On 4th June 2019, the Embassy attended GES2019 Excellencies & Entrepreneurs Dinner” SME Entrepreneurship Future Thinking, which is a creation of ONL voor Ondernemers, the leading organization of entrepreneurs in the Netherlands together with its partners. The aim is to connect nations around the world through Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Ambassadors from 40 countries attended, entrepreneurs from 88 countries as well as the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation H. E. Ms. Sigrid Kaag attended.


The dinner was held in the margins of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2019, which was held in The Hague, June 4-5 and co-hosted by the US and the Netherlands. It brought together about 2,000 entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, and other participants from around the world to promote entrepreneurship worldwide.


GES offers a unique, international platform for companies to demonstrate their innovative solutions to major challenges facing the world today. It also helps innovators establish links with foreign investors who can assist in scaling up internationally. During the event, 11 entrepreneurs from various countries held discussion with the Ambassador and indicated their interest to establish business/partnerships with Tanzania in various areas.