Accelerate Cape Town provides its members with a forum to engage in senior level discussions on issues important for economic growth in the Cape Town region and South Africa. We provide a networking environment for collaborative engagement and advocate for issues of importance to our members and economic growth.

Sponsor Benefits

Sponsorship of Accelerate Cape Town carries a number of unique benefits. Our corporate sponsors play a larger role in the Accelerate Cape Town programme of events and initiatives and the additional benefits include

  • Strategic influence – influencing activities of Accelerate Cape Town i.e. proposing specific topics of interest for networking and collaboration
  • Strategic networking – first priority in high profile engagements such as Dinner with the Premier, Business Government Working Group
  • Sponsorship – opportunity to host a series of events and reach a high level business influencer
  • Profile – opportunity to provide comment on key issues though the Accelerate Cape Town newsletter and use this channel to highlight key successes
  • Branding – sponsors logos will feature on all Accelerate Cape Town’s communications.

Member Benefits

Accelerate Cape Town offers all our Members and Sponsor the following benefits:

  • Networking – opportunity to engage in dialogue with key decision makers in business, government, and key stakeholders in the Cape Town region
  • Business Strategy – exposure to key issues, policies and strategies influencing economic development. Input into your corporate planning meetings at your request.
  • Thought Leadership – exposure to thought leading debate and discussion through our networking programme
  • Advocacy – facilitation of discussion on issues impacting on economic growth and raising awareness where appropriate
  • Mobilising – mobilising the collective resources of our members with key stakeholders
  • Business Development – opportunity to network with our members at events an d gain business contacts
  • Marketing – featuring on our website and opportunity to raise awareness of your activity through the Accelerate Cape Town newsletter

Tertiary and Research Institutions

  • University Business Relationship – opportunity to build relationships with corporate Cape Town for collaborative working, funding discussions, graduate placement programmes, etc.
  • Profiling research – opportunity to gain exposure for your research and academics through a series of Innovation workshops
  • Commercialisation – opportunity to discuss the commercialisation of research with business