GSBS SPACE FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Are you interested in a unique platform to present your social business to a global audience – including potential investors and partners?

GSBS Space for Entrepreneurs

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS IS THE 10TH OF OCTOBER, 2017. APPLICATIONS MADE BEFORE THE END OF SEPTEMBER RECEIVE A 10% DISCOUNT.

Each year at the Global Social Business Summit, social business best practice examples are showcased in a Space for Entrepreneurs. This space is designed to increase public awareness for new and developing social business initiatives. Social business entrepreneurs exhibited in the space have the opportunity to receive first-hand feedback from, as well as exchange ideas and connect with social business experts and fellow peers.

GSBS Space for Entrepreneurs
GSBS Space for Entrepreneurs
GSBS Space for Entrepreneurs
GSBS Space for Entrepreneurs
GSBS Space for Entrepreneurs
GSBS Space for Entrepreneurs

Application Instructions

The exhibitive Space for Entrepreneurs will take place on-location at the GSBS on the 6th and the 7th of November.

The exhibition space is free of charge – but applicants must still register as a Summit participant (€890 Euros for social business entrepreneurs) before being considered in the application process. All successful applicants will be exhibited in the Space for Entrepreneurs, on the GSBS website, brochure, and follow-up report.              

To apply for an exhibition booth at the GSBS Space for Entrepreneurs 2017, please provide the following:


A maximum one-page motivation letter answering the following questions:

  • What is your background and purpose in participating in the GSBS Space for Entrepreneurs?
  • What are your expectations from the GSBS?



A maximum two-page outline of your social business, addressing the following:

  • Description of the social problem your business addresses, including:
    Social objective of your social business
    Revenue model of your social business
    Potential for scaling your social business
  • General information – including your full name, e-mail address, phone number, and location


Any relevant questions and application documents in PDF format should be submitted to caroline.heptner@grameencl.com with the subject line ‘SPACE FOR ENTREPRENEURS APPLICATION.’