As our signature global event, the Enactus World Cup brings together an international network of student, academic and business leaders to showcase how our members around the world are enabling progress through entrepreneurial action. In addition to the competition, events such as the culture fair provide an exhibit of the rich diversity of cultures represented within Enactus. Multiple networking events along with special activities, such as the Action Leaders Panel Discussion and Top to Future-Top Forums provide meaningful opportunities for participants to connect, collaborate and learn from one another.

Event Highlights

  • Opening Ceremony


    Experience firsthand how the Enactus World Cup shares insights, fuels innovation and drives global impact. The World Cup event represents the single largest gathering of our members worldwide. During the three days we take the opportunity to celebrate our shared mission to better lives as well as the diversity of cultures that make up our network. With nearly 40 countries represented, the event is a unique way to experience the traditions and heritages of our members.
  • Opening Round Awards Ceremony & Keynote


    Challenge the status-quo of thought leaders and enjoy a curated, interactive dialogue of global action leaders. We believe that competition fosters innovation and encourages a focus on results. This year 36 teams from around the world will converge in Johannesburg, South Africa to present the impact of their projects to a panel of leading business leaders who serve as judges. The team that best uses entrepreneuerial action to create opportunity for individuals and communities will be named the Enactus World Cup Champion.
  • Announcement of the Final Round Teams & Sustainable Development Discussion


    Celebrate diversity of culture, abundance of ideas and the synergy of cross-generational leadership in action. Enactus students understand the transformative power of entrepreneurship in spirit and practice. By using what they are learning in the classroom to help others, they are emerging as leaders who realize the potential for entrepreneurial action ot make a positive economic, social and environmental impact. This signature global event brings together a diverse network of Enactus students who use this impact to demonstrate just how capable they are at making a difference today and when they enter the workforce.