Invitation to develop B-BBEE Codes (9 Sept 2014)

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The Tourism B-BBEE Charter Council in partnership with the National Department of Tourism and the Mpumalanga Department of Economic Development and Tourism hereby invites all interested and affected persons and organisations to participate in the development of the Tourism B-BBEE Codes to align them to the Amended Generic Codes of Good Practice.

Public hearing sessions on the development and amendment of Tourism B-BBEE Codes will be held as follows:

Date: 

09 September 2014
Venue/s: Ermelo Inn
Time: 10:00
RSVP: with Muzi Mthethwa / Beatrice Nkalanga before 29 August 2014
Email: mthethwam@mpg.gov.za / nkalangabp@mpg.gov.za
Tel: 013 766 4546 / 4527
Target Audience: 

  • Tourism associations,
  • Tourism business owners,
  • Officials from government and public entities,
  • B-BBEE verification agents and consultants, and
  • Civic organisations with interest on tourism transformation

Following the issuing of the Amended Generic Codes of Good Practice for B-BBEE by the Minister of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) on the 11th October 2013, all Sector Charter Councils are required to align their sector-specific Codes to the dti’s new B-BBEE Generic Codes of Good Practice. A transitional period of eighteen months, from 11th October 2013 to 30th April 2015, has been allocated for this process. The amended generic codes were issued under section 9 (1) of the B-BBEE Act No. 53 of 2003.

The Tourism B-BBEE Charter Council has initiated the process of developing a Draft Tourism B-BBEE Codes, and the Minister has recommended the commencement of consultation with tourism stakeholders in this regard.

Please note that RSVPs will be dealt with on a first come first serve basis.



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