Young CEO’s business summit, a prestigious world summit, that seeks to empower and redefine businesses in Africa comes back to Nigeria for the second time since its inception in Dubai.
The summit which earlier held in Dubai, Ghana, London and Lagos will now hold for the first time in Abuja, Nigeria from 22nd to 23rd of April, 2016.
According to the organizers, this year’s edition is in partnership with Femaz Microfinance Bank, Forbes Africa (Woman), Aim Higher Africa & institutes of leadership & management and that considering the quality of partnerships the 5th edition is set to be the biggest and most rewarding for young entrepreneurs in Nigeria.
The YCBS Abuja-Nigeria 2016 aims to gather 200 cautiously selected young entrepreneurs around West Africa especially those from Nigeria to discuss the THEME: ‘’Promoting Nigeria’s non-Oil Sector & stimulating SMEs for inclusive growth: the new paradigm and learn from international veterans in selected fields. The summit will not only have international businessmen and women converging to discuss the theme, but new strategies on how to explore the immeasurable business opportunities in the non-Oil sector, while stimulating the SME sector in Nigeria for inclusive growth.
The organizers buttress that,
‘’It is imperative for improved businesses in Nigeria to collaborate with its West African neighbors, through coordinated support for Start-up, funding for small businesses that are capable of enriching and creating many jobs for Nigerians. This will also be our major priority. ‘’
‘’Femaz Microfinance bank will partner with Young CEOS BUSINESS FORUM by sponsoring the pitching session tagged “FEMAZ SME Challenge” on a national scale. Sectors eligible to enter for the challenge include agriculture, entertainment, fashion design, ICT, & social enterprise. All delegates are eligible to pitch at the event and shall be given equal opportunities to express themselves and showcase their skills.
To participate at the summit or enter for the SMEs challenge kindly find details here visit www.ycbf.org , email – firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or call the following numbers +234-8033167827 or +234-8034532300.
Other features of the 2-days summit include;
· Networking Session/Breakfast Meeting
· Sector by sector specialized Business Strategy sessions
· Key Note Presentations
· Panel Discussions
· Idea pitching session (SMEs Challenge contest)
· Inspire: Expert Panel Q&A Sessions
· CEO Global Awards &