We would like to take this opportunity and introduce our newly established unit within the Gauteng
Economic Development Agency called GEDALINK. As you may well be aware that GEDA is the official
economic, investment and trade promotion agency for Gauteng.
GEDA mission is to promote the economic growth and development policy of the Gauteng provincial
Government in areas of:
The Gauteng strategy is designed to create opportunities for domestic and foreign investment and an
enabling environment that encourages free enterprise.
We would like to request your cooperation in the identification of existing/new opportunities to the
Province. GEDA provides hands on facilitation and professional project management at no cost, which
means the difference between success and failure.
We are listing all the services offered by our office and we hope that it will assist you in making a
decision in identifying qualified opportunities. You are also welcome to visit our website at
LIST OF SERVICES OFFERED BY GEDA
The GEDA team will assist the company in setting-up a first contact, chairing initial meetings,
arranging subsequent meetings, organising initial secretarial services, networking and creating
an environment in which partners can reach a common understanding.
IMPLEMENTATION AND OPERATION OF THE PROJECT
Assist to identify local and international consultants or institutions that can assist in business
development, finance, land acquisitions etc.
SOURCING OF LOCAL OR INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT/TRADE PARTNERS
Assist in identifying local or international partners suitable to the project requirements, as per
project proposal and requests.
SOURCING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Assist in sourcing funding for the project locally or internationally, once the project has been
approved by GEDA and all the necessary feasibility/marketing research has been completed.
SOURCING OF INFORMATION
Assist in finding crucial information relevant to the business. This can take the form of
technical theses, information brochures, contracted in-depth studies or contact with
authorities in specific fields.
ASSISTING WITH WORK PERMIT APPLICATIONS
GEDA team will assist, once your project has been approved and established, with the relevant
application \ s forms for work permits. (This applies only to the relevant projects and where
international personnel are required to set-up an operation that cannot be implemented by local
SOURCING OF SITES
We also provide assistance in finding suitable location for the business in Gauteng.
ASSISTING WITH INCENTIVE APPLICATIONS
Should the project qualify, we also assist in obtaining the necessary and relevant incentives
offered by the Department of Trade and Industry, municipalities and institutions.
Extensive networking opportunities with local and international industry.
The GEDA team offers the opportunity to become involved in strategic projects that have
been identified by the Provincial Government and the Private sector. In most cases these are
green-field projects offering excellent returns in long-term.
GEDA offers international video conferencing facilities.
HOSTING OF INWARD MISSION
GEDA hosts two focused outward missions yearly.
The targeted sectors for 2005 are:
Information Technology and Telecommunications
Automotive component and parts
International call centers
Steel related industries
Food and Agri-processing
Beer and Malt
Film and Television
For further information please do not hesitate to contact GEDALINK on the contact details given
Mr Nitesh Dullabh Mr Sipho Shoyisa
Senior Project Manger :GEDA LINK Project Manager
+27 11 833-8750 +27 83 287 1181 +27 11 833-8750
Nitesh@geda.co.za Email: email@example.com
Ms Lebogang Senne
+27 11 833 8750 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org