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The Made-in-Nigeria Project, organisers of the Made-in-Nigeria Conference & Exhibition has announced the third edition of its annual event, which is slated to hold in Lagos on November 29th, 2016.
The theme of the conference is: « Possibilities Made-in-Nigeria: A Re-direction Towards Economic Growth, SME Advancement and National Transformation. »
According to a statement from the organisers, the one-day event is aimed at re-defining narratives about Nigeria’s current economic challenges, saying the debate on socio-economic growth, SME advancement, national aspiration towards self-sufficiency, job creation & employment, diversification, and many other sensitive topics is one which is rather sporadic but, short lived on the lips of the debaters.
Furthermore, it stated that the event seeks to facilitate a practical exchange of ideas as speakers and panelists would be discussing Nigeria as she stands, the strength of the country’s human capital, prospects towards self-sufficiency, the opportunities that abound regardless of her present daunting economic challenges, among others.
Speaking about the conference, the Executive Director of the Made-in-Nigeria Project, Adedeji Alebiosu said: » We hope to capture the essence of the role MSMEs play towards economic growth and transformation, with a focus on the growing opportunities, possibilities and growth trajectory in the informal sector.
« Our focus on the growth of micro-small and medium scale enterprises hinges on our position SMEs play towards every economy’s growth, which are cardinal to our national goal towards self-sufficiency. More so, we aim to celebrate and promote the existing innovative solutions that have been deployed in Nigeria through Enterprise and Entrepreneurial machinations, as synonymous with the National identity. »
Also, the Director, Strategy and Operations, Adelanke Ladejobi added: « We look to ensure balance and accuracy by speaking to a global audience using our collective voice, offering our own perspectives, with focus on the growing possibilities made in Nigeria regardless of our daunting economic challenges.
« In the past editions, the Made-in-Nigeria Conference & Exhibition has hosted a myriad of prominent speakers in the Nigerian space whom have commented and reiterated the possibilities of a Made in Nigeria driven economy with emphasis on the framework for growth and development. »