The Trade Fair is the premier International Trade Fair in Nigeria with the spectacular 10-day event usually starting on the first Friday of November, annually.

Lagos International Trade fair is the largest international exhibition in West Africa. This year’s event themed ‘connecting business, creating value is a 10-day event that is scheduled to take place from 1st -10th of November at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos.

This year’s trade fair organised by the Lagos Chamber of commerce and industry in partnership with UBA is expected to accommodate estimated number of over a 100 exhibitors and visitors from across the globe.

The event kicked off with an opening ceremony.
Pix: l-r: President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Babatunde Paul Ruwase; Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajia Mariam Katagum; Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat; Chief Executive Officer, UBA Africa, Victor Osadolor and Lola Akande, Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Lagos State

In attendance were the Deputy Governor; Obafemi Hamzat, Chief Executive Officer, UBA Africa; Victor Osadolor, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment; Hajia Mariam Katagum, President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Babatunde; Paul Ruwase, Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria; Kikuta Yutaka, Ethiopean Ambassodor Azanaw Tadesse Abreha, Ambassador, dignitaries, members of the press and the general public.

In his address, Chief Executive Officer, UBA Africa; Victor Osadolor said; "As a leading pan African bank committed to the economic growth of Nigeria and indeed the entire African continent, we indeed very are happy to be part of this great initiative that contributes significantly to the promotion of trade and investment which are key pillars for economic growth in our country."

He went on to add; 'We have been supportive of entrepreneurial activities in Nigeria and in Africa especially through our partnership with Tony Elumelu Foundation.
We remain committed to creating and developing more successful businesses across Nigeria and Africa by supporting existing structures that foster growth and by building platforms that can be leveraged by all."

He made the announcement of our latest innovation, our self-printing Debit Card Machine; the first of its kind in Nigeria which we believe will encourage increased usage of Debits cards and also offer more options to pay.

Among the must-visit locations at the Lagos Trade Fair is the Africa hall The Africa hall plays host to entrepreneurs from all over Africa where customers will experience the diversity in our culture, people and product.

The trade fair will run from the 1st to the 10th of November. Be sure to stop by our booth right inside Africa Hall.

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