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The Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba returns on a high


The Third Southern African Steel and Engineering Indaba is once again upon us and, as in previous years, will shine the spotlight on matters affecting the steel and engineering sector. Be part of it.

Born out of concern about the poor performance of the metals, engineering and related sectors in particular and manufacturing in general, the Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba brings together leaders from business, labour and government and other interested parties to deliberate on ways to stimulate manufacturing.

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2 Days – R7000 – Member

R7700 – Non-member

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20% Off Until 15 August

R5600 – Member

R6160 – Non-member

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Special – R4250

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Group  –  R5250

* All prices exclude VAT
* Discount price valid until 15 August 2017
* Price per person in a group. A group consists of 3 people
* Price for students, lecturers and SEIFSA members with less than 20 employees



Thursday 9/14
07:00 - 08:55
Arrival, registration and welcome tea and coffee
Thursday 9/14
08:00 – 08:10
Programme Director
Thursday 9/14
08:10 – 08:30
Thursday 9/14
08:30 – 10:00
Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba a resounding success

The Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba (MEIndaba) 2016, held in Sandton on 26 and 27 May, was a resounding success with delegates, speakers and the media providing incredible feedback. Lead speakers included Former President Kgalema Motlanthe, who spoke on the significance of the metals and engineering industries and the need for growth; the Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu, who pointed to the importance of turning around the challenges in the sector in order to create jobs and Massmart Chairman Kuseni Dlamini, who focussed on the influence of BRICS on business.

The Indaba continues to create a platform for business and government to collaborate on solutions for a turnaround effort for the metals and engineering sector, which has been under pressure for a while, with job losses exceeding 11000 in 2015. Many stakeholders are now looking forward to an even bigger and more engaging MEIndaba, which will take place on 14-15 September 2017.


2015 Gallery

2015 Exhibition

2016 Gallery

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