Airtel Nigeria, in demonstration of its commitment to empower entrepreneurs, has announced plans to hold a special Business Forum that will offer Small and Medium Business owners a platform to interact, network, learn and exchange ideas on key business matters affecting SMEs.
The forum, which is entitled “Emerging Business Today, Market Leader Tomorrow”, is billed to hold on Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at the Abuja Sheraton Hotel, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, and it is designed to empower entrepreneurs with requisite business skills and solutions that will enable business productivity and growth.
The Business forum, a capacity enhancement session, will create networking opportunities for the over 300 participants and will provide robust interactive platforms for business owners to gain valuable business insights in over six SMEs industry categories including Services, Manufacturing, Transportation, Education, M-commerce and Financial services.
Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, chief executive officer & managing director, Airtel Nigeria, said the telco is committed to providing the required platforms to assist entrepreneurs to succeed and also nurture the business aspirations of players in the Small and Medium Scale Enterprise (SME) sub-sector.
“As a truly Nigerian company, we value the entrepreneurial drive of our men and women. This is why we create and offer products and platforms that will help them achieve their dreams. The Airtel SME Forum is another way of empowering our entrepreneurs to be innovative and also contribute to the prosperity of the nation,” he said.
The Airtel SMEs Business Forum will feature product and service exhibitions in about ten different categories of business by partners.