Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Media Advisory for Global Entrepreneurship Summit

U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam
June 21, 2016
MEDIA ADVISORY: Global Entrepreneurship Summit
What: 7th Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit
Who: 700 Entrepreneurs from all over the world, including three Tanzanians:
  • CEO East Africa Fruits Co. Ltd., Elia Timotheo;
  • Founder and Managing Director of Vonkavy Agro Company, Eugene Paul Kavishe; and
  • Founder and CEO of Grabon Karakana Investment, Grace Emanuel Balele
When: Wednesday, June 22nd through Friday, June 24th
Where: Stanford University, Silicon Valley, USA

On Wednesday June 22, the 7th Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit begins.  Approximately 700 delegates from 170 countries will attend the event, which underscores the U.S. government’s commitment to utilize entrepreneurship as a foundational tool to build communities around the world that are economically prosperous, secure, and globally connected.  This three-day Summit will take place at Stanford University in Silicon Valley, USA from June 22-24.  The 2016 GES agenda will include a wide range of workshops, panels, “ignite talks,” pitch competitions, mentoring, and networking sessions designed to give delegates an opportunity to build the skills and relationships that will help their business ventures grow.

Entrepreneurs from all over the world -- including three who are traveling from Kilimanjaro, Morogoro, and Arusha -- will attend the Summit.  Profiles of GES delegates attending the Summit, as well as think pieces from GES speakers, are available on the GES 2016 Medium publication found at the following URL:  Further information regarding media and social media coverage opportunities for the event can be found at the following URL:

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