Exporters Eastern Cape

083 291 5214

041 373 1122

Welcome to Exporters Eastern Cape

Our vision is to create an environment for members to become globally competitive exporters by facilitating conversations, information and collaboration in the Eastern Cape export market.

Exporters Eastern Cape is a non-profit organisation for persons/companies involved in exporting, either directly or indirectly, or for persons/companies with an interest in exporting. The organisation’s mission is to encourage more local firms to prepare themselves to take on the challenge of exporting and to assist existing exporters to become more globally competitive.

MEMBERSHIP

Exporters Eastern Cape membership represents a broad spectrum of professions derived mainly from large and smaller export companies, freight forwarders, financial institutions and shipping lines.

Industries represented by members of Exporters Eastern Cape:
  • Automotive Manufacturers
  • OE Motor Manufacturers and Component Suppliers
  • Agricultural and Agri-Processing (Fruit, Dairy, Mohair, Wool, etc.)
  • Service Providers for Exporters
  • Forwarding and Logistics
  • Banking
  • Government entities interested in exports
  • Media & Event Companies
  • Individual (Honorary, Co-opted, Committee Members)
  • Other Exporter Clubs in South Africa
  • Other exporters

Any firm, institution or individual with a real interest in promoting the aims and objectives of Exporters Eastern Cape are welcome to join.

 

Exporters Eastern Cape can be of benefit to you by:
  • Exposure to network opportunities at its functions. This is a great opportunity to be extended to colleagues, suppliers and clients to join you at our events.
  • Attending export-related talks.
  • Facilitating personal referrals to experts on aspects of exporting that are of particular concern to you.
  • Strengthening the bonds between members with interests similar to yours.
  • Providing opportunities for open debate on subjects of general interest to the export fraternity.
  • Receiving export-related information on various platforms, including email and social media channels.
  • Acknowledging and offering exposure by being named Exporter of the Year.

DIAMOND MEMBERS

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EVENTS

Attendance of events is by invitation only. Non-members are charged R250 per person. Contact the Branch Coordinator, Suzanne Vermeulen at info@exportersec.co.za or 083 291 5214.

Events are added to this section shortly after the invitations are issued, please click the Event for Invitation and other Media Downloads such as Entry Forms and Presentations.

Exporters Eastern Cape to honour innovation and resilience

Exporters Eastern Cape to honour innovation and resilience

Entries have opened for Exporters Eastern Cape’s prestigious Exporter of the Year Awards 2021 and this year the focus will be on showcasing exporters’ achievements despite the challenges of 2020. Exporters Eastern Cape Chairman Quintin Levey said the organisers of the...

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INVITE: Acoustex Virtual Plant Tour – 26 February 2021

INVITE: Acoustex Virtual Plant Tour – 26 February 2021

You are invited to attend the first Virtual Plant Tour of 2021 with Acoustex and Exporters Eastern Cape. Acoustex supplies quality Sound Deadeners, Moulded Insulation parts, Carpets, Parcel Trays, Tailgate Covers, Back Panel components and Extruded products to all...

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NEWS

Exporters Eastern Cape to honour innovation and resilience

Exporters Eastern Cape to honour innovation and resilience

Entries have opened for Exporters Eastern Cape’s prestigious Exporter of the Year Awards 2021 and this year the focus will be on showcasing exporters’ achievements despite the challenges of 2020. Exporters Eastern Cape Chairman Quintin Levey said the organisers of the...

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Gradual monthly recovery in new vehicle volumes continues

Gradual monthly recovery in new vehicle volumes continues

Reflecting on the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of January 2021, naamsa said that the gradual monthly recovery in the domestic new vehicle sales volumes continued during the month but that the decline, compared with the pre-COVID-19 first month of 2020,...

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Investment expert appointed as CEO of AIDC EC

Investment expert appointed as CEO of AIDC EC

Trade, Investment and Policy Specialist, Thabo Shenxane has been appointed CEO of the AIDC Eastern Cape. Mr Shenxane joins the AIDC Eastern Cape (AIDC EC) from his position as Head: Trade, Investment & Innovation at the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC)....

