The two days event is supported by governmental bodies SMEDAN, NOTAP, NIFA and NASME.
According to the organizers, the event will provide a unique platform for Nigeria’s entire SME and franchising value chain to meet under one roof.
With 500m2 of exhibition space, local, regional and international companies can meet, network and forge new business ties with entrepreneurs and SME’s in Nigeria. The event also enables face-to-face relationships to blossom with potential franchisees who are interested in finding out more about the exhibiting brands.
The event will attract more than 1000 attendees, entrepreneurs, decision makers and business leaders, all in search of lucrative business opportunities. It’s the ideal channel for those who attend to expand their reach and connect to likeminded professionals.
A number of local, regional and global exhibitors will showcase their products and services at the two-day SME and Franchising Nigeria Exhibition including industry giants such as IBM, Microsoft Nigeria LTD, First City Monument Bank, WSI Axon, Business Day, Connect Nigeria, GTBank and more.
The conference programmes will feature keynote presentations, real-life case studies and interactive discussions. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from key industry experts, who will share their expertise and experiences on how to start their own businesses in Nigeria as well as updates on Nigeria’s franchise outlook, growth opportunities, government input and risk management. They will also help them identify viable franchise opportunities and provide an analysis of which direction the industry is headed in.