SMME and Entrepreneur programme

Are you looking for your next business move?


Are you an SMME or did you launch a new innovative business unit and are interested in showcasing your business to an audience of potential buyers, investors and business partners? Then we need you to join the Initiate! SMME and Entrepreneur programme!

This is your way in and up! 

You will be able to showcase your business to the entire Enlit Africa network, exhibit your solution on the Initiate! Hub on the digital exhibition floor, connect and brainstorm with the incumbents in the industry, as well as gain access to those professionals ready to accelerate your product or service.

We will help you connect with the industry digitally when we are not allowed to in person!

Ready To Take Advantage Of This FREE Opportunity To Unlock Your Business Opportunities With Initiate?


  • "The experience was phenomenal. It was different and inspiring, as one has always been to exhibitions as a day visitor. The networking opportunities are amazing, and it was also a learning curve as a young entrepreneur with a lot still to learn."
    Kabelo Thinane
  • "This participation has created a platform for me to interact and gain knowledge from industry leaders and also made me aware of other initiatives happening within the various spaces that Energy Dots operates."
    Banele Manana
    Energy Dots (Pty) Ltd
  • "It was an opportunity of a lifetime I would have never gotten such an opportunity to meet different suppliers from different countries and make new contacts".
    Sibongile Ndebele
    Robon Electrical Services
  • "It was the perfect platform to meet people from all over, the world and share ideas".
    Zharon Damonse
    Sea Breeze Community Development
  • "It helped me to grow my business and be exposed to the industry".
    Nontlanhla Nkosi
    Uketshezi (Pty)Ltd

Get in touch to find out how you can join the Initiate! SMME and Entrepreneur programme!

Host Ministry

  • Mineral resources & energy

Host Utility

  • eskom-logo

Host City

  • City-of-Cape-Town

Platinum Sponsor

  • Conlog
  • Actom Pty Ltd
  • Gridspertise
  • SAP
  • Sulzer

Diamond Sponsor

  • General Electric

Silver Sponsor

  • Siemens
  • Megger

Registration Sponsor

  • SAP

Host Publication

  • ESI Africa

CEO Forum Partners

  • Conlog
  • Eaton
  • Oracle Utilities
  • Prime Alliance
  • Eskom GC

Municipal Leaders Forum Partners

  • IFC

Global Knowledge Partner

  • Enel Foundation

Initiate Supporting Partners

  • Sarebi