Welcome to Trade Mission Delegation

09:00 - 11:00

CEO Roundtable with Western Cape Trade and Investment Agency and other Dutch businesses active in the market

Closed: Trade Mission Delegation

Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking Masterclass

Part 1 Including roundtable with investors and venture capitalists  (Designers, Entrepreneurs and Students)

11:00 - 13:00

Sector Workshops | Round One

Creating Bankable Deals 

A guide for Entrepreneurs and Designers  


Waterhub: Engagement with Parliamentary Committee on Water regarding demonstration opportunities for water tech solutions


Liveable Urban Water Ways with Deltares and The City of Cape Town: Flood risk management and water security for urban deltas

Transport & Logistics

Western Cape Maritime Cluster: Workshop on BEEE  in the Maritime Industry 


Meeting with International Bicycle Mayors and the Cape Town cycling Community – sharing lessons learned and opportunities arising


Smart Agriculture & the 4th Industrial Revolution


Smart logistics: Opportunities for doing business in South Africa 

13:00 - 14:00


  • Workshop ‘Learn how to Cycle’ class with SA Bicycle Mayor Lebogang Mokwena 
  • KNVB WorldCoaches activations
  • Tour of the Castle of Good Hope 

13:45 - 14:00

Official opening of Dutch Photographic Exhibitions 

Exhibitions on Circular Cities and the Built Environment 

14:00 - 16:00

Sector Workshops | Round Two 

Entrepreneurship  and Design Thinking Masterclass

Part 2 (Designers, Entrepreneurs and Students)


Circular City Solutions


Developing innovative water solutions through the Water Hub with the cities of Durban and Cape Town 


The Future of Healthcare: Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning  


Mobility Roundtable – Is the South African Market Ready for Cargo bikes?  

Transport & Logistics

Developing smart port collaborations between  local and Dutch ports 

Creative Industries 

Lights, Camera, Action! – leveraging the Bilateral Film Treaty between South Africa and The Netherlands 

16:00 - 17:00

Plenary Showcase & Presentations  

with Mayor of Cape Town

  • Welcome by the Ambassador
  • Address by the Cape Town Mayor  
  • Keynote Address
  • Presentation by Entrepreneurs  
  • Final Pitches by students and awards ceremony
  • Closure by DGBEB (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

17:00 - 19:00

Network Reception at the City Hall