BY KEDIBONE MOLAETSI
Minister of Small Business Development, Lindiwe Zulu and United State of America Small Business Administration, Mr Eugene Cornelius, will lead a media briefing which will serve as a public session of the Global SME Ministerial at Sandton Convention Centre on Tuesday.
Zulu said the Global SME Ministerial is one of the key highlights of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress that is currently underway.
“The briefing follows a closed Global SME Ministerial earlier in the day where Ministers responsible for small business development across the globe discussed policy experiences to promote entrepreneurship and to accelerate the pace of small businesses development and growth.
“Informed by research and input from policy advisors, Ministers shared national entrepreneurship strategies and reflected on emerging policy interventions and programme ideas which sought to promote job creation and economic growth,” she said.
The details of the media briefing are as follows:
DATE: Tuesday, 14 March 2017
TIME: 16:00 to 17:15
VENUE: Sandton Convention Centre – Bill Gallagher Room Level 2
Ministers from the following countries, among others, will be in attendance; Benin, Guatemala, Mali, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Tunisia, USA and Zambia.