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Open State was held for the first time in 2016.
With more than 65 events hosted by 60 presenting partners, the event attracted more than 25,000 attendances.

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With a focus on the future, Open State connects leading national and international expertise with SA business and community organisations to find new ways to solve the challenges of today.