African Design Magazine November 2016 - Page 78

78 Feature Design Mission Africa aims to increase the real estate development in Africa through the landscaping sector Design Mission Africa is a table top event that is hosted once a year in Africa. This summit brings together buyers and suppliers globally for exclusive pre-scheduled face-to-face meetings. The event is focused specifically on establishing a smooth pathway for the stakeholders of the real estate and construction industries both in the private and public sector. T he South African Landscapers Institute (SALI) is an organisation that is committed to improve the image of the landscape industry by encouraging training, higher standards, ethical conduct and social interaction through workshops, training and government institutions. Members of SALI can meet with a number of buyers at this table top event which will help increase the bilateral investment in Africa. Design Mission Africa has partnered with SALI to help bridge the demand and supply gap in the landscaping sector in Africa. Design Mission Africa will be taking place in South Africa this year at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from the 17 to 18 of November. We are calling all SALI members to attend this exclusive event to find the right buyers to invest in the landscaping industry in Africa. For more information visit www. html and