Polaris Bank maintains support for SMEs; Eventful partners on 6th Fashion SOUK

Polaris Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to the growth of Nigeria’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) by announcing sponsorship of the 6th Lagos Fashion Souk 2022. The event is organized in partnership with Nigeria’s leading event management company, EVENTFUL Limited.

The two-day Fashion Souk / trade show will be held on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July 2022 at the Harbor Point facility on Victoria Island, Lagos.

Announcing the event, Nduneche Ezurike, Head of Strategic Brand Management, Polaris Bank, said, “As an SME-friendly bank, we are always excited to explore growth opportunities for small and medium enterprises in Nigeria. . Polaris Bank’s lead sponsorship of the 6th Fashion Souk highlights our recognition of SMEs as a catalyst for Nigeria’s economic growth. Continuing, he noted that “This year’s Fashion Souk is unique as it offers Eid-Al-Kabir vacationers an opportunity to have an unforgettable shopping experience, as visitors will see the creativity of Nigerian entrepreneurs, especially in the field of beauty and fashion.

Mr. Ezurike further said that Polaris Bank’s continued partnership with EVENTFUL Limited over the past two years has boosted the entrepreneurial spirit of many Nigerians, especially new era innovators in key sectors of the economy. national economy. He praised Eventful Ltd for leading the way in introducing the business to Nigerians.

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Commenting on the essence of SOUK, Yewande Zaccheaus, Founder and Chairman of Eventful and Organizer of Fashion Souk, said, “Eventful Limited has deliberately used the Fashion Souk platform to create the much-needed market entry route for up-and-coming fashion entrepreneurs while expanding the target market of more established designers.In partnership with Polaris Bank, we are proud to once again contribute to the growth of the national economy.

Over 130 fashion industry SMEs in Nigeria, spanning manufacturers, retailers and stockists, are charged to showcase their creativity and product ranges at the Fashion Souk.

According to an industry report from December 2021, the fashion market in Sub-Saharan Africa is worth $31 billion, with Nigeria holding a growing 15% share.

In line with its SME focus, Polaris Bank has partnered with and supported businesses in critical sectors of the Nigerian economy including health, education, manufacturing, agriculture, export and others. The Bank has advanced credits to these sectors of more than N20 billion for the acquisition of medical equipment, machinery, distribution and logistics of medical products; stationery, furniture, classrooms, school bus; working capital for business, expansion, etc.

Polaris Bank is a digital bank focused on providing innovative products and services to its customers.

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