The Western Cape Tourism, Trade and Investment Destination Marketing Agency, Wesgro, engaged stakeholders from Cape municipalities on a two day Municipal workshop in Mossel Bay on 25 and 26 July 2019.
The Municipal Engagement provided attendees with new insights and better understanding of the role that municipalities play in promoting tourism, trade, investment and film in the province.
The workshop was attended by mayors from Overstrand, Overberg, Theewaterskloof, Cape Agulhas, Swellendam, Saldanha Bay, Langeberg, Cape Winelands, Oudtshoorn and Hessequa. Attendees also included municipal managers, local economic and tourism development managers as well as mayoral committee members.
Insight was further given on the African continental free trade agreement and the Western Cape’s new tourism master plan; Being film ready by streamlining by-laws and cutting red tape; Promoting municipalities for investment; and the opportunities rural sporting events offer.