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Membership of Nigeria Entrepreneurs Forum is open to individuals, Micro, small and medium sized business enterprises as well as big organization and establishments with verifiable contact information.

Nigeria Entrepreneurs Forum member is classified into four different categories with distinct benefits. The different categories are:

  • ASSOCIATE MEMBER
  • REGULAR MEMBER
  • CORPORATE MEMBER
  • DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

Members of the Associate categories are mainly undergraduates, graduates or National Youth Corp members who are just venturing into the entrepreneurial world. The benefits accrued to this membership category include:

  • Provision of a platform for mentorship, coaching, entrepreneurship and technical support.
  • Provision of business referrals and guarantees
  • Opportunity to benefit from Nigeria Entrepreneurs Forum Assistance in Development (NEFAID)
  • Access to modern business skills and ideas through participation in membership meetings, seminars and guest lectures.
  • Networking and business opportunities through membership and monthly meetings, membership directory and newsletter.
  • Improved social, interpersonal and leadership qualities as members serve or participate in our project teams, committees and programmes.
  • Enjoy the privilege of using membership of the forum for promotional purposes and references.

Registration fee for Associate members is NGN 25,000 only

REGULAR MEMBERS

The regular membership is for start-ups or and businesses with an annual turnover of NGN 100,000 – NGN 200 million. These are businesses that are already established and running. The benefits accrued to this membership category include:

  • Provision of a platform for mentorship, coaching, entrepreneurship and technical support.
  • Availing information for members on Market Intelligence and access to market
  • Free listing in NEF Online Membership Directory
  • Virtual networking with expanded networks of businesses and professional contacts
  • Free and subsidized business webinars that cover timely trade topics and capacity building
  • Access to training and educational programmes designed to increase your skills and knowledge and foster your career growth and professional development.
  • Access to sourcing of goods and services utilizing our local and international membership database and information network.
  • Access to funds for business growth and development through our partners and financial institutions.
  • Access to professional growth and networking opportunities through chapters worldwide and the international organisation.

Registration fee for Regular members is NGN 50,000 only

CORPORATE MEMBERS

Corporate membership is for businesses who are fully developed and need a medium for expansion. These businesses have an annual turnover of over 200 million. The benefits accrued to this category include all the benefits of regular members and more:

  • Capacity building and training support for your employees at reduced rates, ensuring that your workforce is always skilled up
  • Providing opportunities for joint ventures with local and international partners
  • Research and consultancy services on current and perceived future organizational issues with a view to improving organisational competencies and productivity.
  • Opportunities for your employees to attend seminars, conferences and workshops at reduced rates, exposing and enabling them to learn and contribute to leading thoughts in your sector and industry.
  • Creating global exposure for products and services of members through trade missions, trade fairs, seminars and conferences
  • Free six months’ advertisement of your products and/or services on NEF’s website, exposing you to over worldwide potential clients and customers.
  • Utilize the facilities of the forum (such as training hall, public address system, projector etc) at discounted rates.
  • Opportunities for your products and/or services to reach a wider audience via advertisement spaces for your organisation’s product and/or services in our quarterly professional journal- Entrepreneur Digest, at a discounted rate.
  • Access to hard-to-find opportunities with government agencies, multilateral organisations, foreign embassies, foundations and international programmes.
  • Access to foreign trips and business missions through participation in our Trade Mission and other international programmes.
  • Corporate members have the benefit of being appointed to chair committee and special programmes.

Registration fee for Corporate members is NGN 250,000 only

DEVELOPMENT MEMBERS

Development partners are government agencies, multilateral institutions and big corporations. These members are referred to as anchor members because their membership is on a basis of donation to the organisation. They also serve as grant donors to other NEF members. The benefits of this category include:

  • Usage of NEF platforms to carry out their projects and mandates
  • Provide support to NEF for project implementation through grant donations.
  • Suggest programmes and initiatives for NEF’s implementation and growth.

Registration fee isn’t limited but based on donation. However, the minimum donation is NGN 1,000,000.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

Members of the Associate categories are mainly undergraduates, graduates or National Youth Corp members who are just venturing into the entrepreneurial world. The benefits accrued to this membership category include:

  • Provision of a platform for mentorship, coaching, entrepreneurship and technical support.
  • Provision of business referrals and guarantees
  • Opportunity to benefit from Nigeria Entrepreneurs Forum Assistance in Development (NEFAID)
  • Access to modern business skills and ideas through participation in membership meetings, seminars and guest lectures.
  • Networking and business opportunities through membership and monthly meetings, membership directory and newsletter.
  • Improved social, interpersonal and leadership qualities as members serve or participate in our project teams, committees and programmes.
  • Enjoy the privilege of using membership of the forum for promotional purposes and references.

Registration fee for Associate members is NGN 25,000 only

REGULAR MEMBERS

The regular membership is for start-ups or and businesses with an annual turnover of NGN 100,000 – NGN 200 million. These are businesses that are already established and running. The benefits accrued to this membership category include:

  • Provision of a platform for mentorship, coaching, entrepreneurship and technical support.
  • Availing information for members on Market Intelligence and access to market
  • Free listing in NEF Online Membership Directory
  • Virtual networking with expanded networks of businesses and professional contacts
  • Free and subsidized business webinars that cover timely trade topics and capacity building
  • Access to training and educational programmes designed to increase your skills and knowledge and foster your career growth and professional development.
  • Access to sourcing of goods and services utilizing our local and international membership database and information network.
  • Access to funds for business growth and development through our partners and financial institutions.
  • Access to professional growth and networking opportunities through chapters worldwide and the international organisation.

Registration fee for Regular members is NGN 50,000 only

CORPORATE MEMBERS

Corporate membership is for businesses who are fully developed and need a medium for expansion. These businesses have an annual turnover of over 200 million. The benefits accrued to this category include all the benefits of regular members and more:

  • Capacity building and training support for your employees at reduced rates, ensuring that your workforce is always skilled up
  • Providing opportunities for joint ventures with local and international partners
  • Research and consultancy services on current and perceived future organizational issues with a view to improving organisational competencies and productivity.
  • Opportunities for your employees to attend seminars, conferences and workshops at reduced rates, exposing and enabling them to learn and contribute to leading thoughts in your sector and industry.
  • Creating global exposure for products and services of members through trade missions, trade fairs, seminars and conferences
  • Free six months’ advertisement of your products and/or services on NEF’s website, exposing you to over worldwide potential clients and customers.
  • Utilize the facilities of the forum (such as training hall, public address system, projector etc) at discounted rates.
  • Opportunities for your products and/or services to reach a wider audience via advertisement spaces for your organisation’s product and/or services in our quarterly professional journal- Entrepreneur Digest, at a discounted rate.
  • Access to hard-to-find opportunities with government agencies, multilateral organisations, foreign embassies, foundations and international programmes.
  • Access to foreign trips and business missions through participation in our Trade Mission and other international programmes.
  • Corporate members have the benefit of being appointed to chair committee and special programmes.

Registration fee for Corporate members is NGN 250,000 only

DEVELOPMENT MEMBERS

Development partners are government agencies, multilateral institutions and big corporations. These members are referred to as anchor members because their membership is on a basis of donation to the organisation. They also serve as grant donors to other NEF members. The benefits of this category include:

  • Usage of NEF platforms to carry out their projects and mandates
  • Provide support to NEF for project implementation through grant donations.
  • Suggest programmes and initiatives for NEF’s implementation and growth.

Registration fee isn’t limited but based on donation. However, the minimum donation is NGN 1,000,000.