Abacus Sponsors OPEN Entrepreneur Summit 2013
Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs (OPEN) Lahore Chapter celebrated their grand annual gathering ‘Entrepreneur Summit 2013 – Inspiring to Succeed’ at the Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore on Wednesday, December 18, 2013. The event was represented and attended by the organization’s academic and business professionals serving across Pakistan and the US as academicians, entrepreneurs and corporate leaders.
Amongst the Chief Guests present at the Summit were Dr. Ahsan Iqbal, MNA, Federal Minister for Planning & Development and Chairman Planning Commission of Pakistan, Mian Muhammad Mansha, prominent industrialist and business tycoon and Syed Babar Ali, Chairman Packages and Pro-Chancellor, Lahore University of Management Sciences.
Abbas Ali Khan, Partner with Abacus and General Secretary of OPEN Lahore Chapter, moderated the first session of the event which was titled ‘Opportunities and Challenges – Think Different’. Entrepreneurs from different fields and business areas shared their views, which was followed by a dynamic question and answer session by the audience.
The Summit targeted sessions focusing on entrepreneurial insights, mentoring and networking for all sectors and circles. Prominent dignitaries and business leaders addressed this conglomerate and highlighted Entrepreneurship as a concept and a career, and projected its significance in fueling the economic engine and in creating jobs and opportunities across all walks and segments of society.
The Summit proceedings comprised keynotes and panel discussions surrounding sub themes on ‘Opportunities and Challenges – Think Different’, ‘Passion for Creation – Live Your Dream’ and ‘Leaders and Legacies – Transform Lives’.