RUNDU: The first-ever Kavango Regional Women’s Business Networking and Expo is slated to take place at the Kavango Regional Council auditorium at Rundu on Friday.
The one-day event is aimed at creating a trade network and product marketing platform for women in the region.
Expo organising committee member Elizabeth Hilger told Nampa on Thursday that the event will see women from different business sectors from all corners of the Kavango Region showcasing their products, and exchanging and sharing business ideas. It will also give them a platform to talk about the experiences and challenges they face in their businesses.
Roleplayers in economic and business developments, including representatives from the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI), and local financial institutions are expected to attend.
According to a programme availed to this news agency on Thursday, the event will include presentations by representatives from various business sectors, and a motivational speech by Oshakati Deputy Mayor Katrina Shimbulu, who is also a businesswoman.