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Countdown to GEC 2017 kicks off with Kenya road trip

Published on January 27, 2017

The City of Johannesburg is raring to host the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC 2017), which will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre from 13–16 March 2017. The GEC, which is the largest gathering of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers and policymakers, is being held on the African continent for the first time.

With a few weeks remaining before the official opening, a South African delegation is journeying to Nairobi, Kenya, in an effort to raise awareness as well as drive participation from the Kenyan community for GEC 2017.

The delegation has partnered with WECREATE Kenya and the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Kenya to meet with a variety of key stakeholders and entrepreneurs in Nairobi from 25–26 January. WECREATE serves as an entrepreneurial community center for women interested in starting or expanding an existing business. The Center provides mentoring, business connections, specialized training, connections to the community, media attention, access to markets and capital, along with the technical tools and resources necessary for taking any business to the next level. Read more. Source | Kenya Buzz