National Local Economic Development Week, South Africa
Africa Business Group was responsible for the successful National Local Economic Development Week (LED) held in 2008. The week brought together 250 international delegates comprising economic development practitioners and decision-makers from government, non-governmental organisations, entrepreneurs, business development consultants and regional economic development organisations. The National Local Economic Development week entailed a four-day conference. Highlights included the launching of Awards for Excellence in Local Economic Development on day 2 and a tour to selected best practice sites in Pretoria and Johannesburg on day 4.