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WEConnect International in Nigeria is thrilled to present an outstanding conference that is focused on helping women-owned businesses succeed in global value chains. Throughout the day, there will be unique opportunities to network and connect with amazing women-owned businesses as well as representatives from WEConnect International’s corporate members. Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to inspirational and experienced voices in the world of business.

 

Agenda

  8:00 – 9:30 hrs.    Registration
  9:30 – 9:40 hrs.    Opening Remarks & Safety Moment
   Moderator: Yeshua Russel, WEConnect International in Nigeria
  9:40 – 9:45 hrs.    Welcome Address
   WEConnect International in Nigeria
  9:45 – 10:00 hrs.    Advisory Council Chair Address
   Judith Mbonu, Operations Procurement Manager, ExxonMobil
  10:00 – 10:40 hrs.    Keynote Speech: Innovation as a Transformational Tool
   Ndidi Nwuneli
  10:40 – 11:40 hrs.    Panel I: Business Innovation Tools and How 21st Century Companies
   are Using Them
   Adebola Williams, Red Media Africa
   Francesca Uriri, Uber Nigeria
   Subomi Plumptre, Adstrat Communications
   Onajite Emerhor, Google
   Moderator: Ngozi Oyewole
  11:40 – 12:30 hrs.    Panel II: Innovation in My Business
   Saudat Salami, EasyShop Ltd.
   Ukinebo Dare, Edo State Skills Development Agency
   Afua Osei, She Leads Africa
   Michael Njoku, Root & Raw Limited
   Nkem Okocha, MamaMoni Ltd.
  12:30 – 13:00 hrs.    Closing Remarks
   13:00 – 13:30 hrs.    Photo Opportunity
   13:30 – 14:30 hrs    Networking Lunch
   15:00 – 15:30 hrs.    Meet the Buyer: IBM. Managing a Successful Supplier Relationship
   Uzo Nwani, IBM
   15:00 – 16:50 hrs.    Concurrent:
   - Matchmaking between owners of certified businesses and corporate buyers
      Access Bank, ExxonMobil, British-American Tobacco Company, P&G, Accenture, EY, IBM
   - Sharing session and connections between self-registered women
   16:50 – 17:00 hrs    Closing and Acknowledgement

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