Officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, Mandela Day is an annual international celebration in honour of Nelson Mandela, and celebrated each year on Madiba’s birthday, July 18. The Mandela International Day is now celebrated in over 100 cities around the world.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation focus areas for 2023 is the intersection between food security and climate change under the theme “it’s in your hands”. Under this theme, the focus for 2023 is about Climate, Food, and Solidarity.

Clean City SA in association with the Clean-up and Recycle Week SA invites companies/organisations with their employees to register and participate at the 2nd Annual Mandela Day 2023, on Tuesday, 18 July 2023. The event will start at 8am and will end at 4pm. The 1st Annual Mandela Day 2022 attracted 16 organisations and 316 participants. The 2nd Annual Mandela Day 2023 is expected to attract between 500 – 650 participants.

There 30 blocks that will be allocated to participating organisations at the 2nd Annual Mandela Day 2023 event. The blocks that have been identified in the areas of the inner-city of Johannesburg that are considered safer, and with less of illegal dumping sites. The safety and security of all participants at the event is of paramount importance to the organisers and the participants. The event will start at 8am and will end at 4pm.

Following a clean-up and or food and tree planting activity, it is expected that all participants will be back at Constitution Hill by 11am to partake in all other activities that will be taking place at the venue.

Exhibitors operating in the climate change industry, product packaging raw material, product packaging design, product packaging manufacturing, product distribution and retail, and waste recycling sectors are invited to exhibit their equipment, products, and solutions at the event.

Each participating organisation will be issued with the following for its participants:

  • Allocated block (caters for up to twenty-five participants per block)
  • 2 VIP invitations for senior participant organisation
  • Invitation to the pre-event briefing session
  • Clean-up
  • Clean-up and Recycle Week Launch
  • Food and Tree Planting
  • Exhibitions
  • Theme Talks
  • History Museum Tours
  • Food
  • Music
  • Safe parking (constitution Hill)
  • Park and Ride to the activity blocks and return to Constitution Hill

Package Cost: R29,950.

Exhibition Cost (separate): R5 000.