Lagos - More than 1 000 young entrepreneurs
residing in Nigeria and the Diaspora are scheduled to converge in Abuja in
August for the inaugural Young Nigerians CEO’s Conference and Exhibition.
The event is scheduled for the NAF Conference Centre in
Abuja on August 3-4.
The conference with the theme, “Promoting Entrepreneurship
and Innovation in Building Economic Leaders for Tomorrow”, will among other
things, afford young entrepreneurs in the country the opportunity to exchange
ideas with their peers from other parts of the world, challenge and empower
entrepreneurship mentality amongst its participants, and thus enable them
create an economic revolution in Nigeria, or any part of Africa where their
businesses are located.
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Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF), a platform for
young business owners to discuss challenges they encounter in their operations
and develop strategies to tackle them, with focus on small and medium
enterprises (SMEs), and its impact on the Nigerian and global economy.
Moses Siloko Siasia, NYPF Founder, said the conference will
provide an opportunity for the young business owners to look at the prospects
of SME’s and its impact on the Nigerian economy and is also expected to provide
entrepreneurs with the opportunity to reflect on economic progress and
prospects for strengthening business-to-business linkages across Africa.
Siasia noted that the conference will focus on key sectors
ranging from agriculture, oil and gas, information and communication technology
(ICT), blue sea economy, manufacturing and processing as well as the creative
- CAJ News