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UNLOCKING NIGERIA'S SMEs POTENTIAL: The Path to Economic Growth

The Top 100 Fastest Growing SMEs in Nigeria, brought to you by BusinessDay Media, the award is designed to recognize and celebrate the impact and achievements of 100 fastest growing small and medium scale companies across different segments in Nigeria.

Through diligent research, we hope to present the most authentic list of top 100 businesses from different industries, with particular focus on the startups, and fast growing businesses.

This edition of the Top 100 Fastest Growing SMEs Award is themed: Unlocking Nigeria’s SME Potential: The Path to Economic Growth.

To be included in the list of Nigeria’s top 100 fastest growing companies, a company has to meet certain criteria.

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2019 Criteria For Top100 SMEs
  1. Revenue of at least N20 Million generated in 2015.
  2. Revenue of at least N100Million generated in 2018.
  3. The company is independent (the company is not a subsidiary or branch office of any kind).
  4. The company is headquartered in Nigeria.
  5. The revenue growth between 2015 and 2018 is primarily organic (i.e. “internally” stimulated from business activities).
  6. If a company is listed on a stock exchange, its share price has not fallen 25% or more since 2015.
  7. Company’s balance sheet (asset value) size must be at least N5 Million in 2015.
  8. Company’s balance sheet (asset value) size must be at least N50 Million in 2018.
  9. The Company must have a staff strength of at least 11 or more employees within the period (2015– 2018) under review.
  10. Must be profitable within the review period
2019 Agenda
MEET THE CEO

This session will be in form of a Q & A with (Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola, Tony Elumelu, Ibukun Awosika).

Exhibition

All through the event, we will have amazing exhibition booths showcasing different products and services

Panel Session 1

This panel session will be discussing critical issues facing SMEs: Enhancing the Competitiveness of SMEs in Nigeria

Panel Session 2

This panel session will be discussing: Technology & Innovation as a Catalyst to SME Growth

Master Classes

Along side the exhibition, we will have different master classes in Tax, Investment, Branding & Marketing, Innovation & Technology

Dinner & Top 100 SME Awards

BusinessDay will be awarding the to 100 SMEs in Nigeria

2018 SPEAKERS
Event Schedule

The welcome address and the launching of the Top 100 SMEs 2019 report will be delivered by Frank Aigbogun, Publisher BusinessDay Media.

Present at the "Meet the CEO" session will be prominent CEOs across different industry to give answers to questions on how small businesses can unlock their potentials in Nigeria.

There will be a live discussion on how SMEs can unlock their potential in Nigerian. The discussion will be centered on:

Panel 1: Enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs in Nigeria
Panel 2: Technology & Innovation as a catalyst for SME growth

Alongside the exhibition, we will have different masterclasses on Taxation, Investment, Branding & Marketing, Innovation & Technology (see below)

Awards will be presented to the Top 100 Fastest Growing SMEs in Nigeria, and dinner is served.

Master Class Agenda

Creative Master Class

E-commerce Business & Globalization

Digital Marketing & Data Analytics

Financial Modelling

Make-up & Beauty product

Agric-Business Management & Exportation

Cryptocurrency

Content Design & Media

Branding & Marketing

Taxation

Tickets
FREE ACCESS
FREE

Exhibition

Panel Session

Start-up Challenge

MASTER CLASS ACCESS
N2,000

Panel Session

Master Classes

Full Exhibition Access

EXCLUSIVE ACCESS
N5,000

Panel Session

Master Classes

Dinner and Awards

Full Exhibition Access

EXHIBITORS
N35,000

Exhibitors will have exclusive access to the event.

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