The SEED South Africa Symposium is an annual international forum for sharing knowledge and experience, establishing partnerships, and developing solutions to stimulate the growth of eco-inclusive entrepreneurship in South Africa.
The 2017 topic will be Replicating Innovative Enterprise Solutions for an Eco-Inclusive and Climate Resilient Society in South Africa to discuss how we can collaboratively promote implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement in South Africa.
The SEED Investor Forum (by invitation only) establishing fruitful connections between impact investors, fund managers and selected social and environmental enterprises.
Interactive Prototyping Sessions providing a platform for ground-breaking solutions mutually developed by stakeholders from business, politics, academia and civil society.
Inspiring Panels catalysing ideas on a supportive ecosystem for micro, small and medium-sized social and environmental enterprises.
The Enteprise Solutions Exhibition showcasing innovative, locally-driven, entrepreneurial approaches to sustainable development challenges of social and eco enterprises from across the country.
The Government of Flanders
Review of Impact Financing Prototyping: Increasing the Deal Flow Â– the next Generation of Impact Financing Instruments
Review of Policy Prototyping: Framing Enabling Conditions Â– Policies supporting the Replication of Successful Business Models
Nestled on the slopes of Wapadrand on the edge of Pretoria, Diep in die Berg offers luxurious conference, function and wedding facilities amid breathtaking gardens blending into unspoilt indigenous bush.
Diep in die Berg
929 Disselboom Street
Take N4 highway towards Witbank. Take the round-about towards Johannesburg N1 highway, travel in a southern direction; take the Lynnwood road turn off. At the traffic light, turn left into Meiring Naude road. Follow road, 3rd traffic light, turn left into Hotel street by the Sasol Petrol Station, follow road, go over N1 highway, you will reach boom gates and be directed to The Innovation Hub precinct.
Take N1 highway towards Polokwane (Pietersburg). Take the Lynnwood road / CSIR off ramp. At traffic light, turn right into Lynnwood road on the bridge over N1 highway, and immediately keep to left hand lane. Turn left into Meiring Naude road. Follow road, go over 4 traffic lights, at 5th traffic light, turn left into Hotel street by the Sasol Petrol Station, follow road, go over N1 highway, you will reach boom gates and be directed to The Innovation Hub precinct.
The conference venue is only about half an hour's drive from the Johannesburg International Airport, South Africa's major air terminal serving more than 30 000 travellers daily. Airport-approved operators and the hotels courtesy services provide taxi, bus and shuttle services between Pretoria and the airport.
Through this Symposium we can learn from the practical perspective about challenges and successes, so when we bring up new policies we know what works and what doesn't.
The real added value of this Symposium is that is brings together people who have on-the-ground in-field experience. We have to ground our policies and this Symposium is a very good opportunity to do so.
In itself this Symposium is a success story. It builds on local successes and on local learning experiences.
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To discover more about the annual SEED South Africa Symposium and outcomes of previous events please visit the SEED Website.
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We are currently enquiring speakers and panellists for the event. To discuss further opportunities and free slots please contact email@example.com.
We are currently enquiring exhibitors for the SEED marketplace. To discuss further opportunities and free slots please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unfortunately we are not able to cover participantâ€™s travel expenses unless stated otherwise in an invitation.
Registration is available through this website. We kindly ask you to enrol for SEEDSAS17 through the official registration to ensure all data necessary for providing you with a smooth event is submitted. Thank you very much for your understanding and please do not hesitate to contact email@example.com in case of any questions!
We are delighted to provide you with Early Bird Tickets until March 19th at the cost of ZAR 900. From March 19th on we offer tickets at the cost of ZAR 1.300. If you are SEED Winner, SEED Accelerator, SEED SA Steering Committee Member, SEED Jury Member or SEED Board Member we offer free registrations available via your personal invitation to be sent out in January.
Early Bird Reduced*For Eco-Inclusive Enterprises, NGOs and Students
Early Bird Delegate*
* Register before March, 19 for early bird ticketsregister