Small and Medium scale entrepreneurs from Lagos and other states gathered at the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) complex on Friday, June 22 to learn how to build a successful online business at the 2nd edition of Building a business Empire (BABE) in Lagos.
The event which is a brainchild of Nigeria’s number one indigenous hosting solutions platform, WhoGoHost, in partnership with PR company, Media Panache Nigeria had over a hundred emerging entrepreneurs from different sectors in attendance.
Business Development Head, Kemi Adepoju opened the class by introducing the attendees to what NIRA does as an organization and why every business should register under the .ng domain platform. In her statement, she said; “The .ng domain is our local domain, and we must support it by putting our businesses on that platform”
Next up was Toba Obaniyi, MD/CEO of WhoGoHost. He had a very lively session speaking about the advantages of online presence for every business in this digital age. The attendees also had the opportunity of asking questions concerning web hosting, Search Engine Optimization, and other important areas of their websites.
Olumide Odeyemi, Project Lead at Media Panache wrapped up the event gracefully as he succinctly took the class through Social and Digital Marketing and how it aids online business.
Some of the attendees took time to express their joy at having attended the event, speaking about the important lessons they learnt, and thanking WhoGoHost for providing avenues for SMEs to improve on their businesses online.
WhoGoHost CEO, Toba Obaniyi, in his closing remarks, also enjoined the entrepreneurs to keep creating innovative platforms that solve problems for Nigerians.