Shell Tameer is holding its 7th Awards Ceremony on November 17, 2014 at the Mohatta Palace in Karachi. Shell Tameer Awards Ceremony every two years accepts applications from young Pakistani entrepreneurs, providing them with a platform to demonstrate how creative their business ideas are and the strategic business approaches they take to run a successful enterprise. The Awards and the Shell Tameer programme create a positive environment to encourage other youngsters to think of entrepreneurship as a viable alternative to traditional employment and career paths.
The Awards will include an exhibition where the 12 Shell Tameer finalists will be showcasing their businesses to a panel of judges and final winners will be announced in 4 award categories; Ingenuity, Environment, Changing Lives and Creating Opportunities.
The program encourages new entrepreneurial success stories and provides the needed impetus for the high-potential businesses to take flight. These efforts are the result of a recognition that progress in entrepreneurial ventures will open up new channels of economic development and prosperity for communities as well as the nation.
Since its inception in 2003, Tameer has developed entrepreneurial skills in young people across Pakistan aged 18 to 32 years. It encourages them start a business as a viable career option by providing free information, counselling, support and training. So far 75,000 thousand young people have been engaged by Tameer through 112 workshops and 127 seminars nation-wide. Tameer's efforts have resulted in 1000 new start-ups, providing employment to approximately 22,500 people.
Shell Pakistan Limited
Shell Pakistan Limited is the largest international oil marketing company in Pakistan, with a network of over 780 fuel stations across the country. Shell has a 15% share in the white oils market in Pakistan, and remains at the helm of industry-wide efforts to advocate for world-class technical standards for the oil marketing sector in Pakistan and to assist the Government in deregulating the sector.
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