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The South African Green Industries Council (SAGIC) is a vibrant, fast-growing umbrella organisation representing the green industry in South Africa. Its primary objectives are to represent the green industry, defend best practice, facilitate issues of national interest pertaining to the green industry, organize and market combined networking opportunities, and to promote gardening and the greening of South Africa.
SAGIC is made up of various disciplines which are major employers of people and the suppliers of products and services into the green market place.
Our Association members are:
IPSA - The Interior Plantscaper's Association
LIA - The Lanscape Irrigation Association
OPPASA - The Outdoor Power Product Association
SALI - South African Landscapers Association
SANA - South African Nursery Association.
TGMA - Turf Grass Managers Association
CGF - The Cape Green Forum
Visit the Membership page for more Association information and links.
SAGIC 2013 Convention | Zimbali Resort, KZN | 4-7 June 2012
THE POWER OF VISION
From within a few metres of the sea at the historic Castle in Cape Town, and remaining within metres of the beach we move up the eastern seaboard to a development equally steeped in history. For the very first time, we move Convention right inside a SALI Awards of Excellence award winning project, Zimbali, from 4-7 June 2013.
An unspoiled shoreline, rolling hills and lush flora have come to define the Zimbali Coastal Resort region. Translated as “the Valley of Flowers”, Zimbali is set along KZN’s Dolphin coast, nestled between a forest reserve and a shimmering sea, with its exquisite natural beauty dotted with pockets of urban flair and enhanced by the rich Zulu heritage of the KwaZulu-Natal province. Conceived and developed by KZN sugar cane giants, Tongaat Hullet, Zimbali is an incredible ecological success, and is a unique world resort in its own right on our very own doorstep. You simply have to be there.
The choice of Convention venue has everything to do with the ultimate success of Convention, so when we researched KZN for 2013 as per the pre-determined cycle, we really needed to find something very different to anything we’ve done before in KZN. We also grappled with how to move on from the historic Gala Dinner at The Castle last year, and an additional complication is the fact that KZN does not experience anywhere near the low season effect that Cape Town experiences during June, so rates have been extraordinarily difficult to negotiate. As a result, by comparison with Convention in Cape Town last year, we simply cannot expect the same rates this year, but despite all of this, we are delighted to announce an incredible venue for Convention 2013.
The SAGIC Convention will offer plenty of options:
- Accommodation at the Zimbali Resort or Zimbali Lodge
- Prevent early travel and join us the night before the Convention starts for a 3rd night
- The Traditional 2 night Convention
- Day delegate options
- Banquet only option(bring your partner or guests)
- Excellent speakers, relevant industry presentations and speakers, Awards, incredible cuisine, and time for celebration.
We invite all members of SAGIC, including Cape Green Forum, Turf grass Managers, SALI, SANA, OPPASA, IPSA, LIA as well as other role players, to join the Green Industry in our annual prestige event, at prices similar to last year if you compare the total cost including travel.
Visit our Downloads page under Conventions for a booking form.
News & Events
- SAGIC Convention 2013 Notification
- SAGIC Convention 2013
- Cape Green Outdoor Lifestyle Trade Day: August 2012
- CGF & TGMA Newsletters: June 2012
- SANA Trade Fair: Spring 2012
- SALI Spring Golf Day 2012
- SALI Awards of Excellence - Trophies 2012
- SAGIC Honour's Roll 2012 Recipient: Una van der Spuy
- SAGIC Excellence in Training Award 2012: Bob Carrington
- ADDRESS to the SOUTH AFRICAN GREEN INDUSTRIES COUNCIL by UNA VAN DER SPUY
- A Walk at Old Nectar with Una van der Spuy
- 5-8 June 2012: SAGIC 2012 Convention