Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF), in collaboration with Gaibandha Technical Training Center, with the technical support from Skills 21 Project of ILO, Dhaka, organized and conducted a day long Incubating Entrepreneurs’ “PITCH WORKSHOP” with startup entrepreneurs on December 1, 2021 at Conference Hall, TTC, Gaibandha. The objectives of the program were to (i) present business ideas by the startup youth entrepreneurs in front of an expert panel comprising of bankers, employers, BSCIC and Govt. officials (ii) learn and share experience from boot camp by the participants to pitch their business plan. Mr. Joha Jamilur Rahman, Sr. Training Coordinator, BEF and Mr. Ruman Ishtiak, CMSME Specialist, moderated the workshop. A total of 25 participants presented their business ideas and plans. The Resource Person evaluated all the business plans and selected 5 best participants as champions.
Md. Towhidul Islam, District Police Super, Gibandha, inaugurated the program as chief guest. Md. Ziaul Haque Kamal, Secretary, Gaibandha Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Asif Mahmood Prodhan Tomal, President, Employers Forum, Md. Masum Hakkani, Chairman, Kholahati UP, Mr. Gunjan Dallakoti, Deputy Country Director, ILO, Md. Anisuzzaman, Program Officer, ILO were present as special guest. Engr. Md. Abdur Rahim, Principal, Gaibandha TTC, chaired the workshop session. A total of 25 participants (F-12 & M-13) attended the program as Incubates.