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Leapworld in collaboration with SMEDAN to host Small Businesses on June 28, to mark the United Nations 2022 MSMEDay

Jun 24, 2022   •   by   •   Source: Leapworld   •   eye-icon 891 views

The United Nations’ Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Day was set aside by the United Nations General Assembly to be commemorated annually on the 27th of June. This celebration aims to bring global focus on the role micro, small and medium enterprises play in the global economy and their contributions to poverty alleviation worldwide, while also working towards the attainment of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. 


Leapworld Limited has been joining the United Nations, MSMEs, and relevant stakeholders worldwide to celebrate the United Nations MSME Day since 2018. Leapworld in partnership with the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), the Federal Ministry of Industry Trade & Investment (FMITI), the Special Assistant to the Vice President on MSMEs, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), business membership organizations, and other stakeholders in the MSME ecosystem pulled off a highly impactful event, commemorating the 2020, and 2021 UN MSME Day.


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This year, Leapworld plans to have a virtual commemoration of the 2022 UN MSME Day on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 from 11:00AM. This program would be an interactive one, bringing to light the effects of recently passed laws on small businesses, real challenges facing MSMEs, and proffering solutions to these problems. The program will also feature the unveiling of a research work on the MSME sector and, Leapworld’s MSME magazine called the Entrepreneur’s Footprints.


Register to participate in the event HERE


Guests and speakers expected to grace the event include: 


  1. Olawale FASANYA, Director General/CEO, SMEDAN – Special Guest
  2. Monday EWANS, Director, SMEDAN – Panelist 
  3. Tim ROSE, Managing Director, Growbridge Advisors, UK – Panelist
  4. Segun MOJEED (FCIPM), President & Chairman of Governing Council (CIPM) - Panelist
  5. Dr. Olusegun AKANJI, Divisional Head, Strategy and Corporate Transformation, Heritage Bank - Panelist
  6. Adora IKEWUEMESI, Managing Director, Kendor Consulting – Panelist 
  7. Funke MEDUN, Managing Director, Leapworld Limited - Host & Moderator 


To participate in this event, register HERE 

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