The Black Industrialists and Exporters Conference - updated media arrangements

19 July 2022

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday, 20 July 2022, officiate at the opening of the first Black Industrialists and Exporters Conference at the Sandton International Convention Centre in Johannesburg. 
 
Members of the media are advised of the following updated media arrangements:
 
MEDIA ACCREDITATION 
 
Members of the media are informed that the registration of the media is closed. We cannot accept late submissions as clearance can take up to 24 hours after submission.   
 
Members of the media that have applied for accreditation are invited to come for accreditation as follows: 
 
DATES  
 
Wednesday, 20 July 2022 from 07:00 to 12:00
 
VENUE
 
Accreditation will take place at the IDC Auditorium, 82 Grayston Drive, Sandton. 
Media will not be able to get accredited once the centre closes.
Media are urged to collect their accreditation in person.
 
REQUIREMENTS 
 
The accreditation system is live which means media is required to personally present themselves in order to collect their photo accreditation.
Required Documents for Live Accreditation:
•         A copy of a valid passport/ID 
•         A press card or letter of assignment on a media house letterhead 
 
PRESS CONFERENCE BY MINISTER OF TRADE, INDUSTRY AND COMPETITION, MR. EBRAHIM PATEL
 
All accredited media are invited to attend the midday Press Conference to be led by Minister Ebrahim Patel. The Minister will be joined by CEO’s of Finance Agencies. The details of the Press Conference are as follows: 
 
Date: Wednesday, 20 July 2022
Time: 14h00
Venue: Committee Room 5 (4th Floor –Level 4)
 
CONFERENCE PROGRAMME
 
Please find the attached programme
 
 
BIEC STREAMING LINKS AND PLATFORMS: 
 
SABC 
 
YouTube and on the Satellite. 
 
Government 
 
 
@PresidencyZA
 
@GCISMedia 
 
@the_dti
 
YouTube 
 
MEDIA ENQUIRIES
 
Please do not hesitate to contact the people below for any additional information or enquiries.
 
 
Ayanda Hollow
Overall Media Liaison
Email: holo@gcis.gov.za  
Cell: +27 61 488 0634 
 
Zeenat Patel
Accreditation 
Cell: +27 82 828 8739
 
We look forward to welcoming you to the Black Industrialists and Exporters Conference (BIEC).
 
Issued by Government Communications
Year: 
2022
Media Statement date: 
Tuesday, July 19, 2022