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2017 SAGE NATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION EXPO

Date: 5th -8th June, 2017

Venue: Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu

Theme: IGNITING THE PROBLEM SOLVING MINDSET

The 2017 SAGE National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Expo, teenage entrepreneurs are given the opportunity to showcase their innovative business and community service projects to a panel of influential judges who are civic and business leaders.
This panel will determine which team is the most creative in entrepreneurship and Community service.
The first placed teams will earn the right to represent Nigeria at the 2017 SAGE World Cup in Odessa, Ukraine from 10-14 August, 2017 with participation of over 30 countries including USA, Canada, China, Singapore, South Africa, Russia, Ghana, Pakistan, Philippines, Ireland, Trinidad and Tobago etc.
The “SAGE World Cup” is an international event tournament where SAGE business, community service and environmental projects ran during the school year are showcased, it recognizes outstanding teams based on their effectiveness and creativity and also offers the world a platform to facilitate multi-cultural integration and global business networking opportunities.

To compete in SAGE Competitions students need to:

  • Be a SAGE school student.
  • Form a team of at least 3 students.
  • Be between 13-19 years of age.
  • Meet SAGE Benchmarks using the SAGE global criteria.
  • Choose to compete in SEB or SRB business category.

How SAGE Competitions Work:

  • Student teams travel to a state, regional and/or national competition.
  • SAGE teams will be assigned to “leagues,” just like in athletic competitions.
  • Each team presents their written reports and live presentations in front of the audience and the panel of judges.
  • The SAGE team that is rated the highest is known as the State/Regional/National SAGE Champion.

To become a judge at the SAGE National tournament
Email us @ sagetournament@gmail.com
For partnership and sponsorship
Call 08031332720

EVENT SCHEDULE AND ACTIVITIES

5th June, 2017

Arrival of SAGE teams

Opening Reception/dinner/drawing of Leagues

Start – 10am

6th June, 2017

PRELIMINARY COMPETITIONS

1  

Judges briefing

 

8:00am-9.00 am

2  

Business Presentation by SAGE Teams

 

10:00am-1.30pm

3 Business Tour 3,00pm-6.00pm
4 Dinner/ Cultural Night 7:00pm-10:00pm

7th June, 2017

YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION SUMMIT – 9am

Theme: Positioning the young people for wealth creation
An insightful program with civic and business leaders. The programme will explore the people, policies and issues which are responsible for directing Youth Entrepreneurship Development, Financial Literacy and Community service. Through discussions and query directed by the leaders and experience sharing sessions the participants will gain a deeper understanding and a greater awareness of the factors integral to the formation of business, loan assessment, community service etc.

8th June, 2017

Closing Ceremony/Recognition Launch: 2017 SAGE National Awards and Exhibition

1 Presentation of awards/prizes 9.00-12.00pm
2 Project Exhibition 1.00-1.10pm
3 Networking 1.20-.2.20pm
4 Business tour 2.20- 6.00pm
5 Fun and Variety Night 8-00-11pm

9th June, 2017

Departure!!!