WELCOME TO UK-NIGERIA
BUSINESS OUTLOOK 2024

18TH OF MARCH, 2024

Addleshaw Goddard, London




BRINGING NIGERIA
CLOSER TO THE WORLD

Nigeria and Africa at large, are confronted by multiple challenges which are tied to inability to attract and retain investments across their most important industries. Months into a new leadership, the country is witnessing implementation of a raft of reforms long sought by investors, bankers and business stakeholders to revive Africa’s biggest economy. In a bid to set the investment agenda for the new leadership, We are delighted to announce the return of the 3rd edition of the UK-Nigeria Business Outlook.

This year’s edition of the event will create a platform for partnerships and collaboration amongst Uk and Nigerian businesses. With investments at its core, The event will focus on those who are investing in the country’s future, highlighting the opportunities and obstacles that are impeding investments. Trade & Investments, Energy, Fintech and the Creative economy are expected to headline discussions at this year’s edition of the event scheduled to hold on the 18th of March, 2024 at Addleshaw Goddard, London.

UK-Nigeria Business Outlook will harmonize leading figures across Nigeria and abroad who are defining the future of the country’s future via their investment decisions whilst placing a laser focus on some of the opportunities across the focus sectors. CEO’s from multiple industries, development partners, investors and government stakeholders will gather under one roof to learn, engage, network and do business.

Attendees will engage with industry experts across the UK and Nigeria, discussing current export trends, investment bottlenecks, barriers to trade in Nigeria and what can be done to unlock Nigeria’s trade and investments.

The event is annually organized by Eventhive.ng, West Africa’s leading B2B event servicing company with event portfolios across Oil & Gas, Power, Transport, Real Estate, Tech, Fintech, Tech, Agribusiness across Nigeria, UK and US.


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EVENT OBJECTIVES

  • Facilitate U.K companies in understanding and Investing in business opportunities in Nigeria.
  • Promote the interests of Nigerian trade, fintech, creative industry and energy stakeholders. Highlight projects and stimulate new investments into the industries from U.K entities.
  • Facilitate unrivalled networking opportunities amongst business leaders and Government representatives across both countries.
  • Develop new linkages and relationships, host the discussions that drive long-term policy formation between both countries.
  • Provide Nigerian representatives with an opportunity to highlight policy and legislation efforts towards improving investment and business climate in the country.
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HIGHLIGHTS FROM
PREVIOUS EDITIONS


ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS - EVENTHIVE.NG

Eventhive.ng is Nigeria’s leading B2B Events company with core competencies in developing Africa’s businesses via face-to-face conferences, networking and exhibitions, With an extensive understanding of the Nigeria’s business environment, Eventhive.ng has hosted multiple industry focused events across Oil & Gas, Power, Transport, Real Estate, Tech, Construction and Agribusiness in Nigeria.

Eventhive.ng operates in the heart of the knowledge and information economy across major sectors in Africa. We enable businesses to grow through connecting them with knowledge, ideas and opportunities.

Eventhive.ng helps organizations in communicating their brand value, reach their target audience and meet with stakeholders relevant to their businesses.


