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The Transnet Enterprise Development Hub In collaboration with Department Of Small Business, Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA), National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), South African Revenue Services (SARS), Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP), as well as Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) with the intention to reflect a coordinated Government effort around Enterprise Development.


The Innovation Hub
The Innovation Hub The Innovation Hub is sub-Saharan Africa’s first internationally accredited and leading science and technology park. Established by the Gauteng Provincial Government in 2001, The Innovation Hub has created initiatives that support innovation; enterprise development and development for over 14 years. The targeted sectors are in ICT and advanced manufacturing, green economy and biosciences in order to contribute towards the growth of the economy, creation of decent jobs and poverty reduction in Gauteng. Strategically located in Tshwane, South Africa’s executive capital and ‘smart’ province, The Innovation Hub has become a regional centre of innovation and knowledge creation, linked to the fast moving world of global interconnectivity. The Innovation Hub’s Vision is to be a model science park and the innovation agency of choice for fostering socio economic development and competitiveness in Gauteng


Economic Development Solutions (Pty) Ltd (eds) offers a unique combination of economic development services designed to provide customised solutions to the Renewable Energy, Mining, Government and Corporate Sectors. Our experience within B-BBEE consulting, organizational transformation, economic development and strategic facilitation, enables eds to provide a personalised solution to our clients.


Standard Bank Incubator
Standard Bank's aim is to accelerate businesses and assist them to move to the next level. Standard Bank is ideally positioned to provide access to market opportunities for incubates businesses through its own value chain as well as that of its corporate banking base through regular showcase events and Demo Days. Their main drive is to produce sustainable companies that will have a positive impact on the economy.
Catalyst For Growth
Catalyst for Growth (C4G) is a non-profit company that aims to enhance evidence-based decision making and transparency in the small business development sector, by focusing on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and analysis of small, medium and micro-sized enterprise (SMME) performance.
Siyakha Implementation Partners
Siyakha Consulting is a market leading transformation consulting firm with specialists divisions that focus on Transformation Services and People Services. Our areas of expertise include tailor made and solution based Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) Advisory Services and Consulting and the related services to support compliance and long-term sustainability.

Why sponsor our 2017 event

  • Be part of the African agenda for economic regeneration and job creation
  • Add value to the long standing debate of SMMEs, Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in the economic landscape of Africa
  • Form partnerships: Establish & create new partnerships and alliances
  • Showcase your brand: display & present your product, business or service offering to the industry
  • Stand out from the crowd: exhibit to build your market presence and enhance your brand in front of the people that matter
  • Ensure your brand is seen by Enterprise Development Website visitors 10,000+ visitors before the event as well as during it – we’ll help you market your brand to the audience you want to connect with, starting as soon as you sign up. Make the most of it by getting involved now.
  • Maximise your market opportunity and client loyalty
  • Engage & network: interact in one of our exclusive and private meeting rooms/suites
  • Free marketing services: We have several FREE marketing services from blog posts, social media engagement, interviews, e-vites, web banners and target marketing campaigns all to help drive traffic to your site and market your brand.