Motivation, Networking Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014 October 29, 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Week GEW is an international initiative that introduces entrepreneurship to young people in six continents. GEW emerged in 2008 as a result of Enterprise Week UK and Entrepreneurship Week USA 2007. Since its creation, more than 10 million people from 102 countries have participated in entrepreneurial-related activities during the Week. This annual event occurs over the span of one week and includes the participation of entrepreneurial experts, policy-makers, education practitioners and politicians. The GEW aims to expose people to the benefits of entrepreneurship through different activities and to motivate them to explore their own entrepreneurial ideas. GEW/FOE – Durban As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week/Festival of Entrepreneurship, Durban aims to catalyze a vibrant community, meaningful content and an inspiring environment to help entrepreneurs move from intention to impact for GEW/FOE activities.