Youth in Gauteng has the opportunity next week Wednesday the 23rd November 2022 from 10:00 to 13:00 to find out from a panel of experts what funding opportunities and mentorship programmes are available through the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce.

The Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry continues to be the voice of business in Gauteng. From SME’s to well established businesses, providing enterprise development, facilitating business advisory services and providing skills development training. The JCCI is involved in many programmes to grow and develop the South African business market. 

For this event, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry has partnered with the most amazing sponsors that will share their success stories including key note speaker Lekau Sehoana (, Founder and CEO of The Drip Group, Standard Bank, Old Mutual, SABC, Vodacom and Darsot Food Corporation. 

All sponsors will share franchise opportunities that are available for youth-owned businesses, access to finance for SME’s in a challenging environment and any business opportunities available for the youth. 

Standard Bank will award two Enterprise Development Grant funding of R300 000 each to qualifying youth-owned businesses. 

”This conference will be different because the youth will walk away with tangible opportunities to implement and apply in their businesses,” said Bernadette Zeiler ( ), CEO of the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 

The opening address and closing remarks will be made by the President of the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce Shaun Theunissen (

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