Jun 21, 2017

Reflating The Economy Through MSME Support - NASME Business Luncheon on 13/7/2017

The Nigerian Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (NASME) charged with the co-ordination, promotion and development of the MSME sector of the Nigerian economy hereby invites the general public to its Business Round Table tagged “REFLATING THE ECONOMY THROUGH MSME SUPPORT”. 

NASME is the only Nigerian private sector -led BMO affiliated to the World Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (WASME) enjoying consultative status with the United Nations. NASME is equally being assisted through strategic collaborations with UNIDO, UNDP, IFC, Federal Ministries, several embassies and bilateral Chambers of Commerce on its various projects. 

NASME was also jointly conceived by promoters of MSMEs in the private sector and agencies of the federal government of Nigeria including the Bank of Industry, to serve as the apex organization that will coordinate MSME activities and interact with local and foreign organizations whose services are vital to the development of MSMEs.

The Association is committed to further advancing the NASME brand by providing high-quality and responsive services and building and strengthening partnerships nationwide in order to better serve her members. The Association also advocates for a conducive operating environment while partnering with MSME promoters to ensure the emergence of Large pool of viable and technologically empowered MSMEs.

With Employment Rates in Nigeria being averaged at 89.79 percent from 2014 until 2016, reaching an all-time high of 93.60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 and a record low of 86.40 percent in the second quarter of 2016; the high exchange rate of the Dollar to the Naira. The promotion and empowerment of Nigeria’s MSMEs as a means of achieving sustainable employment generation, economics growth development in the country cannot be over-emphasized. 

 Today's small business sector creates many of the new ideas and innovations. Small businesses are vital to the success of the economy. They look inwards and identify or develop prospective products for domestic consumption and export market as a means of earning foreign exchange for
the state. 

That’s why we are delighted to invite you to this round table discussion on your small business and other MSMEs in Nigeria shall be championing the drive towards the restoration of our economy. 

Keynote Speaker for the day is Prof. Olusegun Ajibola Ph.D, FCIB, President & Chairman of Council, Chartered Institute of Bankers in Nigeria.

Date is 13th July, 2017

Venue – NECA Event Centre, A2 Hakeem Balogun Street, Central Business District, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.

Time – 10am
Regisreteration fee – N5000 (Members) / N10,000 (Non Members) 

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Let us expose your business to local and foreign markets; help you identify and source appropriate technologies and relevant raw materials that can enhance the efficiency of your business and show you how you can play a more active role in policy advocacy on issues affecting MSMEs through legislative and executive lobbying as well as ensuring proper representative and participation in state and federal government special committees.