about-me variable
Messe Frankfurt Middle East invites you to their event

South Africa “ your new sourcing destination”

About this event

Presenting SA’s top manufacturers of Footwear, Leather & Leather products to Interested buyers, Distributors & Agents in Middle east.

Key themes and debating points:

  • Direct introduction to SA Manufacturers
  • Manufacturing capability
  • Info on Logistics
  • Government Support

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
    Sake Van Der Wal Foreign Economic Representative (FER) @ Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) in South Africa

    As the Consul Economic, his office at the South African Consulate-General- Dubai assists the South African companies promote their products into the UAE markets, identify the right buyers, assist UAE companies looking for South African products, provide market intelligence and mainly facilitate t...

  • Guest speaker
    Nerisha Jairaj Executive Director @ SAFLEC

    In August 2014 Nerisha Jairaj joined SAFLEC as the New Executive Manager and was promoted to Executive Director in 2015. Nerisha Jairaj now heads SAFLEC under the guidance of the SAFLEC Board of Directors.

  • Guest speaker
    Jardine Omar South Africa’s trade representative

    Jardine has over 15 years’ experience in the fields of export development and promotion, investment facilitation and promotion and business advisory. Jardine previously served as South Africa’s trade representative to India.

  • Guest speaker
    Thulani Mpetsheni Director Asia and Middle East Region @ Department of Trade, Industry and Competition

    From 01/01/2014 –30/12/2018, he was Consul Economic at the South African Consulate-General Shanghai, P.R. China. From 07/10/2009 –31/12/2013: he was Director: Electrotechnical Unit at the Industrial Development Division (IDD) of the DTI.

  • Guest speaker
    Harold Manamela Deputy Director Middle East Region @ Department of Trade, Industry and Competition

    His responsibilities among others entail promoting exports of South African manufactured goods and services, position South Africa as a supplier of choice, formulation of regional and country strategies and contribute towards the implementation of the National Export Strategy.

  • Guest speaker
    VM G
    Vishnu Munien National Customs Manager @ Turners Shipping (Pty) Ltd

Messe Frankfurt Middle East

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds with over 2,600 employees at 30 locations.

The Group’s Dubai-based subsidiary, Messe Frankfurt Middle East, currently organises 16 trade fairs & a series of conferences across the region.