Sme and Franchising event in Nigeria

The sme and Franchising event Nigeria has come and gone, it was  a two day event designed for small, medium scale enterprises and franchise companies  held on  2nd -3rd December 2015 at the Expo Hall of Eko hotel and suites.  Confirmed Exhibitors  that attended the event included Jovago, Microsoft, Gtb, Hewlett Packard,Fcmb,Best choice supermarkets, FIIRO (Federal industrial research organisation), NASME (National association of sall and medium scale enterprises), SMEDAN (Small and medium scale enterprises association of Nigeria), Internal Association of Franchising, Standard chartered, IBM West Africa and Danube building Ltd.
The event was designed for entrepreneurs, managers, government officials, franchise owners, business owners, potential clients, fund raisers and to also bring exhibitors in contact with their customers.
The seminar helped  individuals and businesses to raise awareness for their products, find suppliers, explore new markets, raise funds, access loans and join the right associations necessary to promote their business. The evolution of technology and economy in recent years has shown it is absolutely necessary in order for entrepreneurs to succeed , they require the expertise, knowledge, financial backing  or technical know hows of others.  No need to start a new business, if you have the required funds, on can get a franchise of a well known company that has a high market value and experience , but if you must start  and keep up with changing trends,you need to have the right knowledge and network with the right people so when opportunities come , you are ready to seize the moment.
The sme and franchising Nigeria is one  event  that assists entrepreneurs or service providers discover better opportunities and new markets. It was organised by Informa life sciences exhibitions.
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See some pictures from the event. 
The agenda of the event and speakers

A cross section of participants

Microsoft stand
Microsoft stand 
  Cassava bread produced by Fiiro
A display of  Cassava bread produced by Fiiro