The event held on the 16th of November, 2018, at the Oriental Hotel Lagos, with the Theme: “Driving Economic Growth & Diversification Through MSMEs.” Speaking, the Executive Director of the Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award, Mr Uwabor Joshua stated that despite the enormous challenges confronting Nigerian entrepreneurs, their contribution to the economic growth and development, especially in the MSMEs space is undeniable.
According to him, Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award is very passionate about celebrating and honouring these operators of the economy, noting that this partnership with the Global Entrepreneurs Network-Nigeria will go a long way in promoting entrepreneurial growth in Nigeria.
A statement from the Global Entrepreneurs Network-Nigeria, affirm that the partnership with Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award will celebrate the contribution and passion of entrepreneurs that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and contribute significantly to expand human welfare.
Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award is at the forefront of celebrating and honoring entrepreneurship in Nigeria.
The award is charged with the responsibility of recognizing and celebrating Nigeria Entrepreneurs, Corporate Organizations, Business Executives and Head of Government Agencies who has contributed immensely to the entrepreneurial growth and development either through policymaking, actual practice or CSR programs.
Since the inception of the award five (5) years ago, Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award have celebrated some of the best-known personalities in corporate Nigeria who have exemplified the very best in their business.
Some of those who have received this prestigious category award in the past include NEDCOMOAKS(Dr.Kennedy Okonkwo) and PIROTTI PROJECTS.
This year’s edition of the Award was a world-class event.
The Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award is an initiative of Emagez Solutions, in partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Network-Nigeria and endorsed by SMEDAN.