Welcome to the 2019 Volunteer Programme

Thank you for joining the 2019 Volunteer TechTribe. You are amazing :)

The SA Innovation Summit does not believe in mediocrity and of course, 2019 is promising to be INCREDIBLE. This year, we will be hosting the XVII Triple Helix International Conference 2019, a first ever in Africa. Introducing... The Innovation Festival 2019: from research and development to invention and scalable business.

Two Conferences... 5 days... All about innovation and how we, Africa, can change the World!
9 - 10 September - Triple Helix Conference
11 September - Bridging Day
12 - 13 September - SA Innovation Summit

We were blown away by our volunteers last year and we are excited to welcome them to the Innovation Festival in 2019. It's a lot of hard work but it's an experience like no other. A creative and inspirational atmosphere for the TechTribe to learn, network and witness the potential Africa has through the innovation we showcase.

This year we give you the opportunity to take on a little responsibility at the Summit and help us make the Innovation Festival remarkable. You can select to become a Site Chief or a Tribe Lead:
  • Site Chief: Responsible for a specific area in the Triple Helix Conference or the Innovation Summit. Will see over the Tribe Leads and the Tribe Teams to ensure that the event runs smoothly and the delegates and VIPs are happy.
  • Tribe Lead: Responsible for the Tribe Teams to ensure all aspects of the assigned site are run efficiently and carefully to ensure a positive delegate experience.

Requirements for the above positions:
  • willingness to dedicate some time into the implementation of the volunteer programme
  • availability for training (July -date TBC) and TechTribe training (8/11 September -TBC)
  • own transport and accommodation in Cape Town
  • must be responsible, reliable, dedicated and hardworking
  • leadership potential

Please think carefully about whether you have the time to take this massive task on.

Terms and Conditions
  • This a voluntary position. No remuneration will be given.
  • All volunteers must cover their own travel and accommodation expenses. The Summit will not be held liable for any expenses incurred.
  • Volunteers will be representing the Summit and must act accordingly.

If you have any questions regarding the Volunteer Programme or the Site Chief and Tribe Lead posts, please feel free to send an email to info@innovationsummit.co.za or call/whatsapp 082 708 1960