2024 KEY SECTORS
OF INTEREST


TRADE & INVESTMENTS

FINTECH

CREATIVE ECONOMY

ENERGY

KEY DISCUSSIONS

  • UK-Nigeria Partnership;
    Update on the UK Government Trade and Investments Policy Priorities in Africa.
  • Investors’s Dialogue;
    How are investors responding to reforms in Nigeria?
    This session will bring together venture capitalists, institutional investors, financial organizations, business leaders, amongst others to discuss some of the recently implemented reforms and how they will impact how investors will view Nigeria.
  • Energy transition and Nigerian Gas;
    Debates have continued to rage around gas, this has spurred the need for reassessments of the role of natural gas in both energy transition and energy security, this session will draw investors and energy leaders across the UK and Nigeria who will shape conversations across accelerating investments into Nigeria’s natural gas and capital intensive infrastructure projects
  • Hear from Nigerian Government;
    Exclusive presentations and one-on-one engagements with Nigerian governments representatives, on the country’s policies and investment opportunities.
  • Creative Economy;
    Armed with over 200 Million people, Nigeria has the potential to further harness and maximize its creative industries. This session will bring together multiple creative leaders across media, entertainment, lifestyle, fashion, tourism and hospitality to explore strategies for developments of Nigeria’s creativity ecosystem.
  • Fintech without borders;
    This session will explore strategies for the inclusive and sustainable development of Fintech in Africa, with keen interest in cross-border payments and the role the industry will play in AFCTA. This panel will bring together leaders across various elements of Africa’s fintech.

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SPONSORS AND PARTNERS


MEET OUR SPEAKERS

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Steven Gray OBE
Regional Representative, West Africa, , UK Export Finance
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Sameh Shenouda
Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer, , Africa Finance Corporation
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Bolaji Sofoluwe
Co-Founder and Group Managing Director, ETK Group
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Dr Gabriel Onagoruwa
Chair, Finance and Project Development, Olaniwun Ajayi (UK) LLP
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Vivek Mittal
CEO, Africa Infrastructure Development Association(AfiDA)
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Terser Adamu
Director of Growth and Strategy, ETK Group
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Gbenga Adigun
CEO, Scrella
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Stone Atwine
CEO and Co-founder, Eversend
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Philip Jarman
COO & UK Director, Seso Global
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Razia Khan
Chief Economist & Head of Research, Africa & Middle East , Standard Chartered Bank
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Chantele Carrington
CEO, Invest Africa
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Uwem Uwemakpan
Head of Investments, Launch Africa VC
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Yvette Dimiri
Director, Stears
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Veronica Bolton Smith
CEO, Connect Africa Network
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Ayo Shote
Energy
Executive

EXPLORE OUR
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Exhibition

We provide you with unrivaled opportunities of reaching your target market and demonstrating your solutions in front of business executives and government representatives across the UK and Nigeria.

Lead Generation

We bring industry leaders and customers to UK-Nigeria Business Outlook, providing you with an opportunity to generate qualified leads and network with sector stakeholders.

Brand Awareness

UK-Nigeria Business Outlook plays host to senior industry leaders, exploring partnership provides you with an opportunity for raising your brand awareness and positioning it for growth.

Thought Leadership

Joining panel sessions, fireside chats, breakout sessions and
keynote sessions are some of the ways to profile your brand as
a leader through demonstration of thought leadership to a unique
audience of business executives and government representatives
across the UK and Nigeria.

Media Visibility

We leverage multiple media platforms to ensure your brand messages
gets to the right audience before, during and after the event.
We have done this multiple times for multiple brands.


WHY ATTEND
UK-NIGERIA BUSINESS OUTLOOK

HIGHLIGHTING OPPORTUNITY

Our events drive decision-making and action. The UK-NIGERIA Business Outlook is designed to bring together UK and Nigerian Government and Business leaders to facilitate deals across Trade, Energy, Real Estate and Tech

DIVERSE APPROACH

The UK-Nigeria Business Outlook presents the unique opportunity for stakeholders from every part of the Business value chain, across both countries, to come together, network and gain business

UNPARALLELED NETWORKING ACCESS

Eventhive.ng ensures the high-level participation of several key governments from across Nigeria. and access to key officials and sector leaders

EXTENSIVE MARKET UNDERSTANDING

Eventhive.ng has led key deliberations and networking across the most important industries across the Nigerian market, Eventhive seeks to bring these expertise towards ensuring unparalleled access to business opportunities within the Nigerian market

STRENGTHENING FDI’s INTO NIGERIA

With a focus on strengthening foreign direct investment into Nigeria, the UK.-Nigeria Business Outlook represents the premier platform for getting deals done and for defining the commercial opportunities for UK companies in Nigeria


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