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ABOUT

The Myanmar Entrepreneurship Summit is Myanmar’s first and largest event focusing on connecting the country’s young entrepreneurs with each other and to other private and public sector organizations. The novelty of the Summit lies in its interactive format, professional setting at the Myanmar International Convention Center 2, carefully selected national and international resources and its conducive atmosphere.

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AWARDS

Excellence deserves to be rewarded. Entrepreneurship can be an indispensible tool in the Creation of inclusive growth. Bright, young people need to be motivated and inspired by other successful individuals who have, against the odds, succeeded. The Myanmar Young Entrepreneurship Awards will celebrate these outstanding stars. The Summit will showcase awards in four categories to appreciate their accomplishments as well as serve as role models to other entrepreneurs.

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FORUM PROGRAMME

No

Date And Time

Event

1

12:00-12:45

On-site Registration

2

13:00-13:10

Welcome Remarks by U Wai Phyo, Chairman of Myanmar Young Entrepreneurs Association

3

13:10-13:30

Keynote Address by H.E. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor

4

13:30-13:40

Remarks by HE. Mr. Scot Marciel, Ambassador, the United States of America

5

13:40-13:55

Presentation and Recommendations on Key Findings of the White Paper by U Wai Phyo, Chairman of Myanmar Young Entrepreneurs Association

6

13:55-14:15

Tea Break

SUMMIT FORMAT

A. FORUM

To provide a space for entrepreneurs, academics and policy makers to network and share, the Forum will cover the topic most relevant to entrepreneurship in Myanmar today. Speakers and attendees will share experiences and identify common challenges and opportunities in the current entrepreneurship environment.

MYEA, with the support of USAID, has developed a comprehensive White Paper on the current entrepreneurship ecosystem in the country. The White Paper has been developed through rigorous qualitative and quantitative research involving a large variety of entrepreneurs, businesses, policy makers and support insitutions and attempts to describe the history and status-quo of not only the Myanmar but other regional and international entrepreneurial ecosystems to find common ground for success. The White Paper will be presented at the Forum and MYEA hopes that it will be the catalyst towards a vibrant Myanmar Entrepreneurship Ecosystem.

The Forum will be showcasing the best representatives of the country’s government officials, entrepreneurs, academics and associated groups and individuals. Speakers from a variety of sectors will engage in discussion with the audience on topics designed for the country’s young entrepreneurs that feature exemplary case studies. We invite everyone to come, listen, ask questions, gain a better understanding of the currnt ecosystem. Network with your peers and gain unrivalled access to high level contacts. Come and broaden your horizons with this exceptional forum on entrepreneurship in Myanmar.

B. AWARDS

Excellence deserves to be rewarded. Entrepreneurship can be an indispensible tool in the Creation of inclusive growth. Bright, young people need to be motivated and inspired by other successful individuals who have, against the odds, succeeded. The Myanmar Young Entrepreneurship Awards will celebrate these outstanding stars. The Summit will showcase awards in four categories to appreciate their accomplishments as well as serve as role models to other entrepreneurs.

C. EXHIBITION

Throughout the Summit there will be a Mini Tradeshow for MYEA member organizations to set up booths and display their prouducts and services. Come and see what the entrepreneurs of Myanmar has to offer.