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Owerri Business Week: We want to make more credible CEOs in Imo State – Ifeanyi Ochije

The organizers of the upcoming Owerri Business Week have revealed that one of the key goals of the event is to create business owners who can compete favourably with others in the country and outside it.

The event tagged ‘The Advantage’ will have successful CEOs mentor young and prospective business owners on the best ways to get things right and also achieve the desired growth in their businesses.

Speaking to OtownGist, the Chairman Owerri Business Committee, Mr. Ifeanyi Ochije said the vision behind the event is not something that is seen everyday in the city of Owerri, adding that the goal is to start capturing business minds from a tender stage, as well helping others in it get things right.


“The program is simply for everyone” he said.

“Prospective business owners and others looking to get better in what they are doing”

“The goal is to create a business ecosystem within Owerri. We want to also to help businesses create a system that will outlive them; we also aim at men and women to be mentored by successfully and business CEO’s who represents made in Owerri brands; and an opportunity to connect with business opportunities.”, Ifeanyi Ochije said.

Speakers at the event include Ugochukwu Omeogu, Felix Achibiri, Ijeoma Nwafor, Emeka Nobis, Ikenna Nwabachili, Evang. Myke Ikoku, Chidomere Ndubuisi, Francis Uzor, Ikenna Okechukwu, and Collins Onuegbu.


3 Phases of the Owerri Business Week – The Advantage

The event put together by Bedrock Initiative will be taking place in three phases/days according to the organizers.

  • Day 1 – Students’ Summit at the SOP Hall of Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO, Imo State on Friday, October 15, 2021 by 12:00 PM.
  • DAY 2 – The main summit at the Nkemjika Hall of All Seasons Hotel New Owerri, Imo State on Saturday October 16, 2021 by 9:00 PM.
  • DAY 2 – Business Executives Masterclass at Protea Hotel New Owerri, Imo State on Sunday October 17, 2021 by 12:00 PM.

How to register for Owerri Business Week – The Advantage

The orgaanizers of Owerri Business Week have revealed that the Students’ Summit is free of charge, as they look to use the platform to capture a lot of young business-minded individuals to become either great CEOs at the moment or in the future.

However they said that the Saturday’s summit has a registration fee of Five Thousand Naira N5,000, while the Sunday Masterclass has a One Hundred Thousand Naira N100,000 registration fee tag.

Interested participants can reach the organizers through the following contact details Email: bedrockinitiative1@gmail.com, or Phone: +2349150512237

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