2019 Panel Speakers

DOING BUSINESS IN CANADA

Panelists discussed the opportunities of doing business and investing in Canada. City of Brampton representatives shared how the City is open to bi-lateral trade with Nigeria.


 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP SEMINAR

Prof. Tony Bailetti from Carleton University and Eduardo Bailetti with ScaleCamp taught a seminar on how to effectively scale businesses to be successful.

Attendees were provided examples of 30 companies around the world who have successfully scaled their businesses and the science behind their successes. The seminar was instrumental to both entrepreneurs and investors.

All young entrepreneurs in attendance received certificates of completion for attending the seminar.


 

RECENT CANADIAN ENGAGEMENTS

Canadian businesses such as CPCS and Emone Energy have been successful in the renewable energy sector in the northern states of Nigeria. Philip Asante of CPCS and Mir Islam of Emone discussed the successes and the opportunities of doing business in Nigeria.


 

CANADIAN EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

Education institutions such as Maple Canadian College and Meadowland Canadian School are shaping post-secondary education where students can receive Canadian high school diploma in Nigeria. This allows international students to be more competitive to gain admission into universities in Nigeria and all over the world.

Improving training for teachers ultimately improves the learning level of students. 1 Million Teachers in partnership with Queens University Faculty of Education, is changing how we improve learning for teachers in Nigeria and other African countries.


 

INVESTMENT IN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

Agriculture continues to be a priority in the current administration. Nigeria is on the path to economic recovery and independence. Bank of Agriculture, NIRSAL as well as private sector agricultural companies from Canada such as xarvio (BASF) and AGI Fertilizer Systems provided insights on how their technologies can improve agriculture practices in Nigeria.