connecting people, sharing knowledge, identifying opportunities


Our products and brands

Cape Business News


Cape Business News, established in 1980 started as a monthly print newspaper and has expanded to also include an active news website, ( and a variety of innovative digital media products.  Cape Business News provides a window into the dynamic business environment of the Western Cape.



African Agri Investment Indaba:  This flagship event is produced in partnership with the African Agri Council, and is the leading platforms for investment discovery and networking, as well as agri-trade promotion in the continent.  The event is held annually in November, and attracts a global audience of investors, government and project developers.

Bell Crescent Partners

Bell Crescent Partners works in partnership with the African Agri Council to identify investable agri projects across Africa, and introducing these to the global investor community in order to facilitate investment and growth of the sector.



Hypenica is a niche media company that promotes B2B business activity through its information and networking platforms.  These platforms include Cape Business News, Bell Crescent Partners, and a number of investment and trade focussed agri events.

Hypenica was founded in 2012, and has incubated a number of events, including the African Construction Expo, Totally Concrete Expo, Cape Construction Expo, KZN Construction Expo, Ports Evolution Africa, Rail Evolution Africa, Ports Evolution West Africa.  These events were acquired by 
dmg Events in 2018.

The founders of Hypenica previously  launched a number of utility industry events and media products, including the African Utility Week, ESI Africa and Metering International.  These products were acquired by Clarion Events in 2009.


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Westlake Business Park, Tokai

PO Box 30875, Tokai, 7966, South Africa

Phone: +27 21 700 4300



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