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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


Accelerate Cape Town offers all our Members and Sponsors 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
  • Collaboration – mobilising the collective resources of our members toward key objectives
  • 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

  • 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

Join Us

Accelerate Cape Town is a business leadership organisation representing top-tier corporate business in the Cape Town city region. Established in 2006, we provide a forum for corporate business to connect and catalyse action to position Cape Town for growing economic success as a globally recognised business destination in Africa.

Join us to be part of a group of business leaders growing the Cape Town city region as a leading African business destination. Membership is for a three year period to maximise the engagement and extends across your entire organisation from CEO level engagements to networking for young professionals. We have two different types of membership with the top tier of Sponsors and the next tier of Members – see the Benefits of the two different tiers.

Contact us for more information and to join Accelerate Cape Town



Cape Quarter
27 Somerset Road
Green Point, 8005

021 418 1368