BancABC once again brings you another virtual summit. This will be the second edition of something that was pioneered last year. In 2020 the same summit was held from the 3rd to the 4th of December. Last year’s theme was: Strengthening SMEs For Productivity And Inclusive Growth.

2021 BancABC Virtual SME Summit

This is scheduled to hold on from the 25th to the 26th of November 2021. The event will comprise keynote speeches, exhibitions, panel discussions, and some exciting contests, amongst others. The event will also be a great marketing opportunity for Zimbabwean businesses and startups. It shall be running under the theme: Navigating The New Norm: Unlocking Opportunities Through Digital Transformation. By the way, this is going to be a virtual event.

What The Virtual Summit Entails

This summit will broadly entail a convergence of experts and professionals. The virtual event will bring together business personalities and professionals with entrepreneurs. There will be sharing of knowledge and insights. This is a platform that will help you to grow your business in difficult environments and lead the way ahead of the competition.

Why You Should Attend This Event?

This is a great event for your business or startup. SMEs in Zimbabwe must take advantage of such strategic events. You will enjoy free advertisement and marketing through exhibitions. Networking will also be a great reason to attend this virtual summit. You will get to meet suppliers, customers, sharing knowledge and insights with professionals across SMEs. You will step into the latest trends and opportunities that will take SMEs to the next level. You will benefit from building networks with professionals across the SME, franchising, finance and enterprise development sectors.

There will be opportunities for you to link with experts thus getting your business ahead of the competition. There will be a wealth of knowledge on how to best navigate the business and entrepreneurship landscape. I am referring to things like best ways to harness technology, scaling your growth, sales growth, sales strategies and smart marketing, funding for success, and how to protect your IP.

Overview Of The Programme

There will be guest speakers and panel discussions. Guest speakers will be Karen Mutasa, Jacque Mgido, Nyaradzo Dhliwayo, Arthur Marara.

Panel discussion topics to expect are:

  • Innovate To Win
  • From Caterpillar to Butterfly – The Digital Transformation Journey
  • Women Who Run The World
  • Unpacking Agriculture And The Value Chain Business In Zimbabwe
  • Monetizing Your Talent
  • Show Me The Money – Raising Capital
  • Young And Creatives
  • Gap muMarket

Day 2 will conclude with a Pitching Contest.

If this is something you would be interested in participating in, kindly register now. You simply have to visit the BancABC SME Summit portal to register. Step 1 will involve you filling in your details and completing a form. Step 2 will require you to select the PayNow button to make a payment. Step 3, when payment is complete will need you to paste the reference number to the form. Step 4 will be when you submit the form. Step 5, BancABC will be in touch with you to organize your exhibit.