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Business Events of the Month: August

Our selection of business events from the month of August represents a mix of the present and the future, of the ideal and the practical. As always, they’re quite varied, covering diverse industries and interests; there’s an oil and gas conference, a data centre roadshow, a real estate event, and an exhibition for women entrepreneurs.

You might find one or more of these events worth a look in.

  1. Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition (NAICE)

This is reputed to be Africa’s largest upstream oil and gas event. It is organized annually by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (Nigeria Council) and attracts the petroleum industry’s top practitioners and stakeholders. This year, as in previous editions, they’ll be converging to discuss the big issues in the sector, debate ideas, and plot a path to the future for the industry.

NAICE will feature technical sessions, panel sessions, luncheons and dinners- a blend to help expand knowledge and business networks.

Event Details

Date: Monday 6 – Wednesday 8 August 2018

Venue: Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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  1. Cloud and Data Center Roadshow Lagos

As the world becomes more dependent on data and cloud technology, businesses will seek new ways to leverage these resources to their advantage. The future of business belongs to companies that are able to house and deploy data in the most efficient way across their operations.

The Cloud and Data Center Roadshow should provide valuable insights for enterprises looking to the cloud and data centre services to give them a headstart in tomorrow’s world of business.

Event details

Date: Wednesday 15 August 2018

Venue: Four Points by Sheraton, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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  1. Nigeria Real Estate Summit and Expo (NIRESE)

This is the premier event for the real estate industry in Nigeria. The numbers tell the story: over 2,500 visitors, over 40 speakers, 12 plenary sessions and over 400 delegates. Speakers and attendees at NIRESE 2018 will be probing the depths of the industry’s most crucial issues. The event also offers businesses the opportunity to give their brands quality exposure, sell to their specific market, and link up with leads.

Besides these, there will be a Stakeholders’ Dinner and Gala Night in which the country’s top performers in real estate will be honoured.

Event Details

Date: Friday 24- Saturday 25 August 2018

Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

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  1. Nigerian International Women Exhibition (Niwex)

The Women’s Group of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NAWORG) began organizing Niwex in 2010, to give women a larger platform to showcase and sell their products and services. It’s an annual event which draws in exhibitors from across the country and beyond.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, 29 August – Saturday, 01 September 2018

Venue: NACCIMA House, GRA Ikeja, Lagos.

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Ikenna Nwachukwu

Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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