Connectivity from Finland South Africa Trade Mission 27.-31.3.2017

Connectivity from Finland South Africa Trade Mission 27.-31.3.2017

Register now to get your share of the largest ICT market on the African continent.

The ICT market size in South Africa is estimated to be 13 billion Euros. Annual capital investments in telecom services (fixed, mobile, internet) are now in level of 1,6 billion Euros, 68% were in mobile services. Average yearly revenue growth for the major IT suppliers has been around 12%. South Africa spends close to 10% of GDP on ICT goods and services, most of which are imported.

In  the ICT sector, both domestic and foreign investments are encouraged. It is a legislatively managed or regulated process, particularly for the three dominant sectors of Broadcasting, Postal and Telecommunications. Lately some municipalities have invested in fibre, Wi-Fi and microwave telecommunications including citys of Durban, Cape Town, Pretoria, Johannesburg and several others.

Please find more information about the South African market HERE.

This Trade Mission is available for member companies in Connectivity from Finland Growth Program.




During the visit, participants will have an opportunity to attend business meetings and networking events with local business leaders, organizations and authorities, which Finpro will organize with its local trade center and local growth program's consultant Mr. Paul Ingelsby in cooperation with the Embassy of Finland in South Africa.

Paul will have skype meetings with all the companies participating in the trade mission on 20.-24.2. Skype meeting’s goal is to understand your company’s mission, product/service offering and ambitions in the South African markets. Based on the meetings Paul will start working on the trade mission targets and program.

Services for the participants:

•    Meetings with targeted South African customers
•    Networking event(s) where your company's customers or contacts can be invited
•    Inclusion of your company in the Trade Mission brochure which will be widely distributed during the visit
•    Background information on South Africa
•    Group transportation in Johannesburg
•    Bridging and follow-up activities prior and after the trade mission



See you in Joburg!

For more information on the visit, please contact:
Mr. Kimmo Aura, Program Director, Connectivity from Finland, Mob: +358 40 5048 317
Ms. Heta Pyhälahti, Commercial Counsellor, Mob: +27 72 661 1287
Email: firstname.lastname@finpro.fi