The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund has announced its upcoming programme in a bid to support businesses in partnership with the organisers of the BusyBee Event Business Summit.
According to a statement, this year’s event is based on the theme ‘The power of you’, and is expected to feature experts at LSETF and other renowned industry stakeholders.
The statement said LSETF would provide support to the event by way of board representation and on the panel for the business pitch competition with 10 finalists.
The Chief Executive Officer, BusyBee Events and Convener of BusyBee Event Business Summit, Bisi Sotunde, speaking at a press briefing in Lagos, said this year’s summit would feature two-day activities.
She said the masterclass for day one of the event would feature international speakers who have been selected from the event industry such as Jacqueline Vazquez from the USA, Precious Thamaga-Mazibuko from South Africa, and Sonu Shau from Dubai.
According to her, the event will also feature Nigerian panelists such as Ope Bello of Oomph Events, Bukola Laguda of Freesia Foodies Restaurant, Bisola Bamidele of Bisbam Global Ventures, Yagazie Eguare of Gazmadu Studios, among others.
She said, “There will be business pitch competition for 10 finalists shortlisted weeks earlier. The winner who emerges will get a cash prize of N150,000 as support to their business with consolation cash prizes to the runner-ups. All these have been made possible by our corporate sponsors AMROD, E320 Associates, BusyBee Academy, Psquare Events and Ofada Boy.
“The BusyBee Excellence Awards will hold on day two of the programme with the theme, Bridgerton and will be celebrating 10 outstanding heroes for the night.
“Different members of the Well Watered Garden Tribe Nation were nominated for their intentional hard work, growth, development, support and active participation in the community within the year 2022.”