Shell Tameer Awards
One of the platforms that Shell Tameer offers is our biennial awards programme. A nationwide competition , to give recognition to young talent making significant contribution in the national entrepreneurship space.
Through this programme, we reward and recognize innovative and impactful business ideas in each of our categories, providing them platforms to connect with our global network of partners and access to our global Shell LiveWire Competition.
The program helps build a high press profile for young businesses and subsequently makes them eligible for various global trade grants and other opportunities to amplify the impact of their businesses. 74 young entrepreneurs have received local Shell Tameer Awards and 22 entrepreneurs won individual international trade grants and innovation awards worth $60,000 at Shell LiveWIRE global competitions.
More in the Programme
Shell Tameer trainings and workshops help with the development of enterprise skills essential to starting a business. The trainings are designed to provide guidance on how to transform business ideas into sustainable ventures, and networking opportunities that can aid in acquiring financing or highlighting avenues for business growth.
Tameer Information Desk for Entrepreneurs (TIDE) is designed to equip students with entrepreneurial skills by blending practical experience into their theoretical knowledge. TIDE encourages students to develop innovative business ideas through business plan competitions, entrepreneurship workshops, social internships and volunteer programmes.
Having access to information and skills is vital when undertaking any enterprise but also being able to call upon a mentor to talk through the process. A mentor can help cast an independent eye over business plans and advise on marketing or sales assumptions and plans thus providing additional support to the entrepreneur