Please find below some general information regarding our speaker programme.

The SA Innovation Summit presents the EXPANDING HORIZONS as it taps into the international success stories and country conditions that make for attractive entrepreneurial growth. This edition of the Summit will explore the ease of doing business in Africa and attractiveness for start-ups from the rest of the world to consider scaling into Africa, and the various programmes that entrepreneurs can make use of and the markets that welcome them.

Share your knowledge and insights into scaling from Africa to the world and from the world into Africa. 

Format of Speaking Slots

The Summit offers a number of different types of engagement, including:
  • Keynote (15 minutes incl. Q&A)
  • Panel/Roundtable (10 min per panel member and discussion between panelists and audience) 
  • Workshop (1 hour)
  • Masterclass (1.5 hour)
The exact format of speaking slot will be confirmed with you directly.   

The emphasis of the Summit is to inspire and capacitate the audience, interact and equip with toolkits to practically apply to their business. 

The SAIS Content Committee will be in touch with you once they have reviewed your submission. 

For more information, kindly send an email to or call/whatsapp us on +27 82 708 1960