Small and medium scale business owners from Lagos and other regions convened at the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) complex to learn how to build a successful online business at the second edition of Building a Business Empire (BABE) in Lagos.
The event was the brainchild of Nigeria’s leading indigenous hosting solutions platform, WhoGoHost, in collaboration with Public Relations company, Media Panache Nigeria, had more than 100 emerging entrepreneurs from different sectors in attendance.
Kemi Adepoju, the Business Development Head, kick-started the class by introducing the attendees to the business core of NIRA as an organization and the reason every business should register under the.ng domain platform. She remarked that “The dot ng (.ng) domain is our local domain, and we must support it by putting our businesses on that platform.”
Up next was the MD/CEO of WhoGoHost, Toba Obaniyi. In his rather lively session, he spoke about the merits of online presence for every business in this digital age. During his session, the attendees had the opportunity of asking questions regarding web hosting, Search Engine Optimization, (SEO) and other web-related essential areas.
The event was wrapped up by Olumide Odeyemi, the Project Lead at Media Panache, as he succinctly took the attendees through a journey of Social and Digital Marketing, and how it aids online business.
Some of the attendees took time to express their delight and satisfaction for having attended the event, speaking about the vital lessons they have learned and showing heartfelt gratitude to WhoGoHost for providing such an opportunity for SMEs to improve on their businesses online.
In his closing remarks, the MD/CEO of WhoGoHost enjoined the entrepreneurs to consistently create innovative platforms that solve problems for Nigerians, West Africans and the rest of the world.