BANDUNG - Taking the theme "The New Direction of the Indonesian Economy - The Millennial Entrepenuer Locomotive National Economic Growth", Preneur Islamic Student Association (KAHMI) held the Bandung Young Entreprenuer Summit (YES) 2019 at the Sabuga Convention Center, Bandung, Sunday (03/10/2019) .
YES, it was previously held in Jakarta in October 2018 and in Surabaya in February 2019. The initiator of YES, Kamrussamad (Samad) as the initiator of the event, told the media that the YES event was a form of support to the government to present jobs for young people (millennials) in line with the breath of entrepreneurship.
Samad added that every YES event is always presented by business people from various segments that are met with young people so that later the entrepreneurial spirit can be formed in the millennial generation, especially in 2030 Indonesia will face a "bonus" demographic, which means there will be an imbalance between seekers very much work with very little employment.
Samad, explained the background of the program YES is to provide support to the government in creating jobs. Moreover, he continued, Indonesia would face a demographic bonus in 2030, where the age of the productive workforce would be far greater than the availability of jobs.
"I hope that the young generation of Indonesia will be able to better prepare themselves for the challenges ahead and open a perspective by becoming entrepreneurs," Samad said.
The Young Entrepreneur Summit 2019 at Sabuga Bandung presents the King of Bandung Factory Outlets Perry Tristianto, Culinary Artist and Entrepreneur Ruben Onsu, Youtuber Ria Ricis, and Aditya S. Pratama, a doctor and entrepreneur. Also present were businessman Sandiaga S. Uno and former West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan. (Even)