The SME 100 business lunch with Uzoma Dozie, the CEO/MD of Diamond Bank Plc which took place on Friday, 24th June 2016 had a high turnout of entrepreneurs, business minded professionals and business owners. The theme was “The Age of Digital Disruption; Leveraging Technology for Business Growth.”
The event which kicked off at 12:30pm held at Otres Restaurant, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.
Mr. Dozie in his highly engaging session, spoke passionately about the need for small businesses to adopt technology in their processes as it brings about more productivity while saving time and energy. According to him, “The future of Africa is digital.” He stated that technology creates opportunities for the acquisition of useful skills and should be embraced by business owners. He advised business owners to have a platform that enables them engage with customers. From a marketing perspective, he said that online awareness is very cost effective and good for business.
It was an interactive event where participants contributed to the topic and asked questions about technological issues they face with their businesses.
The lunch followed afterward where participants networked, exchanged contacts and shared their business experience.
The Executive Director of SME 100 Nigeria, Mr Charles Odii presented the speaker, Uzoma Dozie a certificate of appreciation for facilitating the business lunch.
SME 100 business lunch is a monthly event with a platform created for entrepreneurs to interact, network and make valuable connections. It is also a platform that brings successful business owners to inspire and motivate small business owners and start-up businesses.
SME100 Nigeria aims to inspire, empower and equip entrepreneurs in Nigeria by providing them with the 5 key requirements for business success; education, mentoring and access to finance, markets and networks.