The successful implementation of the Market Access Programme has been responsible for the growth and structuring of businesses that have participated at the event.
Market Access Nigeria is organized by Enterprise Development Centre and the Emerging Markets Telecommunication Service Limited (ETISALAT) in collaboration with Ministry of Trade & Investment and Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)
Twelve run of Market Access covering five states namely Lagos, Abuja, Rivers and Cross Rivers and Enugu states with an average of 300 participants in each run.
Creating market access for credible Small and Growing Businesses (SGBs) operating in Nigeria.
To bridge the gap between large companies and Small and Growing Businesses (SGBs) while fostering networking and partnership opportunities.
To enable local content development and participation in various sectors of the Nigerian economy.
To create a platform for structured networking among SGBs
Market Access Highlights:
Speakers from Large Companies: EDC conducts a need assessment to ascertain areas of interest, for the large companies and speakers that will be invited to speak on the opportunities they have for the SGBs within that area. This also determines the theme of each Market Access. The SGBs are also opportuned here to ask questions and also make their own suggestions.
Pitching segment by Small and Growing Businesses: Here five companies are selected to come and pitch their business for 5 minutes. This exercise also serves as a selling point for these businesses.
Speed Networking/ Interactions: The climax of the MAN is the speed networking event. During this period participants are expected to meet and interact with at least ten new participants after every three minutes.
Market Access event has successfully and increasingly demonstrated that providing such a strong platform like this not only connects businesses together but also build their capacity and help them structure their businesses properly.
As an entrepreneur in Nigeria, we invite you to be a part of the Market Access Nigeria which will hold in Abuja as follows:
Register by sending your details as follows: Name, Company Name, Email Address, Phone no , Sector and brief description of your business to – firstname.lastname@example.org