October event on how to set-up an IT presence in Flanders


Sakeliga had a very successful event with the Flanders Investment and Trade organisation in December 2019 and is now following up with an event that will focus only on the IT sector. On Thursday, 28 October, Sakeliga, in collaboration with Flanders Investment and Trade, Silicon Cape and Nelson Mandela Business Chamber, will hold an event, “Setting up a sales and IT presence in Europe” at the Kleinkaap Boutique Hotel in Centurion. The objective with this event is to highlight the opportunities in the IT sector in Flanders for companies active in South Africa.

Date and time:
Thursday, 28 October 2021
From 08:00 until 11:00

Werner Kapp,Doing business in Africa;
Wim Sohier,Science & Technology counselor; FIT (virtual);
Bernadette Versfeld,Partner at Webber Wentzel;
Andries Brink,CEO Andile Solutions.


08:00 Guest arrival

08:20 Welcoming
Andries Brink | Founder and MD of Andile
“Welcome to Belgium”: HE, Didier Vanderhasselt, Ambassador of Belgium to SA

08:30 Breakfast to be served

09:15 Presentations | 20 Minutes each

‘’Doing Business in Africa in comparison with Europe: The Dimension Data case”;
Werner Kapp: CEO Dimension Data
Read more about Werner Kapp here.

 “Leveraging on Europe – Open & Innovative Flanders”;
Wim Sohier,   Science and Technology Counselor, FIT (virtual)
Read more about Wim Sohier here.

“IP regulations in SA ‘’;
Bernadette Versfeld, Partner at Webber Wentzel
Read more about Bernadette Versfeld here.

10:30 Q & A and Concluding Remarks

11:00 Departure

Seats are limited; therefore, please RSVP online before or on 22 October 2021 to secure a place.

Note: Sakeliga’s international economic liaison program offers embassies, trade envoys and foreign trade organizations the opportunity to introduce themselves, the countries they represent and their business interests to Sakeliga’s network of business people. Business people in the Sakeliga’s network use the opportunities to explore new business and diversification opportunities and to forge good and direct diplomatic ties. For more information on the international economic liaison program, or to be kept informed of these opportunities, visit https://sakeliga.co.za/ib/.