2018.