Surya Nepal Asha Social Entrepreneurship Award 2012

Celebrating entrepreneurs who create social, environmental and economic values


The  first and only one of  its kind award  to recognize Nepalese social entrepreneurs,  the vision of  Surya Nepal Asha Social Entrepreneurship Award 2012  is not only  to celebrate the hidden heroes for their great initiatives but also to showcase their ventures and the impact they have made to their communities through the 3 – day Social Entrepreneurship Bazaar to be held on 4th , 5th and 6th of October 2012.

The 3 day Bazaar- organized as a part of SNASEA event, will be a marketplace with a difference; with a focus on exchanging ideas as well in addition to just products:

  • Social entrepreneurs will display their products, services or ideas to customers, potential investors, friends and other guests.
  • This gathering will be a learning ground for the entrepreneurs to market and network with potential customers and investors and a great opportunity for all guests and exhibitors to share ideas and develop new ones.
  • Experts and seasoned entrepreneurs will give their time to discuss ideas and business plans

The  bazaar  shall  feature  the  products/services  and  ideas  of  20  different  Social  Entrepreneurs  each  day,  a  total  of  60 entrepreneurs  for  the 3 days,  from across Nepal and provide a platform  for  them  to  interact with  their potential customers, investors  and  help  establish  firm  networks.  The  products  featured  will  vary  from  creative  home  décor  to  apparels  and accessories, handicrafts, books, gifts and more. In addition to this, the bazaar shall also feature a variety of culinary delights and cultural performances in music and arts.

For selection criteria and information on product/service, click here.

For information in Nepali, click here.

To Apply, download the form.

For Terms and Conditions, click here.

For  those  interested  to  participate  in  the  bazaar,  applications  are  now  open  from  30th  August  2012.  The  deadline  for applications  is 18th September 2012 and  the registration  fee  for each stall  is NRs. 1000/day. Selected participants will be informed via phone and/or email.

Event details:

Date: 4th, 5th and 6th October 2012
Time: 4 PM – 9 PM
Venue: Baber Mahal Revisited Courtyard

For more information contact:
Anupama Shakya: 01-4462254 (o), 9813198453 (m) (e)

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