Young Entrepreneur Award is a set of Awards given to outstanding young entrepreneurs in Nigeria. The Award is aimed at recognizing and celebrating young entrepreneurs in Nigeria and Diaspora. The Award will celebrate entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 – 40 years who have made outstanding achievements in 15 different categories from all parts of Nigeria. Our Annual Young Entrepreneurs Summit serves as a medium for young entrepreneurs from across Nigeria to converge and deliberate on solutions to challenges facing young entrepreneurs in Nigeria.
The Young Entrepreneur Summit Africa is a forum aimed at promoting the role of youths in the development of The African Continent. The Summit is also the convener of the Young Entrepreneur Award Nigeria. Jeanir Group (UK) an Outsourcing and Strategy company in London, in partnership with Unique Creative Foresight (Nigeria) an Event management company are the Title organizers of the Young Entrepreneur Award in Nigeria.
YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS NIGERIA
The Award is aimed at promoting and celebrating young entrepreneurs in Nigeria who have been able to achieve various impacts in various industries in Nigeria amidst the hardship and unfavorable condition face in the Nigerian Economy. These young entrepreneurs are individuals who have solely grew their company and indigenous brands without any corporate sponsorship or government involvement. They created harnesses and expanded their desires and dreams and in return became a brand to be celebrated. There are over 25 Categories for this year’s award, and it would be cutting across all genders and industry with an age limit of 18-40 years.
The organising body of Jeanir Group (UK) and the Unique Creative Foresight (Nigeria) are also the organisers of various youth oriented programs aimed at developing the mind of young and creative youths in Nigeria.
Some of which are;
A. WEST AFRICAN YOUTH AWARDS (WAYA)
The West African Youth Award is a set of award given to outstanding youths in the West African Region. The Award was born out of the need to create a forum where entrepreneurs and youths from various West African states can relate and create ideas towards the growth of the region. The Award was held in Lagos Nigeria, at the Prestigious Lagos Oriental Hotel, and had delegates from over 8 West African states present and the Keynote Speaker was Amb. Brigadier General Dr Williams W. Wallace, Consul General of Antigua and Barbuda to Nigeria.
B. THE MODELING ACADEMY NIGERIA
The Modeling Academy Nigeria is also another project organised by the organiser, which is aimed at training young individuals from various communities in Lagos in Modeling, Fashion and Beauty. There has been 9 Successful editions held in Lagos and 5 editions was in partnership with 5 local government (Oshodi/Isolo LG, Yaba LG, Apapa Iganmu LG, Lagos Island East LG) in Lagos state through the approval of the Lagos State government between 2013- 2015. And the academy can boast of training over 10,000 youths in Lagos state.
C. LAGOS STATE STUDENTS FASHION WEEK
The Lagos State Students Fashion Week is a project targeted towards students who are into fashion designing. Yearly, 10 outstanding student fashion designers are selected to showcase at the grand finale of the fashion week. The showcase is aimed at affording them the opportunity to showcase their creativity and also provide them an avenue to promote their talents.With 3 editions held successfully in Lagos, the Lagos State Students Fashion Week is one of the Most Sought after student fashion event in Nigeria.
With the vast experience gathered by both organising body over the years, the Young Entrepreneurship Summit Africa and the Young Entrepreneurship Awards Nigeria is bound to be a success, as it would help shape the future of young brands/entrepreneurs that would help grow the Nigerian Economy.