Gerom Media, Sports & Entertainment (Pty) Ltd is led by Gerrit Davids, who studied law at 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.
As a leading facilitator in the sports and business arenas, Gerrit recently facilitated a groundbreaking strategic planning session for both the Board and staff of Athletics South Africa (ASA), inclusive of governance and ethics as well as how to become a sustainable national sports federation.
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 was also the officially contracted lead agent for World Football Summit Africa, which was slated for March 2020 in Durban, South Africa, but was subsequently cancelled due 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 its 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 was also recently appointed as a Selection Committee Member for the African Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA) Sports & Trade Mentorship Programme for start-ups entering the sports business arena.
For a complete list of workshops and masterclasses facilitated by Gerrit, Click Here.
Gerrit says " We are always looking to collaborate with entities that are active in the sports business industry as well as the sport's 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