Congress 2021

About

Held every second year, the Agbiz Congress 2021 is one of the major events on the food, feed, fibre and wine sectors’ agenda in South Africa.We anticipate attracting more than 400 delegates to the 2021 congress, which will feature presentations and discussion panels from local and international speakers, as well as a student case competition and various networking opportunities. As an exciting service to the agri-food industry, the Agbiz Congress 2021 will also provide agribusinesses and their input suppliers an opportunity to showcase their latest products and services as exhibitors in the trade exhibition. Themed “”Building resilient and sustainable agri-food ecosystems “, the congress will provide the key forum for identifying the critical developments needed over the coming decades to ensure agri-food value chains are managed sustainably for the benefit of current and future generations.


Themed “”Building resilient and sustainable agri-food ecosystems “, the congress will provide the key forum for identifying the critical developments needed over the coming decades to ensure agri-food value chains are managed sustainably for the benefit of current and future generations.


Accommodation

The Cabanas

The newly refurbished Cabanas Hotel is situated at the Sun City Waterworld Lake, offering guests a contemporary twist and great ‘base’ to explore the resort. As the sun sets over the open spaces and rolling lawns the nights begin at the Cabanas pool deck, with chic cocktails and a vibrant island setting.

Congress 2021

RATES

SINGLE

DOUBLE

Standard Twin R1 459.00 R1 659.00
Lake Facing Twin R1 667.00 R1 867.00
Standard Family R2 033.00 R2 233.00

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Soho Hotel

Often referred to as the Main Hotel, Soho Hotel was the first hotel to be built on the resort. This 4-star Sun City accommodation is located right at the heart of Sun City, and is central to all the activities and things to do at the resort.

Congress 2021

RATES

SINGLE

DOUBLE

Luxury Twin Room R2 409.00 R2 639.00
Luxury Family Room R2 865.00 R3 095.00

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Cascades

Named for the waterfalls and calming pools that trickle throughout the property, the 5-star Cascades Hotel is an oasis of calm in the midst of the Sun City Resort and in close proximity to all the activities Sun City has to offer.

Congress 2021

RATES

SINGLE

DOUBLE

Luxury Twin Room R2 891.00 R3 171.00
Luxury Family R3 460.00 R3 740.00

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Sponsors

Why sponsor?

The Agbiz Congress 2021 will bring together more than 400 stakeholders – including CEOs, senior management and board members, as well as key delegates from government, producer organisations, processors, academia and various other major role players in the southern African agriculture and agri-food industry. The congress offers you the opportunity to connect with, and showcase your company to this large and diverse audience. Participating as a sponsor will provide you with the opportunity to deliver your message directly to your key stakeholders and demonstrate your support and products to the agri-food industry.

Kindly contact Karen Grobler at Agbiz for more information on sponsorships - karen@agbiz.co.za.



Standard Bank Agriculture

Standard Bank Agriculture (Event Sponsor)

Standard Bank understands the important role agriculture plays in the economy, we also appreciate the challenges the industry faces and endeavour to be part of the solution. Understanding these realities allows us to organise ourselves to become a valuable financial partner to our clients as they grow their businesses. Our strategy is to be an African focused, client-centred, digitally enabled universal financial services organisation, which drives Africa’s growth and creates value for all our stakeholders.

www.standardbank.co.za

Nedbank

Nedbank (Platinum Sponsor)

At Nedbank our bigger-picture approach to banking starts with immersing ourselves in your business and your sector. We recognise the need to play a meaningful role and provide solutions to unlock opportunities and meet the challenges faced in agriculture. We understand that these challenges, if not addressed, threaten economic growth, food security, employment and investment. By using our financial expertise to do good we strive to be part of a growing, competitive, transformed and climate-resilient agricultural sector that ultimately contributes positively to the country as a whole.

www.nedbank.co.za

Absa

Absa (Platinum Sponsor)

Absa Bank Limited (‘Absa Bank’) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Absa Group Limited, which is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and is one of Africa’s largest financial services groups. Absa offers a range of retail, business, corporate and investment banking and wealth management and insurance products and services primarily in South Africa and Namibia. Absa Group is represented in 12 countries, with approximately 42 000 employees.

www.absa.co.za

Grobank

Grobank (Gold Sponsor)

As a member of the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz), Grobank’s vision is aligned in advocating for and facilitating a favourable agribusiness environment to enable those in the agri-sector to perform competitive and sustainably. By delivering world-class business banking services through a team of experienced and dedicated Relationship Managers, we join Agbiz in delivering shared knowledge of finance, business and the food and agriculture industry to clients and partners in this critical sector.

www.grobank.co.za

Afgri Agri Services

Afgri Agri Services (Gold Sponsor)

At AFGRI Agri Services, we strive towards constant progression, growth, innovation and forging our vision for food security in South Africa and the rest of the continent. We provide comprehensive services to producers including grain handling and storage, financial support and solutions as well as inputs and hi-tech equipment, supported by a large retail footprint. We have invested in the development of emerging farmers through our Lemang Agricultural Services training programme to foster strong future farmers.

www.afgri.co.za

Corteva (Pioneer)

Corteva (Pioneer) (Welcome Function Sponsor)

Corteva Agriscience™ is a brand-new agriculture company with over 200 years of experience. The company is built on the rich heritage of Dow Agrosciences, DuPont Crop Protection, Pioneer Hibred and PANNAR. We deliver innovative, farmer first solutions to maximise every hectare, enabling farmers to get the most out of every season. We invest with the farmer in mind: building a future for generations to come.

www.corteva.co.za

John Deere Financial

John Deere Financial (Gala Dinner Sponsor)

John Deere Financial Sub-Saharan Africa, supported by in-country Alliance Banks, brings a deep understanding of your business, equipment expertise, and personal solutions to make owning equipment easy and affordable. Competitive rates, flexible terms, and solutions customized to your business are only a few of the benefits allowing you to adapt to changing farming environments, and still maintain access to the latest technology with John Deere. Finance built for you. * Terms & conditions apply

www.deere.co.za

Silver Sponsor

Branded Congress Bags

Branded Congress Gift

Branded Notebook

Branded Pens

Mini Agenda

Congress Bag Inserts

Congress App

Wi-Fi

Bronze Sponsor

Mint Tins

Branded Bottled Water

Registration Desks

Delegate Lanyards and Name Badges

Hospitality Sponsor for Tea Breaks and Lunches

Welcome Function Sponsor

Gala Dinner Sponsor

International Speaker

International Speaker

Speakers Gifts

Electronic Advert

Golf Day Event Sponsor

Student Competition