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Events Department<p> <strong>Events Planning Unit</strong><br>We coordinate the three-year event plan to address strategic issues in the City such as seasonality, geographical spread, inclusivity, destination promotion and tourism arrivals. We achieve this through stakeholder engagement; the management of the financial support processes; negotiation of rights packages; reviewing internal systems, policies and by-laws; and resource planning to support the events programme.</p><p> <strong>Film and Events Permitting Unit</strong><br>We assist and coordinate the application and approval process for staging events and film shoots in Cape Town. We consult with affected City service departments and other stakeholders and evaluate each application in accordance with the City’s strategic objectives and legal and operational requirements.</p><p> <strong>Events Management Unit</strong><br>We conceptualise, initiate, support and implement a variety of the City’s corporate events and provide an event management service for all City-partnered events. </p><p>​Our office is a one-stop shop that enables event organisers to host world-class events in Cape Town. We offer support to events in the form of sponsorship of City services, financial support, letters of support or appearances at events. </p><p>We assist in ensuring that events meet the regulatory requirements and facilitate the necessary services such as traffic, health, safety and environmental services.</p> <p>The department aspires to become a thought leader in hosting events. We regularly engage industry stakeholders to encourage innovation, creativity, commercialisation, job creation, event greening and knowledge sharing.</p><span> <ul class="lrg-icon-content">​             <li class="lrg-icon lrg-link"><div class="list-links"> <a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Apply/Licences-and-permits/Filming-and-events/Apply-for-an-event-permit">Apply ​for an event permit​</a> <a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Apply/Licences-and-permits/Filming-and-events/Apply-for-a-film-permit">Apply for a film permit​</a> <a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Local%20and%20communities/Creative-community/Creative-events-in-your-community/Signature-events-in-Cape-Town">Find an event in Cape Town</a> <a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Local%20and%20communities/Events-and-your-City/Find-an-event-in-the-City/Signature-Cape-Town-events">Find a signature event</a> <a title="title" href="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/Events_Hosting_Events_Cape_Town_A_howtoguide.pdf" target="_blank" style="display:inline !important;">Download ​the ​​Hos​ting Events in Cape Town handbook​</a> <a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Work%20and%20business/Doing-business-in-the-City/Business-events">Host an event​</a> </div></li></ul></span><blockquote cite="http://wwww.cite.co.za"><p> <em>"The City of Cape Town strives to facilitate and support events as part of our strategic objective to become a leading events destination. As the events capital of Africa, Cape Town connects people from across the globe who come to participate in events in our beautiful city, thereby contributing to economic and social benefits for our residents and businesses." </em> <b>Patricia de Lille </b> <cite>Executive Mayor of Cape Town</cite></p></blockquote>​​<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Events-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><span> <div class="contact"><h4>Event planning</h4><address><ul><li>Telephone: <br> <a>021 417 4928</a></li><li>Email: <br> <a href="mailto:events.applications@capetown.gov.za">events.applications@capetown.gov.za</a></li></ul></address><h4>Film permits</h4><address><ul><li>Telephone: <br> <a>021 417 4025</a></li><li>Fax2email: <br> <a>086 576 1933</a></li><li>Email: <br> <a href="mailto:film.permit@capetown.gov.za">film.permit@capetown.gov.za</a></li></ul></address><h4>Event permits</h4><address><ul><li>Telephone: <br> <a>021 417 4035</a></li><li>Fax2email: <br><a>086 576 1580</a></li><li>Email: <br> <a href="mailto:events.permit@capetown.gov.za">events.permit@capetown.gov.za</a></li></ul></address><h4>Event management</h4><address><ul><li>Telephone: <br> <a>021 400 9892</a></li><li>Email: <br> <a href="mailto:events@capetown.gov.za">events@capetown.gov.za</a></li></ul></address></div></span>

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