Gerom Media, Sports & Entertainment (Pty) Ltd is lead by Gerrit Davids, a law graduate from the University of the Western Cape and to date the company has organised more than 40 premier sports business and development events with some of the country’s leading thought leaders.
Gerrit has worked with international events like Soccerex, as its African agent and consults to a number of municipalities on sport and recreation development.
He is now the officially contracted lead agent for World Football Summit Africa, which was slated for March 2020 in Durban, South Africa, but was subsequently cancelled to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Gerrit also wrote the Sports and Funding Plans & Policies for the North West Education & Sport Development Department, assisted eThekwini Municipality with drafting their Sports Plan and also wrote the Sports, Funding Policy as well as the Events Strategy for the JB Marks Local Municipality.
Gerrit also consults for the officially recognised Nigerian Players Union and the Stephen Keshi Football & Vocational Training Centre and hosts regular knowledge sharing events in Nigeria.
Gerrit says ” We are always looking to collaborate with entities that are active in the sports business industry as well as the sports development arena and seek to find common solutions to modern day sports management challenges.”
With Howard Webb, ex Premier League Referee who also handled the World Cup 2010 Final in Johannesburg, South Africa in the match between Spain vs The Netherlands.
With Rafa Benitez
With Pele’s team mate, Jairzinho
With Juliano Belleti, ex-Barcelona and Chelsea FC.
With Gerard Houlier, ex-Liverpool Coach
With ex-Columbian goal keeper, Carlos Valderama