In order to stimulate the entrepreneurial spirit in women and girls, Montgomery West Africa is set to host the second edition of the Nigeria’s leading entrepreneurial event, Women of West Africa Entrepreneurship Conference (WOWe 2014) on June 26-27 at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos.
Entrepreneurship in West Africa is breaking new grounds for business, trade, governments and economic development of societies; driving change across diverse spheres of influence through innovation, creativity and perseverance.
According to the organisers, WOWe 2014 Conference provides a high level networking platform that connects the most influential women entrepreneurs to exchange ideas and dialogue on issues related to entrepreneurship and leadership.
“Sold out in its launch in 2013 there is no better event in West Africa dedicated to giving tools for start-ups, first hand business education, one-to-one meetings, solutions to expansion, partnering and overall business excellence.”
The conference has a list of entrepreneurs as speakers to share their stories as well as experience, they include Actress & Entrepreneur, Genevieve Nnaji, Managing Director M-NET Africa, Biola Alabi, Country Director Empretic Nigeria Foundation ,Onari Duke, Founder Awesome Treasures Foundation, Olajumoke Adenowo, Singer-Songwriter, Tiwa Savage, CEO Chocolate City Entertainment- Audu Maikori, CEO & Managing Director Healthplus Pharmacy, Bukky George, Editor-in-Chief ThisDay Style Magazine, Ruth Osime, Founder & Creative Director of Tiffany Amber, Fola Folarin Coker and Founder Meadow Hall Educational Group, Kehinde Nwani, among others.
The speakers will be addressing the following topics at the event;
- Business Models for success
- Turning your passion into profit – the winning mind set
- Accessing alternatives to bank financing for early stage capital
- Social entrepreneurship as a key to economic growth
- Collaborating to succeed in unfavourable business environments
- Excellence in Entrepreneurship
- Adding Value to creative business ventures
- Identifying worthwhile business opportunities to make the right investments