The Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce, NBCC, says it has concluded plans to host a maiden trade conference and exhibition as part of its core mandate of promoting investment opportunities in the Country.
The Vice President and Chairman, Trade and Investment Committee, Mr Akin Osuntoki announced this during a news briefing at the NBCC’s headquarters in Lekki.
Themed: “Fasttracking Productivity; Leveraging Technology” Mr Osuntoki explained that the conference and exhibition would be a platform for business leaders, investors, policy makers and other key stakeholders in the trade and investment ecosystem to network.
He said “The benefits of participating in this event are enormous and the NBCC is poised to ensure it serves as an efficient platform that affords member businesses the opportunity to exhibit their brands and provide services to potential investors.The event would facilitate new partnerships, foster foreign market opportunities, and encourage public-private partnership between NBCC members, external participants, and the government”
He listed highlights of the two-day bi-annual event coming up on Tuesday and Wednesday next week in Victoria Island area of Lagos to include a free health check for all attendees, while the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi would be sharing his on the topic; “Healthcare in Nigeria; Beyond the Crises” while other experts would also be x-raying how the Country can move forward with the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Coming out of the pandemic, we learnt that technology has helped significantly to move work and business online and it appears to remain so, even after the pandemic, It is therefore, very important that we discuss about it and look to know how technology can leverage productivity both in the business space, healthcare and other sectors of the Nigerian economy. There is the need for public and private sector to join hands to continue to build what we were forced to build during the COVID-19 era, so that we can have a robust and better healthcare system in Nigeria, going forward” Mr Osuntoki stressed
Meanwhile, the Chamber would be highlighting investment and business opportunities in Edo State on Thursday this week under it’s March Edition of “Meet the Governor Series”
The Governor of the State, Mr.Godwin Obaseki will be on the hot seat, sharing his administration’s strategic plans to make the State an industrialized and investment destination since his assumption of office in 2016.