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The Township Economies event is a one-stop destination for Township entrepreneurs. The event will explore support services to the informal market sector, focusing on the challenges the entrepreneurs face. The event hopes to shed light on critical issues and help inform strategies for improving and expanding support services for those working in the informal market sector.

The event will put focus on businesses and markets based in townships; 

  • Spaza Shops
  • Hawkers
  • Bakeries
  • Fast Food Outlets & Shebeens
  • Backroom Rentals
  • Mechanics and Panel Beaters
  • Metal Fabricators
  • Minibus Taxi
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The Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) will host the 2023 International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS) Congress in Durban, South Africa, 30 May-2 June 2023  INORMS Congresses are held biennially, the first congress took place in Brisbane in 2006 and it has since been held in various parts of the world.