The Advisory Board and Management of the Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award yesterday disclosed that the 4th edition of the prestigious will take place on December 7.
The award, recognised as one of the most prestigious and highly-celebrated business awards in Nigeria, will hold at the Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotel Abuja.
With the theme: Promoting Nigerian SMES, Inspiring Growth, the award is charged with the responsibility of recognising and celebrating local entrepreneurs, corporate organisations, business executives and heads of government agencies who have contributed immensely to the entrepreneurial growth and development either through policy making, actual practice or CSR programmes.
According to the Executive Director of the Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award, Mr. Uwabor Joshua, â€œrecognising top entrepreneurs and corporate organisations in Nigeria who have contributed to the growth of the Nigeria economy will encourage and inspire other entrepreneurs, business executives and corporate organisations.â€
The 2017 nominees were verified and screened by independent auditors after a national call for nomination which was conducted within the months of May and June 2017 and was published in national dailies and on online blogs.
â€œNow in its 4th edition, Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award have celebrated some of the best-known personalities in corporate Nigeria, some of the winners of this prestigious and highly celebrated Award exemplify the very best in their business.
â€œMore than fifty (50) top Entrepreneurs, Heads of Government Agencies, State Government, Corporate Organisations and Emerging Entrepreneurs from around Nigeria have been recognized for their vital contributions to the economy through the Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award platformâ€, he added.