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LAGOS SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP POLICY SUMMIT GROUP

The Lagos Small Business and Entrepreneurship Policy Summit Group is a
nonpartisan advocacy and research organization for entrepreneurs and small
business owners in Lagos, Nigeria.
We focus on advancing policies and initiatives that encourage entrepreneurship
and small business growth. Our network includes entrepreneurs and small
business owners, Academia, Private Sector, Lagos state and local government,
International development organizations and associations We work with these
stakeholders to strengthen the environment for entrepreneurship, investment,
innovation and quality job creation.
We educate elected officials, policymakers, business leaders and the stakeholders
on policies that enable business start-up and growth. Through advocacy, research,
media outreach, opportunities, information, capacity development and
education. Our members and staff convey the importance of entrepreneurship to
job creation, opportunity, economic growth and Lagos (Nigeria) competitiveness.
Our Vision is to help strengthen the ecosystem for small business and
entrepreneurial success in the Lagos and across the world.
Our mission is to protect small businesses and promote entrepreneurship.
We help facilitate Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion for Lagos small
business owners. We are a region of unlimited potential. And this translates into
unlimited opportunity. Whether you’re interested in unique travel experiences,
investment, shooting a film or exporting to Africa and the rest of the world, we
have something for you. Let us help you uncover these opportunities.
Since inception in 2015 we have been able to shape policies through our annual
Lagos Small Business summit and other high level policy engagements where we
bring together government, academia, private sector and small business owners
to foster conversations about doing business and policies that affect small
business owners in Lagos, Nigeria and Africa at large.

Strategic Objective

TRADE: Promote and facilitate global exports of goods and services from qualified
Lagos companies. Extensive interaction with global investment institutions and
multilateral organizations to stay abreast of global economic and investment
trends.
RESEARCH: Publish economic reports, insightful policy briefs, sector specific
reports and research papers to support evidence based policy making and
advocacy.
ADVOCACAY: Evidence-based advocacy on behalf of members to support our
vision and draw from lessons learnt and experiences of professionals from our
partners and network.
BUSINESS SUPPORT: Strengthen the ecosystem for small business and
entrepreneurial success in the Lagos and across the world.
JOBS AND INVESTMENT – To attract and facilitate foreign and domestic direct
investment; supporting the creation of hundreds of thousands of jobs.
TRADE PROMOTION – Developing relevant tourism, trade and investment
publications. Specifically, informative publications on Lagos as investment and
business destinations and organize trade shows and exhibitions.
COMPETITIVE CREATIVE INDUSTRY –To firmly establish a competitive creative and
entertainment industry in Lagos.

Success stories

Congratulations to Sandra Ecoprune for winning the Lagos Small Business Summit 2018 pitch competition 2018. Special thanks to FCMB and also congratulations to everyone that pitched, you were all amazing.
Sandra Ecoprune

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