Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Cape Town to Host Additional International Event During World Cup

The city will play host to an international conference that plans to include CEOs from the Fortune 500 companies and the "Time100", a group of influential politicians, thinkers and celebrities.

As the world watches, the city will also host Fortune 500 bosses, world leaders and the Time 100 for a New Global Opportunity conference.

Time 100 is an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world and the Fortune 500 is a list of the most powerful businessmen and women in the US.

The Time list includes US president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, Oprah Winfrey, finance guru Suze Orman and actor Brad Pitt.

Fortune 500 includes bosses of top companies like Exxon Mobil, Wal-Mart, Ford and General Motors.

South Africa: World's Most Influential Heading for the Cape
Cape Argus
February 7, 2010