Overview of Organisation

The Business Place aims to promote entrepreneurship and the creation of sustainable businesses. The Business Place model is unique in that it is strategically developed to address the needs of the Local Economy and Business Environment. It brings together many of the diverse local stakeholders representing all tiers of government, community and corporate organisations which are committed to the common vision of building an Entrepreneurial Society.

The Business Place is a friendly, accessible, walk-in environment where aspiring and existing entrepreneurs can go to access information and support on how to start and grow small businesses. The Business Place is a promoter and champion of entrepreneurial activity.

The walk-in Center offers, among other initiatives, the following services:

  • Business Health check (Assessment) whereby we identify deficiencies – and implement
  • Business Health check (Assessment) whereby we identify deficiencies – and implement interventions to address these deficiencies: 
  • Training;
  • Information Sessions;
  • Workshops;
  • Networking Sessions.
  • Internet access for registered entrepreneurs – for business and idea generation;
  • Coaching/mentorship;
  • Supply Chain Compliance and registration support;
  • Central Supplier Database (National Treasury – CSD) registration support;
  • Tendering workshops;
  • Funding Facilitation;
    •  Business support – by our on-site partner PSG & Associates:
    • Book keeping Taxation; and
    • Advisory services (Business Registrations, Secretariat, Payroll & HR)
Assistance Areas Offered
Business Planning/Modelling
Mentoring and Coaching
Specialization Sector/s
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
​Mining and quarrying
​Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
​Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
​Transportation and storage
Accommodation and food service activities
​Information and communication
Financial and insurance activities
​Real estate activities
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Administrative and support service activities
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
Human health and social work activities