Thousands Of SMEs Attend Connect Nigeria Business Fair

Hundreds of people were at the fair PHOTO: ConnectNigeria

Thousands of people were at the fair PHOTO: ConnectNigeria

The recently concluded Business Fair organized by Connect Nigeria was an overwhelming success.

This year’s event held on February 27 at Eko Hotel and Suites had in attendance thousands of business owners from all over Nigeria, 30 exhibitions, and 15 speakers at three-panel discussion sessions.

The theme of the fourth business fair, “eBusiness and the Growth of Your Enterprise”, was centred on growing small and medium enterprises via technology.

In addition to eBusiness as its main focus, the fair also had a sensitization by FIRS on the
importance of partnerships between stakeholders and the government with respect to paying taxes.

This event was the biggest ever in organizing business fairs. It has created networking platforms for various businesses and entrepreneurs, and avenues for enlightening individuals on strategies for growing businesses.

Sponsors of the event include Samsung, Microsoft, Etisalat, Printivo, Enplug and Photogenic.

Exhibitors included LEAP Africa, The Guardian, Business Day, Etisalat, Samsung, Microsoft, OLX, Pal Pensions, JiJi, FIRS, Zima Fashion, British AUC, GTBank, Sage One, Page MFBank, JMG, Enplug, Photogenic, Corporate Needs, FlexiSAF, God’fessions, The Selling Champion, Mega Plux Global, A.M. Development Company, Gazelle Academy Vocational Centre, Printivo, REDStorm Media, Next Day Site and Connect Nigeria.

Media Partners include Lagos Chamber Of Commerce and Industry, TechPoint, Techcabal, Businessday, The Guardian, Nigeria Info FM, City FM, African Business Central, BudgIT, DealDey, LEAP Africa, Mega Trade Fair, Access MBA, Ncity Lagos, Naij,, Artelier, Enplug Africa, SureGifts, and REDStorm Media.

Sub-themes for the panel discussions were Industry Leaders, Innovative Start-ups and Money Raisers. Much to the delight of participants, speakers at the very lively panels were skilled and enthusiastic professionals namely Anuoluwapo Agboola, Business Leader, IT Business, SAMSUNG; Bidemi Ladipo, Etisalat; Lola Masha, Country Manager, OLX; Babatunde Ajayi, Head of Products and Promotions, GTBank; Angel Fadahunsi, Deputy Director, Lagos TPS, Federal Inland Revenue Service; Ada Ude, PAL Pensions; Ade Ajayi, Business Group Director, Microsoft and a host of others.

Connect Nigeria expresses her profound gratitude to all sponsors, speakers and exhibitors who made this event a success. We are honoured to have collaborated with them towards a thriving Nigerian economy.

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See photos from the fair below.


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