BY: ANA ZULKIFLI
SHAH ALAM – Varsity Entrepreneurship Skills and Talents (VEST) 2017 Carnival and Gala Night will be held this Sunday on October 15 at Perkarangan DECTAR, UKM Bangi.
VEST 2017 programme was introduced by Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (PNS) and launched by Minister of Domestic Trade, Cooperative and Consumerism (MDTCC) Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin late April 2017 at USIM.
Among twenty participating university, ten finalists from ten different universities are qualified to the last stage, including our own UNISEL students, Hades.Co.
The final winner for VEST 2017 will be announced on the Gala Night this Sunday and bring home RM 25,000, while the second and third place winners will walk away with RM 15,000 and RM 10,000 respectively. The prizes will be given by Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin.
The entrepreneurship competition programme has been ongoing for six months with participants from different higher education institution were exposed to current sales technique, branding, marketing, and effective communication to venture into the business world.
Nineteen interactive activities will be available for students to participate in the VEST Carnival 2017, including Jom Fit with Kevin Zahri, Pocket Talk (KPDNKK & Gov. Agency & Entrepreneurship) and Multimedia and Animation Talk by KRU Academy.