A delegation comprising female entrepreneurs from South Al Batinah governorate visited yesterday (Wednesday) the National Business Centre (NBC) at the Knowledge Oasis Muscat (KOM). The visit, which was organised in coordination with Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, aimed at highlighting the vision, objectives and services of NBC to the entrepreneurs. The centre was launched by the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) in 2013 to offer promising Omani entrepreneurs a platform to develop their business ideas and advance them into growing ventures.
Mulkie Al Hashmi, Director of Marketing at NBC,explained that the centre provides an ultimate platform for the Omani entrepreneurs by offering business development support and guidance, training and mentoring, access to markets and industry experts, and state-of-the-art and fully equipped office space, meeting rooms and presentation facilities.
Al Hashmi pointed out that the services of NBC are divided into three phases, comprising pre-incubation, during incubation, and acceleration phase. NBC aspires to facilitate and support the growth of investable ideas into successful businesses; build entrepreneurial skills through dedicated and focused training, coaching and mentoring; and provide business support facilities from office space, administrative support, financial support and consultancy services that are crucial in ensuring the success and survival of new ventures.Concluding the visit, the delegation visited the incubated companies at NBC.