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Announcing the E-Business Fair 2017

The e-business fair, Africa’s largest business fair that connects micro, small and medium-sized enterprises on the largest scale the continent has ever had, will be taking place on Saturday the 18th of February, 2017 at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The e-business fair is hosted by Connect Nigeria.

This will be the 6th e-business fair since its inception in 2011. The event is categorized into a conference and an exhibition, and in what is themed “E-Business and the Growth of Your Enterprise”, it portrays how micro, small and medium enterprises can grow by taking advantage of the internet era and learn technologies imperative to business success.

Out of a passion for seeing the growth of Nigerian businesses in a technology-based era, various organisations have partnered with Connect Nigeria to make the e-business fair a success. Past fairs have been sponsored by Samsung, Microsoft, Etisalat, Printivo, Enplug, PhotoGenic PhotoBooth, and lots more. Exhibitors include 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, Zima Fashion, A.M. Development Company, Gazelle Academy Vocational Centre, Printivo, REDStorm Media, and Next Day Site.

Testimonials abound on how the e-business fair has offered exposure to businesses exhibited, is a platform for networking for all participants, offers huge deals and discounts on products and services, and business tips acquired from a pool of experts in various industries.

Speakers at past fairs and the companies they represent include Anuoluwapo Rotimi 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; Shade Ladipo, Founder, Avienti; Zubair Abubakar, Co-Founder, Pledge 51; Muna Onuzo, Founder, Gazelle; Olaoluwa Samuel-Biyi, Co-Founder, SureGift; Mark Essien, CEO,; Stanley Achonu, Operations Lead, BudgIT; Oluyomi Ojo, Co-Founder and CEO, Printivo.

Past conferences have seen thousands in attendance, and a profitable return on investment for sponsors.

Sponsorship placements and booking of exhibition booths are now available, and attendance is free to participants. To sponsor, exhibit, or register, kindly log on to or call 0700-800-5000.

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Nnenna is an editor and writer at Connect Nigeria. She loves fine art, books and places.



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    cywe ventures

    4th January 2017 at 10:11 pm

    Is the exhibition free for SMEs?

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      Nnenna Okeke

      5th January 2017 at 9:28 am

      The conference is free for everyone. To get an exhibition stand, kindly log on to or call 0700-800-5000 to register as an exhibitor.

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