Wednesday, September 04, 2019 /08.00PM / By Standard Chartered Bank/ Header Image Credit: Standard Chartered Bank
Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited recently hosted the second edition of its Business Banking industry event, The Confluence, as part of its efforts to deepen sustainability in the Nigerian SME sub-sector, especially in relation to manufacturing. The initiative involved bolstering capacity building, knowledge sharing, creating access to market through digital visibility and business financing. The event took place in Lagos at The Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja
The Confluence and the New Digital Economy
The theme of the Confluence was, "Digital Transformation- The Next Frontier", the event provided a platform for stakeholders in the SME ecosystem, to access critical knowledge from the bank and other partner institutions with strong digital foot prints like Google and Deloitte and Touche. The session covered critical areas to drive organsational growth and sustainability like Environmental and Social Risk Management, Digital Strategies for Business Growth, Tax Compliance and Financial Reporting and Business Financing for SMEs. The panel of experts provided in-depth insights into how to create greater business visibility, boost sales, drive growth and ensure regulatory compliance. The Confluence also created an avenue for stakeholders to network and share knowledge.