Cape Town Stadium

Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8051


12th September - 28th December 2018


For more than 10 years the SA Innovation Summit created platforms to promote the commercialisation of technology from South Africa into new industries through start-ups, private sector involvement and enabling government absorption of new ideas.  For 3 days, all the role players in local, regional and global role players have an opportunity to network, establish collaborations, listen to world renowned speakers, attend workshops and master classes, showcase and explore talent in the Pitching Dens and Inventors Garage, host private networking sessions and rub shoulders with local and international business, government and academic leaders.

Join us as a game changer within South Africa’s innovation eco-system on 12 – 14 September, in Cape Town South Africa



  • Thought leadership sessions
  • Masterclasses and Workshops
  • Networking opportunities
  • Business and Investment Matching
  • Innovation Showcase
  • Pitching Den Competitions
  • Hackathons
  • Private networking functions
  • Summit After Party
  • Exhibitions

Delegate Tickets (valid for 12 & 13 September 2018)
•    Standard Delegate: R5 995 – 1 June – 9 September
•    Student ticket: R2 995 – Available January – September
•    One day ticket: R4 200 – Available 1 March – 9 September
•    Group discounts: 10% discount on 5 or more tickets bought from 1 March – 9 September

Additional Options to add to your delegate ticket:
•    Ecosystem Tour (14 September 2018): R550
•    Lunch Voucher: R110 per voucher

(Kindly note all prices are VAT Inclusive.)




(Events taking place on 14 September are individually priced and are not included in the delegate ticket)
Please visit our website for more information regarding the options offered.

Option 1: Ecosystem Tours
Four Ecosystem Tours are offered: Cities of the Future, Edutech, Fintech and Social Impact tour.

Venue: Buses depart from the Cape Town Stadium
Date: 14 September 2018
Time: 8:30 - 19:00 
Cost: R550
Each tour will follow a carefully curated programme and will include speaking engagements with exciting role players in the ecosystem, key locations in the entrepreneurial landscape in and around Cape Town and numerous networking opportunities. A light lunch and refreshments will be served during the tour and the day wil be concluded with a cocktail function before returning to the Stadium.

Option 2: Workshop: Discover the future & Create it today!

Leading an organization in these volatile and complex times requires innovative approaches and mindsets. Trends in society, technology, and the economy are all converging in unexpected ways, forever changing how we view the world.  The companies and leaders that anticipate this shift and make the appropriate course adjustments will be positioned to benefit from the opportunities that result. Those that remain tied to current business practices and outdated ways of developing leaders will likely fail.

Venue: Cape Town Stadium
Date: 14 September 2018
Time: 9:00 – 13:00
Cost: R1 000 (Delegates) / R1 700 (non-delegates) (VAT Incl.)

Option 3: Workshop: Product-Market fit deep dive half-day: Turning new products into market must have

Turning new products into a market MUST HAVEs! 
It all starts with asking the right question…How do we become a MUST HAVE?
You know the feeling when you first looked at your new product, with all the amazing features and benefits, and you couldn’t wait to show it to the market?
When you finally did go to market, you got a less than ‘I MUST HAVE it’, response
Well, TMARA makes sure you get your MUST HAVE response, by hitting the market’s sweet spot consistently.

Let’s show you, how we’ll turn your new product into a market MUST HAVE, and ensure customers find you!

In the half day MUST HAVE (PRODUCT-MARKET FIT) session, participants will learn:

  • The Principles: The basic scientific foundation ( the first Principles) behind market MUST HAVES
  • The Method: The reliable recipe ( the proven and reliable method) to become a market MUST HAVE
  • Applications: Case Studies local and international

Venue: Cape Town Stadium
Date: 14 September
Time: 9:00 – 13:00
Cost: R750 (VAT incl.)