About the Event

The University of Peshawar is organizing a business expo that aims to bring together all important stakeholders from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The event will be organized at the University of Peshawar, will host participants from academia, industry, the business community, government institutions, social sector organizations, and independent experts.

They will participate in a variety of activities including exhibiting their product and services, highlighting their roles, projecting new ideas, getting expert opinions and holding discussions and networking events. It is expected to explore and create new value-bearing opportunities and build symbiotic relationships for exploiting them.

VC University of Peshawar

University of Peshawar, a prominent seat of higher education in Pakistan, is known as the “mother university” of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The graduates of this university have played a leading role in national and international organizations belonging to diverse array of fields. To realize the true potential of interdisciplinary knowledge, the Institute of Management Studies , University of Peshawar is organizing a business expo to bring together and connect all the major stakeholders of higher education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The two-day event seeks to explore new horizons for cooperation between public and private organizations. It provides a platform for creating mutually beneficial relationships that can re-ignite the historically recognized entrepreneurial spirit of this geography. I invite you to participate in this event with complete confidence and trust that your time will be best spent.
Prof.Dr. Muhammad Idrees
VC University of Peshawar

Chief Organizer KP Business Expo

The purpose of KP Business EXPO is to connect various stakeholders of business environment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It focuses on learning, growth, expertise and skills available in Khyber Paktunkhwa. BIC University of Peshawar, aim to draw a positive impact on the business environment. It will be a multi-functional expo containing summit, business plan competitions, business stalls and job hunts. The main objective is to uplift the students pre-emptively for their careers ahead. It is an opportunity for the students, bore a business plan but lack the monetary support to materialize it.

Dr. Shakeel Khan
Chief organizer
Email: shakeel.ims@uop.edu.pk


Ahmad Manzoor

Technologist & Blockchain expert

Yasir Sharar

E-commerce expert & trainer

Mohammad Ismail

Amazon Affiliate Blogger and YouTuber from KP

Atif Shehzad

CEO Makka Agency

Nosheen Shafiq

Entrepreneur KP

Syed Arsalan Ali Shah

CEO of Connected Pakistan

Usman Fiaz

CEO of Design Peeps

Iqbal Sarwar

Director Business Facilitation KP Board of Investment and Trade

Sayyed Ahsan Ali

Managing Director Memaar

Mr. Ahsan Yar Babar

CEO AS Group of Companies

Dr. Muhammad Nauman Ahmad

Expertise in Climate change, Environmental Pollution and impact assessments Profound Regards

Arbab Abdul Wahid

CEO of Brayt Enterprises

Adnan Jalil

Ex Minister chamber of commerce and industry

Sohaib Tanveer

Vice President of CECOS University

Shafique Ur Rehman

CEO of Rehman Medical Institute

Shafqat Ali Khan

Tourism, the environment, and human rights.

Ms Afshan Khan

Industrialist, Designer, Entrepreneur and Socialpreneur

Farhad Shafqat

Heads at the National Incubation Center in Peshawar

Illum Khan

COO Evamp & Sanga

Asim Ishaq

Director nation incubation center peshawar

Mr. Muhammad Imran Sayed

CEO of Nano IT Solutions

Dr Khalid Khan

education, innovation, climate change, and sustainable development across diverse fields.

Maimona Kamran

SDG-focused professional with diverse roles in startups, development, media, education

Maryam Iqbal

Chairperson Handicrafts Association of Pakistan 🇵🇰 Social Entrepreneur

Mahwish Ayub

Head Of Monitoring and Evaluation NIC Peshwar

Mian Jawad Ahmad

CEO at Encoder Bytes (Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Mobile Apps, web development and UI/UX)

Bilal Farooq Khan

Head of Marketing and Communications at the National Incubation Center




  • Business plan competition
  • Exhibition booth
  • Showcase and advertise your business
  • Career wall
  • Emerging and ongoing Business Booths
  • Networking opportunities
  • Local entrepreneurs to Network, Build and grow
  • Job opportunities
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Financial workshops
  • Business resources
  • Women Entrepreneurs
  • Resume writing assistance
  • Potential On-site interviews
  • Startups/ Mentoring
  • Business to business Networking
  • Business to consumer exposure
  • Summits


  • The core objective of this expo is to work as a bridge between academia and industries.
  • Providing environment for showcasing emerging ideas from academia personnel.
  • Facilitating the students with ideas by introducing them with investors and vice versa.
  • Setting the trend of casting business education in the market.
  • Providing job and educational opportunities through projection desks like CPEC, USAID, GIZ etc.
  • Rendering opportunities to various emerging and ongoing SMEs in marketing themselves
  • Establishment of businesses environment through collaboration with other universities.
  • Encouragement of career wall, networking, business to business transaction and start-up.
  • Giving business mentorship and counselling by influencers and speakers.
  • Gaining, sharing and practicing of skills, knowledge and awareness.
  • Ensuring women participation and empowerment them through women led businesses.
  • Taking various chambers of commerce on board

About the Organisers

The Business Incubation Center (BIC) at the University of Peshawar is a dynamic platform designed to foster innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic growth. Its primary objective is to support and nurture early-stage startups, providing them with the necessary resources, guidance, and mentoring to transform innovative ideas into successful and sustainable businesses. As an integral part of the University of Peshawar, the BIC aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry, creating an ecosystem that encourages research-driven entrepreneurship. By offering tailored services, facilities, and a conducive environment, the BIC strives to cultivate a vibrant entrepreneurial community and contribute to the overall economic development of the region.



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