LIMPOPO BUSINESS EXHIBITION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
22 APRIL 2010
The Limpopo Business Exhibition and Entrepreneurship Development Conference 2010 ends with a
Today, the Limpopo Central Business District was buzzing as people flocked to the Limpopo Business Exhibition
where young and emerging entrepreneurs and business support organisations were exhibiting their programmes
The exhibition forms part of a three day event which started on 20 April 2010 with the welcome reception,
followed by the Entrepreneurship Development Conference on the 21 April 2010. The event closes off tonight with
the prize giving gala dinner where entrepreneurs and youth development practitioners will be honoured.
The Limpopo Business Exhibition and Entrepreneurship Development Conference (LBE and EDC 2010) is an
initiative of the National Youth Development Agency and the Limpopo Department of Economic Development,
Environment and Tourism. Sponsors of the event include the Limpopo Premier’s Office, Standard Bank, MTN
Foundation, Nedbank Foundation and CIPRO.
Speaking at the welcome reception the Executive Mayor of Polokwane, Thabo Mokonyane, indicated that by
connecting businesses with support organisations LBE and EDC 2010 will help develop local businesses which is an
important step in building local economies.
“This event was an overwhelming success; aspiring and established entrepreneurs came out in numbers to interact
with business support organisations, discuss entrepreneurship trends, share knowledge during our mentorship
sessions and network,” says Yershen Pillay, the NYDA Deputy Chairperson.
For media enquiries please contact:
National Youth Development Agency
011 651 7175 /084 308 5860
The Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism
082 333 4343 / 076 133 0086
For more information on the NYDA call 08600 YOUTH (96884) or www.nyda.gov.za/edc