As parts of its wealth creation efforts for their customers, Heritage Bank Plc took advantage of the occasion of the customers service / appreciation week to organise a business fair that showcases and celebrates the business activities of their various customers.
The fair which took place in Lagos saw various entrepreneurial clientele of the bank displaying their products and services to potential customers. In her welcome address, the Executive Director, South Bank, AdaezeUdensi noted “Our desire is for Nigerian businesses to be listed on the stock exchange and eventually become global brands and household names. We believe that businesses like yours are the backbone of the economy because you create jobs and play a huge role in moving our country out of this present recession. I encourage you to rise up to this challenge facing every Nigerian entrepreneur and make our economy vibrant again.
She stated that the bank business fair is where new deals are brokered and partnerships initiated. It is the place to connect she said. According to her, a contact at the fair could lead to a business opportunity tomorrow and shoppers in turn will appreciate the vendors home grown businesses and in turn, the vendors would learn more innovative ways to meet their needs. That is why we have created a platform like this, to propel a network of fast growing businesses.
On his part the bank Executive Director, Abuja & North Bank, Ola Olabinjo hinted that the business fair being organised by the bank is a sure foundation of taking Nigeria economy out of recession. Olabajo said small businesses are the foundation of every economy, at Heritage Bank, they are ready to support them. It is not the size of the balance sheet of the bank that grows an economy, but the patriotism of the bank and the small businesses and we are determined to go the long walk with you.