2019 Access Bank IWD Conference for Women Entrepreneurs

Access Bank IWD Conference for Women Entrepreneurs

In celebration of the International Women’s Day 2019, Access Bank and Diamond Bank are hosting a professional development and networking-centered conference, the IWD Conference for Women Entrepreneurs. The aim of the conference is to inspire, connect and empower.

The future for women is limitless, so let us better equip you with key insights to guide you on how to successfully tap into financing and how to strategically leverage technology and innovation, in order to take your business to the next level.

Features of IWD Conference for Women Entrepreneurs

The Access Bank IWD Conference for Women Entrepreneurs will feature a number of very exciting activities including deep dive sessions and panel discussions. The conference offers a unique opportunity for key actors in the business finance and development ecosystem to engage and hold critical conversations about the challenges to women participation in business.

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More specifically, panel conversations will be focused on:

How Women Can Leverage Finance to Grow Their Businesses

Nigeria has the largest percentage of women owned businesses in the world- this is a fact. This means that helping women grow their businesses is important to Nigeria’s development. Women face many obstacles in growing their businesses from social and cultural barriers to funding.

Therefore, identifying and understanding the opportunities to help them navigate the business landscape is vital.

In this session, we focus on how women can identify, understand and harness opportunities in helping them build profitable and sustainable businesses in their journey as Entrepreneurs.

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The Future is Now: Innovate or Get Left Behind

The successful exploitation of new ideas is critical to any business. An innovative female entrepreneur can rapidly improve processes as well as bring new and improved products and services to market.

In this session, learn about innovative growth strategies and mindsets that disrupt markets and create competitive differentiation. Gain key insights on how you can use innovation to grow your business and increase profits.

Speakers Expected at the IWD Conference for Women Entrepreneurs

The following eminent speakers and stakeholders will engage with conference attendees:

Tony Okpanachi – CEO, Development Bank of Nigeria

Uloma Ike – GH, Microenterprise Division, Bank of Industry

Titi Osuntoki – Executive Director, Business Banking

Bismarck Rewane – MD, Financial Derivatives Company

Patricia Nzolantima – Chairwoman Bizzoly Holding

Tosin Durutoye – Founder of the Bloom Africa

Audrey Mothupi – CEO, Systemic Logic Group

Temie Giwa – Founder/CEO, LifeBank

Adebola Adefila – Chief Operating Officer, Banrut Rolls Nig. Ltd

Chukwuka Monye – DG Delta Economic Summit Group

Conference Details

Organizer(s): Access Bank and Diamond Bank

Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019

Venue: Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos

Time: 12:30PM

How to Register for the Access Bank IWD Conference

Are you a female entrepreneur and intend to participate in the 2019 Access Bank and Diamond Bank IWD Conference? Visit the registration page now and register.

Good luck as you attend.

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