Investing in Soweto's future: The 2nd Soweto Investment Conference sets the stage for sustainable growth

By Lindelwa Masuku

Soweto, a township brimming with untapped economic potential, is set to transform its future. The upcoming 2nd Soweto Investment Conference aims to attract local and international investors, paving the way for sustainable growth and development. From trade and investment to energy security and infrastructure, this conference holds the key to unlocking the opportunities that lie within Soweto's vibrant community. 

The 2nd Soweto Investment Conference, scheduled to take place on the 22nd and 25th of June 2023 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, is set to be a significant event for the development of Soweto's economy. With the theme of "Township Economic Development," this conference aims to attract both local and international investors to drive direct and indirect foreign capital investment in Soweto.

Initiated by the Soweto Tourism and Business Development Association working committee, in collaboration with strategic partners, the conference seeks to create a sustainable and business-friendly environment in Soweto. 

It also emphasizes the importance of ecological friendliness and aims to make Soweto an attractive destination for the local, regional, and international tourist markets.