The Sandton Convention Centre and the Gallagher Estate in Midrand will be the sites of the 15th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) Summit, which will take place from August 22 to 24.
Hotels and companies that will offer the services required by guests from outside are overjoyed at the chance to make money by serving the worldwide event.
BLICS SUMMIT HOSTING
Over the years, South Africa has played host to a number of significant occasions.
Such events demand solid planning, as well as dependable infrastructure and services.
Local vendors stand to gain from the arrival of summit attendees and other guests in the transportation, lodging, catering, and translation industries.
Additionally, companies like stores, restaurants, and taxi drivers stand to gain from the influx of foreign visitors.
Difficult Times in SA
Since the start of the Covid-19 outbreak, several companies in SA’s tourism and hospitality sector have faced difficult economic circumstances.
Global tourism was harmed by the lockdown measures implemented to stop the virus’s spread.
For extended periods of time, many hotels and tourism-related businesses had to close their doors.
Others have not experienced a return to the levels of activity witnessed before the outbreak, while some enterprises have not yet reopened.
Areas that are hosting the conference and its attendees have increased security.
The Sandton Convention Center and Gallagher Estate in Midrand will have restricted access, residents and drivers in Johannesburg have been informed.
Additionally, restrictions on the usage of airspace are in force within 2 nautical miles and 5000 feet of the conference venue.
From Sunday, August 20, through Thursday, August 24, at midnight, these will be in effect.
Drone usage in the region is likewise severely forbidden.
Johannesburg is the world’s cheapest city to live a luxurious lifestyle.
SUMMARY OF CHANGES
A number of foreign relations dramas have characterized the lead-up to this year’s BRICS Summit, which is being hosted by South Africa.
The conference might signal a fundamental change in how geopolitical influence is distributed around the world.
For nations in the Global South, this marks a turning point in political coherence.
Among the attendees will be the leaders of Brazil, India, China, and South Africa.
No Vladimir Putin will be present.
However, Sergey Lavrov, the foreign minister of Russia, will be in attendance.
All leaders of state from Africa were invited.
The gathering is also expected to draw the leaders of almost 40 different nations, from Kazakhstan to Argentina.