Tuesday, March 14
07:30 to 08:00
Venue: 
Sandton City Convention Center, Exhibition Hall (level 0)

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, GEN President Jonathan Ortmans and Minister Lindiwe Zulu of the South African Ministry of Small Business Development, opened the GEC Exhibition space during the 2017 Congress. The ribbon-cutting ceremony kicked-off the first day of activities. Ortmans and Zulu led the Deputy President through the exhibit on a tour, and Ramaphosa also had the opportunity to meet with entrepreneurs exhibiting. 

Speaker Bios: 
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa
Government of South Africa

South Africa