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ABOUT

The Exporters Eastern Cape is a non-profit making organisation for persons / companies involved in exporting, either directly or indirectly, or for persons/companies with an interest in exporting, and our objectives are:

  • To provide the exchange of ideas, information and experience amongst members.
  • To facilitate conversation, information and collaboration in the Eastern Cape export market.
  • To liaise closely with other export orientated clubs and bodies.
  • To apply all its funds to carry out such undertakings as may be necessary for or incidental to promoting the objectives of the organisation.

Click here to download a copy of our Constitution.

Mission

Exporters Eastern Cape’s mission is to encourage more local firms to prepare themselves to take on the challenge of exporting and to assist existing exporters to become more globally competitive.

Aims
The aims of Exporters Eastern Cape are:

  1. To provide its members the opportunity for networking in a way that contributes meaningfully to their understanding of the foreign trade environment and to the promotion of their export interests.
  2. To generate an inclusive, professional export fellowship between exporters and their supporting service providers.
  3. To link with and support institutions involved in export education and training.
  4. To give recognition to export achievers and in general to promote an export culture.
Activities
Exporters Eastern Cape annually undertakes several activities in promoting its aims. These include:

  • Monthly meetings and special gatherings (in person or online) conducive to networking, with informative speakers on a variety of up-to-date export related subjects.
  • First-hand contact with government and other officials dealing with industrial development, export promotion, customs administration, port facilities etc.
  • Liaison with business chambers, local and regional structures, and related clubs in other regions.
  • Prestige awards for the Eastern Cape Exporter of the Year.
Committee
Quintin Levey – Chairperson

e:  quintin.levey@kpmg.co.za
t: 041 395 1519     c: 083 459 2232

Quintin is a Chartered Accountant with more than 15 years experience at KPMG in audit, tax and advisory firm.

Jane Stevenson – Vice-Chairperson

e: jane@magneticminds.co.za

t: 041 393 4800     c: 083 449 3100

Jane holds the position of Managing Director at Magnetic Minds and Strategic Director at Magnetic Storm.

Suzanne Vermeulen – Branch Coordinator

e: info@exportersec.co.za

t: 041 373 1122     c: 083 291 5214

Suzanne is the Branch Coordinator and “go-to” person for all Exporters Eastern Cape enquiries or if members wish to connect with one another. As a qualified Public Relations Practitioner, Suzanne’s role is to facilitate, oversee and manage all aspects that the organisation is involved in – working alongside the Exporters Eastern Cape Committee.

Pravika Chetty – Treasurer

e: pravika.chetty@lumotech.co.za

c:  073 376 3264

A qualified Chartered Accountant, Pravika completed her training contract at KPMG and has worked in several KPMG offices in South Africa. Pravika was the Finance Manager at Tavcor Motor Group and is currently the General Manager of Finance at Lumotech.

Sujit Bhagattjee (TNPA) – Secretariat & Head of Membership Portfolio

Greg Billson (Enterprise Development Consultants) – Strategic Partnerships

Ronel Marais (VWSA) – Finance/Funding

Neil Barker (Oracle Media) – Head of Marketing Portfolio

Brenden Adriaanzen (Sasfin Commercial Solutions (Global Trade)) – Marketing

Loudeaux Minnie (LX Events Management) – Head of Events Portfolio

Siphokazi Ngombane (NMBM Export Helpdesk) – Events

Ryan Tudhope (Enterprise Development Consultants) – Membership

Oyama Sidlabane (Lizwe Fuels) – Membership

CONTACT

Branch Coordinator

Suzanne Vermeulen
Tel: 041 373 1122
Cell: 083 291 5214
Email: info@exportersec.co.za

Chairperson

Quintin Levey
Tel: 083 459 2232
Email: quintin.levey@kpmg.co.za

Postal Address

The Chairman
Exporters Eastern Cape
PO Box 1662
Port Elizabeth
6000

Diamond Members

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