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Vision 2030

Vision 2030 is business’s contribution to the thinking on how to create sustainable growth and prosperity for all in the Cape Town city region, developing a more equal and just society in environmentally sensitive ways.

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Our Partnerships

Connect’d Cape Town

For a long time, there has been a feeling among business leaders in the Western Cape that the region is not capitalising, commercially, on the large number of visitors to the area. 

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Inspiration Sessions

Cape Town is often described as captivating, inspiring, cosmopolitan – the lifestyle city in South Africa.  For some, though, living here has felt far from that. 

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Welcome to Accelerate Cape Town

Cape Town UCT

Accelerate Cape Town is a business think tank and a catalyst in bringing together stakeholders in the Cape Town region to develop and implement a long-term vision for sustainable, inclusive economic growth.

The organisation was started by a group of business leaders brought together by a common concern over the pace and direction of change in the Cape. They agreed that a common long-term vision and future strategy were needed for the region, and that “big business” should play a leading role in developing and implementing them.

Accelerate Cape Town works on mobilising the combined expertise, influence and enthusiasm of its members to deliver long term socio-economic growth for the Cape region.

The key aims of Accelerate Cape Town are to:

  • Accelerate economic growth in the city and the region
  • Promote the city and region as a prime locality for investment
  • Effectively represent the views of big business
  • Establish a vibrant network of leaders in business, government, education and other stakeholders
  • Set up and maintain constructive partnerships.

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  • August 6, 2014Inspiration Session - Rapelang Rabana & Prof Kelly Chibale
  • August 9, 2014Women's Day
  • August 15, 2014Accelerate Cape Town AGM
  • September 12, 2014Smart Ethics, Smart Cities - Prof John Lennox
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