22 ON SLOANE is proud to announce that former South African President, Kgalema Motlanthe will close off what promises to be an insightful, impactful, highly constructive and collaborative GEW experience for all involved. The Former President will deliver a keynote address on the importance and need for all ecosystem role-players to support small businesses, on Friday 22nd November 2019.
The GEW is the world’s largest celebration of entrepreneurs that bring ideas to life and help drive economic growth globally. Worldwide, GEW attracts over ten million participants with 35 000 events taking place in over 170 nations across the world. Its platform encourages various entrepreneurial ecosystem stakeholders to launch new programmes, provide grants to deserving start-ups, take stock of their activities for the year and keep advancing policies for SME development. The event aims to strengthen the entire entrepreneurship ecosystem and improve various service offerings by incubators and accelerators to address rising unemployment challenges.
22 ON SLOANE will be celebrating GEW with the following activities:
Monday 18th November – Agro-processing, Energy, Manufacturing and Water Day
Tuesday 19th November – Connectivity (Technology)
Wednesday 20th November – Mobile Gaming (focusing on educational games)
Thursday 21st November – Join us @ JSE as we ring the opening market bell! (registrations closed)
Friday 22nd November – Celebrating entrepreneurs in fashion and design in partnership with Edcon and Proudly SA. GEW 2019 closing address from former President Kgalema Motlanthe (by invite only).