The World Bank Group, with implementing partner WEConnect International and local strategic partner LightCastle Partners, held a day-long event on Feb 9, 2020 at the Radisson called ‘Corporate Connect 2020 Conference and Business Fair’.

    Tipu Munshi, Hon. Minsiter of Commerce visiting a stall

    The event was officially commenced by the Minister of Commerce, Mr. Tipu Munshi and Ms. Wendy Werner, IFC Country Manager: Bangladesh, Bhutan, & Nepal.

    Over 70 Corporate Representatives and 50 Women-Owned Business attended the event, which included an insightful panel, roundtable discussion, exhibition fair and a pitch competition. The event ended with a meet-the-buyer session, where 12 corporate procurement representatives held roundtable sessions with the women entrepreneurs.