Manufacturing Indaba Eastern Cape Conference and Exhibition Showcase
The Manufacturing Indaba Eastern Cape (MIEC) is a yearly provincial event, and part of the national Manufacturing Indaba was hosted on the 20th October 2017 at The Boardwalk Convention Centre in Port Elizabeth.
Nwabisa Makunga, the deputy Editor of both the Herald and the Weekend Post opened the Conference, followed by the Welcome Address of the Executive Mayor, Councillor Athol Trollip, the Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality.
MEC Sakhumzi Somyo for Economic Development & Tourism addressed delegates in the morning, and had an opportunity to expound on the export-oriented Eastern Cape’s increasingly more modernized economy.
The Eastern Cape boasts a seamless geographic location, quality sea and airports and an abundance of natural resources situated within a world-class infrastructure framework.