Register NOW for GEW workshops!

Are you interested in building your enterprise or already an entrepreneur?

Register for the workshops to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week  from the 16th to 24th November, 2013, in Nigeria (Lagos, Abuja, Calabar).


The Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) remains the world’s largest celebration of innovators and job creators aimed at driving economic growth and expanding human welfare. Every November, GEW in over 120 countries inspires thousands of people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potentials as self-starters and innovators. The activities connect participants to potential collaborators, mentors, and even investors.


Enterprise Development Centre is the host of GEW Nigeria supported by two national partners (Etisalat Nigeria and Stanbic IBTC Bank).


See below the schedule of events for the week:


*a.      The GEW Walk –Saturday, Nov 16, 2013.* This is to kick off the GEW

week in Nigeria. *Route:* Take off point -EDC, VI Campus via- Adeola

Hopewell – via- Adetokunbo Ademola – via – Ahmed Bello – via – Adeola

Odekun – via Akin Adesola – via Ademola Alakija and terminates at Muri

Okunola ground. *Free participation! *


*b.      Women in Enterprise program with the theme *Removing Barriers to

Scaling Up *will hold on *Monday, Nov 18, 2013. *Women in Technology will

be one of the topics at the event. Venue: US Consulate, Walter Carrington

Street, V.I, Lagos. *Only 100 participants will be admitted.


*c.       Youth Entrepreneurship Dialogue – Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013.* This is

a conference that exposes young people to the benefits of entrepreneurship,

innovation and creativity and how they can turn little ideas into big

businesses. There will be pitching sessions at this event. Venue: Lagos

Business School, Ajah*. Registration is free!**



*d.      Agro – Ignite in  Calabar – Wednesday, 20 Nov, 2013.  *A platform

to engage Agric. Business and stakeholders on the state of agriculture in

Nigeria and discuss on the way forward in promoting that sector. Venue:

Transcorp Metropolitan Hotel. *Free participation!*


*e.       An Entrepreneurship Walk with a CEO in Abuja* – *Thursday,

21stNov, 2013.

*There will be a walk for entrepreneurship which will engage hundreds of

people in the Abuja metropolis. The CEO will share the success story and

challenges faced. *Free Participation!*



*f.       Market Access Nigeria in Lagos – Thursday, 21st Nov, 2013. *This

event is expected to create opportunities for credible small and growing

businesses (SGBs). It is an event aimed at bridging the gap between large

companies and SGBs while fostering network and partnership opportunities.

Venue: Muson Centre, Agip Hall, Lagos Island. *Registration is free!*



*g.      On Friday, 22 Nov, 2013 – A workshop on Wellness & Stress

Management *will be holding at* *TerraKulture, Tiamiyu Savage Street,

Victoria Island, Lagos.



* h.      Grand Finale – Dec 6, 2013.* This event marks the end of the GEW

and EDC Celebration of entrepreneurial activities


*Note: limited spaces available for all the events. START REGISTERING RIGHT AWAY!


To complete your registration, click here::




– 18th November      –  Breeding an Enterprise Future on Beat FM @ 8am

– 19th November      – Supporting the Creative Enterprise on Beat FM @


– 20th November      – Promoting your Enterprise on Classic FM @ 9.20am

– 21st November       – Who is a social Entrepreneur? on Classic FM @


– 22nd November      – Funding the Enterprise on Classic FM @ 4.30pm

– 23rd November       – The Enterprise Culture* *on Classic FM @ 1.00pm

– 24th November       – Celebrating Entrepreneurship – Radio, Phone –in program

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