If you want to change the world, conferences, Meetups and Networking Conferences and event will be part of your journey.
On Saturday, the 10th of November 2018, Startup Anambra will be Hosting the Biggest/Largest technology/Startup Conference in South-East/South-South Nigeria. The event scheduled to take place in the capital city of Anambra is targeted to host over two thousand(2000) young people who are passionate about proffering solutions to our societal problems.
The Theme of this years’event is: “Connect, Learn and Disrupt” and the event is hashtag-ed #StartupAnambra2.0
#StartupAnambra2.0 Conference is an Annual event of the community geared towards creating an enabling environment for Innovative Young people in, from, within and outside Anambra state to Learn, Connect, Network, Access opportunities and explode it also gives them the ability and the right platform to showcase their brand and connect to potential investors.
Last year’s version of the event gave birth to lots of Beautiful ideas, Startups, Brands as well as lots of ideas in Incubation.
REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND THIS YEARS EVENT
There’s something that kicks back in your stomach when you walk into a room full of innovative people and realize you are going to have to discuss with a good number of them.
1. To Build Business Relationships
Networking is part of a long-term strategy; it’s about creating, building and nurturing relationships that will lead to strategic referrals, alliances, and joint ventures. New business relationships start very nicely at business networking events.
Attending the event itself is very important but it’s only the first step. The fortune is in the follow-up. Everything depends on what you do with your new found business relationship after the event. This will turn your new relationship into business opportunities.
2. To Keep Up-To-Date With Trends
When in a room with a number of people from the Innovative Business Ecosystem, you are bound to get talking about what has been happening lately. Attending #StartupAnambra2.0, allows you to gain insight into current and future trends, industry challenges and potential solutions. This knowledge can easily give you a leg up on the competition.
3. To Connect With Key Influencers
It is not every day that you have an opportunity to connect with key influencers and leaders in the ecosystem. If you were to walk past them in any other setting, you probably wouldn’t stop them, however, #StartupAnambra2.0 provides the environment to approach these people and have a discussion.
It’s important to remember that networking does not end after the event is over; it is useful to send a follow-up email, meet up for business discussions, and connect on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. Integrating social media into your networking strategy will take you to the next level of communication with potential customers.
4. To Be Motivated
Most networking events have you leaving with new ideas,inspiration and a sense of motivation. When you are placed in a room with people you consider achievers, it is hard not to go home and wonder what else you can be doing. Often times, these speakers will give you the boost that you need to take action.
5. Building Your Professional Team
In today’s ever-changing job market, many professionals have been displaced through downsizing and are looking for a position that will take full advantage of their talents.
This event will be a wonderful opportunity to meet new candidates. It is a great way to gain an informal understanding of a person and decide if that person can take your business to the next level.
6. Increase Your Visibility
#startupAnambra2.0 will give you the opportunity to showcase your brands to Investors, experts as well as the entire world. It’s really about expanding on your existing network of Investors, friends, acquaintances, and customers, and leveraging on their networks.
7. Master Your Message
StartupAnambra2.0 event is a great place to be in sync with what your business stands for, it is the best place to learn, practice and refine your business pitch. You have 30 seconds to convey who you are, what you do, what makes you different from others and why someone would want to work with you. You get to repeat and polish your pitch severally which helps you master your message.
8. Raise Money
Keep in mind that you don’t get funded at events and investors don’t go to events to fund startups. However, winning pitching competitions or being recognized as an expert in your field because of a speaking engagement can add to your credibility and give you a good reason to follow up with your current investors or potential ones.
This year’s event will leave a mark on the history of Anambra state. We are making all possible effort to Make Anambra State the Innovation/Technology Hub of Nigeria. We hereby invite people from all over the country to Create this event on their calendar and Make every possible effort to be present during the event.
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