GEW-2017

Events

Panel Discussion: Barriers in establishing, sustaining and growing enterprises in the Tembisa Township

A panel discussion breakfast event will be held with the objective of identify the barriers perceived and experienced by SMME entrepreneurs in the township of Tembisa in establishing, sustaining and growing enterprises.

GEW LAUNCH

The 2017 South African GEW will be launched on 10 November at the new 22 On Sloane Startup Campus by Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu.

Panel Discussion: Barriers in establishing, sustaining and growing enterprises in the Soweto Township

A panel discussion breakfast event will be held with the objective of identify the barriers perceived and experienced by SMME entrepreneurs in the township of Soweto in establishing, sustaining and growing enterprises.

ICE Shared Value PoP-UP Challenge - (Innovative Creative Entrepreneurial Shared Value PoP-UP Challenge)

The "ICE PoP-UP" is a challenge to 'those who have' to support young Innovative Creative Entrepreneurs to create a Shared Value ICE PoP-UP Market Place.

Orange Corners kick-off lean start-up bootcamp

As the start of the 2018 Orange Corners start-up incubation programme, Orange Corners, together with her partner Ignitor organizes a three-day bootcamp in the Tshimologong incubator in Johannesburg for pre-selected entrepreneurs. For more information, please reach out to Orange Corners through OrangeCornersSA on Facebook or Twitter.

#Common_Cents

#Common_Cents highlights the fundamental need for entrepreneurs to fully understand their business financials in order to drive their businesses to sustainable success.

Greater Alexandra Exhibition Expo

The Greater Alexandra Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GALXCOC) is hosting a 3 day business expo under the theme " POWERING A LOCAL ENTREPRENEURIAL”. This will empower local entrepreneurs with the aim to give them a platform to showcase their Innovating ideas of products & services within different business sectors.

Related events available to registered attendees

Monday 13th November: Idea to Market workshop
Monday 13th November: Insight into Buyers workshop
Tuesday 14th November: Accessing Finance for your business
Tuesday 14th November: Open Innovation
Wednesday 15th November: Social entrepreneurship and Impact investment toolkit
Wednesday 15th November: Integrating the Township and Informal Economy
Thursday 16th November: SME Manufacturing techniques
Thursday 16th November: Doing business in Africa

Panel Discussion: Barriers in establishing, sustaining and growing enterprises in Gugulethu Township

A panel discussion breakfast event will be held with the objective of identify the barriers perceived and experienced by SMME entrepreneurs in the township of Gugulethu in establishing, sustaining and growing enterprises.

African Angel Investor Summit 2017

The 2017 summit, organised by ABAN in partnership with VC4Africa and SABAN, marks the 4th edition of this unprecedented event, which brings together angel investors and the venture capital community.

Free-State Global Entrepreneurship Week

There will be a 2 day GEW expo held in the Free State comprising a Business Day and Entrepreneurs Expo. The aims of the event are to create a platform for entrepreneurs to engage with relevant stakeholders; to promote entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship in the province; and to serve as a catalyst for a series of action-oriented initiatives at the local, district, provincial and the national level.

Panel Discussion: Barriers in establishing, sustaining and growing enterprises in the Umlazi Township

A panel discussion breakfast event will be held with the objective of identify the barriers perceived and experienced by SMME entrepreneurs in the township of Umlazi in establishing, sustaining and growing enterprises.

GEW Seminar

Presentations on entrepreneurial support by different stakeholders to celebrate and encourage entrepreneurship. To share milestones of our participation and success stories.

AGRI-PRENEURSHIP CELEBRATION AND EXHIBITION

To celebrate innovation in agricultural sector and promotion of agri-businesses. Venue - Steady rain Farm (Moletjie-Ga-Makibelo ). Partners- NTK, Progress Milling, Goseame & Terraform Global. Target participants - Farmers within Municipality.

Fashion show & Prize giving

To expose SMME’s within clothing sector to potential buyers and advice from professional designers.

Imbizo Buzz

ABOUT

The Imbizo Junction is one of the ways that the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation aims to create awareness of South Africa’s vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem. With Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) happening from the 13th – 19th November 2017, all the events listed on this website are part of our contribution to the GEW movement in South Africa.

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation is PBO dedicated to creating responsible high impact entrepreneurs. To date we have provided University funding and entrepreneurial development opportunities to over 700 big dreamers of which 327 form part of our Alumni.

We hope you enjoy our pick of events. If you would like to let any of us know about any interesting happenings in your city during GEW or in general, please contact WandeM@allangrayorbis.org.

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