Wesgro is the official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape, established under provincial law and governed by a Board of Directors. We are the first point of contact for foreign importers, local exporters and investors wishing to take advantage of the unlimited opportunities of the growing Cape. Our role is to be the champion of economic opportunities in our city and facilitate conversion of these opportunities to help drive growth and create jobs.
Wesgro’s mandate is to (i) attract and facilitate foreign and domestic direct investment into the Western Cape, (ii) grow exports of products and services of the Western Cape through the development of exporter capability, demand and market access and (iii) market the Western Cape as a competitive business and tourism destination within national and international arenas.
The Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT) has been mandated and financed, under Project Khulisa, to advance and grow the Western Capes’s share of the global halal Products market for the period 2014 – 2019.