Bidvest Protea Coin has in the past been involved in various community projects dating as far back as the inception of the company. Some of these projects include projects designed to improve skills development, entrepreneurial development, employment creation for the youth and general security training, to mention just a few. On the 24th of March 2017, the National Skills Authority held its National Skills Conference and Awards. Nominees for the awards included, Bidvest Protea Coin, various SETAs, National Departments, Provincial Departments, State Owned Enterprises, Municipalities and Companies (Large/SMMEs).
At only 28! Rory Mcllroy is regarded as the future of the sport of golf, after the greats such as Ernie Els, Tiger Woods etc. Rory alongside Jordan Spieth and Justin Day, have taken the whole world by storm as the leading swingman of the sport. The 2017 Sunshine Open was bound to be an exciting event as the Irishman teed off at the tournament as one of the headline players, alongside the official player ambassador Ernie Els. Bidvest Protea Coin as one of the key sponsors of the annual event had the all-important task of ensuring that the event ran smoothly in terms of security organisation.