LCL 2013 was held in Jinnah Convention center Islamabad on 30th November, 2013. This was the 2nd Annual Entrepreneurship Conference and 878 people participated. Of these participants 550 came from industry and academia to share their experiences and talk about the biggest challenges faced by potential and aspiring entrepreneurs during the current socio-economic crisis of Pakistan.
The format of the event involved a mixture of keynote addresses, open forum speeches, and extensive panel discussions, as well as the introduction of interactive working groups, plus plenty of scheduled time for formal and informal networking. Uniquely, the conference continued to bring together all the major stakeholders in the field of the entrepreneurship, including policy makers, industry representatives, top entrepreneurs, and expert consultants, facilitating a rounded discussion with multiple viewpoints, and an exceptionally high quality of debate.
The event was inaugurated by Lt. Gen(R) Abdul Qadir Baloch, Minister Saffron and Mr. Asad Omar, Former CEO Engro Corp. Other respected speakers of the event were Mr. Walid Mushtaq, Mr. Faisal Mushtaq, Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Mr. Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Dr. Zakiuddin Ahmed, Mr. Wahaj Siraj, Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, Mr. Kamran Rizvi and Mr. Muhammad Malick.