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The Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Councillor Herman Mashaba and Member of the Mayoral Committee for Economic development, Cllr Leah Knott, invite you to the official opening of the 88 Marshall Street Opportunity Centre (OPC), the first of the fourteen planned to be launched by the end of the 2018/19 financial year.

The OPC will have facilities for Job Seekers, as well as SMME support such as transport services, a procurement desk facility which will assist SMMEs to access the City’s information regarding tenders and related information, including an innovation desk where SMMEs can host a platform for their entrepreneurial ideas to be refined for different phased implementation.

The City of Joburg firmly believes that the development and support of SMMEs will assist the City in achieving its 5% economic growth by year 2021.

The event details are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 12 March 2018
Venue: 09th Floor Samanco Building, 88 Marshall Street, Johannesburg
Time: 11:00 -14:00

For media queries or interview opportunities, please contact:

Jabulile Buthelezi
Stakeholder Manager
Office of the MMC – Economic Development
Metropolitan Centre, 158 Loveday Street. Braamfontein
P O Box 1049, Johannesburg, 2000
Tel: +27 11 407 7558 Fax: +27 11 339 5704
Tel: (011) 4703 5561
Mobile: 067 028 9636


Sue Reddy
Deputy Director: Special and Catalytic Projects: IRED
Department of Economic Development