Entrepreneur Business Summit will today kick-off at the Ministry of Justice, Port Harcourt Rivers State, with the target of tackling unemployment problems in the nation.
The summit would also look at the solution to the dwindling growth of small and medium Enterprises (SMEs).
In a telephone chat with The Tide, one of the organisers and Managing Director of Contact-Connect Communication, Mr. Larry-Godwill Ajiola said that the summit would provide a platform for ä new resolution between government, corporate organisations (financial institutions) and SMEs on solution to financial growth of the sector”.
Ajiola said that the expectations of the entrepreneurs are high due to the experiences gathered from the past editions of the annual summit.
He assured that government will tackle unemployment problems, adding that “once the growth of SMEs is handled employment would no longer be a problem. “The fifth edition of the summit seen as a solution ground in terms of financial growth for SMEs”, adding that the organisers would also evaluate the achievement of the summit within these five years.
The theme of the summit, “The Role of Government, Banks and SMEs in National Industrial Revolution”, would the problem of SMEs/MSMEs financing in meeting the challenges of national development.
It would be recalled that the summit first hold in 2010 and has had 2011, 2012 and 2013 editions which according to the organisers have help many entrepreneurs.
The MD called on the entrepreneurs, companies and the public to avail themselves the opportunity provided by the summit to connect to big international bodies and the government in meeting the private sector.