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!
SMME and Entrepreneur programme
This is your way in and up!
You will be able to showcase your business to the entire African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa network, exhibit your solution on the Initiate! Hub on the 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 have 20 spots available on the Initiate! Hub
Showcase your solutions, do business with and network amongst key accelerators, innovation managers and VC’s.
As our way of giving back to the industry and making an impact, we are offering a few FREE EXHIBITION spots on the Initiate! SMME Hub.
Apply now to stand a chance to win:
- FREE exhibition space at the initiate! SMME Hub during African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa,
- A complimentary conference pass to African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, valued at R12,500 ($870).
- Exposure and networking opportunities with the top power, energy and water decision-makers.
Do you qualify?
- Software startups can be max. 5 years old and hardware startups max. 8 years old
- Must have a first prototype and/or pilots
- Must have a minimum of 3 staff members per smme
- Focus is Innovation in the areas of smart homes, meters & grids, collective and decentralized energy generation & distribution, smart generation, energy reduction and energy usage awareness, Examples include Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Electricity Transformation, Energy Efficiency Building Services, Solar and Storage.
- Have not exhibited at any previous editions of African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa
Guarantee your exhibition space at Initiate!
Get in touch with our Initiate! project lead or our Sales Team to discuss the options.
Nr: +27 (0) 21 001 3822 / +27 (0) 71 404 1142
Sales Team Leader:
Nr: +27 (0) 21 700 3534 / +27 (0) 82 664 0242