This November, Global Entrepreneurship Network will celebrate 16 years of helping millions of people unleash their ideas to start and scale new businesses through Global Entrepreneurship Week. GEW 2023 is also a call to action for societies to be resilient and come together in leveraging the power of new ideas and innovation for the benefit of all.
GEW 2023 Objectives
Showcase and celebrate South Africa’s Entrepreneurs
Launch new programmes and funds to support the development of South Africa’s Entrepreneurs
Explore better ecosystem collaboration on Access to markets for Entrepreneurs
Improve existing policies that are hindering the development of SMMEs
Encourage more dialogue and collaboration amongst private and public sector incubator hubs and accelerators and ESOs
GEW 2023 Fun Facts
Communities in 200 countries are taking part, with tens of thousands of activities planned around the world. Events will take place throughout November, with main attractions which will reach 10 million people worldwide.
The Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC+ Africa) is a gathering of entrepreneurs and leaders from more than 50 African nations committed to advancing entrepreneurial activity throughout their own countries in Africa.
GEW 2023 Events
Startup Act Policy Breakfast
In Partnership with 22 On Sloane
Date: 13 November 2023
Venue: 22 On Sloane
NATIONAL PRESIDENTIAL SMME & COOPERATIVES AWARDS
Closed Event / Invite Only
Date: 17 November 2023
Venue: Indaba Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre