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  • First KLCBT Cocktail Event for 2019, “was really something”

    We had a wonderful time at the first cocktail function this year. With a new year to start and everyone ready for 2019. This event was really something. The people enjoyed a welcoming drink before they started to get to know each other a bit more. Plying the games are … more »


  • Lowveld or Slowveld business?

    When we first moved here, we first encountered the pet-name for the Lowveld as the “Slowveld” which was supposed to refer to a slower paced lifestyle, less traffic, having more time with your family because of that… etc. BUT then we started to set up our own business and with … more »


  • KLCBT against electricity tariff increases

    As we always do, KLCBT’s Linda Grimbeek made a presentation at the NERSA hearing held last Friday, on behalf of the Business Community of the Lowveld. Eskom wants to recover “old shortages” spanning a number of years, by increasing our tariffs with 5% per year, but that is not all… … more »


  • Underestimating the Power of Local Culture

    Very often people step into a giant hole when they try to do business in the Lowveld because of the unique business culture. Unfortunately in the Lowveld things are different: They do not like to receive calls on a Monday morning or Friday afternoon, you will be rejected. They will … more »


  • SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES OPEN FOR KLCBT GOLF DAY

    Work while you have the most fun you will ever have! KLCBT is the most popular an successful golf day on the Lowveld calendar.  Sponsorship opportunities and bookings for 4-balls are usually sold out well in advance, so please book yours to avoid missing out on this once a year … more »


  • Christmas Message from KLCBT President, Mr Oupa Pilane

    Members once again we are on the last lap of a bumpy 2018. The good this is that many of us have survived it and we thank God for that. We can all agree that times are harder now than they have ever been. We are all aware of the … more »


  • KLCBT’s input into the City’s planning

    As we do this time every year, KLCBT has once again provided input into the City of Mbombela’s Integrated Development Plan. This time, the focus was on economic development and opportunities for all. This is to be achieved through large catalytic projects across the Lowveld region, which will uplift the … more »


  • KLCBT Announces the 2018 Annual Awards Winners!

    The KLCBT Annual Awards is a showcase of Excellence, rewarding outstanding business achievements, sound business practices and recognising businesses and individuals who truly make a difference within the Kruger Lowveld Community. This is the 18th KLCBT Annual Awards ceremony, and the competition is always extremely tough. Every business announced as … more »


  • KLCBT announces the 2018 Annual Awards Finalists!

    The KLCBT Annual Awards is a showcase of Excellence, rewarding outstanding business achievements, sound business practices and recognizing businesses and individuals who truly make a difference within the Kruger Lowveld Community. The competition is extremely tough and every business announced as a finalist can certainly be proud of their business … more »


  • Protest action hampering tourism and business, says KLCBT

    The Kruger Lowveld Chamber of Business and Tourism (KLCBT) is becoming increasingly concerned about the continuing protest action, which is hampering tourism and business in Ehlanzeni.   “The KLCBT notes with concern the increase in violent service delivery protests that seem to be taking place every second day in Ehlanzeni. … more »