N National Youth Entrepreneurship Congress 2018 is the annual gathering of over 1000 young entrepreneurs from diverse industries of Nigerian economy from manufacturing, information and communication technology (ICT) creative skills, agriculture, mining, fashion and more with the ultimate aim of gaining business knowledge and industrial insight for new business formation, business growth and sustainability.
The one day ground-breaking event will accord various SMEs, entrepreneurs, innovators, start-ups, youths, corporate organizations and the general delegates the ample opportunity to learn from diverse industry experts and network with other top entrepreneurs cross Nigeria.
The congress is aimed at addressing the worrisome phenomenon of youth unemployment in Nigeria by building the capacity of the youths and expanding their business ideas for sustainable growth and socio-economic development. The event is aimed at equipping and supporting young people with the requisite contemporary skills and knowledge to be self-employed by starting and managing their own businesses for job creation and economic growth.
The event will also discuss and x-ray the prospects, challenges and solutions to youth entrepreneurship development in Nigeria and rekindle the entrepreneurial spirit of the youths for national economic productivity.
This year’s event will feature reputable and notable speakers while delegates in this year’s event are to be drawn from existing and aspiring entrepreneurs from the 36 states of the federation including FCT.
Congress Theme: Youth Entrepreneurship; a Tool for Job Creation and Socio-Economic Development.