Minister Lindiwe Zulu to engage with key stakeholders on the Small and Medium Enterprises and Cooperatives Ecosystem in South Africa

28 Feb 2018

Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, will host an inter-sectoral stakeholder engagement on Friday, 2 March 2018. The objective of the engagement session is to solicit views from key stakeholders and to address concerns that may arise.

Minister Zulu has invited business chambers and organised business formations such as NAFCOC, South African Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SACCI), business federations like Black Business Council (BBC) and Business Unity South Africa (BUSA); Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of relevant Skills Education Training Authorities (SETAs); Academia, relevant government departments and agencies across spheres.

The department is confident that these kinds of engagements will help create a conducive environment within which small, medium, micro and cooperative enterprises may thrive.

Members of the media are invited as follows:
Date: Friday, 02 March 2018
Time: 09:00
Venue: The DTI Campus, Block D, 77 Meintjies Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria

Minster Zulu said: “These engagements are meant to sharpen our collective response to the challenges confronting small businesses and cooperatives and to influence the entrepreneurial ecosystem”.

RSVP:  Clement Moaga on 082 658 1357 /071 22 39957 /; Ms Sharlene Packree: 0826735849,

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