South African Black Entrepreneurs Forum (SABEF)
Established in 2002, the South African Black Entrepreneurs Forum is a non-profit organisation seeks to facilitate the entry of emerging entrepreneurs into prominent sectors of the mainstream economy.
The forum aims to do this by providing access to access to markets, networking , lobbying and advocacy and by implementing solution-focused development and networking programmes aimed at ensuring the growth and sustainability of the emerging business sector in South Africa.
To find out more about the forum, call: 011 053 7091 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit their website here: www.sabef.org.za
South African Women Entrepreneurs Networking (SAWEN)
SAWEN supports women who are planning to start their own businesses or women who own or manage an enterprise that generates profit and in turn contributes towards growing the South African economy.
Inner Circle Business Forum
The Inner Circle Business Forum brings together owners, directors and decision-makers in companies who want to do business efficiently.
The forum is one of the foremost South African Entrepreneurs Networks and Associations and provides business networking tools, systems and resources to facilitate online and offline contact gatherings.
Foundation of African Business and Consumer Services (FABCOS)
FABCOS focuses on township and rural-based formal and informal businesses. This is a membership-based organisation that promotes the development of black business in South Africa.
It provides access to marketing expertise, networking and research.
Visit www.fabcos.co.za for more information.
What are some of the benefits of joining South African Entrepreneurs Networks and Associations?
Targeted Q and A’s and networking
By joining an association, as an entrepreneur you will be able to get exclusive networking opportunities.
Opportunities for mentorships
You will be able to benefit from being able to learn from business mentors.
Access to brand-building resources
South African entrepreneurs who join networks and associations get the benefit of getting access to resources to be able to improve their brands.