NIDO-GERMANY Business Seminar 2008, 16.1.

Berlin, Nigerians In Diaspora Organisation e.V.- NIDO-GERMANY: We have the pleasure to invite you and your associates/members/friends to our Business Seminar 2008 under the Theme: Economic Empowerment: Prerequisite for successful full Integration

Date: 16 January 2008 (Wednesday)
Time: 11.00 – 17.00 Hours
Place: Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstr. 32, 12049 Berlin


Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

10:45: Arrival of Participants

11:00: Introduction of Guests by the Facilitator
Stephania Alofuokhai-Ghogomu (Vice-President, NIDO-Germany e.V.)

11:05: Welcome Address: Dr. Peter Agwi (President, NIDO-Germany)

11:15: Key Note Address
His Excellency Abdul Bin Rimdap, Ambassador of the Federal republic of Nigeria to Germany.

11:30: Promoting Business in Nigeria – Obstacles and Opportunities
Heiko Schwiderowski, Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e. V. (DIHK)

12:00: Funding Opportunities of the Agentur für Arbeit for starting a new Business
Götz Hoffbauer, – Bereichsleiter 3 – Agentur für Arbeit Berlin Mitte

13:00: Investment Opportunities in Germany: Real Estate
Manfred Hartwig, Stadt Konzept Beteiligungs- und Handelsgesellschaft mbH

13:30: Lunch Break: Networking

14:00: Practical Advice and Counselling in the Area of Self-Employment of Migrants
Maria Kiczka-Halit, LOK e.V.

14:30: Credit Opportunities and Advice for Business Starters and already established Businessmen and women

Jens Ullman, Industrie- und Handelskammer Potsdam (IHK)

15:00: Funding Opportunities for Migrants’ Organisations

Günter Piening, Beauftragter für Integration und Migration, Berlin (invited)

15:30: Questions and Answers

16:00: Success Stories of Business people and organisations of African descent:

Joliba e.V.: Katharina Oguntoye

General Practitioner: Okwudili Okafor

PhysioCenter-Stuttgart Iro GdbR: Uche Iro

FlyAfrica: Martin Nweke

Global Africa Management Ltd.: Brisbourne Iyamu

Zelekom Doda International GmbH: Prince Doda

Emosam Autoselbsthilfe: Yinka Emosan

GMT Import – Export Service: Mary Oviamwonyi, etc.

17:00: Vote of Thanks
Stephania Alofuokhai-Ghogomu, Vice-President NIDO-Germany e.V.