The United States and the Netherlands will co-host the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) that will bring together emerging entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters from around the world to share innovative ideas and advance economic growth.
Approximately 2,000 participants are expected at the Global Entrepreneurship.
The Global Entrepreneurship Summit to run from June 4 to 5, 2019 at the World Forum in Hague, Netherlands, will focus on driving innovation through entrepreneurship.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the U.S. delegation and participate in the pre-summit opening evening programme slated for June 3, 2019.
Mr Pompeo has called on the Zambian entrepreneurs wishing to take part at the meeting to do so online and summit by filling in application form, website; www.ges2019.org.
Mr Pompeo said the summit will feature five focus areas of innovation in agriculture, connectivity, energy, health and water.
He added that the agenda will include the global innovation through science and technology catalyst pitch competition.
He said during the two days of discussions, GES 2019 will showcase inspiring entrepreneurs, forge new collaborations and opportunities for investments, develop concrete business ideas, and accelerate solutions to global challenges.
The U.S. government and its partners will provide travel scholarships for a limited number of entrepreneurs on a need basis for three nights in The Hague.
Initially, submissions for GES 2019 attendance register started on December 17, 2018 for participants.
The GES is a premier annual gathering of entrepreneurs, investors, and innovative thinkers that underscores the U.S. commitment to entrepreneurship and innovation.
This is according to a press statement issued to ZANIS in Lusaka today by Public Relations Unit at the American Embassy in Lusaka.