Small Business & Entrepreneurship Forum – Douala 20202020-01-14T16:20:52+00:00

REGIONAL SBEC FORUM 2020

January 31st  2020, At ACTIVSPACES IMMEUBLE TECNO, BOULEVARD DE LA LIBERTE, DOUALA. EN FACE DOUALA STOCK EXCHANGE

"The Pivotal Role Of Business Networking To Entrepreneurs In Cameroon"

Organized in partnership with the Canadian Fund for the Local Initiative Project in Cameroon. The main objective of this Regional SBEC Forum 2020 is to provide opportunities to entrepreneurs in general , especially female entrepreneurs in particular, to network with Government officials, initiators of ideas, professionals, innovators, business coachers  and experts from the entrepreneurial ecosystem, finance, technology, marketing, and policy makers.

Specific objectives

  • Discuss governmental  policies in promoting  entrepreneurship
  • Establish business partnership
  • Network with Financial Institutions, Companies, Consultants and Government Agencies
  • Invite 60 participants from diverse backgrounds to participate

60

Entrepreneurs 

12

Speakers

4

Panels Discussions

SPEAKERS

TOPICS COVERED

  • Governmental support to entrepreneurs in Cameroon,
  • Accessiblity of business Consultants to Entrepreneurs in Cameroon.
  • Tax Registration requirements and declaration procedures for SMEs in Cameroon.
  • Access to finance

PROGRAMME

  • 09:00 am -10:00 am

    Arrival and registration of participants

  • 10:00 am - 10:10 am

    Welcome remarks and Introduction of Participants.

  • 10:10 am - 11:00 am

    Panel 1. “Governmental support to entrepreneurs in Cameroon, policies and recommendations”.

  • 11: 00 am - 11: 10 am

    Topic Transition

  • 11:10 pm - 12:00 noon

    Panel 2. “Strategic importance of networking to Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses in Cameroon”.

  • 12: 00 pm - 01:00 pm

    Break - Refreshment

  • 01:00 pm - 01:50 pm

    Panel 3 ‘‘Access to finance/ tax payments by entrepreneurs in Cameroon’’.

  • 01:50 pm - 02:00 pm

    Transition

  • 01:50 pm - 02:00 pm

    Panel 4 “The benefits of transforming businesses from informal to formal sector’’.

  • 02:50 pm - 02: 55 pm

    Closing Remark